ASX:YPB

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Executive Summary

YPB Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, sells, markets, and develops anti-counterfeiting, anti-theft, product authentication, and consumer engagement solutions to brand owners. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has YPB Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: YPB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-25.0%

YPB

-1.0%

AU Professional Services

-0.4%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-50.0%

YPB

-7.6%

AU Professional Services

-7.0%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: YPB underperformed the Australian Professional Services industry which returned -7.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: YPB underperformed the Australian Market which returned -7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

YPBIndustryMarket
7 Day-25.0%-1.0%-0.4%
30 Day-25.0%3.4%4.3%
90 Day-40.0%11.1%4.3%
1 Year-50.0%-50.0%-4.6%-7.6%-3.8%-7.0%
3 Year-92.9%-92.9%8.3%-3.0%17.0%2.3%
5 Year-99.2%-99.2%39.8%14.6%42.9%14.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is YPB Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is YPB Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.56x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate YPB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate YPB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: YPB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the AU Professional Services industry average.

PE vs Market: YPB 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 YPB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: YPB is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the AU Professional Services industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is YPB Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

20.2%

Forecasted Commercial Services 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 YPB Group 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.


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Past Performance

How has YPB Group performed over the past 5 years?

12.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: YPB is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: YPB is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: YPB is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare YPB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: YPB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (-5.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: YPB has a negative Return on Equity (-186.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is YPB Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: YPB's short term assets (A$1.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$4.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: YPB's short term assets (A$1.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$37.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: YPB's debt to equity ratio (81.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: YPB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 18.3% to 81.1% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: YPB has sufficient cash runway for 1 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.

Forecast Cash Runway: YPB is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 1 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.


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Dividend

What is YPB Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate YPB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate YPB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YPB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YPB'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 YPB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Houston

3.25yrs

Tenure

AU$527,078

Compensation

Mr. John Houston has been an Executive Chairman and Director of YPB Group Ltd since July 31, 2014 and Chief Executive Officer since July 2, 2017. Mr. Houston served as President of DOCOMO interTouch Pte Lt ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD374.85K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD277.57K).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Houston
Executive Chairman & CEO3.25yrsAU$527.08k17.43%
A$ 2.2m
Hong Tan
Group Chief Financial Officer2.83yrsAU$264.70k0.018%
A$ 2.3k
Gregory O'Shea
Chief Operating Officer4.58yrsAU$1.10mno data
Timothy Merchant
Chief Technical Officer5.42yrsAU$137.12kno data
Ralph Davis
President of Print Solutions5.08yrsAU$78.91kno data
Sebastian Andre
Company Secretary1.33yrsno datano data
Sheldon Brady
MD - Australia & New Zealandno datano datano data

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: YPB's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Houston
Executive Chairman & CEO3.25yrsAU$527.08k17.43%
A$ 2.2m
Su Su
Non-Executive Director6.25yrsAU$25.00k0.23%
A$ 28.9k
Gerard Eakin
Non-Executive Director4.58yrsAU$60.00k0.094%
A$ 11.8k
Philip Wade
Non-Executive Director1.42yrsAU$62.00k0.80%
A$ 100.8k

5.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: YPB's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 178.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

YPB Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: YPB Group Limited
  • Ticker: YPB
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: AU$12.594m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.20b
  • Website: https://www.ypbsystems.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • YPB Group Limited
  • 295 Rokeby Road
  • Suite 1
  • Subiaco
  • Western Australia
  • 6008
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
YPBASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDAug 2014
YPBCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDAug 2014

Biography

YPB Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, sells, markets, and develops anti-counterfeiting, anti-theft, product authentication, and consumer engagement solutions to brand owners. It offers digital ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/24 10:42
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.