TSXV:NTE

Stock Analysis Report

Network Media Group

Executive Summary

Network Media Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and exploits film and television properties in North America and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Network Media Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NTE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

15.6%

NTE

16.0%

CA Entertainment

7.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

23.3%

NTE

-47.1%

CA Entertainment

-25.3%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: NTE exceeded the Canadian Entertainment industry which returned -47.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NTE exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -25.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NTEIndustryMarket
7 Day15.6%16.0%7.1%
30 Day-7.5%-55.0%-24.1%
90 Day5.7%-57.2%-26.7%
1 Year23.3%23.3%-45.0%-47.1%-22.9%-25.3%
3 Year-19.6%-19.6%-65.1%-70.1%-15.6%-23.4%
5 Year146.7%146.7%-64.9%-71.3%-3.2%-17.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Network Media Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Network Media Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

12.3x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NTE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NTE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NTE is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (18.9x).

PE vs Market: NTE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the Canadian market (10.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NTE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the CA Entertainment industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is Network Media Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

12.3%

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 Network Media Group 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 Network Media Group performed over the past 5 years?

5.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NTE has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NTE became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NTE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 5.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: NTE has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (5.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst NTE's Return on Equity (25.38%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


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Financial Health

How is Network Media Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NTE's short term assets (CA$5.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$16.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: NTE's short term assets (CA$5.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$90.6K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NTE's debt to equity ratio (109.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: NTE had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: NTE has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: NTE's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.1x debt).


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: NTE is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.

Forecast Cash Runway: NTE is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.


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Dividend

What is Network Media Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NTE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NTE'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 NTE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NTE'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 NTE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.


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Management

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

6.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Derik Murray (62yo)

8.25s

Tenure

CA$291,330

Compensation

Mr. Derik A. Murray is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Network Entertainment Inc. Mr. Murray has been the Chief Executive Officer of Network Media Group Inc., since December 29, 2011. He is executiv ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Derik's total compensation ($USD207.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD157.44K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Derik Murray
Founder8.25yrsCA$291.33k11.37% CA$1.5m
Paul Gertz
President8.25yrsCA$254.87k5.17% CA$665.4k
Darren Battersby
Chief Financial Officer5.42yrsCA$122.70k0.40% CA$51.4k
Kent Wingerak
Senior Vice-President of Business Affairs4.17yrsno datano data
Trevor Treweeke
Director of Capital Marketsno datano datano data

6.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: NTE's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Derik Murray
Founder8.25yrsCA$291.33k11.37% CA$1.5m
Paul Gertz
President8.25yrsCA$254.87k5.17% CA$665.4k
Frank Palmer
Member of Strategic Advisory Board8yrsno datano data
Gregory Zeschuk
Independent Director6.25yrsCA$5.69k4.23% CA$543.8k
Alexander Cox
Member of Strategic Advisory Board8yrsno datano data
Michael McIsaac
Independent Director1.58yrsCA$11.90k0.027% CA$3.5k
Alidad Pejman
Chairmanno datano datano data
Steven Kotlowitz
Independent Director8yrsCA$26.08k0.0041% CA$524.8
Rem Langan
Member of Strategic Advisory Board8yrsno datano data

8.0yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: NTE's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NTE insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Network Media Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Network Media Group Inc.
  • Ticker: NTE
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: CA$12.863m
  • Shares outstanding: 73.51m
  • Website: https://www.networkmediagroup.ca

Location

  • Network Media Group Inc.
  • 1055 West Georgia Street
  • Suite 1500
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6E 4N7
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NTETSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJan 2012
NMGG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 2012
25ZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 2012

Biography

Network Media Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and exploits film and television properties in North America and internationally. The company develops, finances, produces, markets, and distributes factual/non-scripted television series, documentaries, biographies, docudramas, theatrical documentary films, online programming, and specialty sports and entertainment productions. It also provides production services to third parties. Network Media Group Inc. is based in Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/28 02:43
End of Day Share Price2020/03/27 00:00
Earnings2019/08/31
Annual Earnings2018/11/30


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.