5N Plus Inc. produces and sells engineered materials and specialty chemicals in Europe, Asia, the Americas, and internationally. More Details
Good value with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has 5N Plus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VNP has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VNP matched the Canadian Chemicals industry which returned -20.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VNP underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -7.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is 5N Plus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is 5N Plus 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: VNP (CA$1.82) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$3.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VNP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VNP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.6x) compared to the CA Chemicals industry average (28.9x).
PE vs Market: VNP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.6x) compared to the Canadian market (16.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VNP is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VNP is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the CA Chemicals industry average (1.9x).
How is 5N Plus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VNP's forecast earnings growth (66.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: VNP's earnings (66.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (23.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VNP's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VNP'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 VNP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has 5N Plus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VNP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VNP's current net profit margins (1.9%) are lower than last year (4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VNP has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 69.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: VNP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VNP had negative earnings growth (-56.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-16.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VNP's Return on Equity (3%) is considered low.
How is 5N Plus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VNP's short term assets ($142.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($31.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: VNP's short term assets ($142.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($75.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VNP's debt to equity ratio (47%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VNP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 42.8% to 47% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VNP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (48%).
Interest Coverage: VNP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.4x coverage).
What is 5N Plus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VNP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VNP's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VNP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VNP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VNP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
AJ Roshan (49 yo)
Mr. Arjang J. Roshan, also known as AJ, has been Chief Executive Officer and President at 5N Plus Inc. since February 15, 2016. He has 25 years of international and executive experience in managing and gro ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: AJ's total compensation ($USD1.66M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD178.66K).
Compensation vs Earnings: AJ's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||6.5yrs||US$675.79k||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Electronic Materials||3.58yrs||US$657.90k||0.091% |
|Executive Vice President of Eco-Friendly Materials||3.58yrs||US$634.08k||0.061% |
Experienced Management: VNP's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||US$118.00k||0.25% |
|Independent Director||12.75yrs||US$125.00k||1.49% |
|Independent Chairman||4.67yrs||US$150.00k||1.86% |
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||US$113.00k||0.20% |
|Independent Director||0.33yr||no data||0.021% |
Experienced Board: VNP's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
5N Plus Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: 5N Plus Inc.
- Ticker: VNP
- Exchange: TSX
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$149.462m
- Shares outstanding: 82.12m
- Website: https://www.5nplus.com
Number of Employees
- 5N Plus Inc.
- 4385 Garand Street
- H4R 2B4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VNP||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Dec 2007|
|EMB||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2007|
|FPLS.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 2007|
5N Plus Inc. produces and sells engineered materials and specialty chemicals in Europe, Asia, the Americas, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Electronic Materials and Eco-Friendly Materials ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/20 05:51|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/18 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.