CDUAF:OTC-Canadian Utilities Limited (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities—Diversified | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 24.99

Change

+0.01 (+0.04)%

Market Cap

USD 6.84B

Volume

2.50K

Average Target Price

USD 37.88 (+51.56%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Canadian Utilities Limited and its subsidiaries engage in the electricity, pipelines and liquids, and retail energy businesses worldwide. It operates through Electricity, Pipelines & Liquids, and Corporate & Other segments. The Electricity segment provides electricity generation, transmission, and distribution; and related infrastructure solutions in Alberta, Ontario, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, in Canada, as well as in Australia and Mexico. The Pipelines & Liquids segment offers integrated natural gas transmission, distribution, and storage; industrial water solutions; and related infrastructure development throughout Alberta and the Lloydminster area of Saskatchewan in Canada, as well as Western Australia and Mexico. It owns and operates approximately 9,100 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 Corporate & Other segment retails electricity and natural gas. 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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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 -16.92% 32% F 36% F
Dividend Return 4.00% 74% C 77% C+
Total Return -12.92% 32% F 38% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -15.09% 29% F 36% F
Dividend Return 4.09% 76% C 75% C
Total Return -11.00% 29% F 39% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 4.13% 45% F 50% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.13% 34% F 48% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 0.81% N/A N/A 44% F
Dividend Return 4.44% N/A N/A 82% B-
Total Return 5.25% N/A N/A 50% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.83% N/A N/A 81% B-
Risk Adjusted Return 33.17% N/A N/A 67% D+
Market Capitalization 6.84B 42% F 86% 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%

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 23.57 41% F 31% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.72 52% F 47% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 5.04 55% F 25% F
EV/EBITDA 8.34 30% F 37% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.03% 34% F 65% D
Return on Invested Capital 7.00% 71% C- 62% D-
Return on Assets 3.12% 63% D 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 130.80% 55% F 14% 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 58% F 65% 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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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

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.

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.

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.