Stuart Olson Inc. provides general contracting and electrical building systems contracting services to the institutional and commercial construction markets in Canada. More Details
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Slightly overvalued with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Stuart Olson's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SOX's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SOX underperformed the Canadian Construction industry which returned 8.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOX underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -7.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Stuart Olson's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Stuart Olson undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SOX (CA$0.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$0.62)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Construction industry average.
PE vs Market: SOX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SOX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOX has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the CA Construction industry average.
How is Stuart Olson forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if SOX's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if SOX's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SOX's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOX's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SOX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Stuart Olson performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOX is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SOX is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOX is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 86.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SOX's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SOX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (-24.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOX's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Stuart Olson's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOX has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: SOX has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOX has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: SOX's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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.
Stable Cash Runway: SOX has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SOX has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Stuart Olson current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOX's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOX's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SOX is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SOX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David LeMay (52 yo)
Mr. David J. LeMay, M.B.A., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Stuart Olson Inc. since June 1, 2013 and has been its President since July 2012. Mr. LeMay has 10 plus years of branch management experie ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD1.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD178.19K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive VP & CFO||0.67yr||CA$340.52k||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development||5.25yrs||CA$1.50m||no data|
|President & COO of Canem Systems Ltd||3.5yrs||CA$574.40k||0.064% |
|Chief Operating Officer of Industrial Services Group||4.58yrs||CA$1.93m||no data|
|Investor Relations Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||3.83yrs||no data||0.097% |
|Vice President of Human Resources||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer of Industrial Specialty Services||no data||CA$644.52k||no data|
|Finance Director||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SOX's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||1.33yrs||CA$172.57k||0.18% |
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||CA$74.79k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||CA$115.00k||0.16% |
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||CA$74.79k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||CA$120.00k||0.0095% |
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||CA$122.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: SOX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 12.4%.
Stuart Olson Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Stuart Olson Inc.
- Ticker: SOX
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1911
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CA$4.417m
- Shares outstanding: 31.55m
- Website: https://www.stuartolson.com
Number of Employees
- Stuart Olson Inc.
- 4820 Richard Road SW
- Suite 600
- T3E 6L1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SOX||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 1988|
|CUUH.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Class A Common Shares||US||USD||Sep 1988|
Stuart Olson Inc. provides general contracting and electrical building systems contracting services to the institutional and commercial construction markets in Canada. The company’s Buildings Group segment ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/22 06:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/21 00:00|
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