OTCPK:QWTR

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Executive Summary

Quest Water Global, Inc., a water technology company, provides solutions that address the shortage of clean drinking water in developing countries.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Quest Water Global's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: QWTR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-21.3%

QWTR

2.5%

US Water Utilities

3.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-68.8%

QWTR

10.2%

US Water Utilities

9.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: QWTR underperformed the US Water Utilities industry which returned 10.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QWTR underperformed the US Market which returned 9.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

QWTRIndustryMarket
7 Day-21.3%2.5%3.8%
30 Day-23.1%10.4%11.4%
90 Day-49.8%-6.6%6.8%
1 Year-68.8%-68.8%12.2%10.2%12.1%9.7%
3 Year261.5%261.5%59.2%49.9%36.2%27.2%
5 Year47.1%47.1%146.9%122.2%63.7%45.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Quest Water Global's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Quest Water Global undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


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

Future Growth

How is Quest Water Global forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.0%

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 Quest Water Global 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 QWTR’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 Quest Water Global's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Utilities industry.

Past Performance

How has Quest Water Global performed over the past 5 years?

5.5%

Historical Utilities 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, Quest Water Global 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 Quest Water Global's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Quest Water Global's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Quest Water Global has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

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


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of QWTR’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.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. 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.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Quest Water Global's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Utilities industry.

Dividend

What is Quest Water Global's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QWTR'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 QWTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Next Steps

Management

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

8.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

John Balanko (59yo)

8.42yrs

Tenure

US$150,000

Compensation

Mr. John Balanko co-founded Quest Water Global, Inc. (formerly Quest Water Solutions Inc.) in October 2008. Mr. Balanko has been the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President at Quest Water Global In ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD571.43K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare John's compensation with company performance.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Balanko
Chairman8.42yrsUS$150.00kno data
Peter Miele
Co-Founder8.42yrsUS$150.00kno data
Douglas Parrish
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Mark Lambert
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Richard Mest
Member of Advisory Board3.75yrsno datano data
Ian Chater
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Roland Wahlgren
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data

8.4yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: QWTR's board of directors are considered experienced (8.4 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Quest Water Global, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Quest Water Global, Inc.
  • Ticker: QWTR
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2008
  • Industry: Water Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Market Cap: US$4.608m
  • Shares outstanding: 92.16m
  • Website: https://www.questwatersolutions.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Quest Water Global, Inc.
  • 1590 Bellevue Avenue
  • Suite 203
  • West Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V7V 1A7
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
QWTROTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 2012

Biography

Quest Water Global, Inc., a water technology company, provides solutions that address the shortage of clean drinking water in developing countries. The company focuses on manufacturing and selling AQUAtap community drinking water station, a solar-powered water purification and distribution system; and WEPS, a water extraction and purification system that produces clean drinking water from humidity in the atmosphere. The company’s systems have applications in rural and urban community water supply, water supply for household needs, remote work site camps, and water supply for disaster relief. It offers its community drinking water station to various markets, including non-governmental organizations, governmental agencies, land developers, local communities, and local water suppliers in Angola; and water extraction and purification system to commercial bottled water operations, agricultural irrigation, industrial capture and reuse, and bulk residential supply markets. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in West Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/06 05:36
End of Day Share Price2020/06/05 00:00
Earnings2014/09/30
Annual Earnings2013/12/31


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.