MFI Stock Overview
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. produces food products in the United States, Canada, Japan, China, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$25.72|
|52 Week High||CA$32.60|
|52 Week Low||CA$24.30|
|1 Month Change||-6.47%|
|3 Month Change||-12.16%|
|1 Year Change||-1.08%|
|3 Year Change||-10.32%|
|5 Year Change||-21.44%|
|Change since IPO||337.79%|
Recent News & Updates
|MFI||CA Food||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: MFI exceeded the Canadian Food industry which returned -23.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MFI exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -4.1% over the past year.
|MFI Average Weekly Movement||3.7%|
|Food Industry Average Movement||10.3%|
|Market Average Movement||10.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.4%|
Stable Share Price: MFI is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MFI's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. produces food products in the United States, Canada, Japan, China, and internationally. It produces various food products, including prepared meats, ready-to-cook and ready-to-serve meals, snacks kits, fresh pork and poultry, and plant protein products. The company offers its products under various brands, including Maple Leaf, Schneiders, Greenfield Natural Meat Co., Swift, Prime, Maple Leaf Natural Selections, Mina, Big Stick, Cappola, Deli Express, Field Roast Grain Meat Co., Holiday, Hygrade, Larsen, Lightlife, Lunch Mate, Main Street Deli, Maple Leaf Foodservice, Mitchell’s, Olympic Craft Meats, Parma, Shopsy’s, Sunrise, and Swift.
Maple Leaf Foods Fundamentals Summary
|MFI fundamental statistics|
Is MFI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MFI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$3.97b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.55|
|Net Profit Margin||1.50%|
How did MFI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is MFI undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MFI?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MFI's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does MFI's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|MFI PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: MFI is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (46.4x) compared to the peer average (24.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MFI's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Food Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: MFI is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (46.4x) compared to the Canadian Food industry average (13.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MFI's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||46.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||57.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: MFI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (46.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (57.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MFI when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: MFI (CA$25.72) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$103.97)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MFI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MFI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
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How is Maple Leaf Foods forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MFI's forecast earnings growth (68% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: MFI's earnings (68% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MFI's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MFI's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MFI's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MFI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Maple Leaf Foods performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MFI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MFI's current net profit margins (1.5%) are lower than last year (3.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MFI's earnings have declined by 12.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MFI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MFI had negative earnings growth (-58.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-10.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MFI's Return on Equity (3.3%) is considered low.
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How is Maple Leaf Foods's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MFI's short term assets (CA$1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$663.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: MFI's short term assets (CA$1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$1.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MFI's net debt to equity ratio (61.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MFI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.5% to 65% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MFI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.4%).
Interest Coverage: MFI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.4x coverage).
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What is Maple Leaf Foods's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MFI's dividend (3.11%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.03%).
High Dividend: MFI's dividend (3.11%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.33%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MFI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MFI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (133%), MFI's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: MFI is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael McCain (62 yo)
Mr. Michael H. McCain, O.C., B.B.A., serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. since May 2022. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Maple Leaf Foods Inc., since January 1, 19...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD5.37M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD3.50M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MFI's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MFI's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MFI 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.
Maple Leaf Foods Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
- Ticker: MFI
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Implied Market Cap: CA$3.190b
- Shares outstanding: 124.04m
- Website: https://www.mapleleaffoods.com
Number of Employees
- Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
- 6985 Financial Drive
- L5N 0A1
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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.