CDUAF:OTC-Canadian Utilities Limited (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Diversified | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 28.45

Change

-0.03 (-0.11)%

Market Cap

USD 7.70B

Volume

9.10K

Avg Analyst Target

USD 36.33 (+27.71%)

Avg User Target

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Canadian Utilities Limited (CDUAF) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Canadian Utilities Limited stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for Canadian Utilities Limited is USD 36.33 over the next 12 months. Canadian Utilities Limited’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Canadian Utilities Limited is Bearish, which is based on 3 positive signals and 8 negative signals. At the last closing, Canadian Utilities Limited’s stock price was USD 28.45. Canadian Utilities Limited’s stock price has changed by -0.02% over the past week, +0.18% over the past month and +10.92% over the last year.

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 ...Read More

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ENAKF E.ON SE

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ETFs Containing CDUAF

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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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 -2.00% 60% D- 38% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -2.00% 55% F 38% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 10.92% 79% C+ 61% D-
Dividend Return 5.49% 90% A- 71% C-
Total Return 16.41% 79% C+ 63% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 1.68% 20% F 49% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.68% 15% F 47% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -0.59% 10% F 25% F
Dividend Return 5.49% 88% B+ 80% B-
Total Return 4.90% 19% F 33% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.45% 68% D+ 84% B
Risk Adjusted Return 26.57% 23% F 45% F
Market Capitalization 7.70B 45% F 85% 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 37.97 16% F 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.86 36% F 46% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.72 72% C- 28% F
EV/EBITDA 10.41 20% F 31% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 4.90% 19% F 48% F
Return on Invested Capital 5.03% 62% D- 58% F
Return on Assets 2.58% 56% F 66% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 134.22% 43% F 12% 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 0.56 52% F 64% 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:
Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is 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.

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.

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.

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.