TCL.A Stock Overview
Transcontinental Inc. engages in the flexible packaging business in Canada, the United States, Latin America, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$16.16|
|52 Week High||CA$26.45|
|52 Week Low||CA$14.60|
|1 Month Change||-4.89%|
|3 Month Change||-21.74%|
|1 Year Change||-30.61%|
|3 Year Change||12.22%|
|5 Year Change||-32.78%|
|Change since IPO||370.11%|
Recent News & Updates
Is Transcontinental (TSE:TCL.A) A Risky Investment?
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|TCL.A||CA Packaging||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: TCL.A underperformed the Canadian Packaging industry which returned -8.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TCL.A underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.3% over the past year.
|TCL.A Average Weekly Movement||5.1%|
|Packaging Industry Average Movement||6.0%|
|Market Average Movement||9.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: TCL.A is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TCL.A's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Transcontinental Inc. engages in the flexible packaging business in Canada, the United States, Latin America, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. It operates through Packaging, Printing, and Media sectors. The Packaging sector engages in the extrusion, lamination, printing, and converting packaging solutions; and manufacturing and recycling flexible plastic, including rollstock, bags and pouches, coextruded films, shrink films and bags, and advanced coatings.
Transcontinental Fundamentals Summary
|TCL.A fundamental statistics|
Is TCL.A overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|TCL.A income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$2.27b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jan 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Jun 08, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.40|
|Net Profit Margin||4.47%|
How did TCL.A perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is Transcontinental undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TCL.A (CA$16.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$62.75)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TCL.A is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TCL.A is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.5x) compared to the Canadian Packaging industry average (18x).
PE vs Market: TCL.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.5x) compared to the Canadian market (11.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate TCL.A's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TCL.A is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the CA Packaging industry average (1.7x).
How is Transcontinental forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if TCL.A's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if TCL.A's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TCL.A's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TCL.A's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TCL.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.7%).
How has Transcontinental 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: TCL.A has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: TCL.A's current net profit margins (4.5%) are lower than last year (6.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TCL.A's earnings have declined by 9.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TCL.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: TCL.A had negative earnings growth (-21.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Packaging industry average (5.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TCL.A's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.
How is Transcontinental's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TCL.A's short term assets (CA$935.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$586.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: TCL.A's short term assets (CA$935.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TCL.A's net debt to equity ratio (48.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TCL.A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 31.3% to 50% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TCL.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25%).
Interest Coverage: TCL.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.7x coverage).
What is Transcontinental current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 6/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: TCL.A's dividend (5.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.88%).
High Dividend: TCL.A's dividend (5.57%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.99%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: TCL.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: TCL.A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (64.5%), TCL.A's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (91.7%), TCL.A's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
H. Brues (52 yo)
Mr. H. Peter Brues serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at Transcontinental Inc. since December 10, 2021. He has been a Director of Transcontinental Inc. since September 6, 2018. Mr. Brues has h...
Experienced Management: TCL.A's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TCL.A's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TCL.A insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Transcontinental Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Transcontinental Inc.
- Ticker: TCL.A
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Metal and Glass Containers
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: CA$1.369b
- Shares outstanding: 86.69m
- Website: https://tctranscontinental.com
Number of Employees
- Transcontinental Inc.
- 1 Place Ville Marie
- Suite 3240
- H3B 0G1
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/17 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.