Cadiz Inc. operates as a natural resources development company in the United States. More Details
Weak fundamentals or lack of information.
Share Price & News
How has Cadiz's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CDZI is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CDZI's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Water Utilities
1 Year Return
US Water Utilities
Return vs Industry: CDZI underperformed the US Water Utilities industry which returned 14% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CDZI underperformed the US Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cadiz's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Cadiz undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Cadiz is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Cadiz 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of CDZI'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.
- Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Utilities industry.
How is Cadiz forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Utilities 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 Cadiz 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 CDZI’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.
- Explore growth companies in the Utilities industry.
How has Cadiz performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CDZI is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CDZI is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CDZI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CDZI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CDZI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Water Utilities industry (10.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CDZI's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Cadiz's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CDZI has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: CDZI 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: CDZI has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: CDZI's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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: CDZI has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: CDZI has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 10.3% each year
What is Cadiz current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDZI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDZI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDZI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDZI'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 CDZI'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 board tenure
Scott Slater (62 yo)
Mr. Scott S. Slater has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Cadiz Inc. since February 1, 2013 and April 12, 2011, respectively. Mr. Slater manages the day-to-day operation of Cadiz and its pr...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Scott's total compensation ($USD500.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.79M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Scott's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Founder & Chairman||19.58yrs||US$526.11k||0.47% |
|Independent Director||23.5yrs||US$62.50k||0.18% |
|Independent Director||12.17yrs||US$62.50k||0.079% |
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||US$62.50k||0.063% |
|Independent Director||14.17yrs||US$62.50k||0.31% |
|Lead Independent Director||3.83yrs||US$62.50k||0.36% |
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$37.50k||0.0066% |
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$37.50k||0.0066% |
Experienced Board: CDZI's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 31.6%.
Cadiz Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cadiz Inc.
- Ticker: CDZI
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Water Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: US$357.218m
- Shares outstanding: 35.54m
- Website: https://www.cadizinc.com
Number of Employees
- Cadiz Inc.
- 550 South Hope Street
- Suite 2850
- Los Angeles
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CDZI||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1985|
|2ZC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1985|
|0HS4||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||May 1985|
Cadiz Inc. operates as a natural resources development company in the United States. It engages in the water resource and agricultural development activities in San Bernardino County properties. The compan...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/02 23:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/02 00:00|
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