CCA:CA:TSX-Cogeco Communications Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 115.07

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

CAD 5.51B

Volume

0.10M

Average Target Price

CAD 123.05 (+6.93%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Cogeco Communications Inc. operates as a communications corporation in North America. It operates in two segments, Canadian Broadband Services and American Broadband Services. The company offers Internet, video, and telephony services to residential and business customers through its two-way broadband fiber networks. It provides Internet services using modems, Wi-Fi gateways, and extenders either on a rental basis or as part of the Internet service package; video services on a subscription basis; home phone services using Internet protocol (IP); local and long-distance calling services; broadband Internet services; and IP based telephony services and other network connectivity services delivered over fiber optic connection to larger businesses. The company serves the primary service units, Internet, video, and telephony service customers. It offers cable operator services under the Cogeco Connexion name in Québec and Ontario, and in the United States under the Atlantic Broadband brand. The company was formerly known as Cogeco Cable Inc. and changed its name to Cogeco Communications Inc. in January 2016. Cogeco Communications Inc. was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Cogeco Communications Inc. is a subsidiary of Cogeco Inc. Address: 1, Place Ville-Marie, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3B 3N2

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ETFs Containing CCA:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

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NFAM:CA NBI Canadian Family Busin.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Telecom Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 17.59% 95% A 83% B
Dividend Return 0.65% 64% D 50% F
Total Return 18.24% 95% A 83% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 8.33% 73% C 44% F
Dividend Return 2.30% 50% F 49% F
Total Return 10.63% 68% D+ 44% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 79.07% 80% B- 76% C
Dividend Return 14.08% 33% F 46% F
Total Return 93.15% 80% B- 77% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 15.03% 91% A- 86% B
Dividend Return 2.26% 71% C- 66% D
Total Return 17.29% 91% A- 87% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 29.54% 14% F 27% F
Risk Adjusted Return 58.53% 86% B 70% C-
Market Capitalization 5.51B 18% F 89% B+
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
(Telecom Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 14.05 43% F 59% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.35 80% B- 39% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.01 77% C+ 57% F
EV/EBITDA 6.87 91% A- 74% C
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 15.80% 81% B- 88% B+
Return on Invested Capital 10.05% 91% A- 81% B-
Return on Assets 6.12% 91% A- 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 134.48% 25% F 16% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.23 64% D 25% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.47 9% F 87% B+
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:
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.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free 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.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

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.

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.