Espial Group Company Profile (TSE:ESP)

About Espial Group (TSE:ESP)

Espial Group logoEspial Group Inc. (Espial) designs and markets software solutions to enable the delivery of Internet protocol television (IPTV). The Company operates in computer software solutions segment. Its products allow communication service providers, including cable television (TV), satellite TV and telecommunications service providers to deploy IPTV services to their subscribers. It markets and develops TV Browser and TV Everywhere software solutions to consumer electronics manufacturers and telecommunications service providers. The Espial TV Browser product allows TV manufacturers to provide a Web experience on their set-top boxes, digital media adapters and other devices. The Espial Media Service Platform and Espial MediaBase Platform enable the delivery of TV Everywhere and IPTV services over Internet protocol broadband networks. Its platforms facilitate the provisioning of video services, such as video-on-demand and time-shift TV. It has presence in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Technical & System Software
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:ESP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$67.48 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,476,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$1.92
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$2.19
  • 52 Week Range: C$1.57 - C$2.73
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$35.25 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.91
  • Book Value: C$1.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.37
  • EBITDA: ($3,940,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -48.74%
  • Return on Equity: -30.01%
  • Return on Assets: -26.65%
  • Average Volume: 32,324 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 4.15

Frequently Asked Questions for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)

What is Espial Group's stock symbol?

Espial Group trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "ESP."

How were Espial Group's earnings last quarter?

Espial Group Inc. (TSE:ESP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.02. The business earned $8.66 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.06 million. Espial Group had a negative net margin of 48.74% and a negative return on equity of 30.01%. View Espial Group's Earnings History.

When will Espial Group make its next earnings announcement?

Espial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Espial Group.

Where is Espial Group's stock going? Where will Espial Group's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Espial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from C$2.85 to C$2.85. On average, they anticipate Espial Group's share price to reach C$2.85 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Espial Group.

Who are some of Espial Group's key competitors?

Who are Espial Group's key executives?

Espial Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Peter Seeligsohn, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Jaison Dolvane, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Carl L Smith III, Chief Financial Officer
  • Kumanan Yogaratnam, Chief Technical Officer, Director
  • Michael T. Hayashi, Independent Director
  • Michael Lee, Independent Director

How do I buy Espial Group stock?

Shares of Espial Group and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Espial Group's stock price today?

One share of Espial Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$1.85.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Espial Group (TSE ESP)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  54 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  31 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  85
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Espial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Espial Group (TSE:ESP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: C$2.85
Consensus Price Target History for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
Price Target History for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
Analysts' Ratings History for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/2/2016Dundee SecuritiesLower Price TargetC$3.50 -> C$2.85View Rating Details
11/2/2016GMP SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
5/5/2016MackieBoost Price TargetC$4.00 -> C$4.25View Rating Details
2/29/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/29/2015Haywood SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyC$5.00 -> C$4.40View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
Earnings by Quarter for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Espial Group (TSE ESP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017C($0.02)C($0.04)C$9.06 millionC$8.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q2 20171$0.00$0.00$0.00
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/8/2016Carl Gilbert SmithInsiderBuy5,000C$2.00C$10,000.00
9/7/2016Carl Gilbert SmithInsiderBuy5,000C$2.00C$10,000.00
11/12/2015Carl Gilbert SmithInsiderBuy7,000C$2.16C$15,120.00
11/18/2014Carl Gilbert SmithInsiderBuy3,000C$1.40C$4,200.00
11/14/2014Carl Gilbert SmithInsiderBuy2,600C$1.40C$3,640.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
Latest Headlines for Espial Group (TSE:ESP)
DateHeadline logoMCTV Launches IPTV Services With Espial Elevate - October 17 at 7:07 PM logoEspial Bolsters North America Elevate SaaS Sales Team - October 16 at 6:51 PM logoEspial Wins TV Tech Global IBC2017 Best of Show Award for Elevate Cloud SaaS Platform - October 2 at 2:54 PM logoEspial Delivers Valuable CAS Contributions to RDK Community - September 19 at 6:23 PM logoDaily Coverage on Technology Stocks, Acceleware, Memex, NYX Gaming Group, and Espial Group - September 18 at 6:16 PM logoEspial Introduces 5th Generation of RDK-Based G4 STB Client to Power Operator DevOps - September 7 at 6:32 PM logoEspial Launches Elevate Cloud SaaS Platform for European Operators at IBC2017 - August 29 at 6:51 PM logoEspial Announces Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid - Business Wire (press release) - August 23 at 10:55 PM logoEspial Announces Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid - August 23 at 10:55 PM logoEspial Named a Finalist in Two CSI Awards Categories - August 23 at 12:02 AM logoQ&A: Suthan Sukumar from Eight Capital highlights his top stock picks - The Globe and Mail - August 22 at 6:56 PM logoBRIEF-Espial signs agreement with NOS to provide engineering and delivery services - August 17 at 2:41 AM logoEspial Signs DevOps Agreement with NOS for “UMA” Continuous Innovation - August 16 at 4:26 PM logoEspial Group, Inc. :ESP-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 15, 2017 - August 15 at 7:05 PM logoEspial Group Inc. (ESP) to Post FY2017 Earnings of ($0.20) Per Share, Beacon Securities Forecasts - August 14 at 4:44 AM logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for Espial Group Inc. Cut by Beacon Securities (TSE:ESP) - August 11 at 3:44 PM logoBRIEF-Espial Group Q2 revenue of $7.8 mln - August 9 at 6:32 PM logoEdited Transcript of ESP.TO earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 9 at 6:32 PM logoEspial Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - Business Wire (press release) - August 8 at 6:09 PM logoEspial Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 8 at 6:09 PM logoEspial Group, Inc. :ESP-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 6:41 PM logoEspial Group Inc. (ESP) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - August 3 at 11:44 AM logoEspial ® To Release Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - August 2 at 12:03 AM logoEspial® To Release Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - August 1 at 7:00 PM logoReport Coverage on Technology Stocks Route1, Memex, NYX Gaming Group, and Espial Group - July 26 at 6:59 PM logoEspial Introduces Elevate IPTV - July 24 at 9:53 AM logoEspial® Reports Results of Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Appointment of Brian ... - Business Wire (press release) - June 14 at 7:04 AM logoEspial and Vantage Announce Agreement on Board Renewal - Business Wire (press release) - May 31 at 9:33 AM logoBRIEF-Espial and Vantage announce agreement on board renewal - May 30 at 11:26 AM
News IconBRIEF-Vantage Asset Management urges Espial shareholders to vote for an "improved and refreshed" board of directors of company - May 24 at 4:52 PM logoEspial Shareholders Advised to Take No Action in Response to Dissident Solicitation - Business Wire (press release) - May 24 at 12:18 PM logoThe 'secret sauce' for investors, why Home Capital might be a buy, and the key to the loonie's next move - The Globe and Mail - May 2 at 7:30 PM logoEspial Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - Business Wire (press release) - May 2 at 7:30 PM logoEspial Hits 52-Week High on Rights Plan - February 24 at 5:58 PM logoBRIEF-Espial Group Q4 revenue of $12.7 million - February 24 at 5:58 PM logoEspial Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results - Business Wire (press release) - February 23 at 10:04 PM logoTele Columbus Launches Next Generation in German Video Experience - January 18 at 5:29 PM logoBRIEF-Espial Group announces its intention to make a normal course issuer bid - August 22 at 9:33 AM



Espial Group (ESP) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/17/2017 by Staff

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