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Caldwell Partners International

Market Cap

CA$54.6m

Last Updated

2021/07/28 01:37 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

The Caldwell Partners International Inc. provides executive search consulting services in Canada, the United States, and Europe. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CWL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CWL's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.6%

CWL

1.0%

CA Professional Services

1.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

185.3%

CWL

41.1%

CA Professional Services

27.8%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: CWL exceeded the Canadian Professional Services industry which returned 40.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CWL exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 27.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CWLIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.6%1.0%1.2%
30 Day36.3%8.1%-1.5%
90 Day27.4%13.7%2.1%
1 Year185.3%185.3%43.8%41.1%31.7%27.8%
3 Year99.2%79.8%142.3%109.9%29.5%17.0%
5 Year142.7%89.4%163.0%114.1%51.9%29.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CWL (CA$2.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$71.13)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CWL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CWL is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the Canadian Professional Services industry average (23.5x).

PE vs Market: CWL is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the Canadian market (14x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CWL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CWL is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the CA Professional Services industry average (3.7x).


Future Growth

How is Caldwell Partners International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

-31.9%

Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Caldwell Partners International 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.


Past Performance

How has Caldwell Partners International performed over the past 5 years?

17.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CWL has a large one-off gain of CA$1.3M impacting its May 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: CWL became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CWL's earnings have grown by 17.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CWL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CWL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (-18.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CWL's Return on Equity (25.6%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is Caldwell Partners International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CWL's short term assets (CA$45.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$31.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: CWL's short term assets (CA$45.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$13.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CWL's debt to equity ratio (4.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CWL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CWL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1369.7%).

Interest Coverage: CWL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: CWL is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CWL'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?

4.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Wallace (67 yo)

12.83yrs

Tenure

CA$1,395,000

Compensation

Mr. John N. Wallace has been the Chief Executive Officer at The Caldwell Partners International Inc. since September 11, 2008 and served as its President since February 2, 2008 until January 2021. Mr. Wall...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD1.11M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD166.21K).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CWL's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CWL's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CWL 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 25%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

The Caldwell Partners International Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: The Caldwell Partners International Inc.
  • Ticker: CWL
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1970
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: CA$54.582m
  • Shares outstanding: 25.51m
  • Website: https://www.caldwellpartners.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • The Caldwell Partners International Inc.
  • TD South Tower
  • Suite 2410
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5K 1E7
  • Canada

Listings


Biography

The Caldwell Partners International Inc. provides executive search consulting services in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The company offers consulting advice on the identification, evaluation, asse...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/28 01:37
End of Day Share Price2021/07/27 00:00
Earnings2021/05/31
Annual Earnings2020/08/31


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.