TSXV:QST

Stock Analysis Report

Questor Technology

Executive Summary

Questor Technology Inc., an environmental cleantech company, focuses on clean air technologies in Canada and internationally.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.

Risks

  • Questor Technology has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Share Price & News

How has Questor Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-8.1%

TSXV:QST

3.5%

CA Energy Services

1.6%

CA Market


1 Year Return

78.8%

TSXV:QST

-30.5%

CA Energy Services

-0.5%

CA Market

QST outperformed the Energy Services industry which returned -30.5% over the past year.

QST outperformed the Market in Canada which returned -0.5% over the past year.


Share holder returns

QSTIndustryMarket
7 Day-8.1%3.5%1.6%
30 Day-12.7%8.7%3.9%
90 Day-20.1%-7.4%0.8%
1 Year78.8%78.8%-28.6%-30.5%3.0%-0.5%
3 Year384.1%384.1%-22.5%-28.1%19.5%8.8%
5 Year11.8%11.8%-67.4%-70.8%21.0%3.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Questor Technology undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Questor Technology's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Questor Technology's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Questor Technology is good value based on earnings compared to the CA Energy Services industry average.

Questor Technology is good value based on earnings compared to the Canada market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Questor Technology is good value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Questor Technology is overvalued based on assets compared to the CA Energy Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Questor Technology expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

33.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Questor Technology's revenue is expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Questor Technology's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Questor Technology's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Canada market average.

Questor Technology's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Canada market average.

Questor Technology's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.9%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Questor Technology will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Questor Technology performed over the past 5 years?

36.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Questor Technology has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Questor Technology's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (20.6% vs 36.3%)

Questor Technology's earnings growth has exceeded the CA Energy Services industry average in the past year (20.6% vs 15.8%).


Return on Equity

Questor Technology has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


Return on Assets

Questor Technology used its assets more efficiently than the CA Energy Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Questor Technology has become profitable over the past 3 years. This is considered to be a significant improvement in its use of capital (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Questor Technology's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Questor Technology is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Questor Technology's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Questor Technology has no debt.

Questor Technology has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.

Questor Technology has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Questor Technology has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Questor Technology has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Questor Technology's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Questor Technology's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Questor Technology's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Questor Technology has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Questor Technology's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Questor Technology has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Questor Technology's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Audrey Mascarenhas 0

14.3yrs

Tenure

CA$392,080

Compensation

Ms. Audrey Mascarenhas, P.Eng and M. Eng, has been the President and Chief Executive Officer at Questor Technology, Inc. since June 7, 2005. Ms. Mascarenhas served as the Chief Operating Officer and Execut ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Audrey's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Canada.

Audrey's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

The tenure for the Questor Technology management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

6.0yrs

Average Tenure

The tenure for the Questor Technology board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

Questor Technology individual insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellCA$119,52027 Jun 19
John Sutherland
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares24,000
Max PriceCA$4.98
SellCA$203,00011 Jun 19
John Sutherland
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares40,600
Max PriceCA$5.00
SellCA$280,00007 Jun 19
John Sutherland
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares56,000
Max PriceCA$5.00
SellCA$306,25031 May 19
John Sutherland
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares61,250
Max PriceCA$5.00
SellCA$207,03023 May 19
John Sutherland
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares40,200
Max PriceCA$5.15
SellCA$166,95022 May 19
John Sutherland
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares31,800
Max PriceCA$5.25
SellCA$105,00022 May 19
Jean-Michel Gires
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares20,000
Max PriceCA$5.25
SellCA$90,16521 May 19
Justin Mahendra
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Sales
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Shares17,500
Max PriceCA$5.20
BuyCA$192,11818 Apr 19
Alan Hanlon
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares40,000
Max PriceCA$4.85
SellCA$4,620,00017 Apr 19
James Inkster
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Independent Chairman of the Board
Shares1,000,000
Max PriceCA$4.62
SellCA$48,00025 Feb 19
John Sutherland
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares9,600
Max PriceCA$5.00
SellCA$80,40028 Jan 19
Justin Mahendra
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Sales
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Shares20,000
Max PriceCA$4.02

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Audrey Mascarenhas

    President

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$392.08k
  • Dan Zivkusic

    CFO & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
    • Compensation: CA$271.58k
  • John Sutherland

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 5.6yrs
    • Compensation: CA$286.58k
  • Bob Miller

    President of ClearPower Systems Inc.

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Justin Mahendra

    Vice President of Sales & Marketing

    • Tenure: 2yrs

Board Members

  • Jean-Michel Gires

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6yrs
    • Compensation: CA$23.50k
  • Audrey Mascarenhas

    President

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$392.08k
  • James Inkster

    Independent Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: CA$24.00k
  • Stew Hanlon (59yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: CA$24.00k

Company Information

Questor Technology Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Questor Technology Inc.
  • Ticker: QST
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: CA$107.794m
  • Shares outstanding: 27.15m
  • Website: https://www.questortech.com

Location

  • Questor Technology Inc.
  • 140 – 4th Avenue SW
  • Suite 2240
  • Calgary
  • Alberta
  • T2P 3N3
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
QSTTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMar 1998
QUTI.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMar 1998
79QDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURMar 1998

Biography

Questor Technology Inc., an environmental cleantech company, focuses on clean air technologies in Canada and internationally. The company designs, manufactures, and services waste gas combustion systems; p ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/17 23:48
End of Day Share Price2019/09/17 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.