5 Canadian Small Caps That Could Be Hidden ‘Gems’

The Canadian small caps on our list have the lowest price to intrinsic value multiples in Canada

SmallCapPower | June 12, 2017: Looking for value? We have you covered. Today we have identified five Canadian small caps that are trading below their intrinsic value, per the Star Mine price/intrinsic value country rank model, with 100 representing the best possible value and 1 represents the worst.

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Becker Milk Co Ltd. (TSX: BEK.B) – $15.50
Real Estate Rental, Development & Operations

The Becker Milk Company Limited owns and manages retail commercial properties. The Company’s properties are located in Metro Toronto and other areas of Southern Ontario. Most of the properties are single store sites with a few multi store plazas. The Company has leased to third parties over 80 retail stores and approximately three residential sites. The residential sites are made up of apartments above the retail commercial sites. Approximately 56 stores were leased to Mac’s Convenience Stores Inc., which is a subsidiary of Alimentation Couche Tard Inc.

  • Market Cap: $19,643,591
  • Total Revenue (LTM): $3,786,260
  • Debt to Equity: 0.0%
  • Price to Intrinsic Value Country Rank: 100

Conifex Timber Inc. (TSX: CFF) – $2.98
Forest & Wood Products

Conifex Timber Inc. is a forestry company. The Company’s segments include Lumber, Bioenergy and Corporate & other. The Lumber segment’s primary activities include timber harvesting, reforestation, forest management, sawmilling logs into lumber and wood chips, and lumber finishing. In its Lumber segment, the Company owns three sawmill complexes in British Columbia, one in Fort St. James and two in Mackenzie. The Company markets and distributes its lumber products through its subsidiaries, Conifex Fibre Marketing Inc., Lignum Forest Products LLP and Navcor Transportation Services Inc. Its lumber products are sold in the United States, Chinese, Canadian and Japanese markets.

  • Market Cap: $78,418,811
  • Total Revenue (LTM): $409,307,700
  • Debt to Equity: 74.2%
  • Price to Intrinsic Value Country Rank: 100

Hudbay Minerals Inc. (TSX: HBM) – $7.40
Specialty Mining & Metals

Hudbay Minerals Inc is a Canada-based mining company engaged in the production of copper concentrate, consisting of copper, gold and silver, as well as zinc metal. The Company is focused on the discovery, production and marketing of base and precious metals. The Company has assets in North and South America. Through its subsidiaries, the Company owns approximately four polymetallic mines, four ore concentrators and a zinc production facility in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan (Canada) and Cusco (Peru), as well as a copper project in Arizona (the United States). The Company owns Constancia mine, an open pit copper mine in Peru. It owns 777 mine, an underground copper, zinc, gold and silver mine in Flin Flon, Manitoba.

  • Market Cap: $1,755,806,791
  • Total Revenue (LTM): $1,515,814,554
  • Debt to Equity: 73.0%
  • Price to Intrinsic Value Country Rank: 100

Imperial Equities Inc. (TSXV: IEI) – $4.60
Drug Retailers

Imperial Equities Inc. focuses on the acquisition, development and/or redevelopment of real estate assets. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and redevelopment of commercial and industrial properties in its targeted Edmonton and Alberta markets. The Company operates through real estate segment. The Company’s property portfolio includes Seaboard Canada Building, Strongco, Essential Energy Services, Gescan Building, The Capital Business Park, Ashworth Building, Central Distribution Building, Independent Supply Building, Day and Ross Crossdock Facility, Team Industrial Building, Oliver Crossing and Coppertone VIII Building.

  • Market Cap: $44,338,673
  • Total Revenue (LTM): $10,749,570
  • Debt to Equity: 99.1%
  • Price to Intrinsic Value Country Rank: 100

Inscape Corp. (TSX: INQ) – $3.85
Business Support Supplies

Inscape Corporation is an office furniture and wall products manufacturer. The Company operates in two segments: Office Furniture segment and Inscape Walls segment. The Office Furniture segment includes storage, benching, systems and seating solutions, and West Elm Workspace products. The Inscape Walls segment has a manufacturing facility located in upstate New York. Its systems products include Inscape Bench, Domain, Electrified Storage, Inscape System, Veil Collection, Sit-stand solutions and Nuform Worksurface; storage products include Territory, Filing and Workstation Storage; seating products include TurnAround, Crossline, Agia, SweetSpot, OnSpot and Fan, and walls products include Acme 50, Aria, Interval and Reform+.

  • Market Cap: $34,776,331
  • Total Revenue (LTM): $79,846,000
  • Debt to Equity: 0.0%
  • Price to Intrinsic Value Country Rank: 100

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