Empired Limited provides information technology solutions in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.
Excellent balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Empired's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EPD's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: EPD exceeded the Australian IT industry which returned 21.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EPD exceeded the Australian Market which returned -10.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Empired's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Empired undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: EPD (A$0.36) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EPD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EPD is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the IT industry average.
PE vs Market: EPD 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 EPD's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EPD is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the AU IT industry average (1.9x).
How is Empired forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EPD is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: EPD is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: EPD's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: EPD's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (4.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EPD's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: EPD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.5%).
How has Empired performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EPD is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: EPD is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EPD is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -50.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EPD's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: EPD is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (-0.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EPD has a negative Return on Equity (-24.26%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Empired's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EPD's short term assets (A$32.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$28.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: EPD's short term assets (A$32.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$24.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EPD's debt to equity ratio (19.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: EPD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 32.4% to 19.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EPD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (148.1%).
Interest Coverage: EPD is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Empired's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EPD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EPD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EPD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EPD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: EPD is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of EPD's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Russell Baskerville (41yo)
Mr. Russell Baskerville, Dip of Tech (Eng) serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Empired Limited. Mr. Baskerville serves as the Chief Executive Officer of BigRedSky. Mr. Baskervill ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Russell's total compensation ($USD573.08K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD252.51K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Russell's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD, CEO & Executive Director||no data||AU$863.18k||5.68% A$3.3m|
|CFO & Company Secretary||4yrs||AU$564.70k||0.033% A$18.8k|
|Chief Operating Officer||3.42yrs||AU$583.27k||0.0099% A$5.7k|
|Executive General Manager of Sales & Marketing||3yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive General Manager of People & Performance||3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: EPD's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|MD, CEO & Executive Director||no data||AU$863.18k||5.68% A$3.3m|
|Non-Executive Chairman||1.83yrs||AU$120.00k||0.15% A$87.6k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.58yrs||AU$58.32k||0.23% A$134.5k|
|Non-Executive Director||8.58yrs||AU$75.00k||2.69% A$1.5m|
|Non-Executive Director||12.33yrs||AU$90.00k||0.050% A$28.7k|
Experienced Board: EPD's board of directors are considered experienced (8.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: EPD 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.
Empired Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Empired Limited
- Ticker: EPD
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: AU$57.573m
- Shares outstanding: 159.92m
- Website: https://www.empired.com
Number of Employees
- Empired Limited
- The Quadrant
- Level 7
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|EPD||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Oct 2007|
|EPD||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Oct 2007|
Empired Limited provides information technology solutions in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. The company offers integrated solutions, such as cloud, enterprise content management, customer relationship management, data insight and business intelligence, digital and experience design, enterprise resource planning, expert guidance, identity and access management, infrastructure transformation, change management, Internet of Things, managed infrastructure, mobile solution, application, project management office, office accelerator, spatial, system integration, and unified communication services. It serves clients in various industries, such as automotive, education, financial services and insurance, health, mining, oil and gas, and retail and manufacturing, as well as serves public sector and utilities. Empired Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/31 09:44|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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