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GCL

Colabor GroupTSX:GCL Stock Report

Market Cap

CA$100.9m

7D

-2.0%

1Y

19.3%

Updated

23 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
GCL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

GCL Overview

Colabor Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes food and food-related products in Canada.

Colabor Group Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Colabor Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.99
52 Week HighCA$0.68
52 Week LowCA$1.28
Beta0.87
1 Month Change-12.39%
3 Month Change-20.80%
1 Year Change19.28%
3 Year Change127.59%
5 Year Change-20.80%
Change since IPO-90.48%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 22
Is There Now An Opportunity In Colabor Group Inc. (TSE:GCL)?

Is There Now An Opportunity In Colabor Group Inc. (TSE:GCL)?

Colabor Group Inc. ( TSE:GCL ), is not the largest company out there, but it received a lot of attention from a...

Jul 23
Is Colabor Group (TSE:GCL) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Colabor Group (TSE:GCL) Using Too Much Debt?

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...

Shareholder Returns

GCLCA Consumer RetailingCA Market
7D-2.0%1.1%1.3%
1Y19.3%18.9%33.6%

Return vs Industry: GCL matched the Canadian Consumer Retailing industry which returned 18.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GCL underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 33.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GCL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GCL volatility
GCL Beta0.87
Industry Beta0.70
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: GCL is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GCL's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1962649Louis Frenettehttps://www.colabor.com

Colabor Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes food and food-related products in Canada. It operates in two segments, Distribution and Wholesale. The Distribution segment offers frozen products, dry staples, dairy products, meat, fish, seafood, fruits and vegetables, disposables, and sanitation products.

Colabor Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Colabor Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GCL fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$100.94m
Earnings (TTM)CA$3.54m
Revenue (TTM)CA$458.63m

28.5x

P/E Ratio

0.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GCL income statement (TTM)
RevenueCA$458.63m
Cost of RevenueCA$384.09m
Gross ProfitCA$74.54m
ExpensesCA$71.00m
EarningsCA$3.54m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 04, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.035
Gross Margin16.25%
Net Profit Margin0.77%
Debt/Equity Ratio58.5%

How did GCL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Colabor Group 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: GCL (CA$0.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$4.13)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GCL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.5x) compared to the Canadian Consumer Retailing industry average (15.6x).

PE vs Market: GCL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.5x) compared to the Canadian market (13.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GCL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GCL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the CA Consumer Retailing industry average (2.3x).


Future Growth

How is Colabor Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

11.0%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if GCL's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if GCL'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: GCL's revenue (11% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GCL's revenue (11% 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 GCL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Colabor Group performed over the past 5 years?

57.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GCL has a large one-off loss of CA$4.3M impacting its September 4 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: GCL's current net profit margins (0.8%) are lower than last year (1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GCL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 57.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: GCL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: GCL had negative earnings growth (-31%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Retailing industry average (5.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GCL's Return on Equity (3.8%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Colabor Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GCL's short term assets (CA$82.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$52.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: GCL's short term assets (CA$82.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$80.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GCL's debt to equity ratio (58.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: GCL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 256.3% to 58.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GCL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (44.8%).

Interest Coverage: GCL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Colabor Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GCL's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: GCL is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GCL'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?

1.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Louis Frenette

1.92yrs

Tenure

CA$1,025,699

Compensation

Mr. Louis Frenette serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Colabor Group Inc. since November 25, 2019. Mr. Frenette served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Danone, Inc. Mr. Frene...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Louis's total compensation ($USD829.47K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD164.99K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Louis's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GCL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: GCL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Colabor Group Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Colabor Group Inc.
  • Ticker: GCL
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1962
  • Industry: Food Distributors
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: CA$100.935m
  • Shares outstanding: 101.95m
  • Website: https://www.colabor.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Colabor Group Inc.
  • 1620 De Montarville Boulevard
  • Boucherville
  • Quebec
  • J4B 8P4
  • Canada

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/23 22:17
End of Day Share Price2021/10/22 00:00
Earnings2021/09/04
Annual Earnings2020/12/26


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.