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Stingray Group TSX:RAY.A Stock Report

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17 Aug, 2022


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RAY.A fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health2/6

RAY.A Stock Overview

Stingray Group Inc. operates as a music, media, and technology company worldwide.

Stingray Group Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Stingray Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$5.99
52 Week HighCA$7.85
52 Week LowCA$5.13
1 Month Change-4.16%
3 Month Change-7.85%
1 Year Change-20.03%
3 Year Change-23.40%
5 Year Change-31.23%
Change since IPO-17.38%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 07
Stingray Group (TSE:RAY.A) Has Announced A Dividend Of CA$0.075

Stingray Group (TSE:RAY.A) Has Announced A Dividend Of CA$0.075

Stingray Group Inc. ( TSE:RAY.A ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of CA$0.075 per share on the 15th of...

Shareholder Returns

RAY.ACA MediaCA Market

Return vs Industry: RAY.A underperformed the Canadian Media industry which returned -9.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RAY.A underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 2.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is RAY.A's price volatile compared to industry and market?
RAY.A volatility
RAY.A Average Weekly Movement6.1%
Media Industry Average Movement5.4%
Market Average Movement10.6%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market18.9%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.2%

Stable Share Price: RAY.A is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: RAY.A's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

20071,000Eric Boyko

Stingray Group Inc. operates as a music, media, and technology company worldwide. The company offers Stingray Music, a multiplatform music service that gives listeners free access to curated music channels on television (TV), web, and mobile; Stingray Naturescape, a channel in 4K resolution; Stingray Now 4K, a curated 4K TV channel; and Stingray Festival 4K, a television channel that broadcasts exclusively in native 4K and Dolby Digital audio. It also provides Stingray Qello, an over-the-top streaming service on TV, mobile, and the web; Stingray Classica, a TV channel dedicated to classical music, including operas, ballets, concerts, and documentaries; Stingray iConcerts, a source for various live concerts; and Stingray DJAZZ, a TV channel dedicated to jazz and jazz-related genres, such as soul, blues, funk, gospel, hip-hop, fusion, reggae, Latin, swing, and bebop.

Stingray Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Stingray Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
RAY.A fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$417.66m
Earnings (TTM)CA$38.48m
Revenue (TTM)CA$296.51m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
RAY.A income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCA$201.93m
Gross ProfitCA$94.58m
Other ExpensesCA$56.10m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.55
Gross Margin31.90%
Net Profit Margin12.98%
Debt/Equity Ratio137.4%

How did RAY.A perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does RAY.A pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy RAY.A by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Stingray Group dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateAug 30 2022
Dividend Pay DateSep 15 2022
Days until Ex dividend12 days
Days until Dividend pay date28 days

Does RAY.A pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is RAY.A undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for RAY.A?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

RAY.A key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9.9x
PEG Ratio0.7x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does RAY.A's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

RAY.A PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for RAY.A vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average13.1x
CJR.B Corus Entertainment
ZUM ZoomerMedia
WILD WildBrain
RAY.A Stingray Group

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: RAY.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.9x) compared to the peer average (13.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does RAY.A's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the North American Media Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: RAY.A is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.9x) compared to the Canadian Media industry average (9.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is RAY.A's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

RAY.A PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio10.9x
Fair PE Ratio12.7x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: RAY.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.7x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of RAY.A when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: RAY.A (CA$5.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$24.56)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Stingray Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RAY.A's forecast earnings growth (15.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: RAY.A's earnings (15.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (7.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: RAY.A's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: RAY.A's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RAY.A's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: RAY.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23.5%)

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Past Performance

How has Stingray Group performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RAY.A has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: RAY.A's current net profit margins (13%) are lower than last year (16.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RAY.A's earnings have grown significantly by 51.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: RAY.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: RAY.A had negative earnings growth (-9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-7.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: RAY.A's Return on Equity (13.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Stingray Group's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RAY.A's short term assets (CA$100.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$122.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: RAY.A's short term assets (CA$100.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$477.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RAY.A's net debt to equity ratio (132.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: RAY.A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 62.4% to 137.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: RAY.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.8%).

Interest Coverage: RAY.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.2x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Stingray Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayAug 18 2022Ex Dividend DateAug 30 2022Dividend Pay DateSep 15 202216 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 12 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: RAY.A's dividend (5.01%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.85%).

High Dividend: RAY.A's dividend (5.01%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.28%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, RAY.A has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: RAY.A's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (55%), RAY.A's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (30.7%), RAY.A's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Eric Boyko (52 yo)





Mr. Eric Boyko, CGA, C.P.A., Co-founded Stingray Group Inc. (formerly known as Stingray Digital Group Inc.) in 2007 and has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since 2010. Mr. Boyko Co-Founded S...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD800.86K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.25M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: RAY.A's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: RAY.A's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: RAY.A 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

Stingray Group Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Stingray Group Inc.
  • Ticker: RAY.A
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$417.661m
  • Shares outstanding: 69.73m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Stingray Group Inc.
  • 730 Wellington Street
  • Montreal
  • Quebec
  • H3C 1T4
  • Canada


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/17 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/17 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.