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UNS

Uni-SelectTSX:UNS Stock Report

Market Cap

CA$788.4m

7D

1.3%

1Y

253.0%

Updated

23 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
UNS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

UNS Overview

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

Uni-Select Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Uni-Select
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$18.85
52 Week HighCA$5.21
52 Week LowCA$19.68
Beta2.11
1 Month Change7.22%
3 Month Change24.10%
1 Year Change253.00%
3 Year Change-12.37%
5 Year Change-39.91%
Change since IPO1,623.43%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 02
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Uni-Select Inc. (TSE:UNS)

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Uni-Select Inc. (TSE:UNS)

How far off is Uni-Select Inc. ( TSE:UNS ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, we'll take a...

Shareholder Returns

UNSCA Retail DistributorsCA Market
7D1.3%-0.6%-1.0%
1Y253.0%54.6%31.4%

Return vs Industry: UNS exceeded the Canadian Retail Distributors industry which returned 51.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UNS exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 32.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is UNS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
UNS volatility
UNS Beta2.11
Industry Beta1.18
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: UNS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UNS's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19684,800Brian McManushttps://www.uniselect.com

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. segments. The company also engages in the distribution of automotive aftermarket parts in Canada and the United Kingdom.

Uni-Select Fundamentals Summary

How do Uni-Select's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
UNS fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$622.16m
Earnings (TTM)-US$20.66m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.55b

0.4x

P/S Ratio

-30.5x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
UNS income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.55b
Cost of RevenueUS$1.10b
Gross ProfitUS$453.03m
ExpensesUS$473.70m
Earnings-US$20.66m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.49
Gross Margin29.26%
Net Profit Margin-1.33%
Debt/Equity Ratio78.6%

How did UNS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

46.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UNS (CA$18.85) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$35.32)

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 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 (1.3x) compared to the XN Retail Distributors industry average (3.2x).


Future Growth

How is Uni-Select forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

102.3%

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 (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: UNS's revenue (5.2% 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 (10.2%).


Past Performance

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

-57.6%

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 57.6% 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 (69.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UNS has a negative Return on Equity (-4.42%), 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 ($600.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($371.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: UNS's short term assets ($600.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($498.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UNS's debt to equity ratio (78.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: UNS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38% to 78.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UNS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.6%).

Interest Coverage: UNS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.3x coverage).


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?

0.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brian McManus (53 yo)

0.25

Tenure

Mr. Brian McManus serves as Executive Chair of Uni-Select Inc. since May 13, 2021 and has been its CEO since June 30, 2021. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Stella-Jones Inc. since May...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: UNS's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: UNS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 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: UNS 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

Uni-Select Inc.'s 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$788.404m
  • 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


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/23 22:59
End of Day Share Price2021/09/23 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.