GCG.A Stock Overview
Guardian Capital Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial services company in Canada and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$29.97|
|52 Week High||CA$46.70|
|52 Week Low||CA$27.51|
|1 Month Change||-2.16%|
|3 Month Change||-21.13%|
|1 Year Change||-9.21%|
|3 Year Change||22.08%|
|5 Year Change||12.21%|
|Change since IPO||3,496.40%|
Recent News & Updates
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|GCG.A||CA Capital Markets||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: GCG.A exceeded the Canadian Capital Markets industry which returned -14% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GCG.A underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -5.3% over the past year.
|GCG.A Average Weekly Movement||5.7%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||6.3%|
|Market Average Movement||10.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.4%|
Stable Share Price: GCG.A is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GCG.A's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Guardian Capital Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial services company in Canada and internationally. The company operates through Investment management, Wealth management, Corporate activities and investment segments. The Investment management segment provides investment management services provided to clients.
Guardian Capital Group Fundamentals Summary
|GCG.A fundamental statistics|
Is GCG.A overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GCG.A income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$136.45m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.72|
|Net Profit Margin||47.00%|
How did GCG.A perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.2%Current Dividend Yield
Does GCG.A pay a reliable dividends?See GCG.A dividend history and benchmarks
|Guardian Capital Group dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jul 08 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jul 18 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||1 day|
|Days until Dividend pay date||11 days|
Does GCG.A pay a reliable dividends?See GCG.A dividend history and benchmarks
Is GCG.A undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for GCG.A?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is GCG.A's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does GCG.A's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|GCG.A PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
CVG Clairvest Group
AD.UN Alaris Equity Partners Income Trust
FSZ Fiera Capital
GCG.A Guardian Capital Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GCG.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.2x) compared to the peer average (11.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does GCG.A's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Capital Markets Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GCG.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.2x) compared to the Canadian Capital Markets industry average (8.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is GCG.A's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||5.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GCG.A's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of GCG.A when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: GCG.A (CA$29.97) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$45.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GCG.A is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GCG.A's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Guardian Capital Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if GCG.A's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if GCG.A's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if GCG.A's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GCG.A's revenue (7.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GCG.A's revenue (7.5% 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 GCG.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Guardian Capital Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GCG.A has a large one-off gain of CA$92.6M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GCG.A's current net profit margins (47%) are lower than last year (99%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GCG.A's earnings have grown significantly by 20.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GCG.A's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GCG.A had negative earnings growth (-39.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (0.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GCG.A's Return on Equity (17.3%) is considered low.
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How is Guardian Capital Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GCG.A's short term assets (CA$416.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$495.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: GCG.A's short term assets (CA$416.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$69.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GCG.A has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: GCG.A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.9% to 16.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GCG.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (69.1%).
Interest Coverage: GCG.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (51.6x coverage).
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What is Guardian Capital Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GCG.A's dividend (3.2%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.99%).
High Dividend: GCG.A's dividend (3.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.51%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GCG.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GCG.A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (15%), GCG.A's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (27.5%), GCG.A's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. George Mavroudis, CA, CFP, FCPA, FCA, serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director at Guardian Capital Advisors LP. Mr. Mavroudis serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Guardian Capital Group L...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: George's total compensation ($USD2.79M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: George's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: GCG.A's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GCG.A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GCG.A 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.
Guardian Capital Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Guardian Capital Group Limited
- Ticker: GCG.A
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: CA$730.774m
- Shares outstanding: 24.30m
- Website: https://www.guardiancapital.com
Number of Employees
- Guardian Capital Group Limited
- Commerce Court West
- Suite 3100
- M5L 1E8
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/06 00:00|
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.