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Market Cap

CA$526.9m

Last Updated

2021/04/11 22:20 UTC

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Executive Summary

Uni-Select Inc. distributes automotive refinish, and industrial coatings and related products in North America. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with moderate growth potential.


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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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

11.0%

UNS

3.3%

CA Retail Distributors

1.0%

CA Market


1 Year Return

120.0%

UNS

83.7%

CA Retail Distributors

39.2%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: UNS exceeded the Canadian Retail Distributors industry which returned 83.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UNS exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 39.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UNSIndustryMarket
7 Day11.0%3.3%1.0%
30 Day27.4%4.8%1.4%
90 Day62.5%10.0%7.5%
1 Year120.0%120.0%86.6%83.7%44.0%39.2%
3 Year-33.0%-37.0%58.5%51.5%32.2%19.6%
5 Year-52.2%-56.2%66.8%53.6%59.4%35.3%

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?


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Valuation

Is Uni-Select undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

43.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UNS (CA$12.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$22.12)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UNS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UNS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XN 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 (0.9x) compared to the XN Retail Distributors industry average (3.8x).


Future Growth

How is Uni-Select forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

123.9%

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 (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: UNS's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: UNS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.1%).


Past Performance

How has Uni-Select performed over the past 5 years?

-40.7%

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 40.7% 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 (13.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UNS has a negative Return on Equity (-6.65%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Uni-Select's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UNS's short term assets ($625.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($360.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: UNS's short term assets ($625.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($541.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UNS's debt to equity ratio (85.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: UNS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 18.9% to 85.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UNS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.8%).

Interest Coverage: UNS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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.


Next Steps

Management

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

2.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Anthony Windom (58 yo)

1.92yrs

Tenure

US$3,458,233

Compensation

Mr. Brent Windom, also known as Anthony, has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Uni-Select Inc. since May 1, 2019 and its Director since May 2, 2019. Mr. Windom serves as the President and Chief...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Anthony's total compensation ($USD3.46M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD742.05K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Anthony's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: UNS's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: UNS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Uni-Select Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Uni-Select Inc.
  • Ticker: UNS
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1968
  • Industry: Distributors
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: CA$526.874m
  • Shares outstanding: 42.39m
  • Website: https://www.uniselect.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Uni-Select Inc.
  • 170 Industriel Boulevard
  • Boucherville
  • Quebec
  • J4B 2X3
  • Canada

Listings


Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/11 22:20
End of Day Share Price2021/04/09 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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