Alcanna Inc. engages in the retail of wines, spirits, coolers, liqueurs, beers, cannabis, and specialty products in Canada and the United States.
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Fair value with concerning outlook.
Share Price & News
How has Alcanna's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LQSI.F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Retailing
1 Year Return
US Consumer Retailing
Return vs Industry: LQSI.F underperformed the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned 16.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LQSI.F underperformed the US Market which returned 9.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alcanna's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Alcanna undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LQSI.F ($2.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($5.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LQSI.F is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LQSI.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Consumer Retailing industry average.
PE vs Market: LQSI.F 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 LQSI.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LQSI.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (1.5x).
How is Alcanna forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if LQSI.F's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if LQSI.F's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LQSI.F's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LQSI.F's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LQSI.F is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Alcanna performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LQSI.F is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LQSI.F is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LQSI.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -37.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LQSI.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LQSI.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Retailing industry (7.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LQSI.F has a negative Return on Equity (-43.6%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Alcanna's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LQSI.F's short term assets (CA$132.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$63.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: LQSI.F's short term assets (CA$132.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$371.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LQSI.F's debt to equity ratio (113.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LQSI.F's debt to equity ratio has increased from 25.3% to 113.7% 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: LQSI.F has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if LQSI.F has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Alcanna's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LQSI.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LQSI.F'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 LQSI.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LQSI.F's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: LQSI.F is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LQSI.F'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
James Franklin Burns (63yo)
Mr. James Franklin Charles Burns serves as Chief Executive Officer at Alcanna Inc. (also known as Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd.) since December 15, 2017 and served as its Vice Chair from December 08, 2017 to Jan ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James Franklin's total compensation ($USD917.56K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD589.04K).
Compensation vs Earnings: James Franklin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chief Executive Officer||2.42yrs||CA$1.27m||0.84% CA$677.7k|
|Executive VP of Corporate Services & CFO||2.08yrs||CA$932.03k||0.16% CA$126.6k|
|Senior Vice President of Real Estate||no data||CA$490.84k||0.0035% CA$2.8k|
|President of Cannabis||0.33yr||CA$677.10k||0.00096% CA$774.2|
|Senior Vice President of Communications & Investor Relations||no data||CA$422.26k||no data|
|General Counsel and Senior VP of Regulatory Affairs & Human Resources||4.08yrs||no data||0.0068% CA$5.5k|
|Vice President of Marketing & Purchasing||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Construction and Design||5.83yrs||no data||0.024% CA$19.6k|
|Senior Vice President of Business Technology & Enterprise Risk Management||2.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer of Liquor||0.33yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LQSI.F's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||6yrs||CA$86.00k||0.025% CA$20.1k|
|Chairman of Board||1yr||CA$101.99k||0.32% CA$261.8k|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||CA$99.59k||0.025% CA$20.1k|
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||CA$84.63k||0.075% CA$60.4k|
|Independent Director||1yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: LQSI.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.9%.
Alcanna Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alcanna Inc.
- Ticker: LQSI.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Food Retail
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Market Cap: CA$111.336m
- Listing Market Cap: CA$80.646m
- Shares outstanding: 40.05m
- Website: https://www.alcanna.com
Number of Employees
- Alcanna Inc.
- 17220 Stony Plain Road
- Suite 101
- T5S 1K6
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CLIQ||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 2004|
|LQSI.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Sep 2004|
Alcanna Inc. engages in the retail of wines, spirits, coolers, liqueurs, beers, cannabis, and specialty products in Canada and the United States. The company operates in two segments, Liquor Operations and Cannabis Operations. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 255 stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Alaska, and Connecticut under the Liquor Depot, Ace Liquor, Wine and Beyond, and Brown Jug brand names; and 22 cannabis retail locations under the Nova Cannabis brand in Alberta and Ontario. The company was formerly known as Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. and changed its name to Alcanna Inc. in May 2018. Alcanna Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/30 05:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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