WildBrain Ltd. develops, produces, distributes, broadcasts, and licenses television and film programs for conventional and specialty terrestrial and cable/satellite television broadcasters worldwide.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has WildBrain's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WILD's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WILD underperformed the Canadian Entertainment industry which returned -54.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WILD underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -22.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is WildBrain's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is WildBrain undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WILD (CA$0.84) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$0.75)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WILD is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WILD is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Entertainment industry average.
PE vs Market: WILD 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 WILD's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WILD is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the CA Entertainment industry average (1x).
How is WildBrain forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WILD is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: WILD is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: WILD is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WILD's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (3.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WILD's revenue (2.3% 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 WILD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has WildBrain performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WILD is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WILD is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WILD is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -76% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WILD's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WILD is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (5.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WILD has a negative Return on Equity (-13.03%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is WildBrain's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WILD's short term assets (CA$442.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$248.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: WILD's short term assets (CA$442.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$531.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WILD's debt to equity ratio (99%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WILD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 137.7% to 99% over the past 5 years.
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 WILD has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: WILD is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 38.1% per year.
What is WildBrain's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WILD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WILD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WILD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WILD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: WILD is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WILD'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
Eric Ellenbogen (62yo)
Mr. Eric Ellenbogen has been serves as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board at DHX Media Ltd since August 29, 2019 and served as its Non-Executive Independent Director since Decemeber 1 ...
|CEO & Vice Chairman of the Board||0.67yr||CA$506.45k||0.19% CA$269.7k|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.58yr||CA$1.04m||0.040% CA$58.0k|
|Executive Vice President of Peanuts Worldwide||1.5yrs||CA$872.86k||no data|
|Co-Founder||no data||CA$2.59m||no data|
|Executive VP Finance & Chief Accounting Officer||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||no data||no data||0.0042% CA$6.1k|
|Director of Corporate & Trade Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Communications||0.17yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WILD's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Vice Chairman of the Board||0.67yr||CA$506.45k||0.19% CA$269.7k|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||2.08yrs||CA$178.35k||0.052% CA$74.5k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||0.67yr||CA$264.31k||0.094% CA$134.4k|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||5.92yrs||CA$220.56k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||5.92yrs||CA$286.31k||0.090% CA$129.7k|
|Non-Executive Director||4.33yrs||CA$311.06k||0.020% CA$28.1k|
|Non-Executive Director||1.83yrs||CA$250.35k||1.05% CA$1.5m|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||1.33yrs||CA$182.25k||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||1.33yrs||CA$180.25k||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: WILD's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WILD insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.1%.
WildBrain Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WildBrain Ltd.
- Ticker: WILD
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: CA$143.672m
- Shares outstanding: 171.04m
- Website: https://www.wildbrain.com
Number of Employees
- WildBrain Ltd.
- 5657 Spring Garden Road
- Suite 505
- Nova Scotia
- B3J 3R4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WILD||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Variable Voting Shares||CA||CAD||May 2018|
|WLDB.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Variable Voting Shares||US||USD||May 2018|
WildBrain Ltd. develops, produces, distributes, broadcasts, and licenses television and film programs for conventional and specialty terrestrial and cable/satellite television broadcasters worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Content Business, DHX Television, and Consumer Products Represented. It focuses on children’s, youth, and family productions; offers animation programs; and provides production services. The company also sells initial broadcast rights; packages programs; and reuses rights to existing series to individual broadcasters and other content exhibitors, as well as pre-sells series in development. In addition, the company holds broadcast licenses for Family Channel, Family Jr., Télémagino, and Family CHRGD television channels; and exploits the company’s own and third party brands in toys, games, apparel, publishing, and other categories. Further, it licenses its brands, such as Peanuts, Strawberry Shortcake, Teletubbies, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Johnny Test, In the Night Garden, and Twirlywoos, as well as music publishing and retransmission rights, and live tours. The company was formerly known as DHX Media Ltd. and changed its name to WildBrain Ltd. in December 2019. WildBrain Ltd. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Halifax, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/07 05:15|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/06 00:00|
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