TSX:GVC

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Glacier Media

Executive Summary

Glacier Media Inc. operates as an information and marketing solutions company in Canada and the United States.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.

Risks

  • Glacier Media is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Glacier Media's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.4%

TSX:GVC

0.8%

CA Media

1.4%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-12.5%

TSX:GVC

8.7%

CA Media

-4.1%

CA Market

GVC underperformed the Media industry which returned 8% over the past year.

GVC underperformed the Market in Canada which returned -4.9% over the past year.


Share holder returns

GVCIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.4%0.8%1.4%
30 Day-1.4%0.6%-2.2%
90 Day14.8%-2.8%-1.1%
1 Year-12.5%-12.5%13.0%8.7%-0.7%-4.1%
3 Year2.9%2.9%24.8%10.2%15.1%4.8%
5 Year-46.6%-49.6%24.2%-2.2%12.8%-3.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Glacier Media undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

2.24x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Glacier Media to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Glacier Media to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Glacier Media is good value based on earnings compared to the CA Media industry average.

Glacier Media is good value based on earnings compared to the Canada market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Glacier Media, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Glacier Media is good value based on assets compared to the CA Media industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Glacier Media expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

5.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Glacier Media is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Glacier Media's earnings are expected to grow by 5.9% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare Glacier Media's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.

Glacier Media's earnings growth is positive but not above the Canada market average.

Glacier Media's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.9%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Glacier Media will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Glacier Media performed over the past 5 years?

38.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Glacier Media has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Glacier Media has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.

Glacier Media has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the North America Media industry average.


Return on Equity

Glacier Media has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Glacier Media used its assets more efficiently than the CA Media industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Glacier Media improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Glacier Media's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Glacier Media is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Glacier Media's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Glacier Media's level of debt (14.1%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (27.8% vs 14.1% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.7%, less than 20% of total debt).

Unable to confirm if the interest payments on Glacier Media's debt are well covered by earnings due to lack of past financial data.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.8x debt.


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Dividend

What is Glacier Media's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Glacier Media's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Glacier Media's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Glacier Media has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Glacier Media's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Glacier Media has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Glacier Media's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jonathon James Kennedy 0

21.6yrs

Tenure

CA$483,991

Compensation

Mr. Jonathon James Leslie Kennedy has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of GVIC Communications Corp. since March 23, 2006. Mr. Kennedy has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Gla ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Jonathon James's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Canada.

Jonathon James's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

6.3yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the Glacier Media management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

19.3yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the Glacier Media board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Glacier Media individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyCA$4,149,50422 Jul 19
Madison Venture Corporation
EntityCompany
Shares6,383,846
Max PriceCA$0.65
BuyCA$13,00018 Jun 19
Orest Smysnuik
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Shares20,000
Max PriceCA$0.65
BuyCA$773,63731 May 19
Osmium Partners, LLC
EntityCompany
Shares1,216,000
Max PriceCA$0.65
BuyCA$6,500,00423 May 19
Madison Venture Corporation
EntityCompany
Shares10,000,000
Max PriceCA$0.65
BuyCA$90,20628 Sep 18
Madison Venture Corporation
EntityCompany
Shares120,500
Max PriceCA$0.76
BuyCA$251,71921 Sep 18
Madison Venture Corporation
EntityCompany
Shares332,000
Max PriceCA$0.76
BuyCA$2,31420 Sep 18
Mark Melville
EntityIndividual
Role
Senior Key Executive
President of Glacier Business Information
Shares4,000
Max PriceCA$0.58
SellCA$45,60020 Sep 18
Timothy McElvaine
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares60,000
Max PriceCA$0.76
BuyCA$51,32219 Sep 18
Jonathon James Kennedy
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares67,000
Max PriceCA$0.77
BuyCA$11,25614 Sep 18
Madison Venture Corporation
EntityCompany
Shares15,000
Max PriceCA$0.76

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jonathon James Kennedy

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 21.6yrs
    • Compensation: CA$483.99k
  • Bruce Aunger

    Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 19.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$29.00k
  • Mark Melville (49yo)

    President of Glacier Business Information

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: CA$459.54k
  • Orest Smysnuik

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 15.6yrs
    • Compensation: CA$345.49k
  • Bill Whitelaw

    EVP of Business Information

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Alvin Brouwer

    President of Lower Mainland Publishing Ltd & Community Digital Media

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
  • Peter Kvarnstrom

    President of Community Media

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Bob Willcox

    President of Glacier FarmMedia

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
  • Janny Vincent

    CEO & President of Fundata

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Martin Robert

    President of Inceptus Media

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs

Board Members

  • Tim McElvaine (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$28.00k
  • Andy Robertson (74yo)

    Executive Chairman of InfoMine and Chief Executive Officer of InfoMine

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
  • Geoffrey Scott

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 19.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$23.00k
  • Jonathon James Kennedy

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 21.6yrs
    • Compensation: CA$483.99k
  • Sam Grippo

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: CA$24.00k
  • Bruce Aunger

    Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 19.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$29.00k
  • Chris Heming

    Director

    • Tenure: 19.3yrs
    • Compensation: CA$60.27k

Company Information

Glacier Media Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Glacier Media Inc.
  • Ticker: GVC
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: CA$87.649m
  • Shares outstanding: 125.21m
  • Website: https://www.glaciermedia.ca

Number of Employees


Location

  • Glacier Media Inc.
  • 2188 Yukon Street
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V5Y 3P1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GVCTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMar 1989
GLMF.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMar 1989

Biography

Glacier Media Inc. operates as an information and marketing solutions company in Canada and the United States. It operates through three segments: Environmental, Property and Financial Information; Commodi ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/22 00:10
End of Day Share Price2019/08/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.