Uni-Select Inc. distributes automotive refinish, and industrial coatings and related products in North America. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Uni-Select's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UNS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UNS's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Retail Distributors
1 Year Return
CA Retail Distributors
Return vs Industry: UNS exceeded the Canadian Retail Distributors industry which returned 97.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UNS exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 39.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Uni-Select's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That Uni-Select (TSE:UNS) Is Using Debt Extensively
1 month ago | Simply Wall StUni-Select Inc.'s (TSE:UNS) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 73% Above Its Share Price
2 months ago | Simply Wall StThe Returns At Uni-Select (TSE:UNS) Provide Us With Signs Of What's To Come
Is Uni-Select undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UNS (CA$14.87) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$16.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UNS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UNS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the North American Retail Distributors industry average.
PE vs Market: UNS 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 UNS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UNS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the XN Retail Distributors industry average (3.6x).
How is Uni-Select forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UNS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: UNS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: UNS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: UNS's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UNS's revenue (9.8% 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 UNS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Uni-Select performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UNS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: UNS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UNS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 54.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UNS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: UNS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Retail Distributors industry (28.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UNS has a negative Return on Equity (-5.07%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Uni-Select's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UNS's short term assets ($615.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($344.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: UNS's short term assets ($615.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($523.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UNS's debt to equity ratio (83.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UNS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 18.5% to 83.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UNS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.8%).
Interest Coverage: UNS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Uni-Select current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UNS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UNS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UNS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UNS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: UNS is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of UNS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Anthony Windom (59 yo)
Mr. Brent Windom, also known as Anthony, has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Uni-Select Inc. since May 01, 2019 and its Director since May 2, 2019. Mr. Windom serves as the President and Chie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Anthony's total compensation ($USD3.35M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD794.71K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Anthony's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: UNS's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UNS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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.
Uni-Select Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Uni-Select Inc.
- Ticker: UNS
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Distributors
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: CA$621.398m
- Shares outstanding: 42.39m
- Website: https://www.uniselect.com
Number of Employees
- Uni-Select Inc.
- 170 Industriel Boulevard
- J4B 2X3
Uni-Select Inc. distributes automotive refinish, and industrial coatings and related products in North America. It operates through FinishMaster U.S., Canadian Automotive Group, and The Parts Alliance U.K....
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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