Analyst forecasts point to significant profitability increases for the Canadian small caps on our list
SmallCapPower | January 5, 2017: With quarterly earnings expected to be announced shortly for the Canadian small caps on our list today, we take a look at those that have significant expected profitability increases. Earnings per share is one of the most followed fundamental financial metrics in the investment community.
Currency Exchange International Corp. (TSE:CXI) – $30.60
Investment Banking & Brokerage Services
Currency Exchange International, Corp. (CXI) provides currency exchange and related products. The Company’s products and services include the exchange of foreign currencies, wire transfer payments, purchase and sale of foreign bank drafts and international traveler’s checks, and foreign check clearing. CXI provides products to banks, money service businesses, travel companies by utilizing the Company’s online software system, CEIFX. CEIFX serves as an online platform to facilitate transactions in foreign currency, foreign and the United States dollar denominated traveler’s checks, drafts, check clearing and wire transfers. Its clients include banks, credit unions, money service businesses, hotels, tourist attractions.
- Market Cap: $188 million
- Expected Report Date: 1/20/2017
- Expected Growth in EPS: 197%
- EPS Estimate (next quarter): 0.32
Just Energy Group Inc. (TSE:JE) – $7.34
Natural Gas Utilities
Just Energy Group Inc. (Just Energy) is an energy management solutions provider engaged in electricity, natural gas, solar and green energy. The Company operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, offering a range of energy products, including long-term fixed-price, variable rate and flat bill programs; home energy management services, including smart thermostats and tools to manage energy use at the appliance level, and residential solar panel installations. It markets under the brands, such as Just Energy, Hudson Energy, Amigo Energy, GreenStar Energy, Just Solar, Tara Energy and TerraPass.
- Market Cap: $1,085 million
- Expected Report Date: 2/8/2017
- Expected Growth in EPS: 397%
- EPS Estimate (next quarter): 0.19
Stingray Digital Group Inc. (TSE:RAY.A) – $8.71
Stingray Digital Group Inc. is a business-to-business (B2B) music products, services and content provider. The Company broadcasts music and video content on various platforms, including digital television, satellite television, Internet Protocol television (IPTV), the Internet, mobile devices and game consoles. Stingray Digital Group offers its clients a selection of multiplatform products (Stingray Music and Stingray Karaoke), long-form television channels (iConcerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Djazz and Stingray Ambiance) and music video television channels (Stingray LiteTV). The Company has approximately 400 million subscribers in over 150 countries.
- Market Cap: $303 million
- Expected Report Date: 2/2/2017
- Expected Growth in EPS: 117%
- EPS Estimate (next quarter): 0.14
Medicure Inc. (CVE:MPH) – $10.30
Medicure Inc. (Medicure) is a pharmaceutical company engaged in the research, clinical development and commercialization of human therapeutics. The Company’s primary operating focus is on the sale and marketing of its acute care cardiovascular drug, AGGRASTAT (tirofiban hydrochloride) owned by its subsidiary, Medicure International, Inc. and distributed in the United States and its territories through the Company’s United States subsidiary, Medicure Pharma, Inc. AGGRASTAT, a glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor (GPI), is used for the treatment of acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The Company is also engaged in the development of TARDOXAL for neurological disorders, such as Tardive Dyskinesia (TD).
- Market Cap: $160 million
- Expected Report Date: 2/9/2017
- Expected Growth in EPS: 116%
- EPS Estimate (next quarter): 0.67