NasdaqCM:CHCI

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. operates as a real estate development and services company primarily in the mid-Atlantic region, the United States.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Risks

  • Comstock Holding Companies has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Comstock Holding Companies is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Comstock Holding Companies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.4%

NasdaqCM:CHCI

1.0%

US Consumer Durables

1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-31.0%

NasdaqCM:CHCI

14.6%

US Consumer Durables

2.1%

US Market

CHCI underperformed the Consumer Durables industry which returned 14% over the past year.

CHCI underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

CHCIIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.4%1.0%1.1%
30 Day-5.2%4.8%3.7%
90 Day-23.7%4.8%2.3%
1 Year-31.0%-31.0%16.1%14.6%4.4%2.1%
3 Year8.1%8.1%44.1%39.8%47.0%37.4%
5 Year-76.3%-76.3%36.1%27.4%61.6%43.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Comstock Holding Companies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Comstock Holding Companies 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

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

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


Price Based on Earnings

Comstock Holding Companies is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Consumer Durables industry average.

Comstock Holding Companies is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Comstock Holding Companies, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Comstock Holding Companies is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Comstock Holding Companies expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

18.0%

Forecasted Consumer Durables 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 Comstock Holding Companies 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 Comstock Holding Companies performed over the past 5 years?

5.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Comstock Holding Companies does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Comstock Holding Companies's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Comstock Holding Companies's 1-year growth to the US Consumer Durables industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Comstock Holding Companies has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Comstock Holding Companies has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Comstock Holding Companies improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Comstock Holding Companies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Comstock Holding Companies's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Comstock Holding Companies's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Comstock Holding Companies's level of debt (91%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (251% vs 91% today).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.8x debt.


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.

Whilst loss making Comstock Holding Companies has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Comstock Holding Companies has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -75.3% per year.


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Dividend

What is Comstock Holding Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Comstock Holding Companies has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Comstock Holding Companies's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Comstock Holding Companies 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 Comstock Holding Companies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Christopher Clemente (60yo)

27.7yrs

Tenure

US$800,000

Compensation

Mr. Christopher Clemente is a Principal of Comstock Partners, L.C. Mr. Clemente founded Comstock Homebuilding Companies Inc., in 1985 and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1992. He ha ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Christopher's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Christopher's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

1.3yrs

Average Tenure

44.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Comstock Holding Companies management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

14.3yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Comstock Holding Companies board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jubal Thompson (49yo)

    General Counsel & Secretary

    • Tenure: 20.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$522.00k
  • Christopher Clemente (60yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 27.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$800.00k
  • Tim Steffan

    Executive Vice President of Development & Asset Management

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Dennis Kelleher

    Division President of Washington / Baltimore Region

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Tere Richards

    Senior Vice President of Marketing

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Christopher Conover (37yo)

    Executive VP of Finance & Strategic Planning

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$359.41k
  • Mike Daugard

    Senior Vice President of Acquisitions

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Christopher Guthrie (40yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$468.15k

Board Members

  • James MacCutcheon (67yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.00k
  • Joe Squeri (53yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
  • Bob Pincus (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$46.00k
  • Socrates Verses (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$48.00k
  • Norman Chirite (57yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 13.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$44.00k
  • David Guernsey (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$47.00k
  • Christopher Clemente (60yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 27.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$800.00k

Company Information

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Comstock Holding Companies, Inc.
  • Ticker: CHCI
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Homebuilding
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: US$15.900m
  • Shares outstanding: 7.95m
  • Website: https://www.comstockcompanies.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Comstock Holding Companies, Inc.
  • 1886 Metro Center Drive
  • 4th Floor
  • Reston
  • Virginia
  • 20190
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CHCINasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDDec 2004
CHO1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURDec 2004

Biography

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. operates as a real estate development and services company primarily in the mid-Atlantic region, the United States. It operates through three segments: Homebuilding, Asset  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/16 23:49
End of Day Share Price2019/09/16 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.