Financial Analysis: Calian Group (CLNFF) vs. Its Peers

Calian Group (OTCMKTS:CLNFFGet Rating) is one of 197 publicly-traded companies in the “Business Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Calian Group to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Calian Group and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Calian Group N/A N/A 30.81
Calian Group Competitors $1.08 billion $74.12 million 968.86

Calian Group’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Calian Group. Calian Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

45.6% of Calian Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.3% of shares of all “Business Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.6% of shares of all “Business Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Calian Group and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Calian Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Calian Group Competitors 742 3855 5980 103 2.51

Calian Group presently has a consensus price target of $81.50, suggesting a potential upside of 83.72%. As a group, “Business Services” companies have a potential upside of 18.08%. Given Calian Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Calian Group is more favorable than its competitors.


This table compares Calian Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Calian Group N/A N/A N/A
Calian Group Competitors -2.82% -15.50% -0.13%


Calian Group pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Calian Group pays out 77.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Business Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.0% and pay out -11,047.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


Calian Group beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Calian Group

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Calian Group Ltd. engages in the provision of business and technology services to industry and government in Canada and around the world. It operates through the following segments: Advanced Technologies; Health; Learning; and Information Technology. The Advanced Technologies segment provides space technology companies with innovative solutions for testing, operating and managing their satellite networks. The Health segment involves in provision of a host of healthcare services to Canadian customers and clinician services. The Learning segment includes instructor led, e-learning, in class, and simulation-based learning to primarily Canadian customers. The Information Technology segment consists of professional services and solutions for application-based infrastructure, and cyber security. The company was founded by Lawrence Robert O’Brien on September 27, 1982 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

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