BU:CA:TSX-Burcon NutraScience Corporation (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Packaged Foods | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 5.15

Change

+0.13 (+2.59)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.53B

Volume

0.35M

Average Target Price

CAD 5.75 (+11.65%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Burcon NutraScience Corporation, together with its subsidiary, develops plant proteins and ingredients for use in the food and beverage industries in Canada. The company's products include CLARISOY, a soy protein for use in sports nutrition beverages, dairy alternative yogurts and cheeses, powdered beverage mixes, coffee creamers, and other foods and nutritional products; and Peazazz, a pea protein for dairy alternative products, such as protein bars and crisps, weight management and meal replacement products, and vegetarian and vegan foods, as well as dry blended and ready-to-drink beverages. It also provides Supertein, a canola protein isolate for use in beverages, confectionery, aerated desserts, and protein bars; and Puratein, a canola protein isolate for use in baked goods, protein cereal bars, dressings, sauces, and meat substitutes. The company was formerly known as Burcon Capital Corp. and changed its name to Burcon NutraScience Corporation in October 1999. Burcon NutraScience Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Packaged Foods)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 49.71% 100% A+ 93% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 49.71% 100% A+ 93% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 340.17% 88% B+ 97% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 340.17% 88% B+ 97% A+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 60.94% 67% D+ 71% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 60.94% 67% D+ 67% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 74.87% 100% A+ 97% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 74.87% 100% A+ 97% A+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 185.73% 13% F 2% F
Risk Adjusted Return 40.31% 75% C 60% D-
Market Capitalization 0.53B 44% F 58% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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
(Packaged Foods)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 4,970.00 11% F 0% N/A
Price/Book Ratio 16.64 11% F 5% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -194.39 89% B+ 98% A+
EV/EBITDA 452.55 13% F 1% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 0.31% 33% F 43% F
Return on Invested Capital -23.49% 11% F 9% F
Return on Assets -8.28% 11% F 12% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 29.34% 78% C+ 65% D
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.17 100% A+ 47% F
Short Percent 0.53% 100% A+ 92% A-
Beta 2.08 25% F 11% 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%

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Analyst Rating

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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:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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.

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.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Negative cashflow

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

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