TSX:BBL.A

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Brampton Brick Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells masonry and landscape products in Canada and the United States.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has Brampton Brick's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BBL.A has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-6.5%

BBL.A

0.6%

CA Basic Materials

0.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

0.2%

BBL.A

22.2%

CA Basic Materials

4.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: BBL.A underperformed the Canadian Basic Materials industry which returned 22.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BBL.A underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BBL.AIndustryMarket
7 Day-6.5%0.6%0.1%
30 Day-13.2%0.8%0.9%
90 Dayn/a-4.9%3.7%
1 Year0.2%0.2%23.2%22.2%7.8%4.5%
3 Year-27.7%-27.7%9.3%6.7%18.2%7.5%
5 Year-7.3%-7.3%62.1%55.6%33.7%14.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Brampton Brick undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

14.13x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BBL.A (CA$6.51) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$5.57)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BBL.A is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BBL.A is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the Basic Materials industry average (18.5x).

PE vs Market: BBL.A is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the Canadian market (16.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BBL.A's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BBL.A is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the CA Basic Materials industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is Brampton Brick forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.2%

Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Brampton Brick has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Brampton Brick performed over the past 5 years?

48.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BBL.A has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BBL.A's current net profit margins (3.5%) are lower than last year (5.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BBL.A has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 48.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: BBL.A's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BBL.A had negative earnings growth (-46.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Basic Materials industry average (20.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BBL.A's Return on Equity (2.9%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Brampton Brick's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BBL.A's short term assets (CA$88.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$26.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: BBL.A's short term assets (CA$88.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$57.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BBL.A's debt to equity ratio (21.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BBL.A's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 38.7% to 21.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BBL.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.2%).

Interest Coverage: BBL.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: BBL.A has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: BBL.A's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.4x debt).


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Dividend

What is Brampton Brick's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.4%industryaverage1.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BBL.A's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BBL.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BBL.A's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: BBL.A is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BBL.A'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?

6.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jeffrey Kerbel 0

CA$1,006,791

Compensation

Dr. Jeffrey Gordon Kerbel serves as the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brampton Brick Limited. He serves as Co-Owner at Brazos Brick Holdings Limited. Dr. Kerbel serves as  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeffrey's total compensation ($USD761.93K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD154.65K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jeffrey's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jeffrey Kerbel
Chairman0yrsCA$1.01m1.1% CA$783.8k
Trevor Sandler
VP of Finance & CFO8.3yrsCA$492.98kno data
David Carter
Chief Operating Officer5.9yrsCA$579.25kno data
J. Duke
Senior Vice President of Manufacturing0yrsCA$356.03kno data
Judy Pryma
Vice-President of Sales - Clay Products0yrsCA$299.77kno data
Bradley Cobbledick
Vice President of Technical Services6.5yrsno datano data
Elliot Bender
Vice-President of Business Development & Marketing3.9yrsno datano data
Marilia Macias
Controller13.1yrsno data0.082% CA$58.6k

6.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: BBL.A's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jeffrey Kerbel
Chairman0yrsCA$1.01m1.1% CA$783.8k
John Piecuch
Lead Director13.3yrsCA$145.75k0.032% CA$22.8k
Howard Kerbel
Director28.9yrsCA$49.75k0.27% CA$192.4k
Jim De Gasperis
Independent Director21.8yrsCA$46.75k0.33% CA$233.1k
Peter Smith
Independent Director21.8yrsCA$49.75k0.050% CA$35.8k
P. Grant
Independent Director14.8yrsCA$74.75k0.014% CA$9.8k
Kenneth Tanenbaum
Independent Director7.8yrsCA$93.25kno data
Christopher Bratty
Independent Director2.8yrsCA$109.75kno data
Adam M. Peterson
Independent Director3.8yrsCA$49.75k0.14% CA$97.7k

14.0yrs

Average Tenure

70yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BBL.A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Brampton Brick Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Brampton Brick Limited
  • Ticker: BBL.A
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1871
  • Industry: Construction Materials
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$71.571m
  • Shares outstanding: 10.99m
  • Website: https://www.bramptonbrick.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Brampton Brick Limited
  • 225 Wanless Drive
  • Brampton
  • Ontario
  • L7A 1E9
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BBL.ATSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesClass A Subordinate Voting SharesCACADNov 1986
BMPA.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesClass A Subordinate Voting SharesUSUSDNov 1986

Biography

Brampton Brick Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells masonry and landscape products in Canada and the United States. The company operates through two segments, Masonry Products and Landscape Products. The Masonry Products segment offers clay bricks; and a range of concrete masonry products, including stone veneer, concrete bricks, and blocks. The Landscape Products segment provides concrete paving stones, retaining walls, and garden walls; and sells accessory products. The company serves residential construction, as well as institutional, commercial, and industrial building projects. Brampton Brick Limited was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Brampton, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/23 23:53
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
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.