SustainCo Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides infrastructure solutions and services in Canada.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has SustainCo's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SMS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Commercial Services
1 Year Return
CA Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how SMS performed against the Canadian Commercial Services industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how SMS performed against the Canadian Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SustainCo's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is SustainCo undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SMS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SMS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SMS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: SMS 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 SMS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SMS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the CA Commercial Services industry average (1x).
How is SustainCo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 SustainCo 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.
- Examine SustainCo's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- SustainCo competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.
How has SustainCo performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SMS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SMS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SMS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 61.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SMS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SMS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (2.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SMS has a negative Return on Equity (-19.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is SustainCo's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SMS's short term assets (CA$5.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$4.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SMS's short term assets (CA$5.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$529.7K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SMS's debt to equity ratio (37.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SMS had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Inventory Level: SMS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SMS's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 7.1x debt).
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: SMS has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: SMS has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 62% each year.
What is SustainCo's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SMS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SMS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SMS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SMS'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 SMS'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
Emlyn David (55yo)
Mr. Emlyn J. David has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Secretary at Sustainco Inc. since August 2008. Mr. David serves as Managing Partner at CanGap Merchant Capital. He previously served as Ch ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Emlyn's total compensation ($USD169.14K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD156.06K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Emlyn's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||5.5yrs||CA$125.00k||2.61% CA$32.9k|
|COO and Senior VP of Strategic Developments & Communications||7.6yrs||CA$128.75k||no data|
|Controller of VCI Controls Inc||0yrs||CA$110.20k||no data|
Experienced Management: SMS's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2.9yrs||no data||2.03% CA$25.6k|
|Independent Director||7.9yrs||no data||0.0032% CA$40.0|
Experienced Board: SMS's board of directors are considered experienced (7.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SMS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
SustainCo Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SustainCo Inc.
- Ticker: SMS
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 2008
- Industry: Diversified Support Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: CA$1.262m
- Shares outstanding: 15.78m
- Website: https://www.sustainco.ca
Number of Employees
- SustainCo Inc.
- 1 Royal Gate Boulevard
- Suite D
- L4L 8Z7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SMS||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Aug 2012|
SustainCo Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides infrastructure solutions and services in Canada. The company develops intelligent building technology, including the integration of disparate building systems for the provision of building automation and controls, HVAC mechanical services, real-time performance monitoring, and energy efficient retrofit and solutions. It also provides heating and cooling solutions for multi-residential and commercial buildings using energy from the earth. In addition, the company offers engineering services, building automation controls, mechanical and electrical installation, performance monitoring, and operations and maintenance services for multi-residential and ICI facilities. SustainCo Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Vaughan, Canada. The company is a subsidiary of Skyvest Aviation Inc.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/27 01:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/01/29 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.