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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. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.


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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

Stable Share Price: GVC is more volatile than 90% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 28% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GVC's weekly volatility has increased from 20% to 28% over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.5%

GVC

-0.8%

CA Media

2.7%

CA Market


1 Year Return

n/a

GVC

-13.3%

CA Media

0.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how GVC performed against the Canadian Media industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how GVC performed against the Canadian Market.


Shareholder returns

GVCIndustryMarket
7 Day7.5%-0.8%2.7%
30 Day23.9%3.6%12.3%
90 Day23.9%-3.6%6.1%
1 Yearn/a-10.0%-13.3%4.2%0.5%
3 Year-48.2%-48.2%-0.1%-10.6%12.8%1.9%
5 Year-63.0%-63.0%26.6%4.6%49.7%26.8%

Long-Term 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 compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GVC (CA$0.29) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$3.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GVC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GVC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Media industry average.

PE vs Market: GVC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GVC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the CA Media industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

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

7.3%

Forecasted Media 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 Glacier Media 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 Glacier Media performed over the past 5 years?

67.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GVC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GVC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GVC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 67.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GVC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: GVC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (78.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GVC has a negative Return on Equity (-9.35%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Glacier Media's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GVC's short term assets (CA$60.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$55.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: GVC's short term assets (CA$60.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$13.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GVC's debt to equity ratio (5.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: GVC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 26.6% to 5.7% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable GVC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: GVC is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 44.3% per year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GVC'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 GVC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GVC'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?

4.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jonathon James Kennedy

22.83yrs

Tenure

CA$751,791

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

Compensation vs Market: Jonathon James's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD163.92K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jonathon James's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jonathon James Kennedy
CEO, President & Director22.83yrsCA$751.79k0.25%
CA$ 90.9k
Orest Smysnuik
Chief Financial Officer16.83yrsCA$404.49k0.19%
CA$ 67.4k
Mark Melville
President of Glacier Business Informationno dataCA$683.58kno data
Bruce Aunger
Secretary & Independent Director20.58yrsCA$29.00k0.33%
CA$ 117.6k
Bill Whitelaw
Executive Vice President of Business Informationno datano datano data
Peter Kvarnstrom
President of Community Mediano datano datano data
Bob Willcox
President of Glacier FarmMedia4.17yrsno datano data
Alvin Brouwer
President of Lower Mainland Publishing Ltd & Community Digital Media7.58yrsno datano data
Janny Vincent
CEO & President of Fundatano datano datano data
Martin Robert
President of Inceptus Media4.17yrsno datano data
Andrew Robertson
Executive Chairman of InfoMine and Chief Executive Officer of InfoMine4.17yrsno datano data
Sue Belisle
President & Publisher of Business - Vancouver Media Group4.17yrsno datano data

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

73yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: GVC's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jonathon James Kennedy
CEO, President & Director22.83yrsCA$751.79k0.25%
CA$ 90.9k
Bruce Aunger
Secretary & Independent Director20.58yrsCA$29.00k0.33%
CA$ 117.6k
Andrew Robertson
Executive Chairman of InfoMine and Chief Executive Officer of InfoMine4.17yrsno datano data
Geoffrey Scott
Independent Director20.58yrsCA$28.00k0.36%
CA$ 129.9k
Sam Grippo
Chairman of the Boardno dataCA$25.00k0.56%
CA$ 200.8k
S. Heming
Director20.5yrsCA$43.10kno data
Hugh McKinnon
Independent Director1yrno data0.20%
CA$ 70.7k

20.5yrs

Average Tenure

73yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GVC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 20.5 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

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$35.686m
  • 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 and Property Information; Commodity Informat...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/29 23:01
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.