Village Farms International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and distributes greenhouse-grown tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers in North America. More Details
High growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Village Farms International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VFF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VFF's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VFF exceeded the Canadian Food industry which returned 4.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VFF exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -0.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Village Farms International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StVillage Farms International (TSE:VFF) Shareholders Have Enjoyed A Whopping 581% Share Price Gain
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Village Farms International (TSE:VFF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
5 months ago | Simply Wall StDon't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In Village Farms International, Inc. (TSE:VFF)
Is Village Farms International 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: VFF (CA$13.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$111.05)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VFF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VFF is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Food industry average.
PE vs Market: VFF 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 VFF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VFF is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.6x) compared to the CA Food industry average (2.3x).
How is Village Farms International 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: VFF is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: VFF is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: VFF's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VFF's revenue (30.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VFF's revenue (30.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if VFF's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Village Farms International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VFF is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VFF is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VFF is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 13.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VFF's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VFF is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (46.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VFF has a negative Return on Equity (-1.39%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Village Farms International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VFF's short term assets ($93.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($23.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: VFF's short term assets ($93.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($33.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VFF's debt to equity ratio (17.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: VFF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 82.5% to 17.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VFF's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if VFF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Village Farms International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VFF's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VFF's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VFF's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VFF's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: VFF is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VFF's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike DeGiglio (65 yo)
Mr. Michael A. DeGiglio, also known as Mike, has been the President at Village Farms International, Inc. since October 18, 2006 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since its inception in 1989. Mr. DeG...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD2.03M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO, Executive VP||6.67yrs||US$1.77m||1.23% |
|Senior Vice President of Produce Sales & Operations||no data||US$293.63k||0.037% |
|Director of Corporate Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Grower Relations & Supply Development||no data||US$300.48k||no data|
|Corporate Controller||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VFF's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.8 years average tenure).
|CFO, Executive VP||6.67yrs||US$1.77m||1.23% |
|Independent Chairman||14.83yrs||US$465.44k||0.16% |
|Independent Director||17yrs||US$460.33k||0.26% |
|Independent Director||14.08yrs||US$151.50k||0.053% |
|Independent Director||9.42yrs||US$149.99k||0.20% |
Experienced Board: VFF's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: VFF insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 26.1%.
Village Farms International, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Village Farms International, Inc.
- Ticker: VFF
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: CA$977.685m
- Shares outstanding: 66.06m
- Website: https://www.villagefarms.com
Number of Employees
- Village Farms International, Inc.
- 4700-80th Street
- British Columbia
- V4K 3N3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VFF||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Dec 2003|
|VFF||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 2003|
|02V||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2003|
Village Farms International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and distributes greenhouse-grown tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers in North America. It operates through three segm...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/01 23:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/01 00:00|
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