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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.15
CBWBF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. CBWBF: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CBWBF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.69
Current: 0.15
0.09
3.69
Equity-to-Asset 0.10
CBWBF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. CBWBF: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CBWBF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.1
Current: 0.1
0.06
0.1
Debt-to-Equity 0.55
CBWBF's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
58% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. CBWBF: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CBWBF' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.55
0.19
0.72
Interest Coverage 0.78
CBWBF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CBWBF: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CBWBF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.83 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.78
0.47
0.88
Beneish M-Score: -2.29
WACC vs ROIC
16.69%
7.15%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 42.32
CBWBF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 31.66 vs. CBWBF: 42.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CBWBF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.11  Med: 48.93 Max: 52.52
Current: 42.32
39.11
52.52
Net Margin % 30.80
CBWBF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 22.82 vs. CBWBF: 30.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CBWBF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.63  Med: 35.58 Max: 53.19
Current: 30.8
28.63
53.19
ROE % 8.51
CBWBF's ROE % is ranked lower than
52% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. CBWBF: 8.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CBWBF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.36  Med: 12.97 Max: 17.74
Current: 8.51
8.36
17.74
ROA % 0.86
CBWBF's ROA % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1624 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CBWBF: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CBWBF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.86
0.78
1.5
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.00
CBWBF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CBWBF: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CBWBF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 9.7 Max: 18.7
Current: 4
-2.4
18.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -2.40
CBWBF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CBWBF: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CBWBF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 10.45 Max: 24.6
Current: -2.4
-2.4
24.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -3.20
CBWBF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. CBWBF: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CBWBF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: 9.2 Max: 34.8
Current: -3.2
-10.9
34.8
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Preferred stocks of Canadian Western Bank

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CWB.PR.C.Canada27.005.837
CWB.PR.B.Canada22.704.85Non-Cum First Pfd Shs Series -5-

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - Canada    NAICS: 522110    SIC: 7029
Compare:TSX:LB, TSX:VB » details
Traded in other countries:CWB.Canada, C7W.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Canadian Western Bank is a financial service provider in Canada that provides general commercial banking, equipment financing and leasing, real estate financing, and other services to small- and medium-sized companies.

Canadian Western Bank, or CWB Group, is a diversified finance service organization providing banking, trust, and wealth management services. The group operates through a number of subsidiaries providing different areas of financial services. Canadian Western Bank offers business banking services including general commercial banking, equipment financing and leasing, real estate financing, and other services for small- and medium-sized companies, as well as personal banking services including chequing and savings accounts, loans, mortgages, and investment products. Canadian Western Trust is engaged in retirement, trustee, and custodial solutions for financial advisors, corporations, and individuals. CWB Wealth Management provides portfolio management and investment advisory services.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 13.37
CBWBF's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. CBWBF: 13.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CBWBF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.06  Med: 13.5 Max: 23.37
Current: 13.37
5.06
23.37
Forward PE Ratio 10.92
CBWBF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. CBWBF: 10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 13.37
CBWBF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
61% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. CBWBF: 13.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CBWBF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.22  Med: 13.5 Max: 23.35
Current: 13.37
5.22
23.35
PB Ratio 1.25
CBWBF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CBWBF: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CBWBF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.37
Current: 1.25
0.74
3.37
PS Ratio 3.85
CBWBF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. CBWBF: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CBWBF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 4.29 Max: 7.4
Current: 3.85
1.72
7.4
EV-to-EBIT 13.88
CBWBF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. CBWBF: 13.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CBWBF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 11.7 Max: 15.1
Current: 13.88
2.8
15.1
EV-to-EBITDA 12.66
CBWBF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. CBWBF: 12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CBWBF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 10.9 Max: 14.1
Current: 12.66
2.6
14.1
EV-to-Revenue 5.87
CBWBF's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
56% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. CBWBF: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CBWBF' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 5.6 Max: 7.9
Current: 5.87
1.4
7.9
PEG Ratio 9.07
CBWBF's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CBWBF: 9.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CBWBF' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.46 Max: 35.78
Current: 9.07
0.2
35.78
Shiller PE Ratio 12.67
CBWBF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. CBWBF: 12.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CBWBF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.09  Med: 19.06 Max: 34.66
Current: 12.67
8.09
34.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.89
CBWBF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
66% of the 2354 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. CBWBF: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CBWBF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.09 Max: 5.21
Current: 2.89
0.95
5.21
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.30
CBWBF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. CBWBF: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CBWBF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.3
0.22
0.43
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 9.50
CBWBF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CBWBF: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CBWBF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.6  Med: 11.8 Max: 30.3
Current: 9.5
-41.6
30.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.14
CBWBF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
61% of the 2231 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CBWBF: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.94
CBWBF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
76% of the 2778 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. CBWBF: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CBWBF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 3.57 Max: 8.9
Current: 4.94
1.62
8.9
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.60
CBWBF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CBWBF: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CBWBF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10  Med: -5.5 Max: -0.8
Current: -3.6
-10
-0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.43
CBWBF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CBWBF: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CBWBF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.64 Max: 3.3
Current: 1.43
1.07
3.3
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.67
CBWBF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CBWBF: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CBWBF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.67
0.52
1.83
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.10
CBWBF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. CBWBF: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
CBWBF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.58
Current: 1.1
0.49
1.58
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.91
CBWBF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1527 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CBWBF: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CBWBF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.91
0.53
1.65
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.93
CBWBF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CBWBF: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CBWBF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.93
0.54
1.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.21
CBWBF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. CBWBF: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CBWBF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 8.5 Max: 35.5
Current: 7.21
6.6
35.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -0.39
CBWBF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 11.21 vs. CBWBF: -0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CBWBF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7  Med: 17.55 Max: 44.1
Current: -0.39
-2.7
44.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $533.10
EPS (TTM) $ 1.74
Beta1.85
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $17.89 - 25.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)88.30

Analyst Estimate

Oct17 Oct18 Oct19 Oct20
Revenue (Mil $) 583 626 684 816
EPS ($) 2.08 2.28 2.59 3.24
EPS without NRI ($) 2.08 2.28 2.59 3.24
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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