ASX:CWL

Stock Analysis Report

Chant West Holdings

Executive Summary

Chant West Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides research, consulting, and software services to superannuation and financial planning industries in Australia.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Risks

  • Chant West Holdings is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Chant West Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.5%

ASX:CWL

1.0%

AU Software

-0.4%

AU Market


1 Year Return

58.5%

ASX:CWL

30.3%

AU Software

2.1%

AU Market

CWL outperformed the Software industry which returned 30.3% over the past year.

CWL outperformed the Market in Australia which returned 2.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

CWLIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.5%1.0%-0.4%
30 Day-13.3%-1.8%-2.5%
90 Day4.8%6.2%0.5%
1 Year58.5%58.5%31.5%30.3%8.0%2.1%
3 Year-56.0%-56.7%108.3%98.8%32.4%14.9%
5 Yearn/a145.1%126.9%39.6%8.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Chant West Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Chant West Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

28%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Chant West Holdings's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Chant West Holdings's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Chant West Holdings is loss making, we can't compare its value to the AU Software industry average.

Chant West Holdings is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Australia market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Chant West Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Chant West Holdings is good value based on assets compared to the AU Software industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Chant West Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

32.5%

Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Chant West Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Chant West Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

8.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Chant West Holdings does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Chant West Holdings's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Chant West Holdings's 1-year growth to the AU Software industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Chant West Holdings has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Chant West Holdings has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the AU Software industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Chant West Holdings improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Chant West Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Chant West Holdings is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Chant West Holdings's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Chant West Holdings has no debt.

Chant West Holdings currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Chant West Holdings has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Whilst loss making Chant West Holdings has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Chant West Holdings has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -87.7% per year.


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Dividend

What is Chant West Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Chant West Holdings's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Chant West Holdings's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Chant West Holdings has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Chant West Holdings's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Chant West Holdings has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Chant West Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


CEO

Chant West Holdings has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellAU$17,34406 Aug 19
Beyond Pier Unit Trust
EntityCompany
Shares250,000
Max PriceAU$0.07
SellAU$80,70306 Aug 19
Beyond Pier Unit Trust
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Shares1,423,020
Max PriceAU$0.064
BuyAU$167,00013 May 19
Warren Chant
EntityIndividual
Shares2,783,333
Max PriceAU$0.06
SellAU$167,00013 May 19
Andrea West
EntityIndividual
Shares2,783,333
Max PriceAU$0.06
BuyAU$4,11408 Apr 19
Kestrel Growth Companies Limited
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Shares70,937
Max PriceAU$0.058
BuyAU$1,28901 Apr 19
Carnethy Investments Pty. Ltd.
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Shares22,217
Max PriceAU$0.058
BuyAU$4,00226 Mar 19
Carnethy Investments Pty. Ltd.
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Shares69,000
Max PriceAU$0.058
BuyAU$7,66422 Mar 19
Carnethy Investments Pty. Ltd.
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Shares132,134
Max PriceAU$0.058
BuyAU$76,07519 Mar 19
Carnethy Investments Pty. Ltd.
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Shares1,318,904
Max PriceAU$0.06

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team


    Board Members

    • Niall Charles Cairns (55yo)

      Non-Executive Director

      • Tenure: 7.3yrs
      • Compensation: AU$65.00k
    • Phillip Carter (49yo)

      Non-Executive Chairman

      • Tenure: 1.5yrs
      • Compensation: AU$73.25k

    Company Information

    Chant West Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


    Key Information

    • Name: Chant West Holdings Limited
    • Ticker: CWL
    • Exchange: ASX
    • Founded:
    • Industry: Application Software
    • Sector: Software
    • Market Cap: AU$7.683m
    • Shares outstanding: 123.92m
    • Website: https://www.chantwestholdings.com

    Location

    • Chant West Holdings Limited
    • 45 Clarence Street
    • Level 10
    • Sydney
    • New South Wales
    • 2000
    • Australia

    Listings

    TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
    CWLASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2009
    3GMDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURDec 2009
    CWLCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2009

    Biography

    Chant West Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides research, consulting, and software services to superannuation and financial planning industries in Australia. The company offers supera ...


    Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

    All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
    DataLast Updated (UTC time)
    Company Analysis2019/08/21 10:36
    End of Day Share Price2019/08/21 00:00
    Earnings2018/12/31
    Annual Earnings2018/06/30


    Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.