TSX:CRWN

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Executive Summary

Crown Capital Partners Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, special situations, management and leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, mezzanine, bridge loans, and growth capital investments in private and public middle market companies. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Share Price & News

How has Crown Capital Partners's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.1%

CRWN

-0.7%

CA Capital Markets

-0.5%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-34.1%

CRWN

-5.0%

CA Capital Markets

1.6%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: CRWN underperformed the Canadian Capital Markets industry which returned -4.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CRWN underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 1.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CRWNIndustryMarket
7 Day3.1%-0.7%-0.5%
30 Day11.1%-1.8%2.9%
90 Day16.3%11.6%12.2%
1 Year-32.0%-34.1%-2.9%-5.0%5.3%1.6%
3 Year-38.3%-47.6%30.4%21.2%13.1%2.3%
5 Year-19.3%-37.2%85.7%61.8%66.1%40.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Crown Capital Partners's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Crown Capital Partners undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

16.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CRWN (CA$5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$6.01)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CRWN is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CRWN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Capital Markets industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CRWN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the CA Capital Markets industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Crown Capital Partners forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

159.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CRWN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.5%).

Earnings vs Market: CRWN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: CRWN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CRWN's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (7.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CRWN's revenue (7.7% 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 CRWN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Crown Capital Partners performed over the past 5 years?

-27.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CRWN is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CRWN is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CRWN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 27.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CRWN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (20.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CRWN has a negative Return on Equity (1.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Crown Capital Partners's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CRWN's short term assets (CA$109.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$11.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: CRWN's short term assets (CA$109.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$90.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CRWN's debt to equity ratio (37.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CRWN's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CRWN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15%).

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Crown Capital Partners's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

12.00%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CRWN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.


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Management

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

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Chris Johnson (45 yo)

17yrs

Tenure

CA$906,593

Compensation

Mr. Christopher Allen Johnson, also known as Chris, CFA, has been Chief Executive Officer and President at Crown Capital Partners Inc., since 2004 and its Director since April 7, 2005. Mr. Johnson co-found...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD711.86K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD153.12K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Johnson
Co-Founder17yrsCA$906.59k8.25%
CA$ 3.7m
Michael Overvelde
Senior VP of Finance & CFO3.67yrsCA$591.28k0.91%
CA$ 411.3k
Paul Budovitch
Senior VP & COO2yrsCA$551.96kno data
Tim Oldfield
Senior VP & Chief Investment Officer6yrsCA$536.07k0.87%
CA$ 395.8k
Brent Hughes
Executive VP & Chief Compliance Officer6yrsCA$532.24k2.6%
CA$ 1.2m
Marnie Miglioranza
VP of Business Development3yrsno datano data
Josh Axler
Investment Manager1yrno datano data
Ryan Lawrence
Investment Manager1yrno datano data
Shane Melanson
Controllerno datano datano data
Brian Johnson
no datano datano data
Daniella Gan
Vice President of Finance3yrsno datano data
Luke Dillen
Research Analystno datano datano data

3.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: CRWN's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Johnson
Co-Founder17yrsCA$906.59k8.25%
CA$ 3.7m
Steven Sharpe
Director0.50yrno datano data
John Brussa
Independent Board Member0.67yrno data0.99%
CA$ 450.0k
Alan Rowe
Independent Chairman of the Board2.67yrsCA$105.00k0.97%
CA$ 440.4k
C. Gillis
Independent Director5.42yrsCA$80.00k0.096%
CA$ 43.7k
Aaron Runge
Independent Director1.67yrsCA$70.00k0.039%
CA$ 17.5k

2.2yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CRWN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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

Crown Capital Partners Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Crown Capital Partners Inc.
  • Ticker: CRWN
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: CA$45.343m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.07m
  • Website: https://www.crowncapital.ca

Number of Employees


Location

  • Crown Capital Partners Inc.
  • The Edison
  • 150 - 9th Avenue SW
  • Calgary
  • Alberta
  • T2P 3H9
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CRWNTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJul 2015

Biography

Crown Capital Partners Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, special situations, management and leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, mezzanine, bridge loans, and growth capital inves...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/17 00:12
End of Day Share Price2021/01/13 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.