Charles & Colvard, Ltd. manufactures, markets, and distributes moissanite jewels and finished jewelries worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Charles & Colvard's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CTHR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CTHR's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CTHR underperformed the US Luxury industry which returned 26.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CTHR underperformed the US Market which returned 20.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Charles & Colvard's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTHR) Independent Director Just Bought 5.1% More Shares
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Charles & Colvard (NASDAQ:CTHR) A Future Multi-bagger?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Shareholder Owns Most Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTHR) Stock?
Is Charles & Colvard undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CTHR ($1.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CTHR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CTHR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Luxury industry average.
PE vs Market: CTHR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CTHR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CTHR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (1.6x).
How is Charles & Colvard forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CTHR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CTHR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: CTHR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CTHR's revenue (12% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CTHR's revenue (12% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CTHR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Charles & Colvard performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CTHR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CTHR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CTHR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 24.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CTHR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CTHR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Luxury industry (-43.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CTHR has a negative Return on Equity (-12.95%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Charles & Colvard's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CTHR's short term assets ($25.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($5.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: CTHR's short term assets ($25.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($638.6K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CTHR's debt to equity ratio (2.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CTHR's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
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.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable CTHR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: CTHR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 19.7% per year.
What is Charles & Colvard current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CTHR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CTHR'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 CTHR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CTHR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CTHR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Don O'Connell (54 yo)
Mr. Don O'Connell serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer & Director of Charles & Colvard, Ltd. since June 1, 2020. He had been Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Supply Chain at...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Don's total compensation ($USD596.16K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD561.84K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Don's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CFO & Treasurer||3.92yrs||US$371.55k||0.66% |
|Vice President of Marketing||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Advisory Consulting||5.67yrs||US$392.06k||no data|
Experienced Management: CTHR's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||5.83yrs||US$69.40k||2.27% |
|Independent Director||12.5yrs||US$57.63k||2.47% |
|Independent Director||8.42yrs||US$62.63k||1.13% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$67.63k||0.23% |
Experienced Board: CTHR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CTHR 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.
Charles & Colvard, Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Charles & Colvard, Ltd.
- Ticker: CTHR
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$35.048m
- Shares outstanding: 28.97m
- Website: https://www.charlesandcolvard.com
Number of Employees
- Charles & Colvard, Ltd.
- 170 Southport Drive
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CTHR||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 1997|
|CDR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 1997|
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. manufactures, markets, and distributes moissanite jewels and finished jewelries worldwide. It operates through Online Channels, and Traditional segments. The company offers stud ear...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/29 23:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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