OTCPK:USSH.F

Stock Analysis Report

Uniserve Communications

Executive Summary

Uniserve Communications Corporation provides Internet access, telecommunications, and commercial IT consulting services to residential and business customers primarily in British Columbia and Alberta.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

USSH.F

2.2%

US Telecom

0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

USSH.F

11.0%

US Telecom

6.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how USSH.F performed against the US Telecom industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how USSH.F performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

USSH.FIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.2%0.4%
30 Day0%2.3%-1.1%
90 Day0%11.6%-0.5%
1 Yearn/a16.8%11.0%9.3%6.9%
3 Yearn/a27.2%8.6%45.8%36.4%
5 Yearn/a42.7%10.2%62.9%45.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Uniserve Communications is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Uniserve Communications 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 USSH.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 Uniserve Communications regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Telecom industry.

Future Growth

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

10.1%

Forecasted Telecom 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 Uniserve Communications 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 USSH.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 Uniserve Communications's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Telecom industry.

Past Performance

How has Uniserve Communications performed over the past 5 years?

-58.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, Uniserve Communications has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.


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Financial Health

How is Uniserve Communications's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

Long Term Liabilities: USSH.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: USSH.F has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

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


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: USSH.F has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: USSH.F has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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: USSH.F has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: USSH.F has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -64.2% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage4.8%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate USSH.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate USSH.F's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if USSH.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Next Steps

Management

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

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Scholz (64yo)

0.3yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Michael C. Scholz, B.Com., LL.B, has been Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Fibre-Crown Manufacturing Inc. from February 2018. Mr. Scholz serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Secret ...


Management Age and Tenure

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: USSH.F's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

2.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: USSH.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: USSH.F insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyCA$1,46509 Oct 19
Michael Scholz
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board
Shares19,500
Max PriceCA$0.075
BuyCA$381,13830 Sep 19
Owen Morley
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Shares6,250,000
Max PriceCA$0.061
BuyCA$18,09724 Sep 19
369 Terminal Holdings Ltd.
EntityCompany
Shares300,000
Max PriceCA$0.06
BuyCA$7624 Jul 19
Michael Scholz
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board
Shares1,000
Max PriceCA$0.076
BuyCA$2,60022 Jul 19
Michael Scholz
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board
Shares34,000
Max PriceCA$0.076
BuyCA$2,18517 Jul 19
Michael Scholz
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board
Shares28,500
Max PriceCA$0.077
BuyCA$3,93609 Jul 19
Michael Scholz
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board
Shares51,500
Max PriceCA$0.076
BuyCA$8,23708 Jul 19
Michael Scholz
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board
Shares108,000
Max PriceCA$0.076
BuyCA$38,11405 Jul 19
Andy Prpic
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Shares625,000
Max PriceCA$0.061
BuyCA$19,05704 Jul 19
Earnest Beaudin
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares312,500
Max PriceCA$0.061
BuyCA$15,24603 Jul 19
Walter Schultz
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares250,000
Max PriceCA$0.061
BuyCA$568,65702 Jul 19
369 Terminal Holdings Ltd.
EntityCompany
Shares9,325,000
Max PriceCA$0.061

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Michael Scholz (64yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Darren Nichols

    President

    • Tenure: 1yrs
    • Compensation: CA$54.58k
  • Andy Prpic

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Mark Stanton

    Director of Marketing

    • Tenure: 4.1yrs
  • John Dobson

    Enterprise Solutions Consultant

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: CA$166.06k
  • Frank Lee

    Creative Director of Kinzin

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: CA$154.17k
  • Owen Morley

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Michael Scholz (64yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Earnest Beaudin (77yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.5yrs
    • Compensation: CA$3.00k
  • Louis-Vincent Gave

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Kelly Walker

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Walter Schultz

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs

Company Information

Uniserve Communications Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Uniserve Communications Corporation
  • Ticker: USSH.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: CA$5.506m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$4.152m
  • Shares outstanding: 50.06m
  • Website: https://www.uniserve.com

Location

  • Uniserve Communications Corporation
  • 333 Terminal Avenue
  • Suite 330
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6A 4C1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
USSTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADDec 1995
USSH.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDDec 1995

Biography

Uniserve Communications Corporation provides Internet access, telecommunications, and commercial IT consulting services to residential and business customers primarily in British Columbia and Alberta. It o ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/22 00:27
End of Day Share Price2019/06/24 00:00
Earnings2019/02/28
Annual Earnings2018/05/31


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.