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
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 is more volatile than 90% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 55% a week.
Volatility Over Time: YPB's weekly volatility has increased from 45% to 55% over the past year.
7 Day Return
AU Professional Services
1 Year Return
AU Professional Services
Return vs Industry: YPB underperformed the Australian Professional Services industry which returned -2.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: YPB underperformed the Australian Market which returned -0.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is YPB Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is YPB Group 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 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 (1.8x) compared to the AU Professional Services industry average (3.3x).
How is YPB Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
- Take a look at our analysis of YPB’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.
- YPB Group competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.
How has YPB Group performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
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.
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
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 ($USD409.25K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD295.20K).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive Chairman & CEO||3.5yrs||AU$527.08k||17.3% |
|Group Chief Financial Officer||3.08yrs||AU$264.70k||0.018% |
|Chief Operating Officer||4.83yrs||AU$1.10m||no data|
|Chief Technical Officer||5.67yrs||AU$137.12k||no data|
|President of Print Solutions||5.33yrs||AU$78.91k||no data|
|Company Secretary||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|MD - Australia & New Zealand||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: YPB's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman & CEO||3.5yrs||AU$527.08k||17.3% |
|Non-Executive Director||6.5yrs||AU$25.00k||0.23% |
|Non-Executive Director||4.83yrs||AU$60.00k||0.14% |
|Non-Executive Director||1.67yrs||AU$62.00k||0.79% |
Experienced Board: YPB's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 149.6%.
YPB Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: YPB Group Limited
- Ticker: YPB
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: AU$12.685m
- Shares outstanding: 4.23b
- Website: https://www.ypbsystems.com
Number of Employees
- YPB Group Limited
- 295 Rokeby Road
- Suite 1
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|YPB||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Aug 2014|
|YPB||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Aug 2014|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/22 07:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/22 00:00|
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