OTCPK:EPWC.F

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Executive Summary

Empower Clinics Inc. owns and operates physician-staffed medical cannabis clinics in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Empower Clinics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: EPWC.F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.4%

EPWC.F

1.3%

US Healthcare

1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-27.6%

EPWC.F

21.2%

US Healthcare

15.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: EPWC.F underperformed the US Healthcare industry which returned 21.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EPWC.F underperformed the US Market which returned 15.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

EPWC.FIndustryMarket
7 Day7.4%1.3%1.3%
30 Day2.9%-4.3%-4.1%
90 Day-14.0%-0.7%8.4%
1 Year-27.6%-27.6%22.8%21.2%18.4%15.8%
3 Yearn/a23.8%18.5%38.2%29.0%
5 Yearn/a50.2%39.6%84.9%64.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Empower Clinics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Empower Clinics is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Empower Clinics has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of EPWC.F's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through Empower Clinics regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Healthcare industry.

Future Growth

How is Empower Clinics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.8%

Forecasted Healthcare 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 Empower Clinics 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.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of EPWC.F’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on theOTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Empower Clinics's filings and announcementshere.
  • Explore growth companies in the Healthcare industry.

Past Performance

How has Empower Clinics performed over the past 5 years?

-4.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EPWC.F is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: EPWC.F is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EPWC.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EPWC.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: EPWC.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Healthcare industry (31.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EPWC.F's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is Empower Clinics's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EPWC.F has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: EPWC.F has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EPWC.F has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: EPWC.F's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


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: EPWC.F has sufficient cash runway for 4 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.

Forecast Cash Runway: EPWC.F is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 3 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.


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Dividend

What is Empower Clinics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EPWC.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 EPWC.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 EPWC.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EPWC.F'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 EPWC.F's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Steve McAuley

1.67yrs

Tenure

Mr. Steven J. McAuley, also known as Steve, founded ControlBox.com LLC and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McAuley served as Chief Executive Officer of XPEL Technologies Corp., from January 2007 ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Steven McAuley
President1.67yrsno data5.39%
$ 307.4k
Andrea Klein
Vice President of Operations1.42yrsno data5.26%
$ 299.8k
Joseph Cohen
Chief Technology Officerno datano data0.21%
$ 12.0k
Dustin Klein
Senior VP of Business Development & Director1.42yrsno data5.78%
$ 329.7k

1.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: EPWC.F's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Steven McAuley
President1.67yrsno data5.39%
$ 307.4k
Dustin Klein
Senior VP of Business Development & Director1.42yrsno data5.78%
$ 329.7k
Andrejs Bunkse
Independent Director1.33yrsno datano data

1.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: EPWC.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: EPWC.F insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 38.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Empower Clinics Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Empower Clinics Inc.
  • Ticker: EPWC.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2015
  • Industry: Health Care Services
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Market Cap: CA$7.630m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$5.701m
  • Shares outstanding: 190.74m
  • Website: https://www.empowerclinics.com

Location

  • Empower Clinics Inc.
  • 105 SE 18th Avenue
  • Portland
  • Oregon
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CBDTCNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADApr 2018
8ECDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURApr 2018
EPWC.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDApr 2018

Biography

Empower Clinics Inc. owns and operates physician-staffed medical cannabis clinics in the United States. The company enables individuals to improve and protect their health. It also develops and sells Solli ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/29 00:41
End of Day Share Price2020/09/28 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.