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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Earnings Alert for #Energy and #Infrastructure Stock Enterprise Group (TSX: $E.TO) @EnterpriseGrp; Q1/2018 eps $0.06 vs. Q1/2017 eps ($0.02)


Earnings Alert for #Energy and #Infrastructure Stock Enterprise Group (TSX: $E.TO) @EnterpriseGrp; Q1/2018 eps $0.06 vs. Q1/2017 eps ($0.02)



May 16, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Earnings commentary - Enterprise Group (TSX:E) has experienced almost four years of share price consolidation, following the vicious 2014 resource sector decline. The Company is now stronger and leaner than pre-2014, and management’s aggressive initiatives have seen the stock price rise to new 52-week highs. The Company remained cashflow positive throughout and profitable Q3, Q4 2015 and Q1 2018.






Background Facts:

·        Book Value $1.01
·        Current share price $0.55
·        No debt
·        NCIB of 5% of E stock ongoing.
·        $40 million in bank lines available for funding acquisitions
·        Q1 2018 eps $0.06 vs. Q1 2017 eps ($0.02)
·        Net income Q1 2018 $3.2 million versus Q1 2017 ($50,627)
·        Q1 2018 Revenues down 3% from Q1 2017
·        Development of proprietary ‘Star’ inventory tracking software system will cut costs and significantly enhance revenues.





One-quarter of profits can be a fluke; two, lucky but three a reasonable trend. For Enterprise, it is the result of planning and execution. From the depths of the resource malaise, the shares are now debt free, cash flow positive and profitable. Not to mention on the acquisition trail with $55 million of cash. 

Management has positioned the Company to be the premier resource for industrial equipment rental; initially in the West, ultimately North America and possibly further afield.

Just as the shares received an unfair shellacking as the oil price fell, there seems to be a renaissance afoot that sees oil, currently $70 plus, hitting $100 by 2019. Not that would drive the shares back to their all-time high of $3.50 in 2014, but one has to figure there is excellent potential to regain a good chunk of that decline should oil, and the sector continues to improve.

Given the initiatives put in place and arguably to come, the price may also benefit from proper, old fashion management.

Yes, management is still a thing.


Consolidated:

Three months ended
March 31, 2018
Three months ended March 31, 2017, restated (2)


Change
Revenue
$6,810,906
$7,015,278
($204,372)
Gross margin
$2,126,160
$2,695,739
($569,579)
Gross margin %
31%
38%
(7%)
EBITDA (1)
$1,487,253
$1,835,990
($348,737)
Income before tax
$290,616
$210,495
$80,121
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss)
$3,190,242
($50,627)
$3,240,869
EPS
$0.06
$0.00
$0.06


Revenues Down 3%? Should investors Care?

“In the first quarter of 2018 no construction work was completed on a major construction project in Northeastern B.C,” states Desmond O’Kell, SVP of Enterprise. “Otherwise the Company continues to see increased activity.  The increased activity experienced by other customers did not fully offset the loss of revenue earned in the first quarter of 2017 associated with that project resulting in a slight decrease in revenues for the quarter. At March 31, 2018, after adjusting for goodwill and deferred taxes, the Company has assets more than total debt of approximately $54,000,000.  Enterprise will continue to look for and secure opportunities that improve its financial position and opportunities that will allow the Company to diversify and expand.”

Management owns 21 percent of the outstanding shares.

StarChain

While maximizing revenues and reducing costs is often espoused by the management of most companies, Enterprise has developed StarChain technology, proprietary software, and attendant hardware. Modules will be attached to each piece of rental equipment.

Simply put, Star technology enables its customers to automate and schedule the utilization of the equipment which delivering several benefits that include reduced fuel expenses, lowering onsite maintenance costs and real-time reporting. Several features will be available to the customer in Q3, Q4 2018.

The Company has a history of developing solutions for its customer and has fifteen plus patents in its IP portfolio.

One of the initial cost savings is several thousand dollars a month the technology gains by rendering individual GPS. Other benefits are utilizing the SaaS tech as a base platform for future applications, improves margins and of course maximizes revenues.

Not to mention the incredible competitive advantage afforded Enterprise as it has no plans to sell or license StarChain at this juncture. There appears to be no competitive software.

So, What Now?

As business continues to build, Enterprise has been able to raise its pricing in line with demand. One of the first things it did when the sector imploded was to reduce costs to remain competitive. It also became a resource to customers and prospects to ensure not just its viability but that of its customers. That practice has served the Company well as the business builds.

Enterprise also recently sold its infrastructure subsidiary Calgary Tunneling (CTHA), to focus on the industrial rental business that brings its subsidiaries’ strength to the fore and provides a stable base for growth. The last four years meet as the culmination of two cycles. First, it heralds that the Company is ready and capable of exceptional growth as it enters this new phase with a clean balance sheet. Second, it proves that the planning, execution as well as pain and suffering since June 2014 has been constructive.

There are many acquisition targets currently being evaluated by the Company. Each will be acquired with not only growth in mind but immediately accretive and strongly complement its existing subsidiaries.
 YTD 2018 Enterprise Group (E: TSX)



For questions or additional information, please contact:
Leonard Jaroszuk: President & CEO or
Desmond O'Kell: Senior Vice - President
780-418-4400

Article source – Baystreet.ca

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Enterprise Group (TSX. $E.TO) Q1/2018 eps $0.06 vs. Q1/2017 eps ($0.02)




Enterprise Group (TSX. $E.TO) Q1/2018 eps $0.06 vs. Q1/2017 eps ($0.02)

This should be good.



June 2013-May 2018 Enterprise Group (E: TSX)





May 15, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Enterprise Group has experienced almost four years of share price consolidation, following the vicious 2014 resource sector decline. The Company is now stronger and leaner than pre-2014, and management’s aggressive initiatives have seen the stock price rise to new 52-week highs. The Company remained cashflow positive throughout and profitable Q3, Q4 2015 and Q1 2018.

Background Facts:

·        Book Value $1.01
·        Current share price $0.55
·        No debt
·        NCIB of 5% of E stock ongoing.
·        $40 million in bank lines available for funding acquisitions
·        Q1 2018 eps $0.06 vs. Q1 2017 eps ($0.02)
·        Net income Q1 2018 $3.2 million versus Q1 2017 ($50,627)
·        Q1 2018 Revenues down 3% from Q1 2017
·        Development of proprietary ‘Star’ inventory tracking software system will cut costs and significantly enhance revenues.





One-quarter of profits can be a fluke; two, lucky but three a reasonable trend. For Enterprise, it is the result of planning and execution. From the depths of the resource malaise, the shares are now debt free, cash flow positive and profitable. Not to mention on the acquisition trail with $55 million of cash. 

Management has positioned the Company to be the premier resource for industrial equipment rental; initially in the West, ultimately North America and possibly further afield.

Just as the shares received an unfair shellacking as the oil price fell, there seems to be a renaissance afoot that sees oil, currently $70 plus, hitting $100 by 2019. Not that would drive the shares back to their all-time high of $3.50 in 2014, but one has to figure there is excellent potential to regain a good chunk of that decline should oil, and the sector continues to improve.

Given the initiatives put in place and arguably to come, the price may also benefit from proper, old fashion management.

Yes, management is still a thing.


Consolidated:

Three months ended
March 31, 2018
Three months ended March 31, 2017, restated (2)


Change
Revenue
$6,810,906
$7,015,278
($204,372)
Gross margin
$2,126,160
$2,695,739
($569,579)
Gross margin %
31%
38%
(7%)
EBITDA (1)
$1,487,253
$1,835,990
($348,737)
Income before tax
$290,616
$210,495
$80,121
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss)
$3,190,242
($50,627)
$3,240,869
EPS
$0.06
$0.00
$0.06


Revenues Down 3%? Should investors Care?

“In the first quarter of 2018 no construction work was completed on a major construction project in Northeastern B.C,” states Desmond O’Kell, SVP of Enterprise. “Otherwise the Company continues to see increased activity.  The increased activity experienced by other customers did not fully offset the loss of revenue earned in the first quarter of 2017 associated with that project resulting in a slight decrease in revenues for the quarter. At March 31, 2018, after adjusting for goodwill and deferred taxes, the Company has assets more than total debt of approximately $54,000,000.  Enterprise will continue to look for and secure opportunities that improve its financial position and opportunities that will allow the Company to diversify and expand.”

Management owns 21 percent of the outstanding shares.

StarChain

While maximizing revenues and reducing costs is often espoused by the management of most companies, Enterprise has developed StarChain technology, proprietary software, and attendant hardware. Modules will be attached to each piece of rental equipment.

Simply put, Star technology enables its customers to automate and schedule the utilization of the equipment which delivering several benefits that include reduced fuel expenses, lowering onsite maintenance costs and real-time reporting. Several features will be available to the customer in Q3, Q4 2018.

The Company has a history of developing solutions for its customer and has fifteen plus patents in its IP portfolio.

One of the initial cost savings is several thousand dollars a month the technology gains by rendering individual GPS. Other benefits are utilizing the SaaS tech as a base platform for future applications, improves margins and of course maximizes revenues.

Not to mention the incredible competitive advantage afforded Enterprise as it has no plans to sell or license StarChain at this juncture. There appears to be no competitive software.

So, What Now?

As business continues to build, Enterprise has been able to raise its pricing in line with demand. One of the first things it did when the sector imploded was to reduce costs to remain competitive. It also became a resource to customers and prospects to ensure not just its viability but that of its customers. That practice has served the Company well as the business builds.

Enterprise also recently sold its infrastructure subsidiary Calgary Tunneling (CTHA), to focus on the industrial rental business that brings its subsidiaries’ strength to the fore and provides a stable base for growth. The last four years meet as the culmination of two cycles. First, it heralds that the Company is ready and capable of exceptional growth as it enters this new phase with a clean balance sheet. Second, it proves that the planning, execution as well as pain and suffering since June 2014 has been constructive.

There are many acquisition targets currently being evaluated by the Company. Each will be acquired with not only growth in mind but immediately accretive and strongly complement its existing subsidiaries.
 YTD 2018 Enterprise Group (E: TSX)



For questions or additional information, please contact:
Leonard Jaroszuk: President & CEO or
Desmond O'Kell: Senior Vice - President
780-418-4400

Article source – Baystreet.ca

Disclaimer/disclosure- This third party news/article is published on the Investorideas.com Newswire – News that Inspires big ideas Disclaimer/Disclosure: Investorideas.com is a digital publisher of third party sourced news, articles and equity research as well as creates original content, including video, interviews and articles. Original content created by investorideas is protected by copyright laws other than syndication rights. Our site does not make recommendations for purchases or sale of stocks, services or products. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. All investment involves risk and possible loss of investment. This site is currently compensated for news publication and distribution, social media and marketing, content creation and more. Contact each company directly regarding content and press release questions. Disclosure is posted for each compensated news release, content published /created if required but otherwise the news was not compensated for and was published for the sole interest of our readers and followers. More disclaimer info: http://www.investorideas.com/About/Disclaimer.asp

Disclosure this news article is a paid for news release on the Investorideas.com newswire by Enterprise Group, Inc. (TSX: E) and was not created or originated by Investorideas. Learn more about costs and our newswire service http://www.investorideas.com/News-Upload/  Enterprise Group, Inc. (TSX: E) is a previous featured monthly company on Investorideas expiring on May 1 2018 .More info http://www.investorideas.com/About/News/Clientspecifics.asp