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WILD

WildBrain TSX:WILD Stock Report

Last Price

CA$2.47

Market Cap

CA$428.8m

7D

-3.9%

1Y

-7.1%

Updated

04 Jul, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
WILD fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health1/6
Dividends0/6

WILD Stock Overview

WildBrain Ltd. develops, produces, and distributes films and television programs worldwide.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for WildBrain
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$2.47
52 Week HighCA$4.20
52 Week LowCA$2.29
Beta1.03
1 Month Change-0.40%
3 Month Change-27.35%
1 Year Change-7.14%
3 Year Change30.69%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-26.27%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 25
These 4 Measures Indicate That WildBrain (TSE:WILD) Is Using Debt Extensively

These 4 Measures Indicate That WildBrain (TSE:WILD) Is Using Debt Extensively

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

WILDCA EntertainmentCA Market
7D-3.9%-3.6%-0.8%
1Y-7.1%-49.9%-5.0%

Return vs Industry: WILD exceeded the Canadian Entertainment industry which returned -49.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WILD underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WILD's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WILD volatility
WILD Average Weekly Movement9.9%
Entertainment Industry Average Movement12.7%
Market Average Movement10.1%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market17.4%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.4%

Stable Share Price: WILD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WILD's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2004700Eric Ellenbogenhttps://www.wildbrain.com

WildBrain Ltd. develops, produces, and distributes films and television programs worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Content Business and Canadian Television Broadcasting. It focuses on children and family content, including animated series; and provides production services, as well as operates children’s channels on YouTube.

WildBrain Fundamentals Summary

How do WildBrain's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WILD fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$428.82m
Earnings (TTM)CA$15.91m
Revenue (TTM)CA$507.83m

27.0x

P/E Ratio

0.8x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
WILD income statement (TTM)
RevenueCA$507.83m
Cost of RevenueCA$285.85m
Gross ProfitCA$221.98m
Other ExpensesCA$206.07m
EarningsCA$15.91m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.092
Gross Margin43.71%
Net Profit Margin3.13%
Debt/Equity Ratio185.1%

How did WILD perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for WILD?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

WILD 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/Revenue2.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA12.7x
PEG Ratio0.4x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does WILD's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

WILD PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for WILD vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average16.4x
TBRD Thunderbird Entertainment Group
38.3x60.4%CA$173.3m
AMEN Amcomri Entertainment
8.9xn/aCA$40.5m
RAY.A Stingray Group
13.1x17.6%CA$436.8m
CJR.B Corus Entertainment
5.2xn/aCA$737.6m
WILD WildBrain
27x64.8%CA$428.8m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: WILD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27x) compared to the peer average (16.4x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does WILD's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the North American Entertainment Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: WILD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27x) compared to the North American Entertainment industry average (24.3x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is WILD'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.

WILD PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio27x
Fair PE Ratio31.7x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: WILD is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.7x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: WILD (CA$2.47) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$1.62)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WILD is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: WILD is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)


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Future Growth

How is WildBrain forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


64.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: WILD's forecast earnings growth (64.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: WILD's earnings (64.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (7.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: WILD's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: WILD's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WILD's revenue (10.1% 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


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Past Performance

How has WildBrain performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-23.5%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WILD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WILD became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WILD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -23.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: WILD has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: WILD has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (0.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WILD's Return on Equity (15.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is WildBrain's financial position?

Financial Health Score

1/6

Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WILD's short term assets (CA$468.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$291.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: WILD's short term assets (CA$468.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$583.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WILD's net debt to equity ratio (165.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: WILD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 116.6% to 185.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: WILD's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11%).

Interest Coverage: WILD's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is WildBrain current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

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 recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WILD'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 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.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: WILD is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as WILD has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

2.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Eric Ellenbogen (65 yo)

2.92yrs

Tenure

CA$3,192,390

Compensation

Mr. Eric Ellenbogen has been serves as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board at WildBrain Ltd. (formerly known as DHX Media Ltd.) since August 29, 2019 and served as its Non-Executive In...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD2.48M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.29M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: WILD's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: WILD's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 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

WildBrain Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: WildBrain Ltd.
  • Ticker: WILD
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$428.819m
  • Shares outstanding: 173.61m
  • Website: https://www.wildbrain.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • WildBrain Ltd.
  • 5657 Spring Garden Road
  • Suite 505
  • Halifax
  • Nova Scotia
  • B3J 3R4
  • Canada

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/07/04 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/07/04 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.