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
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether PyroGenesis Canada is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as PyroGenesis Canada 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.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
PyroGenesis Canada. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
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
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
PyroGenesis Canada's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
PyroGenesis Canada has negative assets, we can't compare the value of its assets to the DE Commercial Services industry average.
Take a look at our analysis of 8PY’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 PyroGenesis Canada's regulatory filings and announcements.
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 PyroGenesis Canada 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.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
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
Expected Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare PyroGenesis Canada's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare PyroGenesis Canada's earnings growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare PyroGenesis Canada's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if PyroGenesis Canada is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if PyroGenesis Canada is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
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.
PyroGenesis Canada's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
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.
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.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
PyroGenesis Canada's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
PyroGenesis Canada's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
PyroGenesis Canada's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
PyroGenesis Canada'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
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
PyroGenesis Canada has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
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.
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.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Photis Peter Pascali, Jr., serves as Interim Chairman of the Board at PyroGenesis Canada Inc. since September 29, 2019. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of PyroGenesis Canada Inc, since June 2006. Mr. Pascali served as the President of Phoenix & Associates since December 1990, a New Jersey based financial consulting firm which has previously performed consulting services for an affiliate of Degeorge Financial Corp. Prior to 1990, Mr. Pascali served as an officer in the corporate banking divisions of The Bank of Nova Scotia and Westpac Banking Corporation in New York City. Mr. Pascali joined PyroGenesis Inc. in 1992. He has been Member of Cleantech Advisory Board at Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade since September 16, 2011. He has been a Director of PyroGenesis Canada Inc, since June 2006. He served as Director of Raymor Industries, Inc. since December 2004. Mr. Pascali served as a Director of DeGeorge Financial Corp. since January 1993. Mr. Pascali received a Masters in Business Administration from McGil University in 1983 where he also received his Bachelor of Science degree.
Photis's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
Photis's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Germany.
Interim Chairman of the Board
CTO & Chief Strategist
Acting CFO & Independent Director
Vice President of Investor Relations & Strategic Business Development
Mtre Antonio Gualtieri
Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Vice President of Sales
Marketing Manager & Investor Relations
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the PyroGenesis Canada board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors
Interim Chairman of the Board
Acting CFO & Independent Director
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
More shares have been bought than sold by PyroGenesis Canada individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
PyroGenesis Canada Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and commercializes advanced plasma processes and systems in Canada and internationally. It offers DROSRITE, a sustainable process for enhancing metal recovery from dross targeting primarily aluminum and zinc industries; plasma atomization process; PUREVAP, a process to produce high purity silicon and solar grade silicon; contact pyrogenesis additives; process/product development services, such as process and equipment design, equipment and infrastructure for lab and pilot work, analytical services, and thermodynamic process simulation and modelling services; custom reactors and furnaces for use in advanced materials, metallurgical, environmental, and chemical fields; and plasma atomized spherical metal powders. The company also provides plasma torches, including APT for waste treatment, gas heating, research and development, and advanced materials production applications; Minigun, which offers a solution for thermal treatment of metals, for nanotechnology, and for small-scale high-tech material fabrication; reverse polarity torches for use in the production of high purity materials and nanomaterials, research and development, waste treatment, and thermal spray coatings; and SPT plasma torches for use in destruction of refrigerants and other substances. In addition, it offers plasma waste processes, such as plasma arc gasification and vitrification system; plasma arc waste destruction system for land; plasma arc waste destruction system; PRRS, a plasma waste-to-energy solution; SPARC, a process for the destruction of ozone depleting substances and other environmentally noxious chemicals; and Tactical plasma arc chemical warfare agents destruction system, which destroys a range of chemical warfare agents and precursors reagents in the field. The company serves defence, metallurgical, mining, advanced materials, oil and gas, and environmental industries. PyroGenesis Canada Inc. is based in Montréal, Canada.
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