Chesswood Group Limited, a financial services company, operates primarily in the specialty finance industry. More Details
Fair value with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Chesswood Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CHW is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CHW's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Diversified Financial
1 Year Return
CA Diversified Financial
Return vs Industry: CHW exceeded the Canadian Diversified Financial industry which returned 39.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CHW exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 29% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Chesswood Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's What We Like About Chesswood Group's (TSE:CHW) Upcoming Dividend
5 months ago | Simply Wall StCould The Chesswood Group Limited (TSE:CHW) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
7 months ago | Simply Wall StChesswood Group's (TSE:CHW) Shareholders Are Down 13% On Their Shares
Is Chesswood 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: CHW (CA$11.67) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$9.84)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CHW is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CHW is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the Canadian Diversified Financial industry average (14.4x).
PE vs Market: CHW is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the Canadian market (12.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CHW's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CHW is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the CA Diversified Financial industry average (1.8x).
How is Chesswood Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CHW's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.07% per year).
Earnings vs Market: CHW's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.07% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CHW's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CHW's revenue (44% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CHW's revenue (44% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CHW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Chesswood Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CHW has a large one-off loss of CA$12.7M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CHW became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CHW's earnings have declined by 19.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CHW has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CHW has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Diversified Financial industry (77.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CHW's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.
How is Chesswood Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CHW's short term assets (CA$1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$28.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: CHW's short term assets (CA$1.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$990.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CHW's debt to equity ratio (563.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CHW's debt to equity ratio has increased from 180.1% to 563.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CHW's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CHW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Chesswood Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CHW's dividend (3.08%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.64%).
High Dividend: CHW's dividend (3.08%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.51%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CHW's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CHW's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.3%), CHW's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Ryan Marr has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesswood Group Limited since June 29, 2020 and its Director since September 30, 2020. He is Partner, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ryan's total compensation ($USD949.57K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD512.41K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Ryan's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: CHW's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: CHW's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CHW 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.
Chesswood Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Chesswood Group Limited
- Ticker: CHW
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Specialized Finance
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: CA$212.527m
- Market Cap: CA$195.272m
- Shares outstanding: 18.21m
- Website: https://www.chesswoodgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Chesswood Group Limited
- 1133 Yonge Street
- Suite 603
- M4T 2Y7
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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