Lingo Media Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and supports a suite of English language learning solutions in the People’s Republic of China.
Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Lingo Media's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LM has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LM underperformed the Canadian Media industry which returned -13.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LM underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -24.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lingo Media's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Lingo Media 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: LM (CA$0.04) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$0.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Media industry average.
PE vs Market: LM 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 LM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the CA Media industry average (0.7x).
How is Lingo Media forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Lingo Media 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.
- Examine Lingo Media's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Lingo Media competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
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How has Lingo Media performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -49.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (81.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LM has a negative Return on Equity (-26.14%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Lingo Media's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LM's short term assets (CA$1.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$775.8K).
Long Term Liabilities: LM's short term assets (CA$1.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$289.8K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 222.4%.
Inventory Level: LM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if LM's debt is covered by short term assets.
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 LM has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: LM is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -3.5% per year.
What is Lingo Media's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LM'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 LM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LM'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
Gali Bar-Ziv (47yo)
Mr. Gali Bar-Ziv has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Lingo Media Corporation since December 11, 2018. He was the Chief Operating Officer of Lingo Media Corporation from June 2009 to ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gali's total compensation ($USD123.28K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD159.13K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gali's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CFO, Treasurer & Secretary||8.25yrs||CA$79.00k||1.11% CA$13.7k|
|Senior Sales Director||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LM's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||9.42yrs||no data||2.53% CA$31.5k|
|Independent Director||9.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: LM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lingo Media Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lingo Media Corporation
- Ticker: LM
- Exchange: TSXV
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: CA$1.244m
- Shares outstanding: 35.53m
- Website: https://www.lingomedia.com
- Lingo Media Corporation
- 151 Bloor Street West
- Suite 703
- M5S 1S4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LMDC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Sep 2000|
|LM||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 2000|
|LIMA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 2000|
Lingo Media Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and supports a suite of English language learning solutions in the People’s Republic of China. The company operates in two segments, License of Intellectual Property, and Online and Offline Language Learning. The License of Intellectual Property segment publishes print-based English language learning textbook programs. It co-publishes approximately 671 million units from library of program titles. The Online English Language Learning segment provides Web-based educational technology English language learning training and assessment solutions, such as Web-based software licensing subscriptions, online and professional services, audio practice tools, and multi-platform applications. It offers approximately 2,000 hours of interactive learning through various product offerings that include Winnie’s World, English Academy, Scholar, Campus, English for Success, and Master and English for Success. This segment also markets its products in Latin America through a network of distributors. Lingo Media Corporation is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/31 01:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/23 00:00|
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