DataDot Technology Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides asset identification, management, protection, and authentication solutions to governments, police, insurance companies, and blue-chip customer base within the automotive industry in Australasia, the Americas, and Europe.
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Share Price & News
How has DataDot Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DDT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Auto Components
1 Year Return
AU Auto Components
Return vs Industry: DDT underperformed the Australian Auto Components industry which returned -19.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DDT underperformed the Australian Market which returned -17.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is DataDot Technology's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is DataDot Technology undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DDT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DDT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DDT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Auto Components industry average.
PE vs Market: DDT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DDT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DDT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (222.2x) compared to the AU Auto Components industry average (2.3x).
How is DataDot Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Automobiles industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as DataDot Technology has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Take a look at our analysis of DDT’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- DataDot Technology competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Automobiles industry.
How has DataDot Technology performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DDT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: DDT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DDT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -12.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DDT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: DDT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto Components industry (-12.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DDT has a negative Return on Equity (-12601.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is DataDot Technology's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DDT's short term assets (A$1.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$951.7K).
Long Term Liabilities: DDT's short term assets (A$1.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DDT's debt to equity ratio (6429%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DDT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.3% to 6429% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: DDT has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: DDT has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -0.3% each year
What is DataDot Technology's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DDT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DDT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DDT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DDT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DDT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. Bradley Charles Kellas, also known as Brad, serves as Managing Director and Director of DataDot Technology Limited since May 13, 2019 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since November 2019. Mr. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brad's total compensation ($USD9.89K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD241.93K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Brad's compensation with company performance.
|CEO, MD & Director||0.42yr||AU$15.87k||10.66% A$342.5k|
|Non-Executive Director||0.92yr||AU$3.69k||1.77% A$56.8k|
Experienced Board: DDT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
DataDot Technology Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: DataDot Technology Limited
- Ticker: DDT
- Exchange: ASX
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: AU$3.213m
- Shares outstanding: 803.32m
- Website: https://www.datadotdna.com/au
Number of Employees
- DataDot Technology Limited
- Unit 9, 19 Rodborough Road
- Frenchs Forest
- New South Wales
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DDT||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 2005|
|DADT.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 2005|
|DDT||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 2005|
DataDot Technology Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides asset identification, management, protection, and authentication solutions to governments, police, insurance companies, and blue-chip customer base within the automotive industry in Australasia, the Americas, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, DataDotDNA and DataTraceID. It manufactures and distributes asset identification systems, including DataDotDNA polymer and metallic microdots; asset registers, which are databases that record asset identification data and are accessible by law enforcement agencies and insurance investigators; and security DataTraceID authentication solutions. The company also provides theft deterrence solutions, including ToolMate that protects tools, as well as deters thieves using the microdot identification technology; and PartMate, which protects stock by combining microdots with encoded serial numbers and a hidden tracer that can be viewed with a black-light. In addition, it offers authentication solutions for liability reduction, warranty claims, counterfeit detection, track and trace, grey market/diversion, supply chain management, enhanced packaging, retail loss prevention, credentials/ID cards, and document security. Additionally, the company offers DataDotDNA National Register, a law enforcement resource center that allows customers to verify the original owner of assets protected by DataDotDNA. It also operates as a re-seller of PadJack’s range of network security products. The company sells its products through a network of distributors in 28 countries. DataDot Technology Limited is based in Frenchs Forest, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/04/09 10:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.