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Neptune Wellness Solutions

Executive Summary

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. operates as an integrated health and wellness company. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with limited growth.


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Share Price & News

How has Neptune Wellness Solutions's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NEPT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NEPT's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

12.2%

NEPT

0.4%

CA Personal Products

-0.5%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-36.1%

NEPT

16.1%

CA Personal Products

1.6%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: NEPT underperformed the Canadian Personal Products industry which returned 16.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NEPT underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 1.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NEPTIndustryMarket
7 Day12.2%0.4%-0.5%
30 Day32.2%4.1%3.4%
90 Day-4.0%1.0%13.2%
1 Year-36.1%-36.1%17.0%16.1%5.3%1.6%
3 Year-32.9%-32.9%6.3%4.4%13.1%2.3%
5 Year65.8%65.8%53.5%53.5%66.0%40.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Neptune Wellness Solutions's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Neptune Wellness Solutions undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.93x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NEPT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NEPT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NEPT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Personal Products industry average.

PE vs Market: NEPT 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 NEPT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NEPT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the CA Personal Products industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Neptune Wellness Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

57.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: NEPT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: NEPT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: NEPT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: NEPT's revenue (48.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (7.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NEPT's revenue (48.9% 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 NEPT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Neptune Wellness Solutions performed over the past 5 years?

-42.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NEPT is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NEPT is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NEPT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 42.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NEPT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: NEPT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Personal Products industry (28.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NEPT has a negative Return on Equity (-42.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Neptune Wellness Solutions's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NEPT's short term assets (CA$56.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$21.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: NEPT's short term assets (CA$56.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$5.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NEPT's debt to equity ratio (2.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: NEPT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 22.6% to 2.1% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: NEPT has sufficient cash runway for 2 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.

Forecast Cash Runway: NEPT is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 1 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.


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Dividend

What is Neptune Wellness Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NEPT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NEPT'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 NEPT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NEPT'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 NEPT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Cammarata

1.5yrs

Tenure

CA$59,066,391

Compensation

Mr. Michael Cammarata serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. since July 08, 2019 and serves as its President. He is the Founder at Random Occurrence, a venture ca...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD46.29M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD542.24K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Michael's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Cammarata
President1.5yrsCA$59.07m1.57%
CA$ 5.2m
Michel Timperio
President of Cannabis Business4yrsCA$319.51k0%
CA$ 0
James Hamilton
1.5yrsCA$358.27k0.064%
CA$ 213.3k
Graham Wood
Chief Scientific Officer1.67yrsCA$760.46kno data
Stephen Lijoi
Vice President Operationsno dataCA$613.29kno data
Toni Rinow
CFO, VP & Global Operating Officer0.75yrCA$179.56kno data
John Ripplinger
Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Jean-Daniel Bélanger
VP of Legal Affairs & Corporate Secretary3.58yrsCA$253.77kno data
Sabrina Di Blasio
Director of Marketing & Communicationsno datano datano data
Roger Corriveau
Vice-President of Business Developmentno dataCA$91.20kno data
Marc Vaugeois
Vice President of Sales3yrsCA$816.77kno data
Paola Patti
Director Human Resources2yrsno datano data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: NEPT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Cammarata
President1.5yrsCA$59.07m1.57%
CA$ 5.2m
John Moretz
Independent Chairman3.42yrsCA$125.00k3.13%
CA$ 10.4m
Steven Nissen
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board13.25yrsno datano data
Ronald Denis
Independent Director21yrsCA$65.00kno data
Jane Pemberton
Independent Director0.42yrno data0.0038%
CA$ 12.6k
Melvin Dionne
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board13.25yrsno datano data
Demian Barbas
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board13.25yrsno datano data
Magdy Abdel-Malik
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board13.25yrsno datano data
Thomas Hartman
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board13.25yrsno datano data
Richard Schottenfeld
Independent Director4.58yrsCA$75.50k0.14%
CA$ 463.8k
Joseph Buaron
Independent Director0.75yrno datano data
Michael de Geus
Independent Director0.75yrno datano data

8.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: NEPT's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NEPT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 38.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.
  • Ticker: NEPT
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: CA$332.862m
  • Shares outstanding: 129.52m
  • Website: https://neptunecorp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.
  • 545 Promenade du Centropolis
  • Suite 100
  • Laval
  • Quebec
  • H7T 0A3
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NEPTTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJul 2001
NEPTNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJul 2001
NTUDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJul 2001

Biography

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. operates as an integrated health and wellness company. It builds a portfolio of lifestyle brands and consumer packaged goods products under the Forest Remedies and Ocean Rem...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/18 23:03
End of Day Share Price2021/01/18 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.