CAS:TSX-Cascades Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Paper & Paper Products | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 10.47

Change

+0.65 (+6.62)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.99B

Volume

0.75M

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 16.35 (+56.12%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Cascades Inc (CAS) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Cascades Inc stock forecasts from 8 analysts, the average analyst target price for Cascades Inc is CAD 16.35 over the next 12 months. Cascades Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Cascades Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 5 positive signals and 3 negative signals. At the last closing, Cascades Inc’s stock price was CAD 10.47. Cascades Inc’s stock price has changed by -13.69% over the past week, -16.71% over the past month and -21.92% over the last year.

About

Cascades Inc. produces, converts, and markets packaging and tissue products in Canada and the United States. The company operates through three segments: Containerboard, Specialty Products, and Tissue Papers. It manufactures containerboards, as well as converts corrugated product ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Paper & Paper Products

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
UFS:CA Domtar Corporation

N/A

CAD3.60B 127.87 9.47
RFP:CA Resolute Forest Products Inc

-0.31 (-1.63%)

CAD1.47B 3.81 2.05
CFX:CA Canfor Pulp Products Inc

+0.45 (+8.65%)

CAD0.34B 7.14 9.81

ETFs Containing CAS:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Paper & Paper Products)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -25.05% 33% F 14% F
Dividend Return 0.86% 100% A+ 46% F
Total Return -24.19% 33% F 14% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -21.04% 67% D+ 17% F
Dividend Return 3.32% 50% F 62% D-
Total Return -17.72% 67% D+ 19% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -32.88% 67% D+ 17% F
Dividend Return 8.72% 100% A+ 34% F
Total Return -24.17% 67% D+ 19% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.14% 67% D+ 41% F
Dividend Return 2.10% 67% D+ 56% F
Total Return 4.23% 67% D+ 42% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 26.92% 100% A+ 34% F
Risk Adjusted Return 15.73% 67% D+ 27% F
Market Capitalization 0.99B 67% D+ 67% D+
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
(Paper & Paper Products)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 6.18 67% D+ 76% C
Price/Book Ratio 0.52 100% A+ 92% A-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.74 100% A+ 73% C
EV/EBITDA 4.22 67% D+ 80% B-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -2.42% 67% D+ 29% F
Return on Invested Capital 0.59% 67% D+ 40% F
Return on Assets 1.63% 33% F 43% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 77.17% 33% F 37% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 4.89% 100% A+ 33% F
Short Ratio 6.96 67% D+ 18% F
Short Percent 1.39% 67% D+ 56% F
Beta 0.04 100% A+ 98% 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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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:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

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:
Poor return on assets

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

Highly 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.

Low Revenue Growth

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