GFL Environmental Inc. operates as a diversified environmental services company in Canada and the United States. More Details
Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has GFL Environmental's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GFL is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GFL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Commercial Services
1 Year Return
CA Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: GFL exceeded the Canadian Commercial Services industry which returned 59.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GFL exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 37.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GFL Environmental's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Intrinsic Value Of GFL Environmental Inc. (TSE:GFL)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's What GFL Environmental Inc.'s (TSE:GFL) Shareholder Ownership Structure Looks Like
2 months ago | Simply Wall StLuke Pelosi Is The Executive VP & CFO of GFL Environmental Inc. (TSE:GFL) And They Just Picked Up 1.0% More Shares
Is GFL Environmental 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: GFL (CA$40.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$48.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GFL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GFL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: GFL 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 GFL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GFL's PB Ratio (2.4x) is in line with the CA Commercial Services industry average.
How is GFL Environmental forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GFL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: GFL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: GFL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GFL's revenue (6.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GFL's revenue (6.3% 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 GFL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has GFL Environmental performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GFL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GFL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GFL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 36.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GFL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GFL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (15.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GFL has a negative Return on Equity (-17.49%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is GFL Environmental's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GFL's short term assets (CA$962.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$1.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: GFL's short term assets (CA$962.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$9.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GFL's debt to equity ratio (118.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if GFL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
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: Whilst unprofitable GFL has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: GFL is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 28.4% per year.
What is GFL Environmental current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GFL's dividend (0.13%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.53%).
High Dividend: GFL's dividend (0.13%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.45%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GFL is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: GFL is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GFL is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GFL'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
Patrick Dovigi (40 yo)
Mr. Patrick Dovigi founded GFL Environmental Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman. Mr. Dovigi serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of GFL Environmenta...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Patrick's total compensation ($USD30.68M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD6.56M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Patrick's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: GFL's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GFL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GFL insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GFL Environmental Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GFL Environmental Inc.
- Ticker: GFL
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: CA$13.145b
- Shares outstanding: 327.80m
- Website: https://gflenv.com
Number of Employees
- GFL Environmental Inc.
- 100 New Park Place
- Suite 500
- L4K 0H9
GFL Environmental Inc. operates as a diversified environmental services company in Canada and the United States. The company offers non-hazardous solid waste management, infrastructure and soil remediation...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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