CDUAF:OTC-Canadian Utilities Limited (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Diversified | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 27.61

Change

-0.22 (-0.79)%

Market Cap

USD 7.55B

Volume

1.30K

Average Target Price

USD 37.00 (+34.01%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Canadian Utilities Limited and its subsidiaries engage in the electricity, natural gas, and retail energy businesses worldwide. It operates through Utilities, Energy Infrastructure, and Corporate & Other segments. The Utilities segment provides regulated electricity transmission and distribution services in northern and central east Alberta, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories; and integrated natural gas transmission and distribution services in Alberta, the Lloydminster area of Saskatchewan, and Western Australia. It owns and operates approximately 9,000 kilometers of natural gas pipelines, 16 compressor sites, approximately 3,700 receipt and delivery points, and a salt cavern storage peaking facility located near Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta in Canada. The Energy Infrastructure segment provides electricity generation, natural gas storage, industrial water, and related infrastructure development solutions in Alberta, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Australia, Mexico, and Chile. The Corporate & Other segment retails electricity and natural gas business in Alberta. The company was incorporated in 1927 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. Canadian Utilities Limited is a subsidiary of ATCO Ltd.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Diversified)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 13.16% 80% B- 47% F
Dividend Return 1.41% 23% F 50% F
Total Return 14.57% 80% B- 48% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 14.95% 28% F 28% F
Dividend Return 6.44% 83% B 75% C
Total Return 21.38% 28% F 30% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -2.88% 41% F 38% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -2.88% 28% F 36% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -2.25% 19% F 28% F
Dividend Return 5.06% 69% D+ 71% C-
Total Return 2.81% 25% F 38% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.99% 72% C- 83% B
Risk Adjusted Return 16.51% 25% F 44% F
Market Capitalization 7.55B 41% F 86% 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
(Utilities-Diversified)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 26.39 38% F 31% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.81 52% F 50% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.63 66% D 28% F
EV/EBITDA 9.57 30% F 37% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.32% 31% F 61% D-
Return on Invested Capital 5.03% 59% F 60% D-
Return on Assets 3.14% 63% D 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 134.22% 42% F 13% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.53 59% F 66% D
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:
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.

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.

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.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity 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.

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