TSXV:UGE

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Market Cap

CA$41.4m

Last Updated

2021/06/16 05:54 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

UGE International Ltd., a solar and renewable energy solutions company, provides commercial and community solar energy solutions to commercial and industrial clients in Canada, the United States, and the Philippines. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has UGE International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UGE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UGE's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.5%

UGE

1.2%

CA Construction

0.3%

CA Market


1 Year Return

392.6%

UGE

53.9%

CA Construction

35.9%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: UGE exceeded the Canadian Construction industry which returned 53.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UGE exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UGEIndustryMarket
7 Day1.5%1.2%0.3%
30 Day-16.9%1.1%2.6%
90 Day-39.5%11.2%5.9%
1 Year392.6%392.6%56.1%53.9%40.4%35.9%
3 Year-12.5%-12.5%21.2%15.9%31.3%18.8%
5 Year-27.7%-27.7%67.1%51.9%61.9%37.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is UGE International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is UGE International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

81.14x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate UGE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate UGE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UGE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian Construction industry average.

PE vs Market: UGE 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 UGE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UGE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (81.1x) compared to the CA Construction industry average (3.8x).


Future Growth

How is UGE International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

67.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: UGE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.5%).

Earnings vs Market: UGE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: UGE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: UGE's revenue (52.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: UGE's revenue (52.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if UGE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has UGE International performed over the past 5 years?

4.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UGE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UGE is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UGE is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UGE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: UGE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (20.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UGE has a negative Return on Equity (-280.83%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is UGE International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UGE's short term assets ($5.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: UGE's short term assets ($5.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UGE's debt to equity ratio (696.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: UGE had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.


Balance Sheet


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: UGE has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: UGE has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 4.9% each year.


Dividend

What is UGE International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UGE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UGE'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 UGE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UGE's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of UGE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Nick Blitterswyk (39 yo)

11.42yrs

Tenure

US$176,784

Compensation

Mr. Nicolas Adrian Blitterswyk, also known as Nick, Founded UGE International Ltd., has been its Director since July 16, 2014 and its Chief Executive Officer since January 2010. Mr. Blitterswyk is a Co-Fou...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Nick 's total compensation ($USD176.78K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD160.17K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Nick 's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: UGE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: UGE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: UGE insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 29.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

UGE International Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: UGE International Ltd.
  • Ticker: UGE
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2008
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: CA$41.440m
  • Shares outstanding: 31.16m
  • Website: https://www.ugei.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • UGE International Ltd.
  • 417 5th Avenue
  • Suite 804
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10016
  • United States

Listings


Biography

UGE International Ltd., a solar and renewable energy solutions company, provides commercial and community solar energy solutions to commercial and industrial clients in Canada, the United States, and the P...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/16 05:54
End of Day Share Price2021/06/15 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.