|Bid||1.3300 x 1400|
|Ask||1.3400 x 1300|
|Day's Range||1.2900 - 1.3900|
|52 Week Range||1.1000 - 13.2200|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||N/A|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Nov 12, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||4.80|
The cannabis market enters 2020 with plenty of catalysts for higher sales and profits. A lot of companies have made changes in executive leadership to handle the next phase of growth as legalization in cannabis markets slowly progresses and public market veterans are more apt to join the sector.Due to a wide-open market opportunity and readily available capital, most industry participants have gone guns blazing into nearly every segment of the cannabis market. The global cannabis market is expected to be worth $200 billion, but industry participants must deal with the current environment in order to survive and thrive.The executive leadership team best equipped to focus on particular market strengths will reward shareholders. The company able to streamline operations while maintaining growth should see the biggest stock rebounds as capital requirements disappear in a tough funding environment. Not to mention the stronger companies can utilize available capital, whether equity or cash, to snap up beaten-down players, helping consolidate the industry and eliminate competition.While Canopy Growth (CGC) made headlines after replacing its CEO with a Constellation Brands (STZ) executive, we wanted to look into three other Canadian companies that could see their big corporate pivots reward shareholders:Tilray (TLRY)On January 15, Tilray, which has seen dramatic highs and lows, announced a new COO and CFO. Current CFO Mark Castaneda will transition to Strategic Business Development after leading Tilray on the wild IPO ride to $300 back in 2018. Ever since, the company has failed to impress the market due to substantial operating losses.The two new executives come with impressive backgrounds. New CFO Michael Kruteck was the CFO of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, with prior senior financial roles at beverage giant Molson Coors (TAP).COO Jon Levin came from Revlon (REV), where he was responsible for consumer products sold through major retailers in the U.S. Both executives have the crucial experience in the beverages and CPG segments, areas Tilray wants to expand in 2020 and beyond.As with most of the other cannabis stocks, the founding CEO remains in the leadership role. The big question is whether anything changes at Tilray with the moves at the top.When Tilray reports Q4 results, the market will eagerly pay attention to whether the company undergoes any type of restructuring. For Q3, the company reported revenues of $51.0 million, but the net loss was $49.1 million, and the EBITDA loss was a rather large $23.5 million.The market cap is down to below $2.0 billion, so the new executives will need to work wonders to justify the market value on only $310 million in 2020 revenues.When it comes to Wall Street, analysts are taking a cautious approach. In the last three months, the stock has received 3 Buy ratings, 7 Holds and 1 Sell, making the Street consensus a Hold. However, the $25.88 average price target implies that shares could climb 53% higher in the next twelve months. (See Tilray price targets and analyst ratings on TipRanks) Sundial (SNDL)Sundial hasn’t gotten a lot of media attention after going public back in August when the cannabis industry was already struggling. On January 30, the CEO and COO both left the company. Very few companies see several top executives exit within six months of the IPO.Along with the executive departures, Sundial will implement a cost-cutting initiative to generate C$10-$15 million in savings for 2020. Back in November, the company reported that in Q3, revenues hit C$33 million and it boosted production nearly 10-fold within two quarters to 11,700 kg of premium cannabis.For the quarter, adjusted EBITDA loss was C$7.9 million as the company scaled production and expanded into Europe with the purchase of agricultural indoor producer Bridge Farm. The market most likely isn’t fond of Sundial boosting EBITDA losses and building out operations in the UK.Additionally, the stock took a big hit at the end of the week due to the executive shuffle. However, the interim CEO’s cost-cutting initiative is a positive first step for a company whose $140 million in cash on the balance sheet from the IPO makes a turnaround a very real possibility.The rest of the Street is bearish on SNDL, with 1 Buy call and 2 Sells adding up to a Moderate Sell consensus rating. It should be noted, though, that the $4 average price target puts the upside potential at 231%. (See Sundial stock analysis on TipRanks) HEXO (HEXO)HEXO replaced the CFO just prior to announcing a massive cut to FY20 guidance. The company had the least impressive executive shuffle, promoting the VP of Strategic Finance to the new role and keeping the founding CEO at the helm of the company.Since the CFO’s replacement, HEXO has launched the Original Stash cannabis value brand and raised over $100 million in cash to fund operations. The biggest issue remains the reorganization to cut costs, with the prior CFO’s efforts not anywhere near enough for the company to reach positive EBITDA in the near term.In its most recent quarter, HEXO gross margins were only 31% and the company had several impairment charges. Prior CFO Michael Monahan, who previously worked at Nutrisystem, was highly regarded, but the issues were blamed on him not working at the Canadian facilities during this ramp up period.Under the new CFO, HEXO will have to show that more dedicated leadership will lead to better product development and cost containment to match a more realistic market opportunity as 2020 progresses.The Canadian cannabis company can’t maintain C$33 million quarterly losses when revenues are only C$14.5 million and not forecasted to top C$26 million well into 2020. Even strong 50% gross margins won’t solve their current financial predicament.As with the above stocks, any sign the new executive is leading the charge to a turnaround could present a unique buying opportunity. Since the company is streamlining the business on top of cutting cultivation capacity, a move to exit certain business lines while doubling down on the promising value brand or cannabis-infused beverages would be bullish indications.Looking at the consensus breakdown, a single Buy rating, 5 Holds and 4 Sells coalesce into a Moderate Sell. Should the $1.83 average price target be met, a 44% twelve-month gain could be in the cards. (See HEXO price targets and analyst ratings on TipRanks) Disclosure: No position. Disclaimer: The information contained herein is for informational purposes only. Nothing in this article should be taken as a solicitation to purchase or sell securities.
Sundial Growers Inc. (Nasdaq: SNDL) ("Sundial" or "the Company") announces certain changes to its executive team and board of directors (the "Board") as described below.
Canadian licensed cannabis producer Sundial Growers (NASDAQ: SNDL) and Australian importer and manufacturer of medical cannabis Vir Pharma Holdings Pty Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIR) have signed a three-year medical cannabis supply agreement. Under the deal, Sundial will supply medical cannabis oil for Vir Pharma's oral formulation for chronic pain that will be used for sales and clinical studies in Australia. […]The post Sundial to Supply Medical Cannabis Oil for Australian Clinical Studies appeared first on Market Exclusive.
Sundial and Vir Pharmaceuticals Sign Medical Cannabis Supply Agreement for Australian Chronic Pain Clinical Studies
As the end of 2019 approaches, the cannabis industry and related parties seek to end a harsh year on a positive note. On the bright side, the U.S. House and Senate agreed to include a few marijuana, hemp and CBD-related provisions in federal spending bills, the EPA came out with a list of approved pesticides for hemp growers in 2020, New Jersey decided to put an adult-use marijuana legalization referendum in next year’s ballot, and South Dakota’s Secretary of State Steve Barnett said the petition submitted for an initiated measure on medical marijuana legalization was validated and filed by his office Thursday. Back to federal spending, lawmakers agreed on a $1.4 trillion government-wide 2020 spending package containing two spending bills, one of which touches on hemp-derived CBD and provides the FDA and USDA with $2 million for research, policy evaluation, market surveillance and issuance of an enforcement discretion policy.
Navigating the process to access medical cannabis can be confusing to patients, and this content rich e-commerce platform aims to streamline the process. In delivering an elevated medical Cannabis experience to Canadians, Sundial will also leverage its research capabilities created by the 50% acquisition of Pathway Rx Inc. (PathwayRx). PathwayRx will implement learnings from its research to develop unique medical cannabis products targeted for use with specific medical conditions.
Sundial Growers Inc. (Nasdaq: SNDL) ("Sundial") and Greg Mills, Chair of the Board, are pleased to announce that Bryan Pinney has been appointed to the Board of Directors ("Board"), effective December 18, 2019. Mr. Pinney will also be the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board.
With the first-quarter round of 13F filings behind us it is time to take a look at the stocks in which some of the best money managers in the world preferred to invest or sell heading into the second quarter. One of these stocks was Sundial Growers Inc. (NASDAQ:SNDL). Is Sundial Growers Inc. (NASDAQ:SNDL) ready […]
Sundial Growers Inc (Nasdaq: SNDL) announced the launch Thursday of the premium cannabis brand Top Leaf. A big portion of Canadian cannabis consumers prefer spending more money on premium quality products, according to a BDS Analytics consumer insights survey cited by Sundial Growers. The Top Leaf product portfolio will include high-quality cannabis buds, pre-rolls and vape formats, according to Sundial.
CALGARY , Dec. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - More than one-third of Canadian consumers are willing to spend more money for quality products, according to the latest BDS Analytics Consumer Insights Survey (Q1 2019). Created by and for cannabis enthusiasts and connoisseurs, consumers will not only be able to enjoy the highest quality cannabis in traditional flower and pre-roll formats, but in new vape formats as well.
DETROIT — The premier gathering of cannabis entrepreneurs and investors in North America, the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference , is heading to Miami in 2020 for its sixth installment. The conference, ...
CALGARY , Nov. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Sundial Growers Inc. (Nasdaq: SNDL) ("Sundial") and Greg Mills , Chair of the Board, are pleased to announce that Zachary George has been appointed to the Board of Directors ("Board"), effective November 27, 2019 . Mr. George will also be the Chair of the newly formed Operations and Capital Committee of the Board. "We are excited to welcome Zach as a new director to Sundial's Board," said Ted Hellard , Executive Chairman of Sundial.
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 25, 2019 / Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Sundial Growers Inc. ("Sundial" or the ...
NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2019 -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Sundial Growers Inc. (NASDAQ: SNDL) pursuant and/or.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 25, 2019 / Hagens Berman alerts Sundial Growers Inc. ( NASDAQ:SNDL ) investors of today's deadline to move for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action ...
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 24, 2019 -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24, 2019 -- Hagens Berman urges Sundial Growers Inc. (NASDAQ: SNDL) investors who have suffered losses in excess of $50,000 to submit their losses now or.
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Sundial Growers Inc. ("Sundial" or the "Company")(NASDAQ:SNDL) of the November 25, 2019 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action that has been filed against the Company.