TSXV:KNO.H

Stock Analysis Report

CellStop Systems

Executive Summary

CellStop Systems Inc. does not have significant operations.


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-66.7%

KNO.H

-5.5%

CA Communications

-4.8%

CA Market


1 Year Return

n/a

KNO.H

12.1%

CA Communications

0.1%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how KNO.H performed against the Canadian Communications industry.

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


Shareholder returns

KNO.HIndustryMarket
7 Day-66.7%-5.5%-4.8%
30 Day-16.7%-3.6%-3.2%
90 Dayn/a-1.1%-1.0%
1 Yearn/a13.0%12.1%3.3%0.1%
3 Year-16.7%-16.7%3.5%0.3%12.9%2.7%
5 Year-66.7%-66.7%23.4%14.0%29.2%10.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether CellStop Systems is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as CellStop Systems has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of KNO.H’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through CellStop Systems regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Tech industry.

Future Growth

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

100.0%

Forecasted Tech 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 CellStop Systems 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 CellStop Systems performed over the past 5 years?

-11.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KNO.H is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KNO.H is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KNO.H is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -11.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: KNO.H is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (-13.2%).


Return on Equity

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


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is CellStop Systems's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

Long Term Liabilities: KNO.H 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: KNO.H has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

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


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: KNO.H has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: KNO.H has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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: KNO.H has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: KNO.H has sufficient cash runway for 1 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 12.9% each year.


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Dividend

What is CellStop Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.8%industryaverage3.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KNO.H's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KNO.H's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KNO.H'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 KNO.H'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?

9.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Michelle Gahagan (60yo)

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Ms. Michelle Gahagan is a Principal of a privately-held merchant bank based in Vancouver and London. She has been Chairman of the Board at Scientific Metals Corp ( also known as US Cobalt Inc.) since May 2 ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michelle Gahagan
CEO, President & Director0yrsno datano data
Brian Tingle
Independent Director3.1yrsno data1.2% CA$3.0k
Michael Curtis
Independent Director9.9yrsno datano data

9.1yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: KNO.H's board of directors are considered experienced (9.1 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: CellStop Systems Inc.
  • Ticker: KNO.H
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 1982
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: CA$250.289k
  • Shares outstanding: 5.01m
  • Website: https://null

Location

  • CellStop Systems Inc.
  • 1620 West 8th Avenue
  • Suite 302
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6J 1V4
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
KNO.HTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJun 2004
KNOF.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJun 2004

Biography

CellStop Systems Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to seek new business opportunities. Previously, it was engaged in the provision of wireless telemetry solutions utilizing the GSM network. The company was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/27 01:35
End of Day Share Price2020/02/21 00:00
Earnings2019/11/30
Annual Earnings2019/08/31


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.