CCA Stock Overview
Cogeco Communications Inc. operates as a communications corporation in North America.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$102.92|
|52 Week High||CA$123.07|
|52 Week Low||CA$93.80|
|1 Month Change||-7.23%|
|3 Month Change||-1.35%|
|1 Year Change||-9.48%|
|3 Year Change||12.13%|
|5 Year Change||32.15%|
|Change since IPO||794.96%|
Recent News & Updates
|CCA||CA Media||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: CCA underperformed the Canadian Media industry which returned -7.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CCA underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.8% over the past year.
|CCA Average Weekly Movement||3.3%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||5.2%|
|Market Average Movement||9.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.4%|
Stable Share Price: CCA is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CCA's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Cogeco Communications Inc. operates as a communications corporation in North America. It operates in two segments, Canadian Broadband Services and American Broadband Services. The company offers Internet, video, and telephony services to residential and business customers through its two-way broadband fiber networks.
Cogeco Communications Fundamentals Summary
|CCA fundamental statistics|
Is CCA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CCA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$1.40b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||8.87|
|Net Profit Margin||15.16%|
How did CCA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is Cogeco Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
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: CCA (CA$102.92) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$277.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CCA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CCA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the Canadian Media industry average (11.2x).
PE vs Market: CCA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the Canadian market (11.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CCA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CCA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the CA Media industry average (1.3x).
How is Cogeco Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CCA's forecast earnings growth (3.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: CCA's earnings (3.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CCA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CCA's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CCA's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CCA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.7%).
How has Cogeco Communications performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CCA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CCA's current net profit margins (15.2%) are lower than last year (15.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CCA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 12.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CCA's earnings growth over the past year (4.8%) is below its 5-year average (12.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CCA earnings growth over the past year (4.8%) exceeded the Media industry 2.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CCA's Return on Equity (14.9%) is considered low.
How is Cogeco Communications's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CCA's short term assets (CA$511.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$608.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: CCA's short term assets (CA$511.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$5.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CCA's net debt to equity ratio (148.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CCA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 183.9% to 154.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CCA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.3%).
Interest Coverage: CCA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.8x coverage).
What is Cogeco Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CCA's dividend (2.74%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.91%).
High Dividend: CCA's dividend (2.74%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.91%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CCA's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CCA's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.7%), CCA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (55.6%), CCA's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Philippe Jette (56 yo)
Mr. Philippe Jette, Eng, has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc., since September 01, 2018. He serves as Director of Cogeco Inc. since January 11, 2019....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Philippe's total compensation ($USD3.48M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD3.43M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Philippe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CCA's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CCA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CCA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cogeco Communications Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cogeco Communications Inc.
- Ticker: CCA
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Cable and Satellite
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: CA$4.756b
- Shares outstanding: 46.21m
- Website: https://corpo.cogeco.com/cca/en
Number of Employees
- Cogeco Communications Inc.
- 1, Place Ville-Marie
- Suite 3301
- H3B 3N2
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/23 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/20 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.