TSXV:CNS

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Contagious Gaming Inc. develops and provides software solutions, video games, and content for regulated gaming and lottery markets primarily in Canada.

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Fundamentals

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

How has Contagious Gaming's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

20.0%

CNS

-2.1%

CA Hospitality

0.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-40.0%

CNS

-10.3%

CA Hospitality

1.2%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: CNS underperformed the Canadian Hospitality industry which returned -10.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CNS underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 1.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CNSIndustryMarket
7 Day20.0%-2.1%0.2%
30 Day20.0%6.5%-2.5%
90 Day-25.0%6.6%-1.5%
1 Year-40.0%-40.0%-9.7%-10.3%4.7%1.2%
3 Year-95.7%-95.7%38.4%34.5%14.0%3.8%
5 Year-99.3%-99.3%7.7%4.5%26.4%8.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Contagious Gaming undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Contagious Gaming is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Contagious Gaming has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of CNS’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Contagious Gaming regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Consumer Services industry.

Future Growth

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

46.3%

Forecasted Consumer 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 Contagious Gaming 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.


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Past Performance

How has Contagious Gaming performed over the past 5 years?

21.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CNS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 21.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CNS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-12.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CNS's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: CNS is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: CNS is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Contagious Gaming's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CNS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: CNS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CNS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: CNS's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: CNS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: CNS has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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: CNS has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: CNS has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 4.5% each year.


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Dividend

What is Contagious Gaming's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.9%industryaverage2.6%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNS'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 CNS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Contagious Gaming's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Peter Glancy (69yo)

8.3yrs

Tenure

CA$127,164

Compensation

Mr. Peter Anthony Glancy has been the Chief Executive Officer of Contagious Gaming Inc. since June 2011. Mr. Glancy is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Contagious Sports Limited. He has over 20 yea ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD0.00) is too low to compare against companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD121.38K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Age and Tenure

5.2yrs

Average Tenure

58.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CNS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

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


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Peter Glancy (69yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$127.16k
  • Craig Loverock (48yo)

    CFO & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
    • Compensation: CA$96.00k

Board Members

  • Vic Wells (79yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: CA$15.00k
  • Des Balakrishnan (48yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: CA$9.44k
  • Charles Shin (43yo)

    Independent Chairman

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: CA$122.00k
  • Peter Glancy (69yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$127.16k

Company Information

Contagious Gaming Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Contagious Gaming Inc.
  • Ticker: CNS
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Casinos and Gaming
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: CA$884.062k
  • Shares outstanding: 29.47m
  • Website: https://www.contagiousgaming.com

Location

  • Contagious Gaming Inc.
  • 789 West Pender Street
  • Suite 800
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 1H2
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CNSTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon StockCACADSep 2014
KSMR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDSep 2014
RHRDDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURSep 2014

Biography

Contagious Gaming Inc. develops and provides software solutions, video games, and content for regulated gaming and lottery markets primarily in Canada. The company offers an integrated end-end platform, wh ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/16 23:32
End of Day Share Price2019/10/15 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.