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KnosysASX:KNO Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$32.1m

7D

3.4%

1Y

20.0%

Updated

18 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
KNO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

KNO Overview

Knosys Limited, a software-as-a-service information technology company, develops, licenses, and sells computer software in Australia, the United States, New Zealand, and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Knosys
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.15
52 Week HighAU$0.11
52 Week LowAU$0.22
Beta0.40
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change3.45%
1 Year Change20.00%
3 Year Change72.41%
5 Year Change-31.82%
Change since IPO-34.78%

Recent News & Updates

Feb 16
We're Not Very Worried About Knosys' (ASX:KNO) Cash Burn Rate

We're Not Very Worried About Knosys' (ASX:KNO) Cash Burn Rate

Even when a business is losing money, it's possible for shareholders to make money if they buy a good business at the...

Shareholder Returns

KNOAU SoftwareAU Market
7D3.4%2.8%0.9%
1Y20.0%27.7%20.2%

Return vs Industry: KNO underperformed the Australian Software industry which returned 27.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KNO matched the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KNO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KNO volatility
KNO Beta0.40
Industry Beta0.84
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: KNO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KNO's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2015n/aJohn Robert Thompsonhttps://www.knosys.it

Knosys Limited, a software-as-a-service information technology company, develops, licenses, and sells computer software in Australia, the United States, New Zealand, and internationally. The company provides Knowledge IQ, a knowledge management solution that is designed to simplify, centralize, and organize the sharing of knowledge; and GreenOrbit, an intranet solution that delivers a digital workplace, which combines traditional intranet functionality with collaboration, social networking, and intelligent information distribution. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

Knosys Fundamentals Summary

How do Knosys's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KNO fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$32.12m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$543.84k
Revenue (TTM)AU$5.29m

6.1x

P/S Ratio

-59.3x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KNO income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$5.29m
Cost of RevenueAU$4.12m
Gross ProfitAU$1.16m
ExpensesAU$1.71m
Earnings-AU$543.84k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0025
Gross Margin22.04%
Net Profit Margin-10.29%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did KNO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

48.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: KNO (A$0.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$0.29)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KNO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KNO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Software industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KNO is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the AU Software industry average (5.2x).


Future Growth

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

41.1%

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 Knosys 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.


Past Performance

How has Knosys performed over the past 5 years?

33.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KNO is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KNO is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KNO is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 33.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: KNO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (37.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KNO has a negative Return on Equity (-5.43%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Knosys's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KNO's short term assets (A$9.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$4.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: KNO's short term assets (A$9.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$179.1K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KNO is debt free.

Reducing Debt: KNO had no debt 5 years ago.


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: Whilst unprofitable KNO has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: KNO is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 28.7% per year.


Dividend

What is Knosys's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KNO'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 KNO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Next Steps

Management

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

5.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Robert Thompson (58 yo)

5.25yrs

Tenure

AU$402,186

Compensation

Mr. John Robert George Thompson, B.Eng, MBA, has been Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Knosys Limited since July 18, 2016 & September 2018 respectively and its Executive Director since Septem...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John Robert's total compensation ($USD298.51K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.72K).

Compensation vs Earnings: John Robert's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KNO's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KNO's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 43.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Knosys Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Knosys Limited
  • Ticker: KNO
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2015
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: AU$32.121m
  • Shares outstanding: 214.14m
  • Website: https://www.knosys.it

Location

  • Knosys Limited
  • 31 Queen Street
  • Part Level 8
  • Melbourne
  • Victoria
  • 3000
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 07:04
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.