Western Energy Services Corp. operates as an oilfield service company in Canada and the United States.
Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Western Energy Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WRG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Energy Services
1 Year Return
CA Energy Services
Return vs Industry: WRG exceeded the Canadian Energy Services industry which returned -64.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WRG exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -11% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Western Energy Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own Western Energy Services Corp. (TSE:WRG) Shares?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StNeed To Know: The Consensus Just Cut Its Western Energy Services Corp. (TSE:WRG) Estimates For 2020
2 months ago | Simply Wall StImagine Owning Western Energy Services (TSE:WRG) And Taking A 97% Loss Square On The Chin
Is Western Energy Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WRG's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WRG's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WRG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Energy Services industry average.
PE vs Market: WRG 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 WRG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WRG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the CA Energy Services industry average (0.3x).
How is Western Energy Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WRG is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: WRG is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: WRG is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WRG's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WRG's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WRG is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Western Energy Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WRG is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WRG is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WRG is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WRG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WRG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (4.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WRG has a negative Return on Equity (-34.29%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Western Energy Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WRG's short term assets (CA$45.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$24.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: WRG's short term assets (CA$45.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$257.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WRG's debt to equity ratio (89.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WRG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 42.3% to 89.4% 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 WRG has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: WRG is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 32% per year.
What is Western Energy Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WRG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WRG'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 WRG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WRG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: WRG is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WRG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Alex R. MacAusland (50yo)
Mr. Alex R. N. MacAusland has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Western Energy Services Corp. since December 1, 2013 and since December 8, 2009 Respectively. Mr. MacAusland served as the Ch ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alex R.'s total compensation ($USD651.01K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD158.18K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alex R.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Independent Director||10.42yrs||CA$79.98k||0.70% CA$161.2k|
|Independent Chairman||6.42yrs||CA$86.17k||9.03% CA$2.1m|
|Independent Director||8.92yrs||CA$74.98k||0.97% CA$224.2k|
|Chairman of Stoneham Drilling Trust||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Stoneham Drilling Trust||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.92yrs||CA$74.98k||0.20% CA$46.1k|
Experienced Board: WRG's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Western Energy Services Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Western Energy Services Corp.
- Ticker: WRG
- Exchange: TSX
- Industry: Oil and Gas Drilling
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: CA$23.184m
- Shares outstanding: 90.92m
- Website: https://www.wesc.ca
Number of Employees
- Western Energy Services Corp.
- 215 – 9th Avenue South West
- Suite 1700
- T2P 1K3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WRG||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Oct 2004|
|W1T2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2004|
|WEEE.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 2004|
Western Energy Services Corp. operates as an oilfield service company in Canada and the United States. The company operates through Contract Drilling and Production Services segments. The Contract Drilling segment provides contract drilling services using drilling rigs and auxiliary equipment to contracts with exploration and production companies. The Production Services segment offers well servicing rig and related equipment services, as well as oilfield rental equipment services to other oilfield service companies. The company owns and operates 57 drilling rigs; and 66 service rigs. It serves crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. Western Energy Services Corp. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/28 13:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/27 00:00|
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