DB:LB4A

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Kelso Technologies Inc., designs, engineers, produces, markets, and distributes various products for the rail sector in the United States and Canada.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

Risks

  • Kelso Technologies has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Kelso Technologies is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Kelso Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-6.5%

DB:LB4A

1.8%

DE Machinery

0.8%

DE Market


1 Year Return

79.0%

DB:LB4A

-34.6%

DE Machinery

-10.9%

DE Market

LB4A outperformed the Machinery industry which returned -34.6% over the past year.

LB4A outperformed the Market in Germany which returned -10.9% over the past year.


Share holder returns

LB4AIndustryMarket
7 Day-6.5%1.8%0.8%
30 Day-39.2%-7.0%-5.3%
90 Day-48.3%-14.8%-3.2%
1 Year79.0%79.0%-32.5%-34.6%-8.1%-10.9%
3 Year-38.5%-38.5%-22.0%-27.6%10.4%0.9%
5 Year-85.6%-85.6%5.1%-6.8%25.5%8.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Kelso Technologies undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Kelso Technologies's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Kelso Technologies's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Kelso Technologies is overvalued based on earnings compared to the DE Machinery industry average.

Kelso Technologies is good value based on earnings compared to the Germany market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Kelso Technologies, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Kelso Technologies is overvalued based on assets compared to the DE Machinery industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Kelso Technologies expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.8%

Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Kelso Technologies 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 Kelso Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

-33.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Kelso Technologies's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are above average.

Kelso Technologies has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.

Kelso Technologies has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the DE Machinery industry average.


Return on Equity

Kelso Technologies has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


Return on Assets

Kelso Technologies used its assets more efficiently than the DE Machinery industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Kelso Technologies has become profitable over the past 3 years. This is considered to be a significant improvement in its use of capital (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Kelso Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Kelso Technologies is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Kelso Technologies has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Kelso Technologies has no debt.

Kelso Technologies has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.

Kelso Technologies has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Kelso Technologies has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Kelso Technologies has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


Next Steps

  • Explore more healthy companies in the Capital Goods industry.

Dividend

What is Kelso Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Kelso Technologies's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Kelso Technologies's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Kelso Technologies has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Kelso Technologies's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Kelso Technologies has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Kelso Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rik Bond (65yo)

9.3yrs

Tenure

US$236,139

Compensation

Mr. James Richard Bond, also known as Rik, B. Com, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Kelso Technologies Inc. since April 7, 2010. Mr. Bond has been the President of Bondwest Enterprises ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Rik's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Germany.

Rik's compensation has increased in line with Kelso Technologies recently becoming profitable.


Management Age and Tenure

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Kelso Technologies management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

4.6yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Kelso Technologies board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Kelso Technologies individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$12,12431 May 19
Jesse Crews
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$1.21
BuyUS$7,33809 Jan 19
Jesse Crews
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares20,000
Max PriceUS$0.38
BuyUS$3,65020 Dec 18
Richard Lee
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$0.37
BuyUS$6,44105 Dec 18
Jesse Crews
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares20,000
Max PriceUS$0.33
BuyUS$2,80018 Nov 18
Jesse Crews
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$0.28
BuyUS$2,87914 Nov 18
Jesse Crews
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares10,520
Max PriceUS$0.27
BuyUS$41113 Nov 18
Jesse Crews
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares1,389
Max PriceUS$0.30

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Kathy Love

    Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
  • Rick Lee (63yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 9.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.14k
  • Rik Bond (65yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 9.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.14k
  • Tony Andrukaitis (65yo)

    Executive VP of Business Development

    • Tenure: 8.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.14k
  • John O’Neill (70yo)

    Product Development Consultant

    • Tenure: 3.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.00k
  • Amanda Smith

    Vice President of Operations

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$183.89k
  • Patrick Hankey

    Controller

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$184.13k

Board Members

  • Jesse Crews (65yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$55.87k
  • Peter Hughes (58yo)

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$46.40k
  • Phil Dyer (67yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$44.87k
  • James Frew

    Chairman of Rail Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 12.4yrs
  • Edward Cass (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$44.87k
  • Rik Bond (65yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 9.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.14k
  • Tony Andrukaitis (65yo)

    Executive VP of Business Development

    • Tenure: 8.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.14k
  • Laura Roach (47yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$44.87k

Company Information

Kelso Technologies Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Kelso Technologies Inc.
  • Ticker: LB4A
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: CA$45.755m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$30.878m
  • Shares outstanding: 47.17m
  • Website: https://www.kelsotech.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Kelso Technologies Inc.
  • 13966 18B Avenue
  • Surrey
  • British Columbia
  • V4A 8J1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
KLSTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADNov 1989
KIQAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDNov 1989
LB4ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURNov 1989

Biography

Kelso Technologies Inc., designs, engineers, produces, markets, and distributes various products for the rail sector in the United States and Canada. The company’s products are used to reduce the risk of e ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/25 22:12
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.