goeasy Ltd. provides loans and other financial services to consumers in Canada.
Exceptional growth potential established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has goeasy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GSY's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Consumer Finance
1 Year Return
CA Consumer Finance
Return vs Industry: GSY exceeded the Canadian Consumer Finance industry which returned -35.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GSY underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -24.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is goeasy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is goeasy's (TSE:GSY) P/E Ratio After Its Share Price Tanked?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StExecutive Chairman David Ingram Just Bought Shares In goeasy Ltd. (TSE:GSY)
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDid You Miss goeasy's (TSE:GSY) Impressive 193% Share Price Gain?
Is goeasy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GSY (CA$30.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$74.83)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GSY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GSY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (6.8x) compared to the Consumer Finance industry average (4.6x).
PE vs Market: GSY is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.8x) compared to the Canadian market (10.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GSY is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GSY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the CA Consumer Finance industry average (0.8x).
How is goeasy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GSY's forecast earnings growth (32.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.4%).
Earnings vs Market: GSY's earnings (32.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GSY's revenue (30.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (3.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GSY's revenue (30.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GSY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23%)
How has goeasy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GSY has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GSY's current net profit margins (16.3%) are higher than last year (15.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GSY's earnings have grown significantly by 25.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GSY's earnings growth over the past year (21.1%) is below its 5-year average (25.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GSY earnings growth over the past year (21.1%) exceeded the Consumer Finance industry 10%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GSY's Return on Equity (19.4%) is considered low.
How is goeasy's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: GSY has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: GSY's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.3x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: GSY's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if GSY has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: GSY reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.
Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if GSY has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: GSY has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if GSY has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is goeasy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GSY's dividend (5.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.69%).
High Dividend: GSY's dividend (5.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (8.7%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GSY's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GSY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (28.2%), GSY's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GSY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Jason Mullins serves as the President of goeasy Ltd. since April 2, 2018 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2019 and served as Chief Operating Officer until December 31, 2018. M ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jason's total compensation ($USD1.11M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jason's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive Chairman||1.25yrs||CA$2.44m||3.65% CA$15.7m|
|President & CEO||1.25yrs||CA$1.57m||0.53% CA$2.3m|
|Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer||5.25yrs||CA$784.52k||0.11% CA$481.6k|
|CFO & Executive VP||0.67yr||no data||0.12% CA$538.2k|
|Senior Vice President of Legal & Corporate Affairs||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||2yrs||no data||0.016% CA$67.0k|
|Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer||5.25yrs||CA$500.91k||0.14% CA$615.9k|
|Senior Vice President||5.25yrs||no data||0.087% CA$375.7k|
|Senior Vice President||2.08yrs||no data||0.066% CA$282.8k|
Experienced Management: GSY's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||1.25yrs||CA$2.44m||3.65% CA$15.7m|
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||CA$135.60k||0.13% CA$567.5k|
|Chairman Emeritus & Lead Director||1.25yrs||CA$204.47k||20.98% CA$90.5m|
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||CA$120.65k||0.15% CA$640.5k|
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||CA$118.53k||0.013% CA$56.7k|
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||CA$169.94k||0.92% CA$4.0m|
|Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GSY's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GSY insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.2%.
goeasy Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: goeasy Ltd.
- Ticker: GSY
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Consumer Finance
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: CA$431.385m
- Shares outstanding: 14.36m
- Website: https://www.goeasy.com
Number of Employees
- goeasy Ltd.
- 33 City Centre Drive
- Suite 510
- L5B 2N5
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GSY||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Nov 1993|
|EHME.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Nov 1993|
|1ES||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 1993|
goeasy Ltd. provides loans and other financial services to consumers in Canada. It also leases household products to consumers. The company operates through two segments, Easyfinancial and Easyhome. The Easyfinancial segment provides unsecured and real estate secured installment loans, and secured saving loans; loan protection plans; and an optional home and auto benefits products, which offers road side assistance and a suite of other support services, as well as credit monitoring services. The Easyhome segment leases furniture, appliances, electronics, and computers. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 256 easyfinancial locations that include 33 kiosks, as well as 163 easyhome stores that include 35 franchises. The company was formerly known as easyhome Ltd. and changed its name to goeasy Ltd. in September 2015. goeasy Ltd. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/04 00:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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