Questor Technology Inc., an environmental clean technology company, designs, manufactures, and services waste gas combustion systems in Canada and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Questor Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: QST is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: QST's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Energy Services
1 Year Return
CA Energy Services
Return vs Industry: QST underperformed the Canadian Energy Services industry which returned -12.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QST underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 12.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Questor Technology's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDid You Miss Questor Technology's (CVE:QST) Impressive 217% Share Price Gain?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StQuestor Technology Inc. (CVE:QST) Insiders Have Been Selling
3 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing Questor Technology Inc. (CVE:QST) By 36%?
Is Questor Technology undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: QST (CA$2.17) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$1.17)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QST is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (500.6x) compared to the CA Energy Services industry average (15x).
PE vs Market: QST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (500.6x) compared to the Canadian market (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: QST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the CA Energy Services industry average (0.6x).
How is Questor Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: QST's forecast earnings growth (197.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: QST's earnings (197.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (26% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: QST's revenue (33.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: QST's revenue (33.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: QST's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.7%).
How has Questor Technology performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QST has a large one-off loss of CA$841.3K impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: QST's current net profit margins (0.9%) are lower than last year (26.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QST's earnings have grown significantly by 41% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: QST's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: QST had negative earnings growth (-98.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Energy Services industry average (-57.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QST's Return on Equity (0.3%) is considered low.
How is Questor Technology's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QST's short term assets (CA$22.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: QST's short term assets (CA$22.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$3.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QST is debt free.
Reducing Debt: QST has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: QST has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: QST has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Questor Technology current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QST's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QST's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QST's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QST's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of QST's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ms. Audrey Mascarenhas, P.Eng., FCAE, has been the President and Chief Executive Officer at Questor Technology, Inc. since June 7, 2005 and served as its Interim Chief Operating Officer since June 8, 2020 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Audrey's total compensation ($USD515.68K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD149.84K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Audrey's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|CFO & Corporate Secretary||5.33yrs||CA$378.34k||0.46% |
|Chief Operating Officer||0.42yr||no data||0.49% |
|Vice President of Sales & Marketing||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
|President of ClearPower Systems Inc.||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: QST's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||CA$36.51k||0.031% |
|Independent Director||26.08yrs||CA$36.51k||1% |
|Chairman||no data||CA$38.51k||0.15% |
Experienced Board: QST's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 19.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: QST 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.
Questor Technology Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Questor Technology Inc.
- Ticker: QST
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: CA$59.206m
- Shares outstanding: 27.41m
- Website: https://www.questortech.com
- Questor Technology Inc.
- 140 – 4th Avenue SW
- Suite 2240
- T2P 3N3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|QST||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Mar 1998|
|QUTI.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Mar 1998|
|79Q||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 1998|
Questor Technology Inc., an environmental clean technology company, designs, manufactures, and services waste gas combustion systems in Canada and internationally. The company sells, rents, and services wa...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/01 23:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/01 00:00|
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