Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation, through its limited partnership interests in Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership, operates a coal storage and loading terminal at Roberts Bank, British Columbia in Canada. More Details
Excellent balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Westshore Terminals Investment's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WTE is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WTE's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WTE matched the Canadian Infrastructure industry which returned -21.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WTE underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -0.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Westshore Terminals Investment's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhy Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation (TSE:WTE) Could Be Worth Watching
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWestshore Terminals Investment's (TSE:WTE) Stock Price Has Reduced 43% In The Past Three Years
1 month ago | Simply Wall StCould The Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation (TSE:WTE) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
Is Westshore Terminals Investment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WTE (CA$16.67) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$7.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WTE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WTE is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.2x) compared to the XX Infrastructure industry average (17.6x).
PE vs Market: WTE is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.2x) compared to the Canadian market (15.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WTE's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WTE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the XN Infrastructure industry average (0.9x).
How is Westshore Terminals Investment forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WTE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-32.6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: WTE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-32.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WTE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WTE's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-20.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WTE's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.8% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WTE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.6%).
How has Westshore Terminals Investment performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WTE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WTE's current net profit margins (34.7%) are lower than last year (35%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WTE's earnings have grown by 0.05% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WTE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WTE had negative earnings growth (-1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Infrastructure industry average (-20.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WTE's Return on Equity (18.4%) is considered low.
How is Westshore Terminals Investment's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WTE's short term assets (CA$207.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$72.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: WTE's short term assets (CA$207.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$437.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WTE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: WTE has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.04%.
Debt Coverage: WTE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: WTE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Westshore Terminals Investment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WTE's dividend (3.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.63%).
High Dividend: WTE's dividend (3.84%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.34%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WTE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WTE's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (31.6%), WTE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: WTE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (59.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
William Stinson (86 yo)
Mr. William W. Stinson serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Westshore Terminals Ltd. Mr. Stinson serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President at Westshore Terminals Inves...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: William's total compensation ($USD111.92K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: William's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman||no data||CA$145.00k||0.11% |
|CFO & Director||23.92yrs||CA$130.00k||0.039% |
|VP of Corporate Development||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.42yrs||no data||0.027% |
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||no data||0.0039% |
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||no data||0.0079% |
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||no data||0.0016% |
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: WTE's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WTE insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation
- Ticker: WTE
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1970
- Industry: Marine Ports and Services
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: CA$1.051b
- Shares outstanding: 63.44m
- Website: https://www.westshore.com
Number of Employees
- Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation
- 1067 West Cordova Street
- Suite 1800
- British Columbia
- V6C 1C7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WTE||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Jan 1998|
|WTSH.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 1998|
Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation, through its limited partnership interests in Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership, operates a coal storage and loading terminal at Roberts Bank, British Colum...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/01 23:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/01 00:00|
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