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Executive Summary

Sportscene Group Inc. develops, operates, and franchises a chain of sports entertainment-themed resto-bars under the La Cage-Brasserie sportive brand in Quebec, Canada. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Worrying balance sheet not a dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Sportscene Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SPS.A has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

20.6%

SPS.A

2.3%

CA Hospitality

-1.6%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-33.9%

SPS.A

-24.1%

CA Hospitality

-8.0%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: SPS.A underperformed the Canadian Hospitality industry which returned -24.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SPS.A underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SPS.AIndustryMarket
7 Day20.6%2.3%-1.6%
30 Day25.4%2.9%-3.8%
90 Day-17.4%3.0%6.4%
1 Year-32.5%-33.9%-21.4%-24.1%-4.8%-8.0%
3 Year24.4%14.3%-4.7%-12.8%6.5%-3.8%
5 Year53.2%40.7%61.7%43.5%39.2%17.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Sportscene Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SPS.A (CA$3.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$1.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SPS.A is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SPS.A is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Hospitality industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SPS.A's PB Ratio (1x) is in line with the CA Hospitality industry average.


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Future Growth

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

63.4%

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 Sportscene Group 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 Sportscene Group performed over the past 5 years?

45.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SPS.A is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SPS.A is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SPS.A is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 45.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SPS.A is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-6.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SPS.A has a negative Return on Equity (-10.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Sportscene Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SPS.A's short term assets (CA$19.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$22.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: SPS.A's short term assets (CA$19.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$49.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SPS.A's debt to equity ratio (65.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SPS.A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 41.5% to 65.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SPS.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (53.6%).

Interest Coverage: SPS.A is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

3.95%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SPS.A's dividend (3.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.74%).

High Dividend: SPS.A's dividend (3.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.91%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SPS.A's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SPS.A's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: SPS.A is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jean Bédard (56 yo)

no data

Tenure

CA$433,412

Compensation

Mr. Jean Bédard, CPA, CA, serves as the Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Sportscene Group Inc. (Formerly Known as Sportscene Restaurants Inc.). Mr. Bédard serves as ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jean's total compensation ($USD323.19K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD174.80K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jean Bédard
Executive Chairmanno dataCA$433.41k20.59%
CA$ 6.7m
François-Xavier Pilon
Vice-President of Finance3.42yrsCA$163.02k0.073%
CA$ 23.6k
Jean-François Dubé
Vice-President of Operations & Food Servicesno dataCA$206.72k0.29%
CA$ 94.2k
Jeanne Lebrun
Vice President of Procurementno dataCA$182.59k0.26%
CA$ 85.9k
Jonathan Lauzon
Vice President of Retail Division1.67yrsCA$347.39kno data
Marc Pelletier
Vice President of Marketing & Communications1.67yrsno datano data
Cynthia Jodoin
Vice President of Human Resources4.67yrsno datano data
Caroline Pedneault
Secretaryno datano datano data

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SPS.A's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jean Bédard
Executive Chairmanno dataCA$433.41k20.59%
CA$ 6.7m
Jean-Marc Léger
Independent Director2.42yrsCA$12.50kno data
Marc Poulin
Independent Director2.42yrsCA$16.00k0.094%
CA$ 30.4k
Nelson Gentiletti
Independent Director14.42yrsCA$22.50k0.047%
CA$ 15.2k
Charles St-Germain
Vice Chairmanno dataCA$14.00kno data
Robert Dépatie
Independent Director1.67yrsCA$10.50k0.0047%
CA$ 1.5k
Katia Marquier
Independent Director0.67yrno datano data
Claudine Roy
Independent Director1.67yrsCA$14.00kno data
Annick Mongeau
Independent Lead Directorno dataCA$22.00kno data

2.0yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SPS.A's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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: 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

Sportscene Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sportscene Group Inc.
  • Ticker: SPS.A
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: CA$32.482m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.55m
  • Website: https://www.cage.ca

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sportscene Group Inc.
  • 1180 Place Nobel
  • Suite 102
  • Boucherville
  • Quebec
  • J4B 5L2
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SPS.ATSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesClass A SharesCACADSep 1988

Biography

Sportscene Group Inc. develops, operates, and franchises a chain of sports entertainment-themed resto-bars under the La Cage-Brasserie sportive brand in Quebec, Canada. The company also sells La Cage brand ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/27 06:35
End of Day Share Price2020/09/24 00:00
Earnings2020/05/24
Annual Earnings2019/08/25


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.