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Mediagrif Interactive Technologies

TSX:MDF
Snowflake Description

Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential and pays a dividend.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
MDF
TSX
CA$99M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. CA
  3. Media
Company description

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides e-commerce solutions to consumers and businesses in Canada, the United States, Asia, Europe, and internationally. The last earnings update was 73 days ago. More info.


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MDF Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-0.6%
TSX:MDF
-0.5%
CA Interactive Media and Services
0.4%
CA Market
1 Year Returns
-35.6%
TSX:MDF
-32.3%
CA Interactive Media and Services
10.1%
CA Market
MDF Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies (MDF) -0.6% -4.3% -4.4% -35.6% -63.3% -62.3%
CA Interactive Media and Services -0.5% 2.3% -4% -32.3% -66.6% -51.6%
CA Market 0.4% 2.1% 6.4% 10.1% 6.6% 17.3%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • MDF underperformed the Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -32.3% over the past year.
  • MDF underperformed the Market in Canada which returned 10.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility
MDF
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Mediagrif Interactive Technologies undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies.

TSX:MDF Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model Dividend Discount Model
Dividend Per Share Company Filings (2019-09-30) in CAD CA$ 5.9
Payout Ratio Company Filings (2019-09-30) 4130.7%
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 7.2%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year CA Government Bond Rate 1.4%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for TSX:MDF
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year CA Govt Bond Rate 1.4%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 5.4%
Interactive Media and Services Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 1.04
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 1.039 (1 + (1- 26.5%) (21.38%))
1.063
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.06
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 1.44% + (1.063 * 5.44%)
7.22%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for TSX:MDF using Dividend Discount Model Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is arrived at by discounting future dividends to their present value. This approach is used for finance firms where free cash flow is difficult to estimate (e.g. Banks/ Insurance firms).

If the firm does not pay the majority of its earnings out as a dividend this method will often arrive at a value significantly lower than the share price.

See our documentation to learn about this calculation.

TSX:MDF Gordon Growth Model
Calculation Result
Value per share = Expected dividends per share / (Discount Rate - Perpetual growth rate)
= CA$5.9 / (7.22% - 1.44%)
CA$102.07
TSX:MDF Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (CAD) From above. CA$102.07
Current discount Discount to share price of CA$6.69
= -1 x (CA$6.69 - CA$102.07) / CA$102.07
93.4%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

Current Discount
Amount off the current price Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is available for.
Intrinsic value
>50%
Share price is CA$6.69 vs Future cash flow value of CA$102.07
Current Discount Checks
For Mediagrif Interactive Technologies to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
TSX:MDF PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-09-30) in CAD CA$-1.91
TSX:MDF Share Price ** TSX (2020-01-24) in CAD CA$6.69
North America Interactive Media and Services Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 30 Publicly-Listed Interactive Media and Services Companies 33.24x
Canada Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 514 Publicly-Listed Companies 15.86x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies.

TSX:MDF PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= TSX:MDF Share Price ÷ EPS (both in CAD)

= 6.69 ÷ -1.91

-3.5x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is loss making, we can't compare its value to the North America Interactive Media and Services industry average.
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Canada market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
TSX:MDF PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -3.5x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 5 Analysts
115.4%per year
North America Interactive Media and Services Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 25 Publicly-Listed Interactive Media and Services Companies 1.64x
Canada Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 244 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.17x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's assets?
Raw Data
TSX:MDF PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-09-30) in CAD CA$6.79
TSX:MDF Share Price * TSX (2020-01-24) in CAD CA$6.69
Canada Interactive Media and Services Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 18 Publicly-Listed Interactive Media and Services Companies 2.86x
Canada Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 2,345 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.38x
TSX:MDF PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= TSX:MDF Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in CAD)

= 6.69 ÷ 6.79

0.99x

* Primary Listing of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is good value based on assets compared to the CA Interactive Media and Services industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Interactive Media and Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Interactive Media and Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Mediagrif Interactive Technologies expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
115.4%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Mediagrif Interactive Technologies expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.4%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Canada market average.
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Canada market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
TSX:MDF Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
TSX:MDF Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 5 Analysts 115.4%
TSX:MDF Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 5 Analysts 6.2%
North America Interactive Media and Services Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 17.2%
North America Interactive Media and Services Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.4%
Canada Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.1%
Canada Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.2%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
TSX:MDF Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 5 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in CAD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
TSX:MDF Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2022-03-31 91 12 1
2021-03-31 83 13 10 5
2020-03-31 78 11 8 5
2020-01-24
TSX:MDF Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-09-30 80 9 -28
2019-06-30 82 11 -27
2019-03-31 83 13 -26
2018-12-31 83 15 11
2018-09-30 82 19 9
2018-06-30 82 18 7
2018-03-31 81 18 7
2017-12-31 80 19 9
2017-09-30 79 18 12
2017-06-30 79 21 15
2017-03-31 78 24 16
2016-12-31 77 21 15

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's revenue is expected to grow by 6.2% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
TSX:MDF Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 5 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

TSX:MDF Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2022-03-31
2021-03-31 0.60 0.71 0.46 3.00
2020-03-31 0.50 0.54 0.45 3.00
2020-01-24
TSX:MDF Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) EPS *
2019-09-30 -1.91
2019-06-30 -1.82
2019-03-31 -1.73
2018-12-31 0.71
2018-09-30 0.58
2018-06-30 0.48
2018-03-31 0.48
2017-12-31 0.58
2017-09-30 0.78
2017-06-30 0.97
2017-03-31 1.06
2016-12-31 0.98

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Mediagrif Interactive Technologies will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the North America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the North America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Mediagrif Interactive Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's growth in the last year to its industry (Interactive Media and Services).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's 1-year growth to the North America Interactive Media and Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

TSX:MDF Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-09-30 80.13 -28.37 29.83 19.54
2019-06-30 82.18 -27.02 29.63 18.76
2019-03-31 83.08 -25.64 30.09 18.82
2018-12-31 82.75 10.60 28.02 18.83
2018-09-30 82.32 8.66 28.00 18.92
2018-06-30 82.09 7.19 28.56 20.39
2018-03-31 80.94 7.18 27.93 19.83
2017-12-31 80.45 8.66 27.90 20.41
2017-09-30 79.27 11.69 27.91 18.13
2017-06-30 78.74 14.52 27.11 16.11
2017-03-31 77.74 15.84 26.32 14.80
2016-12-31 76.56 14.74 26.18 13.46
2016-09-30 75.83 15.60 25.41 12.39
2016-06-30 74.28 16.15 24.92 11.49
2016-03-31 73.02 15.83 24.60 10.91
2015-12-31 71.67 17.94 23.78 10.55
2015-09-30 70.67 17.15 23.47 10.97
2015-06-30 70.23 15.92 23.29 11.52
2015-03-31 70.25 15.63 23.11 12.30
2014-12-31 70.08 15.02 22.84 12.86
2014-09-30 68.97 13.97 22.96 12.88
2014-06-30 67.41 12.92 22.69 12.40
2014-03-31 65.38 12.71 22.35 11.75
2013-12-31 63.09 12.18 20.99 11.01
2013-09-30 61.63 12.64 19.74 10.58
2013-06-30 60.72 13.26 18.80 10.48
2013-03-31 60.71 13.97 18.27 10.31

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the North America Interactive Media and Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Mediagrif Interactive Technologies improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Interactive Media and Services industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 3.5x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago.

TSX:MDF Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-09-30 100.82 10.76 13.50
2019-06-30 100.54 13.15 17.05
2019-03-31 100.70 24.94 13.34
2018-12-31 135.94 26.93 12.70
2018-09-30 135.14 27.92 12.40
2018-06-30 133.21 26.91 12.08
2018-03-31 132.55 28.10 13.19
2017-12-31 132.31 30.90 11.46
2017-09-30 132.96 34.88 11.53
2017-06-30 133.08 34.07 12.04
2017-03-31 131.88 31.45 11.33
2016-12-31 131.49 35.04 11.50
2016-09-30 129.17 38.83 11.96
2016-06-30 126.25 41.02 10.20
2016-03-31 123.81 26.31 10.90
2015-12-31 121.80 28.80 10.43
2015-09-30 118.77 31.05 8.33
2015-06-30 117.35 31.30 7.27
2015-03-31 122.10 26.10 7.55
2014-12-31 119.65 30.60 5.59
2014-09-30 122.03 28.93 4.15
2014-06-30 120.24 33.73 5.44
2014-03-31 118.26 36.92 6.94
2013-12-31 116.35 42.48 7.01
2013-09-30 115.13 37.69 6.44
2013-06-30 113.61 41.97 7.87
2013-03-31 112.60 0.03 14.25
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's level of debt (10.7%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (23.5% vs 10.7% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (86%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
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Financial health checks
We assess Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
5.98%
Current annual income from Mediagrif Interactive Technologies dividends. Estimated to be 88.19% next year.
If you bought CA$2,000 of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies shares you are expected to receive CA$120 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Canada (1.93%).
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Canada (5.49%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
TSX:MDF Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 5 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Global Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 42 Stocks 0.4%
Canada Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 335 Stocks 3.4%
Canada Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 1%
Canada Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.9%
Canada Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 5.5%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

TSX:MDF Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in CA$) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2022-03-31
2021-03-31 5.90 1.00
2020-03-31 5.90 1.00
2020-01-24
TSX:MDF Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in CA$) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-11-12 0.400 6.233
2019-08-06 0.400 6.359
2019-06-11 0.400 5.543
2018-11-13 0.400 3.989
2018-08-07 0.400 3.896
2018-06-12 0.400 3.644
2018-02-13 0.400 3.708
2017-11-07 0.400 3.630
2017-08-08 0.400 2.976
2017-06-06 0.400 2.629
2017-02-07 0.400 2.522
2016-08-03 0.400 2.146
2016-06-07 0.400 2.349
2016-02-09 0.400 2.542
2015-08-04 0.400 2.432
2015-02-10 0.400 2.325
2014-11-11 0.400 2.225
2014-08-06 0.400 2.153
2014-06-11 0.400 2.086
2014-02-11 0.400 2.156
2013-11-12 0.400 2.063
2013-08-06 0.400 2.035
2013-02-12 0.400 2.068
2012-11-13 0.360 1.928
2012-08-07 0.360 2.015
2012-06-12 0.360 2.067
2012-02-14 0.320 1.880
2011-11-15 0.320 2.032
2011-09-07 0.320 2.666
2011-06-14 0.320 2.806
2011-02-08 0.280 2.437
2010-11-09 0.280 3.050
2010-06-09 0.280 3.299
2010-06-08 0.280 3.361
2009-11-10 0.200 3.119

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • The company is paying a dividend however it is incurring a loss.
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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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 1%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Mediagrif Interactive Technologies afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Luc Filiatreault
AGE 53
TENURE AS CEO 0.3 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Luc Filiatreault has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. since September 16, 2019. He has been President of Ayuda Media Systems Inc. since June 09, 2017. Mr. Filiatreault founded and led several tech companies, completed two IPOs and is highly experienced at raising funds from VCs. He served as General Partner and Senior Partner at First Ascent Ventures. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Neuralitic Inc. since February 2011. He served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President at NordTech Aerospace Inc. He served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at Nstein Technologies Inc. since April 23, 2007. Mr. Filiatreault serves as Board member of LeddarTech Inc. He served as a Director at Acquisio, Inc. until March 27, 2017. He served as Director of Optosecurity Inc. He served as Director of ExelTech Aerospace Inc. He served as Director at CPVC Tremblant Inc. He served as a Director at Malaga Inc. from June 2008 to 2009. He served as a Board Member at Neuralitic Inc. He served as an Independent Director at Nurun Inc. from 2003 to February 2008. He served as a Director of NordTech Aerospace Inc. since 2004. His past honors include Canadas Top 40 under 40 and Canadian IT Personality of the Year Award. Mr. Filiatreault graduated in Engineering Physics in 1987 from Laval University.

CEO Compensation
  • Insufficient data for Luc to compare compensation growth.
  • Insufficient data for Luc to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in Canada.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure of the Mediagrif Interactive Technologies management team in years:

1
Average Tenure
  • The average tenure for the Mediagrif Interactive Technologies management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Management Team

Paul Bourque

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer
COMPENSATION
CA$501K
TENURE
8.6 yrs

Hélène Hallak

TITLE
Vice President of Corporate Development
COMPENSATION
CA$400K

Mark Eigenbauer

TITLE
Vice President of Strategic Sourcing
COMPENSATION
CA$426K

Jean-Michel Stam

TITLE
Vice President of e-Marketplaces
COMPENSATION
CA$354K

Catherine Roy

TITLE
VP of Transformation & Non Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$30K
TENURE
1 yrs

Luc Filiatreault

TITLE
CEO, President & Director
AGE
53
TENURE
0.3 yrs

Camil Rousseau

TITLE
Chief Technology Officer
TENURE
1 yrs

André Leblanc

TITLE
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
TENURE
1 yrs

Andréanne Simon

TITLE
Vice President of Supply Chain Collaboration
TENURE
1 yrs

Louis Mousseau

TITLE
Vice President of e-Commerce
TENURE
1 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure of the Mediagrif Interactive Technologies board of directors in years:

2.5
Average Tenure
  • The average tenure for the Mediagrif Interactive Technologies board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors

Gilles Laporte

TITLE
Chairman & Lead Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$90K
TENURE
0.8 yrs

Catherine Roy

TITLE
VP of Transformation & Non Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$30K
TENURE
4.9 yrs

Luc Filiatreault

TITLE
CEO, President & Director
AGE
53
TENURE
0.3 yrs

Gilles Laurin

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$43K
TENURE
10.9 yrs

Jean-François Sabourin

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$59K
TENURE
11.4 yrs

Natalie Larivière

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$62K
TENURE
2.6 yrs

Philippe Duval

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$33K
TENURE
2.3 yrs

Zoya Shchupak

TITLE
Independent Director
AGE
51
TENURE
0.3 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (CA$) Value (CA$)
26. Sep 19 Buy Luc Filiatreault Individual 25. Sep 19 26. Sep 19 36,300 CA$7.11 CA$257,920
26. Sep 19 Sell Claude Roy Individual 26. Sep 19 26. Sep 19 -68,500 CA$7.11 CA$-487,035
26. Sep 19 Buy Gilles Laporte Individual 26. Sep 19 26. Sep 19 34,900 CA$7.11 CA$248,139
25. Sep 19 Buy Luc Filiatreault Individual 19. Sep 19 19. Sep 19 13,700 CA$7.05 CA$96,585
23. Sep 19 Sell Claude Roy Individual 18. Sep 19 18. Sep 19 -150,270 CA$6.10 CA$-916,647
20. Sep 19 Buy Gilles Laporte Individual 19. Sep 19 19. Sep 19 10,000 CA$6.92 CA$69,200
16. Sep 19 Buy Camil Rousseau Individual 12. Sep 19 12. Sep 19 250 CA$6.41 CA$1,596
28. Aug 19 Buy Gilles Laporte Individual 26. Aug 19 26. Aug 19 14,500 CA$5.80 CA$84,100
14. Aug 19 Buy Gilles Laporte Individual 12. Aug 19 13. Aug 19 30,000 CA$5.60 CA$167,459
09. Aug 19 Buy Natalie Larivière Individual 08. Aug 19 08. Aug 19 5,400 CA$5.69 CA$30,726
28. Jun 19 Buy Paul Bourque Individual 27. Jun 19 27. Jun 19 4,000 CA$7.20 CA$28,800
19. Jun 19 Buy Gilles Laporte Individual 19. Jun 19 19. Jun 19 12,000 CA$7.30 CA$87,600
14. Jun 19 Buy Jean-Michel Stam Individual 14. Jun 19 14. Jun 19 250 CA$7.94 CA$1,985
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Management checks
We assess Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

Simply Wall St News

Some Mediagrif Interactive Technologies (TSE:MDF) Shareholders Have Copped A Big 63% Share Price Drop

View our latest analysis for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies While markets are a powerful pricing mechanism, share prices reflect investor sentiment, not just underlying business performance. … In the last half decade Mediagrif Interactive Technologies saw its share price fall as its EPS declined below zero. … As it happens, Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's TSR for the last 5 years was -57%, which exceeds the share price return mentioned earlier.

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Investors In Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSE:MDF) Should Consider This, First

With Mediagrif Interactive Technologies yielding 5.4% and having paid a dividend for over 10 years, many investors likely find the company quite interesting. … Although it reported a loss over the past 12 months, Mediagrif Interactive Technologies currently pays a dividend. … Dividend Growth Potential The other half of the dividend investing equation is evaluating whether earnings per share (EPS) are growing. Growing EPS can help maintain or increase the purchasing power of the dividend over the long run. It's not great to see that Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's have fallen at approximately 22% over the past five years. If earnings continue to decline, the dividend may come under pressure. Every investor should make an assessment of whether the company is taking steps to stabilise the situation. Conclusion Dividend investors should always want to know if a) a company's dividends are affordable, b) if there is a track record of consistent payments, and c) if the dividend is capable of growing.

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What Kind Of Shareholder Appears On The Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.'s (TSE:MDF) Shareholder Register?

As Charlie Munger said 'Show me the incentive and I will show you the outcome.' Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is a smaller company with a market capitalization of CA$139m, so it may still be flying under the radar of many institutional investors. … See our latest analysis for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies TSX:MDF Ownership Summary, June 11th 2019 What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Mediagrif Interactive Technologies? … Insider Ownership Of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies The definition of company insiders can be subjective, and does vary between jurisdictions.

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Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSE:MDF): The Best Of Both Worlds

(TSE:MDF), it is a financially-sound company with a a strong history high-quality dividend payments, trading at a discount. … If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Mediagrif Interactive Technologies here. … TSX:MDF Historical Dividend Yield, May 29th 2019 Next Steps: For Mediagrif Interactive Technologies, I've put together three pertinent aspects you should further examine: Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MDF’s future growth?

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Does Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSE:MDF) Create Value For Shareholders?

Analysts use this formula to calculate return on capital employed: Return on Capital Employed = Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) ÷ (Total Assets - Current Liabilities) Or for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies: 0.088 = CA$16m ÷ (CA$208m - CA$29m) (Based on the trailing twelve months to December 2018.) Therefore, Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has an ROCE of 8.8%. … Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's current ROCE of 8.8% is lower than 3 years ago, when the company reported a 14% ROCE. … Do Mediagrif Interactive Technologies's Current Liabilities Skew Its ROCE?

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Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSE:MDF)

by taking the expected future cash flows and discounting them to today's value. … We generally believe that a company's value is the present value of all of the cash it will generate in the future. … Check out our latest analysis for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies

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Here's How P/E Ratios Can Help Us Understand Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSE:MDF)

We'll apply a basic P/E ratio analysis to Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.'s (TSE:MDF), to help you decide if the stock is worth further research. … Mediagrif Interactive Technologies has a P/E ratio of 13.84, based on the last twelve months. … Price to Earnings Ratio = Price per Share ÷ Earnings per Share (EPS)

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Is Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSE:MDF) A Financially Sound Company?

While investors primarily focus on the growth potential and competitive landscape of the small-cap companies, they end up ignoring a key aspect, which could be the biggest threat to its existence: its financial health. … Understanding the company's financial health becomes. … The following basic checks can help you get a picture of the company's balance sheet strength.

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Should You Buy Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSE:MDF) For Its 4.1% Dividend?

A sizeable part of portfolio returns can be produced by dividend stocks due to their contribution to compounding returns in the long run. … Let's dig deeper into whether Mediagrif Interactive Technologies should have a place in your portfolio. … Check out our latest analysis for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies

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What Kind Of Investor Owns Most Of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSE:MDF)?

Every investor in Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. … With a market capitalization of CA$158m, Mediagrif Interactive Technologies is a small cap stock, so it might not be well known by many institutional investors. … Check out our latest analysis for Mediagrif Interactive Technologies

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Company Info

Description

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides e-commerce solutions to consumers and businesses in Canada, the United States, Asia, Europe, and internationally. Its e-business networks and solutions allow buyers and sellers to find, purchase, and sell products and services; help contractors and vendors access information on business opportunities from the government and private sectors; and offer professionals with automated and integrated business solutions to streamline the supply chain. The company provides e-commerce solutions in the fields of automotive aftermarket, consumer solutions, diamonds and jewelry, electronics components, information technology, telecom, government opportunities, supply chain collaboration, wine and spirits, e-procurement, computer equipment, classified ads, employment and talent acquisition, and online dating. Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Longueuil, Canada.

Details
Name: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
MDF
Exchange: TSX
Founded: 1996
CA$99,338,331
14,848,779
Website: http://www.mediagrif.com
Address: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
East Tower,
Suite 255,
Longueuil,
Quebec, J4K 5G4,
Canada
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
TSX MDF Common Shares The Toronto Stock Exchange CA CAD 28. Sep 2000
OTCPK MECV.F Common Shares Pink Sheets LLC US USD 28. Sep 2000
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
535
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies employees.
Industry
Interactive Media and Services
Media
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2020/01/24 23:41
End of day share price update: 2020/01/24 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/12/20
Last earnings filing: 2019/11/12
Last earnings reported: 2019/09/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2019/03/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.