company background image
KBL

K-Bro Linen TSX:KBL Stock Report

Last Price

CA$29.20

Market Cap

CA$311.2m

7D

-2.6%

1Y

-21.0%

Updated

08 Dec, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
KBL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends4/6

KBL Stock Overview

K-Bro Linen Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides laundry and linen services to healthcare institutions, hotels, and other commercial organizations in Canada and the United Kingdom.

K-Bro Linen Inc. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for K-Bro Linen
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$29.20
52 Week HighCA$37.17
52 Week LowCA$26.53
Beta1.22
1 Month Change0.69%
3 Month Change-6.77%
1 Year Change-20.95%
3 Year Change-30.16%
5 Year Change-31.29%
Change since IPO150.00%

Recent News & Updates

K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Dividend Will Be CA$0.10

Nov 17
K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Dividend Will Be CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

Oct 21
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

Recent updates

K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Dividend Will Be CA$0.10

Nov 17
K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Dividend Will Be CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

Oct 21
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Announced A Dividend Of CA$0.10

Sep 22
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Announced A Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

Aug 13
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Announced A Dividend Of CA$0.10

Jul 21
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Announced A Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

Jun 21
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Will Pay A Dividend Of CA$0.10

Apr 21
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Will Pay A Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Will Pay A Dividend Of CA$0.10

Mar 23
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Will Pay A Dividend Of CA$0.10

Is K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Using Too Much Debt?

Mar 17
Is K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Using Too Much Debt?

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

Jan 21
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

Dec 19
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Dividend Will Be CA$0.10

Nov 14
K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Dividend Will Be CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of CA$0.10

Oct 21
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of CA$0.10

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

Jul 19
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of CA$0.10

We Think Shareholders Are Less Likely To Approve A Large Pay Rise For K-Bro Linen Inc.'s (TSE:KBL) CEO For Now

Jun 23
We Think Shareholders Are Less Likely To Approve A Large Pay Rise For K-Bro Linen Inc.'s (TSE:KBL) CEO For Now

K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Dividend Will Be CA$0.10

Jun 21
K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Dividend Will Be CA$0.10

Here's Why We Think K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Is Well Worth Watching

May 17
Here's Why We Think K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Is Well Worth Watching

How Does K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Fare As A Dividend Stock?

Apr 15
How Does K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Fare As A Dividend Stock?

K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Mar 17
K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Don't Buy K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) For Its Next Dividend Without Doing These Checks

Feb 20
Don't Buy K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) For Its Next Dividend Without Doing These Checks

Is K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Likely To Turn Things Around?

Feb 10
Is K-Bro Linen (TSE:KBL) Likely To Turn Things Around?

Is K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Trading At A 47% Discount?

Jan 26
Is K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Trading At A 47% Discount?

We Wouldn't Rely On K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Statutory Earnings As A Guide

Jan 11
We Wouldn't Rely On K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Statutory Earnings As A Guide

Don't Race Out To Buy K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Just Because It's Going Ex-Dividend

Dec 26
Don't Race Out To Buy K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Just Because It's Going Ex-Dividend

If You Had Bought K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Shares Five Years Ago You Would Be Down 26%

Dec 21
If You Had Bought K-Bro Linen's (TSE:KBL) Shares Five Years Ago You Would Be Down 26%

Is K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Popular Amongst Institutions?

Nov 23
Is K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Popular Amongst Institutions?

Are Dividend Investors Making A Mistake With K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL)?

Aug 05
Are Dividend Investors Making A Mistake With K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL)?

Don't Race Out To Buy K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Just Because It's Going Ex-Dividend

Jul 25
Don't Race Out To Buy K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSE:KBL) Just Because It's Going Ex-Dividend

K-Bro Linen Inc.'s (TSE:KBL) P/E Is On The Mark

Jul 19
K-Bro Linen Inc.'s (TSE:KBL) P/E Is On The Mark

Is K-Bro Linen Inc.'s (TSE:KBL) Stock On A Downtrend As A Result Of Its Poor Financials?

Jul 08
Is K-Bro Linen Inc.'s (TSE:KBL) Stock On A Downtrend As A Result Of Its Poor Financials?

Shareholder Returns

KBLCA Commercial ServicesCA Market
7D-2.6%-1.9%-2.4%
1Y-21.0%-21.9%-3.2%

Return vs Industry: KBL exceeded the Canadian Commercial Services industry which returned -22% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KBL underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -3.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KBL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KBL volatility
KBL Average Weekly Movement4.3%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement5.3%
Market Average Movement9.9%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market18.4%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.1%

Stable Share Price: KBL is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KBL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19542,550Linda McCurdyhttps://www.k-brolinen.com

K-Bro Linen Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides laundry and linen services to healthcare institutions, hotels, and other commercial organizations in Canada and the United Kingdom. Its services include processing, management, and distribution of general and operating room linens, such as sheets, blankets, towels, surgical gowns, and drapes and other linens. The company also offers other services, including bulk dock-to-dock, exchange cart preparation, cart delivery, surgical linen, distribution and control of employee uniforms, personal clothing, customer reporting, customer service visiting, and textile procurement services.

K-Bro Linen Inc. Fundamentals Summary

How do K-Bro Linen's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KBL fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$311.20m
Earnings (TTM)CA$5.13m
Revenue (TTM)CA$268.16m

60.7x

P/E Ratio

1.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KBL income statement (TTM)
RevenueCA$268.16m
Cost of RevenueCA$180.51m
Gross ProfitCA$87.65m
Other ExpensesCA$82.53m
EarningsCA$5.13m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.48
Gross Margin32.68%
Net Profit Margin1.91%
Debt/Equity Ratio22.4%

How did KBL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.1%

Current Dividend Yield

249%

Payout Ratio