Scout Security Limited provides home security systems and services in the United States and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.058|
|52 Week High||AU$0.054|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.18|
|1 Month Change||-12.12%|
|3 Month Change||-18.31%|
|1 Year Change||-51.67%|
|3 Year Change||-73.64%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-75.32%|
Recent News & Updates
How Should Investors Feel About Scout Security's (ASX:SCT) CEO Remuneration?
The CEO of Scout Security Limited ( ASX:SCT ) is Dan Roberts, and this article examines the executive's compensation...
|SCT||AU Consumer Services||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: SCT underperformed the Australian Consumer Services industry which returned 60.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SCT underperformed the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SCT is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SCT's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.
About the Company
Scout Security Limited provides home security systems and services in the United States and internationally. The company’s products include hub that connects directly to sensors across home; door panel, which monitors the opening and closing of door, houses a loud siren to deter intruders, and equipped with an RFID sticker so one can arm and disarm system without a phone; and motion sensor alarms that protect areas of house that are hard to cover with a door panel or access sensor; and access sensor, which detects opening and closing of windows, doors, cabinets, and safes. It also offers indoor cameras, video doorbells, keypads, water sensors, glass break sensors, smoke alarm, and door locks, as well as refurbished products; and accessories, such as yard sign, panic button, remote control, siren and zigbee repeater, window sticker, key fobs, and RFID sticker.
Scout Security Fundamentals Summary
|SCT fundamental statistics|
Is SCT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SCT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$814.92k|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.026|
|Net Profit Margin||-236.00%|
How did SCT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Scout Security undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Scout Security is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Scout Security has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.
How is Scout Security forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Consumer 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 Scout Security 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.
How has Scout Security performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SCT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SCT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SCT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SCT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SCT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (43.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SCT's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Scout Security's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SCT has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: SCT has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SCT has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: SCT's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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: SCT has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: SCT has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 5.9% each year.
What is Scout Security current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCT'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 SCT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SCT'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 SCT'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. Daniel Roberts, also known as Dan, is a Co-Founder of Scout Security Limited and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Prior to Scout, Mr. Roberts was a Founder-in-Residence at...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dan's total compensation ($USD509.18K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.06K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Board: SCT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SCT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 26.5%.
Scout Security Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Scout Security Limited
- Ticker: SCT
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2013
- Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: AU$8.146m
- Shares outstanding: 150.85m
- Website: https://www.scoutalarm.com
- Scout Security Limited
- 247 Oxford Street
- Level 1
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/20 07:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/20 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.