CNSX:UP

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Executive Summary

UpSnap, Inc. provides mobile advertising and direct mail solutions in the United States and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Slightly overvalued with imperfect balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has UpSnap's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UP's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

UP

-3.2%

CA Software

-1.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

n/a

UP

29.5%

CA Software

-5.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how UP performed against the Canadian Software industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how UP performed against the Canadian Market.


Shareholder returns

UPIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-3.2%-1.2%
30 Day0%-1.0%0.4%
90 Day0%-1.2%-0.3%
1 Yearn/a29.8%29.5%-2.1%-5.5%
3 Year-66.7%-66.7%58.3%55.1%3.9%-6.2%
5 Year-80.0%-80.0%128.9%121.1%32.3%12.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is UpSnap undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UP (CA$0.01) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$0.01)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Software industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UP has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the CA Software industry average.


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Future Growth

How is UpSnap forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

23.8%

Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as UpSnap has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has UpSnap performed over the past 5 years?

29.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UP is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UP is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 29.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: UP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (41.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UP's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is UpSnap's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UP has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: UP has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UP has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: UP's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


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

Forecast Cash Runway: UP is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 54.7% per year.


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Dividend

What is UpSnap current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

6.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bruce Howard

6.58yrs

Tenure

CA$32,221

Compensation

Mr. Bruce C. Howard has been Chief Executive Officer of UpSnap, Inc. since March 10, 2014 and has been its Chairman of the Board since September 1, 2016. Mr. Howard has been the Chief Executive Officer of ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bruce Howard
CEO & Chairman6.58yrsCA$32.22k0.16%
CA$ 2.2k
Aurel Pekurar
Chief Financial Officer8yrsCA$118.06kno data
Heather Burrer
VP, COO & Director4.33yrsCA$32.22k0.11%
CA$ 1.5k
Alfred Moroni
Senior Vice President of Global Business Development & Global Sales13.17yrsno datano data
Michael Sharp
Vice President of Business Development Planningno datano datano data
Alison Callahan
Director of Sales Solutions6.25yrsCA$276.07kno data
George Cooney
Strategic Consultant6.58yrsCA$240.11kno data

6.6yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: UP's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bruce Howard
CEO & Chairman6.58yrsCA$32.22k0.16%
CA$ 2.2k
Heather Burrer
VP, COO & Director4.33yrsCA$32.22k0.11%
CA$ 1.5k
Rance Walls
Independent Director3.42yrsCA$21.44kno data
Daniel Hilton
Independent Director3.17yrsCA$21.44kno data
Kristina Finch
Independent Director0.75yrno datano data

3.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: UP's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).


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

UpSnap, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: UpSnap, Inc.
  • Ticker: UP
  • Exchange: CNSX
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: CA$1.338m
  • Shares outstanding: 267.64m
  • Website: https://www.UpSnap.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • UpSnap, Inc.
  • 100 Consilium Place
  • Suite 200
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M1H 3E3
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UPCNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADAug 2004
FCGNDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURAug 2004
CEEN.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDAug 2004

Biography

UpSnap, Inc. provides mobile advertising and direct mail solutions in the United States and internationally. Its solutions for brands and agencies include geo-fencing that targets consumers by zip code; ge ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/26 23:49
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 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.