CGO:CA:TSX-Cogeco Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 80.94

Change

+1.39 (+1.75)%

Market Cap

CAD 1.27B

Volume

0.27M

Average Target Price

CAD 96.50 (+19.22%)
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Cogeco Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the communications and media sectors in Canada and the United States. The company operates in two segments, Communications and Other. The Communications segment provides a range of Internet, video, and telephony services through its two-way broadband fiber networks primarily to residential customers, as well as to small and medium sized businesses under the Cogeco Connexion name in Quebec and Ontario; and Atlantic Broadband brand in the United States. The Other segment owns and operates 23 radio stations with complementary radio formats and coverage serving a range of audiences primarily across the province of Québec; and Cogeco News, a news agency. It serves primary service units, Internet, video, and telephony service customers. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Cogeco Inc. is a subsidiary of Gestion Audem Inc.

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ETFs Containing CGO:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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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 -22.24% 14% F 15% F
Dividend Return 1.44% 45% F 42% F
Total Return -20.80% 14% F 15% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -21.35% 14% F 14% F
Dividend Return 1.45% 35% F 40% F
Total Return -19.90% 14% F 13% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 49.89% 80% B- 72% C-
Dividend Return 14.25% 44% F 48% F
Total Return 64.14% 80% B- 74% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 18.33% N/A N/A 88% B+
Dividend Return 2.36% N/A N/A 65% D
Total Return 20.69% N/A N/A 89% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 31.31% N/A N/A 26% F
Risk Adjusted Return 66.08% N/A N/A 79% C+
Market Capitalization 1.27B 14% F 78% C+
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
(Telecom Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 9.97 48% F 74% C
Price/Book Ratio 1.68 100% A+ 46% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.35 100% A+ 75% C
EV/EBITDA 3.47 100% A+ 90% A-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 15.08% 76% C 88% B+
Return on Invested Capital 13.76% 95% A 88% B+
Return on Assets 5.82% 86% B 86% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 411.75% 14% F 4% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.28 93% A 71% C-
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.36 23% F 88% 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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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:
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.

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.

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.

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.

Low Revenue Growth

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