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Upco International

Executive Summary

Upco International Inc. operates as a telecom carrier in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-7.7%

UPCO

3.3%

CA Telecom

2.4%

CA Market


1 Year Return

9.1%

UPCO

-9.0%

CA Telecom

-12.4%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: UPCO exceeded the Canadian Telecom industry which returned -9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UPCO exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -12.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UPCOIndustryMarket
7 Day-7.7%3.3%2.4%
30 Day-36.8%-4.8%-0.9%
90 Dayn/a5.8%17.3%
1 Year9.1%9.1%-4.5%-9.0%-9.4%-12.4%
3 Yearn/a9.8%-4.9%4.2%-5.7%
5 Yearn/a19.2%-6.4%22.1%3.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

16.54x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate UPCO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate UPCO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UPCO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (16.5x) compared to the XN Telecom industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

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

6.3%

Forecasted Telecom 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 Upco International 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 Upco International performed over the past 5 years?

-54.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UPCO is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UPCO is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UPCO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -54% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: UPCO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (2.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UPCO has a negative Return on Equity (-1202.06%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Upco International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UPCO's short term assets ($838.3K) exceed its short term liabilities ($514.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: UPCO's short term assets ($838.3K) exceed its long term liabilities ($359.2K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UPCO's debt to equity ratio (197.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if UPCO's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


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: Insufficient data to determine if UPCO has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if UPCO has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Upco International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Andrea Pagani

2.75yrs

Tenure

US$176,160

Compensation

Mr. Andrea Pagani serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Upco International Inc., and serves as its Chairman. He serves as a Director of Upco International Inc. since October 18, 2017 and its I ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Andrea Pagani
Chairman2.75yrsUS$176.16k4.27% $206.0k
Craig Phillips
Head of Commercial Operations2.25yrsno datano data
Sebastiano Galantucci
Executive Manager of Digital Division & Director0.17yrno datano data
Trent Collett
Executive Vice President of Corporate Development & Investor Relations- North America0.17yrno datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: UPCO's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Andrea Pagani
Chairman2.75yrsUS$176.16k4.27% $206.0k
Sebastiano Galantucci
Executive Manager of Digital Division & Director0.17yrno datano data
Juan Taboada
Director0.58yrno datano data
Gerben Herman Borsje
Director of Upco Systems Inc & Director0.58yrno data1.87% $90.2k

0.6yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: UPCO's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.6 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 19.3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Upco International Inc.
  • Ticker: UPCO
  • Exchange: CNSX
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: CA$4.822m
  • Shares outstanding: 80.36m
  • Website: https://www.upcointernational.com

Location

  • Upco International Inc.
  • 17618 58th Avenue
  • Suite 200
  • Surrey
  • British Columbia
  • V3S 1L3
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
U06DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEUROct 2017
UPCOCNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 2017
UCCP.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDOct 2017

Biography

Upco International Inc. operates as a telecom carrier in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and internationally. The company is involved in the international voice over IP (VoIP) wholesale business with a focus on wholesale international long distance traffic termination. It provides Upco Mobile Messenger for fast and secure communications; VoIP wholesale; application-to-person SMS and data; and Carrier Cloud, a voice termination platform. The company is headquartered in Surrey, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/05 00:06
End of Day Share Price2020/06/30 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.