TSX:CAR.UN

Stock Analysis Report

Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

Executive Summary

CAPREIT owns interests in multi-unit residential rental properties, including apartments, townhomes and manufactured home communities (“MHC”) primarily located in and near major urban centres across Canada and the Netherlands.

Snowflake

Established dividend payer with acceptable track record.

Rewards

PE ratio (6.5x) is below the Canadian market (14.6x)

Revenue is forecast to grow by 8.69% next year

Earnings grew by 28.7% over the past year

Pays a high and reliable dividend of 2.58%

Risk Analysis

Earnings are forecast to decline by an average of -26.8% per year for the next 3 years

Large one-off items impacting financial results

Shareholders have been diluted in the past year


Share Price & News

How has Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.1%

CAR.UN

-0.1%

CA REITs

1.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

13.5%

CAR.UN

11.4%

CA REITs

6.6%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: CAR.UN exceeded the Canadian REITs industry which returned 11.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAR.UN exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 6.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CAR.UNIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.1%-0.1%1.1%
30 Day-3.8%-2.1%2.5%
90 Day4.9%2.6%2.8%
1 Year16.7%13.5%17.4%11.4%10.2%6.6%
3 Year94.2%75.9%47.1%24.0%19.4%8.7%
5 Year149.0%107.1%61.4%20.5%27.3%8.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

6.52x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CAR.UN (CA$53.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$42.47)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CAR.UN is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CAR.UN is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.5x) compared to the REITs industry average (10.1x).

PE vs Market: CAR.UN is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.5x) compared to the Canadian market (14.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CAR.UN's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CAR.UN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the CA REITs industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

-26.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CAR.UN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-26.8% per year).

Earnings vs Market: CAR.UN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-26.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CAR.UN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CAR.UN's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CAR.UN's revenue (5.9% 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 CAR.UN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust performed over the past 5 years?

33.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAR.UN has large one-off items impacting its financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: CAR.UN's current net profit margins (170.1%) are higher than last year (143.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAR.UN's earnings have grown significantly by 33.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CAR.UN's earnings growth over the past year (28.7%) is below its 5-year average (33.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CAR.UN earnings growth over the past year (28.7%) exceeded the REITs industry -0.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CAR.UN's Return on Equity (17.1%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)


Financial Position Analysis


Debt to Equity History and Analysis


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: CAR.UN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: CAR.UN's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0x debt).


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: CAR.UN's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if CAR.UN has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: CAR.UN reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.

Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if CAR.UN has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: CAR.UN has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.

Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if CAR.UN has an appropriate level of bad loans.


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Dividend

What is Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.58%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company2.6%marketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.7%industryaverage4.8%forecastin3Years2.6%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: CAR.UN's dividend (2.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.02%).

High Dividend: CAR.UN's dividend (2.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.72%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CAR.UN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.6%), CAR.UN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: CAR.UN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (0.4% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mark Kenney 0

0.7yrs

Tenure

CA$1,632,918

Compensation

Mr. Mark Kenney has been President of Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust since November 14, 2018 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since March 27, 2019. Mr. Kenney also serv ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD1.23M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD3.96M).

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


Management Age and Tenure

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: CAR.UN's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

6.5yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CAR.UN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellCA$32,27503 Jun 19
Patricia MacPherson
EntityIndividual
Shares650
Max PriceCA$49.65
BuyCA$73,50017 Apr 19
Gina Cody
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares1,500
Max PriceCA$49.00
SellCA$158,94321 Mar 19
Patricia MacPherson
EntityIndividual
Shares3,175
Max PriceCA$50.10
SellCA$483,42419 Mar 19
Scott Cryer
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Shares9,614
Max PriceCA$50.30
BuyCA$182,00001 Feb 19
Gina Cody
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares4,000
Max PriceCA$45.50
SellCA$93,31120 Nov 18
Paul Harris
EntityIndividual
Shares2,000
Max PriceCA$46.88

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.1%.


Management Team

  • Mark Kenney

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: CA$1.63m
  • Patti Baker

    Managing Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Gobal Mailwaganam

    MD and Director of Housing & Municipal Affairs

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jodi Lieberman-zbar

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Corinne Pruzanski

    General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Scott Cryer (46yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
    • Compensation: CA$1.11m
  • Judy Harkai

    Managing Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Carmen Perez

    Managing Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Stephen Co

    Vice President of Accounting

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Jonathan Fleischer

    Executive Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Michael Stein (68yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 22.8yrs
    • Compensation: CA$270.00k
  • Mark Kenney

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: CA$1.63m
  • Harold Burke (72yo)

    • Tenure: 9.5yrs
    • Compensation: CA$131.25k
  • Poonam Puri (47yo)

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Gina Cody (62yo)

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: CA$170.00k
  • Elaine Todres (69yo)

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
    • Compensation: CA$195.00k
  • Jamie Schwartz (43yo)

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
    • Compensation: CA$129.39k

Company Information

Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Ticker: CAR.UN
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Residential REITs
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: CA$8.545b
  • Shares outstanding: 160.02m
  • Website: https://www.caprent.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
  • 11 Church Street
  • Suite 401
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5E 1W1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CAR.UNTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesTrust UnitsCACADMay 1998
CDPY.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesTrust UnitsUSUSDMay 1998
CARUN NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesTrust UnitsMXMXNMay 1998

Biography

CAPREIT owns interests in multi-unit residential rental properties, including apartments, townhomes and manufactured home communities (“MHC”) primarily located in and near major urban centres across Canada ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/12 23:34
End of Day Share Price2019/11/12 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.