AEF:CA:TSX-Acasta Enterprises Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Business Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 0.30

Change

-0.01 (-1.67)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.02B

Volume

0.45M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Acasta Enterprises Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in buyouts. It prefer to invest in founder-led businesses, carve-outs of non-core assets, industry consolidation, and growth-oriented businesses. The firm prefers to invest in private label consumer staples and aviation finance and asset management companies. It prefer to have majority stake in companies. Acasta Enterprises Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Business Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -48.25% 27% F 14% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -48.25% 27% F 14% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -59.59% 30% F 14% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -59.59% 30% F 13% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -43.41% 8% F 1% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -43.41% 8% F 1% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 33.12% 33% F 24% F
Risk Adjusted Return -131.07% 8% F 1% F
Market Capitalization 0.02B 18% F 20% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Business Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 1.26 70% C- 36% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.53 55% F 57% F
EV/EBITDA 13.69 27% F 17% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -28.43% 27% F 12% F
Return on Invested Capital -1.90% 9% F 29% F
Return on Assets -0.83% 27% F 31% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 177.16% 22% F 12% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.23 90% A- 71% C-
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta -0.11 91% A- 97% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector