CF Energy Corp. operates as an integrated energy provider and natural gas distribution company in the People’s Republic of China. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has CF Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CFY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CFY's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Gas Utilities
1 Year Return
CA Gas Utilities
Return vs Industry: CFY exceeded the Canadian Gas Utilities industry which returned -18.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CFY underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 2.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is CF Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is CF Energy 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: Insufficient data to calculate CFY's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CFY's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CFY is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the XN Gas Utilities industry average (17.9x).
PE vs Market: CFY is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the Canadian market (16.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CFY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CFY is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the XN Gas Utilities industry average (1.7x).
How is CF Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Utilities 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 CF Energy 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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How has CF Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CFY has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CFY's current net profit margins (14.4%) are higher than last year (6.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CFY's earnings have grown by 11.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CFY's earnings growth over the past year (106.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (11.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CFY earnings growth over the past year (106.1%) exceeded the Gas Utilities industry 14.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CFY's Return on Equity (14.5%) is considered low.
How is CF Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CFY's short term assets (CN¥241.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥309.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: CFY's short term assets (CN¥241.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥211.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CFY's debt to equity ratio (67%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CFY's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 118.9% to 67% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CFY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.6%).
Interest Coverage: CFY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.3x coverage).
What is CF Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CFY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CFY'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 CFY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CFY's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CFY is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CFY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ms. Siyin Lin, also known as Ann, has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at CF Energy Corp. (formerly, Changfeng Energy Inc.) since February 22, 2019 and is its Corporate Secretary. Ms. Lin served a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ann's total compensation ($USD187.73K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD152.60K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ann's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||3.25yrs||CN¥700.34k||0.076% |
|Senior Vice President||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Engineer||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Assistant to CEO & Chair of the Board||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CFY's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||13yrs||CN¥242.59k||0.46% |
|Independent Director||13yrs||CN¥107.75k||0.46% |
|Independent Director||13yrs||CN¥118.77k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||CN¥139.58k||1.84% |
|Director||1.92yrs||no data||0.057% |
Experienced Board: CFY's board of directors are considered experienced (9.4 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CF Energy Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CF Energy Corp.
- Ticker: CFY
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Gas Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: CA$32.732m
- Shares outstanding: 65.46m
- Website: https://www.cfenergy.com
- CF Energy Corp.
- 3100 Steeles Avenue East
- Suite 3008
- L3R 8T3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CFY||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CA||CAD||Feb 2008|
|CGFE.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 2008|
|3CE||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 2008|
CF Energy Corp. operates as an integrated energy provider and natural gas distribution company in the People’s Republic of China. The company operates through four segments: Pipeline Natural Gas Sales and ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/26 00:07|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/25 00:00|
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.