Empired Limited provides information technology solutions in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States of America.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$1.34|
|52 Week High||AU$0.57|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.35|
|1 Month Change||0.75%|
|3 Month Change||1.90%|
|1 Year Change||114.40%|
|3 Year Change||179.17%|
|5 Year Change||188.17%|
|Change since IPO||318.75%|
Recent News & Updates
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|EPD||AU IT||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: EPD exceeded the Australian IT industry which returned 8.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EPD exceeded the Australian Market which returned 21.1% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: EPD is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.
Volatility Over Time: EPD's weekly volatility has decreased from 10% to 1% over the past year.
About the Company
Empired Limited provides information technology solutions in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States of America. It serves public sector agencies to transform and connect across everything they do, creating citizen experiences, streamlining services, and empowering people with technology; delivers data and digital experience platforms to help financial services and insurance organizations; and offers enterprise resource planning, and security and identity services to resource industry. The company also provides transformation solutions and managed services to utilities organizations; and applications to other industries.
Empired Fundamentals Summary
|EPD fundamental statistics|
Is EPD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|EPD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$151.35m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.065|
|Net Profit Margin||5.66%|
How did EPD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.1%Current Dividend Yield
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$1.34) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$2.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EPD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EPD is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.7x) compared to the Australian IT industry average (43.2x).
PE vs Market: EPD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.7x) compared to the Australian market (19.7x).
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 (2.8x) compared to the AU IT industry average (3.2x).
How is Empired forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software 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 Empired 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 Empired performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EPD has a large one-off gain of A$4.9M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: EPD's current net profit margins (5.7%) are higher than last year (3.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EPD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 9.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: EPD's earnings growth over the past year (71.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (9.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: EPD earnings growth over the past year (71.4%) exceeded the IT industry -11.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: EPD's Return on Equity (13.7%) is considered low.
How is Empired's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EPD's short term assets (A$47.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$39.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: EPD's short term assets (A$47.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$11.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EPD's debt to equity ratio (6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: EPD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25.8% to 6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EPD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (551.6%).
Interest Coverage: EPD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.6x coverage).
What is Empired current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EPD's dividend (1.12%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.29%).
High Dividend: EPD's dividend (1.12%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.31%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EPD has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: EPD's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.8%), EPD's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Russell Baskerville (43 yo)
Mr. Russell Baskerville, Dip of Tech (Eng) serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Empired Limited. Mr. Baskerville served as the Chief Executive Officer of BigRedSky. Mr. Baskervill...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Russell's total compensation ($USD873.28K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD551.20K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Russell's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: EPD's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: EPD's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Empired Limited's 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$217.578m
- Shares outstanding: 162.37m
- Website: https://www.empired.com
Number of Employees
- Empired Limited
- The Quadrant
- Level 7
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/21 18:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/21 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.