TSXV:EPX.H

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

eShippers Management Ltd., a mineral exploration company, focuses on acquiring, exploring, and developing exploration and evaluation assets.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has eShippers Management's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: EPX.H's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

EPX.H

8.0%

CA Capital Markets

6.3%

CA Market


1 Year Return

n/a

EPX.H

-13.0%

CA Capital Markets

-19.7%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how EPX.H performed against the Canadian Capital Markets industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how EPX.H performed against the Canadian Market.


Shareholder returns

EPX.HIndustryMarket
7 Day0%8.0%6.3%
30 Day0%-10.7%-5.3%
90 Dayn/a-19.0%-20.3%
1 Yearn/a-8.7%-13.0%-17.0%-19.7%
3 Yearn/a-0.6%-13.4%-7.9%-16.5%
5 Year-57.1%-57.1%10.5%-13.9%3.7%-11.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is eShippers Management undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.06x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate EPX.H's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate EPX.H's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EPX.H is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the CA Capital Markets industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

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

4.5%

Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 eShippers Management 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 eShippers Management performed over the past 5 years?

8.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EPX.H is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: EPX.H is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EPX.H is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: EPX.H is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-9.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EPX.H has a negative Return on Equity (-8.79%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is eShippers Management's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EPX.H's short term assets (CA$702.5K) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$13.4K).

Long Term Liabilities: EPX.H has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EPX.H is debt free.

Reducing Debt: EPX.H currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: EPX.H has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: EPX.H has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 5.3% each year


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Dividend

What is eShippers Management's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EPX.H's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EPX.H's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of EPX.H'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?

3.9yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Leo N. Berezan (64yo)

3.83s

Tenure

Mr. Leo N. S. Berezan has been a Co-Owner of R. M. Berezan & Sons Ltd. for 40 years. Mr. Berezan has been President of eShippers Management Ltd. since June 23, 2016. He is the Owner at Substantial real est ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Leo N. Berezan
President & Director3.83yrsno data7.11% CA$150.0k
Edward Leung
CFO & Director3.92yrsno data0.014% CA$299.9
Gerald Shields
Independent Director9.42yrsno data1.24% CA$26.1k
Virginia Olnick
Independent Director3.83yrsno data2% CA$42.2k

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: EPX.H's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


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

eShippers Management Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: eShippers Management Ltd.
  • Ticker: EPX.H
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 1992
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: CA$2.109m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.06m
  • Website: https://null

Location

  • eShippers Management Ltd.
  • 20171 92A Avenue
  • Suite 203
  • Langley
  • British Columbia
  • V1M 3A5
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EPX.HTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 2000

Biography

eShippers Management Ltd., a mineral exploration company, focuses on acquiring, exploring, and developing exploration and evaluation assets. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Langley, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/10 09:47
End of Day Share Price2020/02/28 00:00
Earnings2020/02/29
Annual Earnings2019/05/31


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.