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Canadian Utilities Ltd (CU.TO)

CU.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

38.56CAD
3:59pm EST
Change (% chg)

$-0.01 (-0.03%)
Prev Close
$38.57
Open
$38.61
Day's High
$38.71
Day's Low
$38.53
Volume
25,102
Avg. Vol
196,401
52-wk High
$42.44
52-wk Low
$34.83

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1 977.00 977.00 977.00 1,312.37
Year Ending Dec-17 2 3,764.35 3,847.00 3,681.70 3,717.65
Year Ending Dec-18 2 3,814.65 3,827.30 3,802.00 3,979.10
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 4 0.62 0.66 0.61 0.72
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 0.79 0.79 0.79 0.93
Year Ending Dec-17 4 2.28 2.30 2.26 2.24
Year Ending Dec-18 5 2.35 2.44 2.31 2.33
LT Growth Rate (%) 2 5.25 7.40 3.10 6.53
Sales and Profit Figures in Canadian Dollar (CAD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 18.94 14.53 17.75
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 28.63 24.90 29.07
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 16.45 11.36 9.31
Beta 0.50 0.48 1.07
Price to Sales (TTM) 2.69 1.79 2.49
Price to Book (MRQ) 2.15 2.26 1.33
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 1.80 2.48 2.50
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 9.21 8.20 7.45
% Owned Institutions -- 11.80 0.93

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield 3.71 2.06 3.09
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 2.99 2.83 2.82
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 10.06 0.81 -2.67
Payout Ratio(TTM) 79.93 43.11 46.33

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 20.18 10.23 -11.31
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 19.65 2.31 -8.68
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 2.54 -1.44 9.37
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago -25.94 312.22 84.71
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 35.47 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 2.47 5.61 6.52
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -5.11 -2.18 32.20

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.81 1.50 1.94
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.84 1.62 2.06
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 128.51 105.80 103.92
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 139.68 129.77 119.90
Interest Coverage (TTM) 2.49 3.31 8.21

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 71.65 23.76 25.32
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 13.92 19.91
EBITD Margin (TTM) 45.60 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 45.38 24.13 38.87
Operating Margin (TTM) 31.90 14.97 22.99
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 32.24 9.96 29.34
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 21.81 11.74 15.66
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 23.26 6.22 25.48
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 16.04 9.87 9.70
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 17.33 3.90 18.90
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 26.45 19.30 33.33
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 25.51 66.55 24.57

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 719,259 4,176,835 7,565,974,450
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 115,370 688,667 534,406,395
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 8.88 7.51 9.04
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 25.60 16.01 18.63
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.20 0.40 0.35

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 3.26 3.67 3.36
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 3.69 1.06 7.65
Return on Investment (TTM) 3.50 4.65 4.23
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 3.92 1.21 9.27
Return on Equity (TTM) 11.73 16.88 7.93
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.85 3.54 15.06
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 4.14 0.18 2.54
EPS (TTM) % 84.80 -0.09 2.47
Dividend % 10.17 10.25 10.06
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Canadian Utilities Ltd

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -2.08 -3.41 77 10
13 Week -0.87 -7.11 87 20
26 Week -5.93 -9.75 66 39
52 Week 5.35 -1.03 70 51
YTD 6.58 1.36 80 43
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 16.03%
# of Holders: 6
Total Shares Held: 1,122,238
3 Mo. Net Change: -5,000
# New Positions: 0
# Closed Positions: 0
# Increased Positions: 0
# Reduced Positions: 1
# Net Buyers: -1
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