DCM Stock Overview
DATA Communications Management Corp. provides a suite of on and offline communication solutions to business clients.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$1.14|
|52 Week High||CA$1.51|
|52 Week Low||CA$0.50|
|1 Month Change||-8.80%|
|3 Month Change||12.87%|
|1 Year Change||54.05%|
|3 Year Change||0.89%|
|5 Year Change||-48.42%|
|Change since IPO||-99.89%|
Recent News & Updates
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|DCM||CA Commercial Services||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: DCM exceeded the Canadian Commercial Services industry which returned 20.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DCM exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 18.4% over the past year.
|DCM Average Weekly Movement||9.3%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||5.9%|
|Market Average Movement||9.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.6%|
Stable Share Price: DCM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DCM's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
DATA Communications Management Corp. provides a suite of on and offline communication solutions to business clients. Its solutions include multi media campaign management, location-specific marketing, 1:1 marketing, custom loyalty programs execution, and brand management, as well as commercial printing services. The company also offers warehousing and freight services; and marketing solutions, which include business and brand strategy, consumer insights, strategic marketing, and design services.
DATA Communications Management Fundamentals Summary
|DCM fundamental statistics|
Is DCM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DCM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$168.22m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.11|
|Net Profit Margin||2.13%|
How did DCM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is DATA Communications Management 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: DCM (CA$1.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$14.35)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DCM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DCM is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.1x) compared to the Canadian Commercial Services industry average (33.1x).
PE vs Market: DCM is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.1x) compared to the Canadian market (12x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DCM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DCM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the CA Commercial Services industry average (2.4x).
How is DATA Communications Management forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if DCM's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if DCM'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: DCM's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DCM's revenue (3.1% 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 DCM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has DATA Communications Management performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DCM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DCM's current net profit margins (2.1%) are higher than last year (1.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DCM has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 49.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: DCM's earnings growth over the past year (8.9%) is below its 5-year average (49.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DCM earnings growth over the past year (8.9%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 1.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst DCM's Return on Equity (35.31%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is DATA Communications Management's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DCM's short term assets (CA$67.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$56.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: DCM's short term assets (CA$67.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$75.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DCM's net debt to equity ratio (261.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DCM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 232.8% to 262.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DCM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (99.4%).
Interest Coverage: DCM's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.1x coverage).
What is DATA Communications Management current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DCM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DCM'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 DCM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DCM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: DCM is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DCM'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
Richard Kellam (55 yo)
Mr. Richard Clarence Kellam serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at DATA Communications Management Corp. since March 8, 2021 and has been its Director since March 2021. Mr. Kellam served as the...
Experienced Management: DCM's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: DCM's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DCM insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
DATA Communications Management Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: DATA Communications Management Corp.
- Ticker: DCM
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1959
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: CA$50.232m
- Shares outstanding: 44.06m
- Website: https://www.datacm.com
Number of Employees
- DATA Communications Management Corp.
- 9195 Torbram Road
- L6S 6H2
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/12/07 00:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/12/06 00:00|
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.