Ovintiv Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids. More Details
Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Ovintiv's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: OVV is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: OVV's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
CA Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: OVV exceeded the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned 37.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: OVV exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 39.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ovintiv's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Ovintiv 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: OVV (CA$29.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$32.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: OVV is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: OVV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: OVV 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 OVV's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: OVV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average (1.4x).
How is Ovintiv forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: OVV is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: OVV is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: OVV's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: OVV's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: OVV's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: OVV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16%).
How has Ovintiv performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: OVV is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: OVV is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: OVV is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 0.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare OVV's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: OVV is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-31.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: OVV has a negative Return on Equity (-158.9%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Ovintiv's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: OVV's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: OVV's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($8.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: OVV's debt to equity ratio (179.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: OVV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 86.7% to 179.4% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable OVV has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: OVV is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 54% per year.
What is Ovintiv current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: OVV's dividend (1.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.49%).
High Dividend: OVV's dividend (1.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.81%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: OVV's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: OVV's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: OVV is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: OVV's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (10.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Suttles (59 yo)
Mr. Douglas James Suttles, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Ovintiv Inc. since June 10, 2013. Mr. Suttles served as President of Ovintiv Inc. since June 30, 2020 until December 1...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD11.18M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD3.80M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: OVV's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: OVV's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: OVV insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Ovintiv Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ovintiv Inc.
- Ticker: OVV
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2020
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: CA$7.805b
- Shares outstanding: 261.04m
- Website: https://www.ovintiv.com
Number of Employees
- Ovintiv Inc.
- 370 17th Street
- Suite 1700
- United States
Ovintiv Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids. It operates through USA Operations, Canadian O...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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