Shaw Communications Inc. operates as a connectivity company in North America. More Details
6 star dividend payer and undervalued.
Share Price & News
How has Shaw Communications's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SJR is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SJR's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SJR underperformed the US Media industry which returned 28.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SJR underperformed the US Market which returned 38.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Shaw Communications's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Shaw Communications 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: SJR ($17.41) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($33.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SJR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SJR is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.9x) compared to the US Media industry average (29.5x).
PE vs Market: SJR is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.9x) compared to the US market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SJR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SJR is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Media industry average (2.2x).
How is Shaw Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SJR's forecast earnings growth (3.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: SJR's earnings (3.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (20.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SJR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SJR's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SJR's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SJR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.2%).
How has Shaw Communications performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SJR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SJR's current net profit margins (12.6%) are lower than last year (13%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SJR's earnings have grown by 5.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SJR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SJR had negative earnings growth (-2.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-20%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SJR's Return on Equity (11.2%) is considered low.
How is Shaw Communications's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SJR's short term assets (CA$1.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$1.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: SJR's short term assets (CA$1.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$8.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SJR's debt to equity ratio (77%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SJR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 98.2% to 77% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SJR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.6%).
Interest Coverage: SJR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.4x coverage).
What is Shaw Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SJR's dividend (5.3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).
High Dividend: SJR's dividend (5.3%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.72%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SJR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SJR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (89.5%), SJR's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SJR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (84.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brad Shaw (56 yo)
Mr. Bradley S. Shaw, also known as Brad, serves as Executive Chairman at Shaw Communications Inc. since March 23, 2020, and has been its Chief Executive Officer since November 17, 2010. Mr. Shaw served as ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brad's total compensation ($USD5.41M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.26M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brad's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman & CEO||10.25yrs||CA$6.87m||1.44% |
|Executive VP and Chief Financial & Corporate Development Officer||2.75yrs||CA$4.50m||0.0081% |
|COO & CTO||2.75yrs||CA$4.30m||0.00044% |
|President of Business||0.42yr||CA$3.26m||0.0030% |
|Executive VP and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer||4.92yrs||no data||0.010% |
|Executive VP and Chief People & Culture Officer||2.75yrs||no data||0.0032% |
|President of Consumer||0.42yr||no data||0.00050% |
|CEO & President of ViaWest||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of External Affairs||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SJR's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman & CEO||10.25yrs||CA$6.87m||1.44% |
|Independent Director||12.08yrs||CA$212.75k||0.082% |
|Independent Corporate Director||17.33yrs||CA$332.22k||0.0069% |
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||CA$284.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||14.33yrs||CA$320.68k||0.0069% |
|Independent Director||26.08yrs||CA$324.37k||0.49% |
|Independent Corporate Director||10.58yrs||CA$358.47k||no data|
|Independent Director||20.08yrs||CA$282.16k||0.0017% |
|Independent Lead Director||6.08yrs||CA$364.02k||0.026% |
|Independent Corporate Director||12.08yrs||CA$292.69k||no data|
|Independent Corporate Director||14.08yrs||CA$287.80k||0.014% |
|Independent Corporate Director||2.67yrs||CA$209.83k||no data|
Experienced Board: SJR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.1 years average tenure).
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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Shaw Communications Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Shaw Communications Inc.
- Ticker: SJR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1966
- Industry: Cable and Satellite
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: CA$11.470b
- Listing Market Cap: CA$9.031b
- Shares outstanding: 506.76m
- Website: https://www.shaw.ca
Number of Employees
- Shaw Communications Inc.
- 630–3rd Avenue SW
- Suite 900
- T2P 4L4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SJR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class B Non-Voting Shares||US||USD||Mar 1983|
|SJR.B||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class B Non-Voting Shares||CA||CAD||Mar 1983|
|SWC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class B Non-Voting Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 1983|
|SJR.A||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Class A Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 1988|
|SJRW.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Class A Shares||US||USD||Sep 1988|
|SJR.PRA||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||CV PFD CL 2-A||CA||CAD||May 2011|
|SJR.PRB||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||PFD CL 2 SER B||CA||CAD||Jul 2016|
Shaw Communications Inc. operates as a connectivity company in North America. The company operates through Wireline and Wireless segments. The Wireline segment provides cable telecommunications services, i...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/26 23:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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