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Rogers Communications

Executive Summary

Rogers Communications Inc. operates as a communications and media company in Canada. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer and good value.


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Share Price & News

How has Rogers Communications's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: RCI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.5%

RCI

2.8%

US Wireless Telecom

1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-19.2%

RCI

33.5%

US Wireless Telecom

15.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: RCI underperformed the US Wireless Telecom industry which returned 32.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RCI underperformed the US Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RCIIndustryMarket
7 Day1.5%2.8%1.3%
30 Day-7.0%-3.0%-4.1%
90 Day-0.9%7.6%8.4%
1 Year-16.5%-19.2%34.0%33.5%18.4%15.8%
3 Year-15.9%-23.3%57.1%53.4%38.2%29.0%
5 Year29.4%10.0%122.4%112.1%84.9%64.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Rogers Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

48.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RCI ($39.63) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($77.38)

Significantly Below Fair Value: RCI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RCI is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the US Wireless Telecom industry average (22.4x).

PE vs Market: RCI is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the US market (17.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: RCI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RCI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US Wireless Telecom industry average (2.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Rogers Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

13.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RCI's forecast earnings growth (13.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: RCI's earnings (13.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: RCI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: RCI's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RCI's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: RCI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17%).


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Past Performance

How has Rogers Communications performed over the past 5 years?

13.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RCI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: RCI's current net profit margins (11.9%) are lower than last year (13.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RCI's earnings have grown by 13.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: RCI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: RCI had negative earnings growth (-18.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Wireless Telecom industry average (14.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: RCI's Return on Equity (17%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Rogers Communications's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RCI's short term assets (CA$5.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$5.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: RCI's short term assets (CA$5.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$23.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RCI's debt to equity ratio (197.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: RCI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 309% to 197.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: RCI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.7%).

Interest Coverage: RCI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Rogers Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.77%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: RCI's dividend (3.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.72%).

High Dividend: RCI's dividend (3.77%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.94%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: RCI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: RCI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (60%), RCI's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: RCI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (53.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

2.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Joe Natale (56 yo)

3.42yrs

Tenure

CA$11,703,950

Compensation

Mr. Joseph M. Natale, also known as Joe, is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Relay Ventures. Mr. Natale has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at Rogers Communications Inc. since Apri ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD8.75M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.36M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Joseph Natale
President3.42yrsCA$11.70m0.00030%
CA$ 59.4k
Anthony Staffieri
Chief Financial Officer8.42yrsCA$4.88m0.000040%
CA$ 7.9k
Dean Prevost
President of Rogers for Business3yrsCA$3.41m0.00018%
CA$ 35.7k
Brent Johnston
President of Wireless Division2.25yrsCA$3.53m0.000020%
CA$ 4.0k
Jordan Banks
President of Sports & Media Divisions1yrCA$4.52mno data
Glenn Brandt
Senior Vice President of Corporate Financeno datano datano data
Jorge Fernandes
Chief Technology & Information Officer2.5yrsCA$5.42m0.00017%
CA$ 33.7k
Paul Carpino
Vice President of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Graeme McPhail
Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer and Secretary2.25yrsno datano data
Sevaun Palvetzian
Chief Communications Officer0.58yrno datano data
James Reid
Chief Human Resources Officer9.08yrsCA$2.64m0.00041%
CA$ 81.2k
Lisa Durocher
Chief Digital Officer3.25yrsno data0.00034%
CA$ 67.4k

2.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: RCI's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Joseph Natale
President3.42yrsCA$11.70m0.00030%
CA$ 59.4k
Philip Lind
Non-Executive Vice Chair29.67yrsCA$929.07k0.076%
CA$ 15.0m
Alan Horn
Non-Independent Director14.67yrsCA$303.61k0.27%
CA$ 53.3m
David Peterson
Independent Director29.42yrsCA$262.85k0.015%
CA$ 3.0m
John MacDonald
Independent Director8.42yrsCA$201.64k0.00086%
CA$ 170.4k
Loretta Rogers
Non-Independent Director40.75yrsCA$258.36k0.0092%
CA$ 1.8m
Melinda Rogers
Non-Independent Deputy Chair2.67yrsCA$527.04k0.12%
CA$ 24.1m
Isabelle Marcoux
Independent Director12.42yrsCA$284.46kno data
Martha Rogers
Non-Independent Director11.75yrsCA$258.59k0.22%
CA$ 43.7m
Edward Rogers
Non-Independent Chair of the Board2.67yrsCA$1.08m0.36%
CA$ 71.5m
John Clappison
Independent Lead Director2.42yrsCA$385.42k0.0018%
CA$ 358.7k
Bonnie Brooks
Independent Director5.42yrsCA$271.79k0.0023%
CA$ 459.7k

10.1yrs

Average Tenure

66.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: RCI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Rogers Communications Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Rogers Communications Inc.
  • Ticker: RCI
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1960
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: CA$26.518b
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$19.815b
  • Shares outstanding: 504.93m
  • Website: https://www.rogers.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Rogers Communications Inc.
  • 333 Bloor Street East
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M4W 1G9
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RCI.ATSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)Class A Common SharesCACADDec 1972
RCIA.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)Class A Common SharesUSUSDDec 1972
RCINYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass B Non-Voting Common SharesUSUSDNov 1979
RCI.BTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesClass B Non-Voting Common SharesCACADNov 1979
RCIBDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass B Non-Voting Common SharesDEEURNov 1979

Biography

Rogers Communications Inc. operates as a communications and media company in Canada. It operates through three segments: Wireless, Cable, and Media. The company offers mobile Internet access, wireless voic ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/29 00:12
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.