WILD Stock Overview
WildBrain Ltd. develops, produces, and distributes films and television programs worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$2.47|
|52 Week High||CA$4.20|
|52 Week Low||CA$2.29|
|1 Month Change||-0.40%|
|3 Month Change||-27.35%|
|1 Year Change||-7.14%|
|3 Year Change||30.69%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-26.27%|
Recent News & Updates
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...
|WILD||CA Entertainment||CA Market|
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.
|WILD Average Weekly Movement||9.9%|
|Entertainment Industry Average Movement||12.7%|
|Market Average Movement||10.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.4%|
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
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
|WILD fundamental statistics|
Is WILD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WILD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$285.85m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.092|
|Net Profit Margin||3.13%|
How did WILD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is WILD undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
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.
|What is WILD's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does WILD's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|WILD PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
TBRD Thunderbird Entertainment Group
AMEN Amcomri Entertainment
RAY.A Stingray Group
CJR.B Corus Entertainment
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.
|Current PE Ratio||27x|
|Fair PE Ratio||31.7x|
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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How is WildBrain forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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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How has WildBrain performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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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How is WildBrain's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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$583.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WILD's net debt to equity ratio (165.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WILD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 116.6% to 185.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WILD's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11%).
Interest Coverage: WILD's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).
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What is WildBrain current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WILD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WILD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WILD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WILD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: WILD is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as WILD has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Eric Ellenbogen (65 yo)
Mr. Eric Ellenbogen has been serves as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board at WildBrain Ltd. (formerly known as DHX Media Ltd.) since August 29, 2019 and served as its Non-Executive In...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: WILD's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WILD's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
WildBrain Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- WildBrain Ltd.
- 5657 Spring Garden Road
- Suite 505
- Nova Scotia
- B3J 3R4
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/04 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/04 00:00|
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.