OTCPK:NUVR

Stock Analysis Report

Nuvera Communications

Executive Summary

Nuvera Communications, Inc., a diversified communications company, engages in local telephone exchange and communications businesses.

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Fundamentals

Undervalued with acceptable track record.

Risks

  • Nuvera Communications is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.6%

NUVR

0.01%

US Telecom

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

3.2%

NUVR

8.2%

US Telecom

0.7%

US Market

NUVR underperformed the Telecom industry which returned 8.1% over the past year.

NUVR outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

NUVRIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.6%0.01%-0.6%
30 Day-1.6%7.9%4.9%
90 Day7.0%9.5%1.7%
1 Year5.9%3.2%13.9%8.2%3.0%0.7%
3 Year201.1%175.7%15.7%-1.1%44.8%35.4%
5 Year225.7%171.2%36.3%5.1%62.0%44.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Nuvera Communications undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Nuvera Communications's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Nuvera Communications's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Nuvera Communications is good value based on earnings compared to the US Telecom industry average.

Nuvera Communications is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Nuvera Communications, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Nuvera Communications is good value based on assets compared to the US Telecom industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Nuvera Communications expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

5.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Nuvera Communications is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Nuvera Communications's earnings are expected to grow by 5.2% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare Nuvera Communications's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

Nuvera Communications's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Nuvera Communications's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Nuvera Communications will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Nuvera Communications performed over the past 5 years?

34.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Nuvera Communications has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Nuvera Communications's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Nuvera Communications's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Telecom industry average.


Return on Equity

Nuvera Communications has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Nuvera Communications used its assets more efficiently than the US Telecom industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Nuvera Communications has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Nuvera Communications's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Nuvera Communications is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Nuvera Communications's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Nuvera Communications's level of debt (78.5%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (70.1% vs 78.5% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 6.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.2x debt.


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Dividend

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

2.59%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Nuvera Communications's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.44%).

Nuvera Communications's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.71%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (3.9x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Nuvera Communications's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Glenn Zerbe (54yo)

0yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Glenn H. Zerbe has been Chief Executive Officer and President at Nuvera Communications, Inc. since September 3, 2019. He served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales of Spanlink Communications Inc. sinc ...


Board Age and Tenure

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Nuvera Communications board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$14,44706 Dec 18
GAMCO Investors, Inc.
EntityCompany
Shares800
Max PriceUS$18.08

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Bill Otis (61yo)

    Special Advisor to the Board & Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$415.53k
  • Barbara A. Bornhoft (62yo)

    VP , COO & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 21.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$255.03k
  • Nancy Blankenhagen (58yo)

    Controller

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$105.51k
  • Glenn Zerbe (54yo)

    CEO & President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Patty Matthews

    Assistant Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Curtis Kawlewski (52yo)

    CFO & Treasurer

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$230.75k

Board Members

  • Wesley Schultz (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$70.49k
  • Jim Seifert (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$66.51k
  • Bill Otis (61yo)

    Special Advisor to the Board & Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$415.53k
  • Perry Meyer (64yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$79.99k
  • Dennis Miller (59yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 10.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$65.99k
  • Suzanne Spellacy (53yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$58.83k
  • Colleen Skillings (57yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$59.91k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Nuvera Communications, Inc.
  • Ticker: NUVR
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1905
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$104.180m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.19m
  • Website: https://www.nuvera.net

Number of Employees


Location

  • Nuvera Communications, Inc.
  • 27 North Minnesota Street
  • New Ulm
  • Minnesota
  • 56073
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NUVROTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 1997

Biography

Nuvera Communications, Inc., a diversified communications company, engages in local telephone exchange and communications businesses. It offers local services to make and receive telephone calls within a d ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/22 23:37
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.