TSXV:HFC

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Executive Summary

Hampton Financial Corporation, through its subsidiary, Hampton Securities Limited, engages in wealth management and capital markets activities in Canada.


Snowflake Analysis

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

How has Hampton Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

HFC

3.6%

CA Capital Markets

1.5%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-20.6%

HFC

4.5%

CA Capital Markets

-11.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: HFC underperformed the Canadian Capital Markets industry which returned 2.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HFC underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -12.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HFCIndustryMarket
7 Day0%3.6%1.5%
30 Day-10.0%-0.8%-2.3%
90 Day-25.0%31.8%12.2%
1 Year-20.6%-20.6%9.9%4.5%-8.4%-11.5%
3 Year-75.5%-75.5%24.1%7.7%4.4%-5.5%
5 Yearn/a48.9%17.1%21.9%3.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Hampton Financial undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Hampton Financial is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Hampton Financial has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of HFC’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Hampton Financial regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Diversified Financials industry.

Future Growth

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

7.4%

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 Hampton Financial 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.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of HFC’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Hampton Financial competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Diversified Financials industry.

Past Performance

How has Hampton Financial performed over the past 5 years?

7.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HFC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: HFC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HFC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: HFC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-5.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HFC's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is Hampton Financial's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HFC has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: HFC has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HFC has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: HFC's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


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: HFC has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: HFC has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 2.2% each year.


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Dividend

What is Hampton Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HFC'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 HFC'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?

0.9yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Peter Deeb

no data

Tenure

CA$562,791

Compensation

Mr. Peter Michael Deeb serves as Chairman of the Board and Director at Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. He serves as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hampton Financial Corporation a ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD414.63K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD173.14K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Peter Deeb
Executive Chairman & CEOno dataCA$562.79k55.54% CA$2.3m
Sharon Castelino
President0.42yrno data1.61% CA$67.5k
William Thomson
Independent Lead Directorno dataCA$40.00kno data
John Sununu
Independent Director4yrsCA$40.00k0.56% CA$23.6k
Ralph Lean
Independent Vice Chairman0.42yrno datano data
Daniel Mathieson
Independent Director1.42yrsCA$20.00k0.32% CA$13.5k

0.9yrs

Average Tenure

78yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HFC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.9 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Hampton Financial Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hampton Financial Corporation
  • Ticker: HFC
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: CA$4.193m
  • Shares outstanding: 31.06m
  • Website: https://www.hamptonsecurities.com

Location

  • Hampton Financial Corporation
  • 141 Adelaide Street West
  • Suite 1800
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5H 3L5
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HFCTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesSubordinate Voting sharesCACADAug 2016

Biography

Hampton Financial Corporation, through its subsidiary, Hampton Securities Limited, engages in wealth management and capital markets activities in Canada. The company operates as an investment dealer; and provides investment advisory and brokerage services. It also offers investment solutions and financial instruments to private and institutional clients; and insurance and estate planning services. In addition, the company provides investment banking services, which include private placements, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic advisory, and sponsorships; institutional sales and trading; and capital markets transactions. Hampton Financial Corporation is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Hampton Financial Corporation is a subsidiary of Deeb & Company Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/07 00:34
End of Day Share Price2020/06/22 00:00
Earnings2020/05/31
Annual Earnings2019/08/31


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.