CIBT Education Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an education and student housing investment company in Canada and China. More Details
Proven track record and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has CIBT Education Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MBA is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MBA's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Consumer Services
1 Year Return
CA Consumer Services
Return vs Industry: MBA underperformed the Canadian Consumer Services industry which returned -0.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MBA underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 1.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is CIBT Education Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why CIBT Education Group (TSE:MBA) Is Weighed Down By Its Debt Load
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is CIBT Education Group Inc.'s (TSE:MBA) Share Price Doing?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWe're Not Counting On CIBT Education Group (TSE:MBA) To Sustain Its Statutory Profitability
Is CIBT Education Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MBA (CA$0.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$0.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MBA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MBA is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.4x) compared to the XN Consumer Services industry average (26x).
PE vs Market: MBA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.4x) compared to the Canadian market (16.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MBA is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MBA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the CA Consumer Services industry average (1.7x).
How is CIBT Education Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MBA's forecast earnings growth (42.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: MBA's earnings (42.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (26.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MBA's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MBA's revenue (7.4% 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 MBA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has CIBT Education Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MBA has a large one-off loss of CA$1.4M impacting its November 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: MBA's current net profit margins (3.7%) are higher than last year (2.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MBA's earnings have grown by 6.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MBA's earnings growth over the past year (46.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MBA earnings growth over the past year (46.3%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry 10.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MBA's Return on Equity (-2.2%) is considered low.
How is CIBT Education Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MBA's short term assets (CA$76.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$222.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: MBA's short term assets (CA$76.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$102.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MBA's debt to equity ratio (139.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MBA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 71.4% to 139.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MBA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.8%).
Interest Coverage: MBA's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.5x coverage).
What is CIBT Education Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MBA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MBA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MBA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MBA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MBA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Toby Chu (59 yo)
Mr. Yam-Chung Chu, also known as Toby, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of CIBT Education Group Inc. since May 11, 1994. Mr. Chu Founded CIBT School of Business & Technology Corp., a subs...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Toby's total compensation ($USD236.72K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD152.77K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Toby's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP of Corporate Finance||0.75yr||CA$194.20k||no data|
|COO & President of Education Services||0.75yr||CA$751.11k||no data|
|Executive VP||0.75yr||CA$405.45k||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Sprott Shaw College||no data||no data||no data|
|CEO & President of IRIX||no data||CA$120.58k||no data|
|President of Sprott Shaw Language College||4yrs||CA$102.00k||no data|
Experienced Management: MBA's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Member of Advisory Board||12yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||12.08yrs||CA$28.65k||4.13% |
|Independent Director||22.5yrs||CA$28.65k||1% |
|Independent Director||15.25yrs||CA$44.80k||0.61% |
|Member of Advisory Board||1yr||CA$14.03k||no data|
|Member of Advisory Board||5.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3yrs||CA$28.65k||1.6% |
|Independent Director||9.5yrs||CA$28.65k||0.14% |
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||CA$13.45k||0.76% |
Experienced Board: MBA's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MBA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CIBT Education Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CIBT Education Group Inc.
- Ticker: MBA
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: CA$44.481m
- Shares outstanding: 71.74m
- Website: https://www.cibt.net
Number of Employees
- CIBT Education Group Inc.
- 777 Broadway West
- 12th Floor
- British Columbia
- V5Z 4J7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MBAI.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 1988|
|MBA||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Oct 1988|
CIBT Education Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an education and student housing investment company in Canada and China. The company engages in education, media communications, and real es...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/25 23:11|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/25 00:00|
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