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Caldwell Partners International

OTCPK:CWLP.F
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet unattractive dividend payer.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
CWLP.F
OTCPK
CA$26M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Commercial Services
Company description

The Caldwell Partners International Inc. provides executive search consulting services in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The last earnings update was 19 days ago. More info.


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CWLP.F Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0%
OTCPK:CWLP.F
-0.1%
US Professional Services
-1.2%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-1.3%
OTCPK:CWLP.F
33.3%
US Professional Services
22.3%
US Market
CWLP.F Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Caldwell Partners International (CWLP.F) 0% 0% - -1.3% 4.1% -7.8%
US Professional Services -0.1% 5.9% 10.4% 33.3% 60.6% 80.1%
US Market -1.2% 1.6% 8.8% 22.3% 40.3% 58%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • CWLP.F underperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 33.3% over the past year.
  • CWLP.F underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 22.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility
CWLP.F
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Caldwell Partners International 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 Caldwell Partners International 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 Caldwell Partners International.

OTCPK:CWLP.F Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model Dividend Discount Model
Dividend Per Share Company Filings (2019-11-30) in CAD CA$ .090000
Payout Ratio Company Filings (2019-11-30) 10149.3%
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 6.7%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 1.7%

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 OTCPK:CWLP.F
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 1.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 5.4%
Professional Services Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.83
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.832 (1 + (1- 26.5%) (21.8%))
0.916
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.92
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 1.74% + (0.916 * 5.44%)
6.72%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for OTCPK:CWLP.F using Dividend Discount Model Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Caldwell Partners International 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.

OTCPK:CWLP.F Gordon Growth Model
Calculation Result
Value per share = Expected dividends per share / (Discount Rate - Perpetual growth rate)
= CA$0.09 / (6.72% - 1.74%)
CA$0.71
OTCPK:CWLP.F Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Non-primary Listing Adjustment Factor 1 share in OTCPK:CWLP.F represents 0.73891x of TSX:CWL
(This could be a different class, a depositary receipt, a different currency, or all of these things.)
0.73891x
Value per Share
(Listing Adjusted, USD)
= Value per Share (CAD) x Listing Adjustment Factor
= CA$ 1.30 x 0.73891
$0.96
Value per share (USD) From above. $0.96
Current discount Discount to share price of $0.96
= -1 x ($0.96 - $0.96) / $0.96
0.3%

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

Current Discount
Amount off the current price Caldwell Partners International is available for.
Intrinsic value
0%
Share price is $0.96058 vs Future cash flow value of $0.96339
Current Discount Checks
For Caldwell Partners International to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • Caldwell Partners International's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).
  • Caldwell Partners International's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not 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 Caldwell Partners International's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Caldwell Partners International's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
OTCPK:CWLP.F PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-11-30) in CAD CA$0.03
TSX:CWL Share Price ** TSX (2019-12-27) in CAD CA$1.3
United States of America Professional Services Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 37 Publicly-Listed Professional Services Companies 20.41x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 2,923 Publicly-Listed Companies 18.58x

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

** Primary Listing of Caldwell Partners International.

OTCPK:CWLP.F PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

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

= 1.3 ÷ 0.03

46.05x

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

  • Caldwell Partners International is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Professional Services industry average.
  • Caldwell Partners International is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Caldwell Partners International's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
OTCPK:CWLP.F PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 46.05x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United States of America Professional Services Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 31 Publicly-Listed Professional Services Companies 1.73x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,032 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.57x

*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 Caldwell Partners International, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Caldwell Partners International's assets?
Raw Data
OTCPK:CWLP.F PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-11-30) in CAD CA$0.73
TSX:CWL Share Price * TSX (2019-12-27) in CAD CA$1.3
United States of America Professional Services Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 59 Publicly-Listed Professional Services Companies 2.95x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,099 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.84x
OTCPK:CWLP.F PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

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

= 1.3 ÷ 0.73

1.79x

* Primary Listing of Caldwell Partners International.

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

  • Caldwell Partners International is good value based on assets compared to the US Professional Services industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Caldwell Partners International'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 Professional 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 Professional Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Caldwell Partners International has a total score of 1/6, 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 Caldwell Partners International expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

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 Caldwell Partners International 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.

Show me the analysis anyway

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
29.9%
Expected Professional Services industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Caldwell Partners International expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare Caldwell Partners International's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare Caldwell Partners International's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare Caldwell Partners International's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
OTCPK:CWLP.F Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United States of America Professional Services Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 29.9%
United States of America Professional Services Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 6.8%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.7%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.7%

*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
OTCPK:CWLP.F Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in CAD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
OTCPK:CWLP.F Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-11-30 73 3 1
2019-08-31 70 0 0
2019-05-31 69 2 2
2019-02-28 67 2 2
2018-11-30 67 7 2
2018-08-31 67 6 2
2018-05-31 64 6 2
2018-02-28 60 5 2
2017-11-30 59 3 2
2017-08-31 58 6 2
2017-05-31 58 4 1
2017-02-28 57 2 1

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if Caldwell Partners International is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if Caldwell Partners International 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.
Raw Data
OTCPK:CWLP.F Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Caldwell Partners International Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

OTCPK:CWLP.F Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) EPS *
2019-11-30 0.03
2019-08-31 0.02
2019-05-31 0.08
2019-02-28 0.08
2018-11-30 0.09
2018-08-31 0.10
2018-05-31 0.12
2018-02-28 0.08
2017-11-30 0.08
2017-08-31 0.10
2017-05-31 0.06
2017-02-28 0.07

*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 Caldwell Partners International will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Examine Caldwell Partners International's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  2. Caldwell Partners International's future outlook can be gauged by looking at industry trends and market size, and determining how well-positioned the company is compared to its competitors. Take a look at other high-growth Commercial Services companies here
  3. 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 Caldwell Partners International's filings and announcements here.
  4. Use fundamentals to screen for another stock to analyse from our database of over 75,000 companies worldwide
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Future performance checks
We assess Caldwell Partners International'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 United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of 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.
Caldwell Partners International has a total score of 0/6, 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 Caldwell Partners International 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 Caldwell Partners International's growth in the last year to its industry (Professional 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.
  • Caldwell Partners International's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.
  • Caldwell Partners International's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.
  • Caldwell Partners International's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Professional Services industry average.
Earnings and Revenue History
Caldwell Partners International'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 Caldwell Partners International Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

OTCPK:CWLP.F Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-11-30 72.62 0.58 14.40
2019-08-31 70.45 0.33 14.07
2019-05-31 68.76 1.63 13.86
2019-02-28 67.22 1.58 14.26
2018-11-30 67.22 1.82 14.22
2018-08-31 66.88 2.02 13.99
2018-05-31 63.85 2.37 13.25
2018-02-28 60.34 1.61 12.80
2017-11-30 59.15 1.61 13.20
2017-08-31 57.81 1.96 12.49
2017-05-31 57.73 1.20 13.23
2017-02-28 56.94 1.31 12.62
2016-11-30 57.57 1.81 11.95
2016-08-31 57.87 0.88 12.82
2016-05-31 57.50 1.59 12.14
2016-02-29 58.58 2.02 12.64
2015-11-30 56.10 1.53 12.42
2015-08-31 54.53 1.98 12.07
2015-05-31 52.35 2.22 11.40
2015-02-28 49.90 2.09 10.75
2014-11-30 47.18 1.85 10.61
2014-08-31 45.09 1.97 9.85
2014-05-31 42.19 1.87 8.76
2014-02-28 39.06 0.86 8.76
2013-11-30 36.72 0.17 8.31
2013-08-31 33.80 -0.28 7.96
2013-05-31 32.32 -0.12 7.82
2013-02-28 32.46 0.96 7.29

*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.
  • Caldwell Partners International has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Caldwell Partners International used its assets less efficiently than the US Professional Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Caldwell Partners International has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Caldwell Partners International'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 Professional 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.
Caldwell Partners International has a total score of 1/6, 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 Caldwell Partners International'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 Caldwell Partners International's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Caldwell Partners International is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Caldwell Partners International's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Caldwell Partners International'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.
  • Caldwell Partners International has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
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 Caldwell Partners International Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago.

OTCPK:CWLP.F Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-11-30 14.85 0.00 18.48
2019-08-31 13.85 0.00 16.46
2019-05-31 15.45 0.00 14.01
2019-02-28 14.64 0.00 10.67
2018-11-30 15.13 0.00 19.04
2018-08-31 13.92 0.00 20.54
2018-05-31 13.94 0.00 16.08
2018-02-28 13.32 0.00 11.22
2017-11-30 13.46 0.00 14.56
2017-08-31 13.12 0.00 15.97
2017-05-31 13.68 0.00 12.59
2017-02-28 13.46 0.00 9.54
2016-11-30 13.41 0.00 15.01
2016-08-31 12.93 0.00 13.48
2016-05-31 13.84 0.00 12.07
2016-02-29 13.92 0.00 8.37
2015-11-30 14.06 0.00 15.10
2015-08-31 14.59 0.00 17.72
2015-05-31 15.64 0.00 14.99
2015-02-28 15.33 0.00 11.57
2014-11-30 14.84 0.00 17.50
2014-08-31 14.38 0.00 20.55
2014-05-31 13.82 0.00 14.90
2014-02-28 13.60 0.00 14.76
2013-11-30 10.41 0.00 13.21
2013-08-31 10.23 0.00 11.19
2013-05-31 9.65 0.00 7.90
2013-02-28 10.17 0.00 5.77
  • Caldwell Partners International has no debt.
  • Caldwell Partners International has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.
  • Caldwell Partners International has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • Caldwell Partners International has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess Caldwell Partners International'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. Caldwell Partners International has a total score of 6/6, 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 Caldwell Partners International'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
6.92%
Current annual income from Caldwell Partners International dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Caldwell Partners International shares you are expected to receive $138 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?
  • Caldwell Partners International's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.41%).
  • Caldwell Partners International's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.7%).
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
OTCPK:CWLP.F 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 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Professional Services Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 19 Stocks 0.9%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1962 Stocks 2.3%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

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

OTCPK:CWLP.F Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in CA$) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2020-01-09 0.090 6.995
2019-11-19 0.090 7.102
2019-11-18 0.090 7.087
2019-04-03 0.090 7.281
2019-01-10 0.090 6.843
2018-11-13 0.090 6.082
2018-07-10 0.080 6.039
2018-04-05 0.080 7.324
2018-01-11 0.080 7.469
2017-11-09 0.080 7.442
2017-07-05 0.080 7.493
2017-04-13 0.080 7.049
2017-01-11 0.080 7.256
2016-11-10 0.080 8.141
2016-04-13 0.080 7.356
2016-04-12 0.080 6.700
2016-01-07 0.080 6.612
2015-07-10 0.080 5.631
2015-04-10 0.080 5.962
2015-01-08 0.080 6.228
2014-11-14 0.080 5.348
2014-11-13 0.080 5.323
2014-07-11 0.070 5.062
2014-04-11 0.070 6.401
2014-01-08 0.070 7.583
2013-11-11 0.070 8.007
2013-07-12 0.060 7.357
2013-04-12 0.060 7.098
2012-11-16 0.060 6.258
2012-07-12 0.060 8.361
2012-04-13 0.060 8.855
2010-04-15 0.000 0.000
2010-04-13 0.000 0.000
2010-01-14 0.000 0.000
2010-01-13 0.000 0.000
2009-11-11 0.000 0.000
2009-07-10 0.000 0.000
2009-04-13 0.000 0.000
2009-04-08 0.000 0.000

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

  • Whilst dividend payments have been stable, Caldwell Partners International has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
  • Dividend payments have increased, but Caldwell Partners International only paid a dividend in the past 8 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Caldwell Partners International's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are not well covered by earnings (0.3x coverage).
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 Caldwell Partners International's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - 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 Caldwell Partners International afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Caldwell Partners International has a total score of 2/6, 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 Caldwell Partners International'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
John Wallace
COMPENSATION CA$1,406,377
AGE 65
TENURE AS CEO 11.3 years
CEO Bio

Mr. John N. Wallace has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of The Caldwell Partners International Inc. since September 11, 2008 and February 2, 2008 respectively. Mr. Wallace served as the Chief Operating Officer of The Caldwell Partners International Inc. from February 13, 2008 to September 11, 2008. He joined Hudson Highland Group Inc. in January 2003 and served as its Chief Executive Officer of North America Executive Search. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Highland Partners until 2007. He joined TMP Worldwide in March 2000 where he served as its Chief Executive Officer of North America Executive Search and Managing Partner of the Canadian Executive Search Practice. Mr. Wallace was a Managing Partner of the Toronto practice of Ilsley Bourbonnais for five years. He began his career in the executive search industry in 1996. He served at Illsley Bourbonnais as President. He served senior marketing management positions in the telecommunications industry, including as Vice-President of Marketing and Planning for Nortel Communications Systems. He served a Vice President of Marketing and Information Services of Telecommunications Terminal Systems. He also served various roles at Bell Canada. He has been a Director of The Caldwell Partners International Inc. since February 19, 2009. Mr. Wallace holds a B.S. (Honours) from the University of Waterloo.

CEO Compensation
  • John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
  • John's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team

John Wallace

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
CA$1M
AGE
65
TENURE
11.3 yrs

Chris Beck

TITLE
Chief Operating & Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
COMPENSATION
CA$795K
TENURE
6.8 yrs

Caroline Lomot

TITLE
Director of Marketing
COMPENSATION
CA$270K

Michael R. Falagario

TITLE
Director of Finance
COMPENSATION
CA$274K

Pamela Cioffi

TITLE
Director of Talent & Knowledge Management
COMPENSATION
CA$269K

Jim Bethmann

TITLE
Co-Managing Partner of Technology
AGE
65

Kristin Hebert

TITLE
Managing Partner

Drew Railton

TITLE
Managing Partner - Vancouver Office

Paul Heller

TITLE
Co-Managing Partner of Financial Services Practice

Elan Pratzer

TITLE
Managing Partner
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Caldwell Partners International board of directors in years:

4.3
Average Tenure
62.5
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Caldwell Partners International board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Elias Vamvakas

TITLE
Independent Chairman of the Board
AGE
60
TENURE
0.5 yrs

John Wallace

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
CA$1M
AGE
65
TENURE
10.9 yrs

Kathy Welsh

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$41K
TENURE
10.9 yrs

Paul Daoust

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$46K
AGE
71
TENURE
7 yrs

Darcy Morris

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
CA$5K
AGE
37
TENURE
1.5 yrs

John Young

TITLE
Independent Director
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 ($) Value ($)
11. Sep 19 Buy Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners Company 03. Sep 19 06. Sep 19 63,600 $0.95 $60,038
03. Sep 19 Buy Greybrook Capital Inc. Company 30. Aug 19 30. Aug 19 275,000 $0.96 $264,676
03. Sep 19 Buy Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners Company 30. Aug 19 30. Aug 19 73,200 $0.94 $68,966
11. Feb 19 Buy Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners Company 08. Feb 19 08. Feb 19 569,000 $0.94 $535,115
01. Feb 19 Buy Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners Company 29. Jan 19 29. Jan 19 1,056,700 $0.98 $1,037,441
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Management checks
We assess Caldwell Partners International'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. Caldwell Partners International 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

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Company Info

Description

The Caldwell Partners International Inc. provides executive search consulting services in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The company provides advisory services on the identification, evaluation, assessment, and recommendation of qualified candidates for specific positions. It also offers executive search and board services. In addition, the company provides Agile talent solutions, such as Blockchain, cyber, diversity and inclusion, and value creation advisory, as well as Grow a CXO, an internal recruitment solution. It serves the consumer, retail, e-commerce, education, not-for-profit, government, financial services, industrial, life sciences and healthcare, private equity, venture capital, professional services, and technology sectors. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Details
Name: The Caldwell Partners International Inc.
CWLP.F
Exchange: OTCPK
Founded: 1970
CA$19,969,255
20,404,555
Website: http://www.caldwellpartners.com
Address: The Caldwell Partners International Inc.
165 Avenue Road,
Suite 600,
Toronto,
Ontario, M5R 3S4,
Canada
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
TSX CWL Common Shares The Toronto Stock Exchange CA CAD 28. Jun 1989
OTCPK CWLP.F Common Shares Pink Sheets LLC US USD 28. Jun 1989
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
128
Caldwell Partners International employees.
Industry
Human Resource and Employment Services
Commercial Services
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2020/01/28 00:54
End of day share price update: 2019/12/27 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2020/01/09
Last earnings reported: 2019/11/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2019/08/31


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.