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Wow Unlimited Media

Executive Summary

Wow Unlimited Media Inc., an animation-focused entertainment company, produces and distributes animated content for film, television, and online distribution channels in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.7%

WOW

-4.9%

CA Entertainment

-2.3%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-37.7%

WOW

-53.5%

CA Entertainment

-8.6%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: WOW exceeded the Canadian Entertainment industry which returned -53.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WOW underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -8.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WOWIndustryMarket
7 Day2.7%-4.9%-2.3%
30 Day-5.0%-5.8%-4.5%
90 Day26.7%-10.8%5.7%
1 Year-37.7%-37.7%-52.9%-53.5%-5.5%-8.6%
3 Year-78.7%-78.7%-66.2%-70.5%5.8%-4.4%
5 Year-84.8%-84.8%-70.9%-76.0%38.3%17.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Wow Unlimited Media undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.21x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WOW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XN Entertainment industry average.

PE vs Market: WOW 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 WOW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WOW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the CA Entertainment industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Wow Unlimited Media forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

-3.2%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if WOW's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if WOW's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: WOW's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WOW's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.2% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WOW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Wow Unlimited Media performed over the past 5 years?

-21.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WOW is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: WOW is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WOW is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 21.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WOW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: WOW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (58.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WOW has a negative Return on Equity (-492.37%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Wow Unlimited Media's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WOW's short term assets (CA$37.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$53.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: WOW's short term assets (CA$37.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$14.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WOW's debt to equity ratio (714.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: WOW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 1184.9% to 714.3% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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 WOW has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: WOW is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 17.7% per year.


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Dividend

What is Wow Unlimited Media current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WOW'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 WOW'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?

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Hirsh (72 yo)

3.75yrs

Tenure

CA$325,000

Compensation

Mr. Michael Hirsh has been the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at WOW Unlimited Media Inc. since December 16, 2016. Mr. Hirsh serves as the President of Ezrin Hirsh Entertainment Inc. Mr. Hi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD242.35K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD177.10K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Hirsh
CEO & Executive Chairman3.75yrsCA$325.00k7.97%
CA$ 970.3k
Indranil Chakravarti
President & COO3.75yrsCA$325.00k1.62%
CA$ 197.6k
John Vandervelde
CFO, Executive VP & Corporate Secretary3.08yrsCA$275.00k0.35%
CA$ 42.2k
Michael Hefferon
Executive VP1.58yrsCA$350.00kno data
Frederick Seibert
Chief Creative Officer & Director3.75yrsCA$404.46k14.61%
CA$ 1.8m
Bill Mitoulas
Investor Relations Officerno datano datano data
Kim Wilder
Senior Vice President of Production & Operations11.33yrsCA$262.74k0.21%
CA$ 25.7k
Marni Shulman
Senior VP & GM3yrsno datano data
Tanya Green
Head of Preschool0.17yrno datano data
Gregory Little
Senior Vice President of Content - Mainframe Studiosno datano datano data
Cheryl Nex
President of EP Canada LP15.08yrsCA$216.62kno data

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: WOW's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Hirsh
CEO & Executive Chairman3.75yrsCA$325.00k7.97%
CA$ 970.3k
Frederick Seibert
Chief Creative Officer & Director3.75yrsCA$404.46k14.61%
CA$ 1.8m
Stuart Snyder
Independent Director0.58yrno datano data
Marc Bertrand
Independent Director3.75yrsCA$41.00k0.35%
CA$ 42.2k
Lawrence Chernin
Independent Director0.58yrno data0.17%
CA$ 21.3k
David Richards
Independent Director0.58yrno datano data
Mike Cosentino
Independent Director1.83yrsno datano data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

64.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WOW's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Wow Unlimited Media Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Wow Unlimited Media Inc.
  • Ticker: WOW
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: CA$12.169m
  • Shares outstanding: 32.02m
  • Website: https://www.wowunlimited.co

Number of Employees


Location

  • Wow Unlimited Media Inc.
  • 55 Sudbury Street
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M6J 3S7
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WOWTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon Voting SharesCACADJun 2002
WOWM.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon Voting SharesUSUSDJun 2002

Biography

Wow Unlimited Media Inc., an animation-focused entertainment company, produces and distributes animated content for film, television, and online distribution channels in the United States, the United Kingd ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/26 05:36
End of Day Share Price2020/09/25 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.