Carl Data Solutions Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an industrial Internet of things (IIoT) and big-data-as-a-service company in Canada and the United States.
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Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Carl Data Solutions's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CDTA.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CDTA.F exceeded the US Software industry which returned 35.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CDTA.F exceeded the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Carl Data Solutions's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Carl Data Solutions 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: Insufficient data to calculate CDTA.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CDTA.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CDTA.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Software industry average.
PE vs Market: CDTA.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 CDTA.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CDTA.F is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (41.1x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.9x).
How is Carl Data Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software 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 Carl Data Solutions 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of CDTA.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 the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Carl Data Solutions's filings and announcements here.
- Explore growth companies in the Software industry.
How has Carl Data Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CDTA.F is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CDTA.F is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CDTA.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -14.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CDTA.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CDTA.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (18.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CDTA.F has a negative Return on Equity (-999.75%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Carl Data Solutions's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CDTA.F's short term assets (CA$891.7K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$2.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: CDTA.F's short term assets (CA$891.7K) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$523.9K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CDTA.F's debt to equity ratio (532.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CDTA.F's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1% to 532.6% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: CDTA.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: CDTA.F's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.5x 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.
Stable Cash Runway: CDTA.F has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: CDTA.F has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -21.6% each year
What is Carl Data Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDTA.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDTA.F's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDTA.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDTA.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 CDTA.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
Greg Johnston (51yo)
Mr. David Gregory Johnston, also known as Greg, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Carl Data Solutions Inc. (alternate name, Carl Capital Corp.) since February 25, 2015. Mr. Johnston has ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD105.95K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD522.48K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chief Financial Officer||1yrs||CA$25.00k||2.3% CA$247.7k|
|Account Manager||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|President of FlowWorks||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Astra Smart Systems||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CDTA.F's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||0.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.7yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.7yrs||no data||0.20% CA$21.4k|
|Memberof Strategic Advisory Board||4.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||3.1yrs||no data||0.99% CA$107.3k|
Experienced Board: CDTA.F's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CDTA.F 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 19.3%.
Carl Data Solutions Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Carl Data Solutions Inc.
- Ticker: CDTA.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2014
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €9.928m
- Listing Market Cap: €10.784m
- Shares outstanding: 82.74m
- Website: https://www.carlsolutions.com
- Carl Data Solutions Inc.
- 1090 West Georgia Street
- Suite 488
- British Columbia
- V6E 3V7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CRL||CNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 2015|
|7C5||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 2015|
|CDTA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Sep 2015|
Carl Data Solutions Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an industrial Internet of things (IIoT) and big-data-as-a-service company in Canada and the United States. It operates through three segments: Data Services, Data Hosting, and Digital Currency Verification. The company offers data collection, storage, and analytics solutions for data-centric companies. It also provides solutions that are deployed at municipal reservoirs and water treatment facilities for work camps and temporary communities. In addition, the company offers analytics tools, which are used to predict weather events that cause combined sewer overflow; and solutions that integrate with SCADA systems and historical data to predict flooding and other possible risks to infrastructure. Further, it provides industrial solid waste monitoring solution for the construction sector; industrially robust sensors and IIoT gateways; and wireless networking that offers real-time monitoring of bins. Additionally, the company offers sensor networking for pipeline strain, slope stability monitoring for stream and river crossings, and sensors that measure water saturation and slope stability. The company was formerly known as Carl Capital Corp. and changed its name to Carl Data Solutions Inc. in October 2015. Carl Data Solutions Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/24 03:44|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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