Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
GreenPower Motor. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
GreenPower Motor's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 GreenPower Motor 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Machinery industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare GreenPower Motor's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare GreenPower Motor's earnings growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare GreenPower Motor's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if GreenPower Motor is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if GreenPower Motor is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
GreenPower Motor's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
GreenPower Motor's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
GreenPower Motor's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
GreenPower Motor's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
GreenPower Motor's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.1x debt.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Phillip W. Oldridge founded GreenPower Motor Company Inc. in 2010 and has been the Chief Executive Officer since December 23, 2014. Mr. Oldridge served as Chief Executive Officer of GP GreenPower Industries Inc. until June 21, 2013. He served as President of GreenPower Motor Company Inc. from December 23, 2014 to October 27, 2016. He was the CEO of 0999314 B.C. Ltd. from November, 2010 to December 23, 2014. He has over 30 years’ experience in the transportation sector, the majority of which was in the private motor coach industry both as an operator and manufacturer. He has built several private companies from scratch that resulted in significant acquisition value to owners and shareholders. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Greentech Transportation Industries Inc. since 2010. Mr. Oldridge is a 30-year veteran of the private transportation sector. He is a recognized leading entrepreneur in the transportation industry. He started his career in the motor coach business, operating coaches and tour buses in Victoria, Canada. In October 1984, Mr. Oldridge acquired Alpine Coach lines and grew and operated it during the World Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1986 and after 5 years of profitable operation, sold it to Grey Coach. In September 1989, he founded Cannon Coach Lines. Mr. Oldridge then founded Canamera. In 2002, he founded Bus & Coach International. He has been a Director at GreenPower Motor Company Inc. since December 23, 2014. Mr. Oldridge also founded, developed and sold Nevada Charters to Stagecoach Holdings in the United Kingdom. He was a Director of S&P 500 Financial and Corporate Services Inc.
Phillip's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Phillip's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Canada.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the GreenPower Motor management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
CFO & Secretary
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the GreenPower Motor board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
More shares have been bought than sold by GreenPower Motor insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
How Does Investing In GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (CVE:GPV) Impact The Volatility Of Your Portfolio?
Modern finance theory considers volatility to be a measure of risk, and there are two main types of price volatility. … Beta is a widely used metric to measure a stock's exposure to market risk (volatility). … Before we go on, it's worth noting that Warren Buffett pointed out in his 2014 letter to shareholders that 'volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' Having said that, beta can still be rather useful.
Do Institutions Own GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (CVE:GPV) Shares?
So it's nice to see some insider ownership, because it may suggest that management is owner-oriented. … With a market capitalization of CA$44m, GreenPower Motor is a small cap stock, so it might not be well known by many institutional investors. … View our latest analysis for GreenPower Motor
How Many Insiders Bought GreenPower Motor Company Inc (CVE:GPV) Shares?
So we'll take a look at whether insiders have been buying or selling shares in GreenPower Motor Company Inc (CVE:GPV). … The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At GreenPower Motor. … Overall, GreenPower Motor insiders were net buyers last year
Are GreenPower Motor Company Inc's (CVE:GPV) Interest Costs Too High?
GreenPower Motor Company Inc (CVE:GPV) is a small-cap stock with a market capitalization of CA$65.23m. … While investors primarily focus on the growth potential and competitive landscape of the small-cap companies, they end up ignoring a key aspect, which could be the biggest threat to its existence: its financial health.
GreenPower Motor Company Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes electric vehicles for commercial markets. It offers all-electric low floor transit style buses, all-electric high floor school or shuttle buses, and all-electric double decker buses. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
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