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Executive Summary

Armada Data Corporation, an information and marketing services company, engages in the accumulation and sale of data related to the purchase of new and used vehicles in Canada. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record.

Share Price & News

How has Armada Data's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ARD is more volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 22% a week.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine ARD's volatility change over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

15.4%

ARD

-8.8%

CA Interactive Media and Services

0.4%

CA Market


1 Year Return

87.5%

ARD

325.2%

CA Interactive Media and Services

11.1%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: ARD underperformed the Canadian Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 317.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ARD exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 10.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ARDIndustryMarket
7 Day15.4%-8.8%0.4%
30 Day-14.3%13.5%3.2%
90 Day42.9%93.5%7.3%
1 Year87.5%87.5%329.9%325.2%15.2%11.1%
3 Year3.4%3.4%182.7%176.4%24.7%12.9%
5 Year200.0%200.0%133.6%120.4%60.1%35.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Armada Data's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Armada Data undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

13.7%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ARD (CA$0.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$0.17)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ARD is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ARD is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.4x) compared to the XN Interactive Media and Services industry average (32.4x).

PE vs Market: ARD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.4x) compared to the Canadian market (17.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ARD is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the CA Interactive Media and Services industry average (8x).


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Future Growth

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

54.0%

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 Armada Data 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 Armada Data performed over the past 5 years?

2.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ARD's current net profit margins (3.1%) are higher than last year (2.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ARD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 2.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: ARD's earnings growth over the past year (28.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (2.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ARD earnings growth over the past year (28.3%) underperformed the Interactive Media and Services industry 28.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: ARD's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Armada Data's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARD's short term assets (CA$1.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$477.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: ARD's short term assets (CA$1.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$238.4K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARD is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ARD has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 162%.

Debt Coverage: ARD has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: ARD has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Armada Data current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

6.67%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ARD's dividend (6.67%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.54%).

High Dividend: ARD's dividend (6.67%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.93%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ARD's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ARD's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (169.2%), ARD's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

20.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

R. Matthews

20.33yrs

Tenure

CA$109,200

Compensation

Mr. R. James Matthews, Bcomm has been the President , Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of Armada Data Corp. since October 2000 and served as its Treasurer. Mr. Matthews has been an Owner/Manager of Le...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: R.'s total compensation ($USD87.26K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD152.14K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
R. Matthews
CEO, President20.33yrsCA$109.20k20.13%
CA$ 551.2k
Elizabeth Matthews
CFO & Controller8.25yrsCA$96.00kno data
Eli Oszlak
CTO, VP & Director20.33yrsCA$109.20k9.77%
CA$ 267.5k

20.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: ARD's management team is seasoned and experienced (20.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
R. Matthews
CEO, President20.33yrsCA$109.20k20.13%
CA$ 551.2k
Eli Oszlak
CTO, VP & Director20.33yrsCA$109.20k9.77%
CA$ 267.5k
Robert Montemarano
Independent Director18.25yrsno data0.58%
CA$ 16.0k
Gregory Harris
Director18.75yrsCA$45.49kno data
Fred Marotta
Independent Director11.75yrsno datano data
Glenn Hrabovsky
Independent Director7.92yrsno data0.74%
CA$ 20.2k

18.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: ARD's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ARD 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

Armada Data Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Armada Data Corporation
  • Ticker: ARD
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: CA$2.739m
  • Shares outstanding: 17.67m
  • Website: https://www.armadadata.com

Location

  • Armada Data Corporation
  • 5080 Timberlea Boulevard
  • Suite 215
  • Mississauga
  • Ontario
  • L4W 4M2
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ARDTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 2000

Biography

Armada Data Corporation, an information and marketing services company, engages in the accumulation and sale of data related to the purchase of new and used vehicles in Canada. The company offers accurate ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/26 00:03
End of Day Share Price2021/02/25 00:00
Earnings2020/11/30
Annual Earnings2020/05/31


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.