TSXV:UPI

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Market Cap

CA$16.7m

Last Updated

2021/06/24 03:02 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

Universal PropTech Inc., through its subsidiary, VCI Controls Inc., provides building technology solutions and services in Canada. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Universal PropTech's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UPI is more volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UPI's weekly volatility has decreased from 37% to 14% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Canadian stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

9.8%

UPI

-0.7%

CA Commercial Services

-0.9%

CA Market


1 Year Return

644.4%

UPI

52.8%

CA Commercial Services

36.1%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: UPI exceeded the Canadian Commercial Services industry which returned 52.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UPI exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 36.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UPIIndustryMarket
7 Day9.8%-0.7%-0.9%
30 Day39.6%2.5%1.9%
90 Day-14.1%-3.1%6.2%
1 Year644.4%644.4%53.8%52.8%40.5%36.1%
3 Year139.3%139.3%76.3%66.2%31.7%19.0%
5 Year-66.5%-66.5%164.7%142.2%59.5%35.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Universal PropTech's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Universal PropTech 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: UPI (CA$0.34) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$1.96)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UPI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian Commercial Services industry average.

PE vs Market: UPI 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 UPI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UPI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the CA Commercial Services industry average (2.4x).


Future Growth

How is Universal PropTech forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

57.6%

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 Universal PropTech 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 Universal PropTech performed over the past 5 years?

-15.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UPI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UPI is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UPI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UPI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: UPI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (15.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UPI has a negative Return on Equity (-16.91%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Universal PropTech's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UPI's short term assets (CA$3.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: UPI's short term assets (CA$3.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$443.2K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UPI's debt to equity ratio (5.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: UPI had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.


Balance Sheet


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 UPI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: UPI is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 55% per year.


Dividend

What is Universal PropTech current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UPI'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 UPI'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?

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Chris Hazelton (44 yo)

1

Tenure

CA$225,000

Compensation

Mr. Christopher Hazelton, also known as Chris, CGA, serves as Chief Executive Officer & Director at Universal PropTech Inc., (formerly known as SustainCo Inc.) since June 10, 2020 and also serves as its Ch...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD183.04K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD159.50K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: UPI's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: UPI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: UPI 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 substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 202.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Universal PropTech Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Universal PropTech Inc.
  • Ticker: UPI
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2008
  • Industry: Diversified Support Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: CA$16.708m
  • Shares outstanding: 47.74m
  • Website: https://www.universalproptech.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Universal PropTech Inc.
  • 1 Royal Gate Boulevard
  • Suite D
  • Vaughan
  • Ontario
  • L4L 8Z7
  • Canada

Listings


Biography

Universal PropTech Inc., through its subsidiary, VCI Controls Inc., provides building technology solutions and services in Canada. The company develops intelligent building technology, including the integr...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/24 03:02
End of Day Share Price2021/06/23 00:00
Earnings2021/02/28
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.