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USS

Uniserve Communications TSXV:USS Stock Report

Last Price

CA$0.14

Market Cap

CA$11.3m

7D

-12.5%

1Y

21.7%

Updated

23 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials
USS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

USS Stock Overview

Uniserve Communications Corporation provides Internet access, telecommunications, and commercial IT consulting services to residential, and small business and enterprise customers primarily in British Columbia and Alberta.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Uniserve Communications
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.14
52 Week HighCA$0.24
52 Week LowCA$0.07
Beta2.24
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change-12.50%
1 Year Change21.74%
3 Year Change75.00%
5 Year Change-85.46%
Change since IPO-99.95%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

USSCA TelecomCA Market
7D-12.5%-1.0%0.8%
1Y21.7%14.3%4.8%

Return vs Industry: USS exceeded the Canadian Telecom industry which returned 14.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: USS exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 4.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is USS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
USS volatility
USS Average Weekly Movement15.6%
Telecom Industry Average Movement7.5%
Market Average Movement9.8%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market17.0%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.4%

Stable Share Price: USS is more volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 16% a week.

Volatility Over Time: USS's weekly volatility has decreased from 22% to 16% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Canadian stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1988n/aKelly Walkerhttps://uniserve.com

Uniserve Communications Corporation provides Internet access, telecommunications, and commercial IT consulting services to residential, and small business and enterprise customers primarily in British Columbia and Alberta. It offers fiber, internet, long-distance and digital telephone plans, and digital TV services. The company also provides office in a box solution that provides hardware for computers and laptops, phones, various networking equipment, and productivity software; managed services, including managed IT, network, security, back up, and storage, as well as hardware as a service; and colocation and cloud services.

Uniserve Communications Fundamentals Summary

How do Uniserve Communications's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
USS fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$11.27m
Earnings (TTM)CA$775.43k
Revenue (TTM)CA$8.48m

14.6x

P/E Ratio

1.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
USS income statement (TTM)
RevenueCA$8.48m
Cost of RevenueCA$4.89m
Gross ProfitCA$3.59m
Other ExpensesCA$2.82m
EarningsCA$775.43k

Last Reported Earnings

Feb 28, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.0096
Gross Margin42.36%
Net Profit Margin9.15%
Debt/Equity Ratio91.3%

How did USS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: USS (CA$0.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$1)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: USS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.6x) compared to the North American Telecom industry average (12x).

PE vs Market: USS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.6x) compared to the Canadian market (11.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate USS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: USS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.4x) compared to the CA Telecom industry average (3x).


Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


5.0%

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 Uniserve Communications 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.


Past Performance

How has Uniserve Communications performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


13.0%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: USS has a large one-off gain of CA$389.3K impacting its February 28 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: USS became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: USS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 13% per year.

Accelerating Growth: USS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: USS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-9.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: USS's Return on Equity (99.2%) is considered outstanding.


Financial Health

How is Uniserve Communications's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: USS's short term assets (CA$3.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: USS's short term assets (CA$3.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$190.5K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: USS has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: USS had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

Debt Coverage: USS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (88.5%).

Interest Coverage: USS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Uniserve Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if USS's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as USS has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kelly Walker

2.67yrs

Tenure

CA$80,546

Compensation

Mr. Kelly Walker is Chief Technology Officer of InsureLine Brokers Inc since 2015. He serves as President at Uniserve Communications Corporation since September 20, 2019 and as Chief Executive Officer sinc...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kelly's total compensation ($USD63.05K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD168.83K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Kelly's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: USS's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: USS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 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: USS 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 31.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Uniserve Communications Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Uniserve Communications Corporation
  • Ticker: USS
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$11.273m
  • Shares outstanding: 80.52m
  • Website: https://uniserve.com

Location

  • Uniserve Communications Corporation
  • 333 Terminal Avenue
  • Suite 209
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6A 4C1
  • Canada

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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Earnings2022/02/28
Annual Earnings2021/05/31


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.