ASX:LNU

Stock Analysis Report

Linius Technologies

Executive Summary

Linius Technologies Limited engages in the development of technology products, software development, and commercialization and licensing of computer software.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Linius Technologies has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Linius Technologies is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Linius Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.6%

LNU

0.6%

AU Software

1.0%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-51.3%

LNU

30.0%

AU Software

7.2%

AU Market

LNU underperformed the Software industry which returned 30% over the past year.

LNU underperformed the Market in Australia which returned 7.2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

LNUIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.6%0.6%1.0%
30 Day8.6%5.8%3.2%
90 Day-15.6%3.8%1.4%
1 Year-51.3%-51.3%31.1%30.0%13.4%7.2%
3 Year-42.4%-42.4%122.1%112.0%40.7%21.8%
5 Yearn/a139.3%120.8%50.8%17.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Linius Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Linius Technologies undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

7x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Linius Technologies to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Linius Technologies to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Linius Technologies is loss making, we can't compare its value to the AU Software industry average.

Linius Technologies is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Australia market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Linius Technologies, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Linius Technologies is overvalued based on assets compared to the AU Software industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Linius Technologies expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

32.7%

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 Linius Technologies 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.


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Past Performance

How has Linius Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

-36.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Linius Technologies does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Linius Technologies's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Linius Technologies's 1-year growth to the AU Software industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Linius Technologies has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Linius Technologies has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the AU Software industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Linius Technologies improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Linius Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Linius Technologies is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Linius Technologies has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Linius Technologies has no debt.

Linius Technologies currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Linius Technologies has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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.

Linius Technologies has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Linius Technologies has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 56.8% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Linius Technologies's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Linius Technologies's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Linius Technologies has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Linius Technologies's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Linius Technologies has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Linius Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Chris Richardson 0

3.4yrs

Tenure

AU$327,889

Compensation

Mr. Christopher W. Richardson, also known as Chris, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Linius Technologies Limited (formerly Linius (Aust) Pty Ltd.) since April 18, 2016. Mr. Ri ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Chris's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Australia.

Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

The tenure for the Linius Technologies management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

1.7yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the Linius Technologies board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Gavin Campion (47yo)

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$1.30m
  • Tom Slowe

    Executive vice President of Security & Defense Division

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Ken Ruck

    Executive Vice President of Personalized Advertising

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Chris Richardson

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$327.89k
  • Stephen Kerr

    CFO & Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$128.56k
  • Kevin Kyer

    Executive Vice President of Search

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Peter Cohen

    Executive Vice President

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
  • Lachlan James

    Director of Marketing & Communications

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Giuseppe Rinarelli

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • David Butorac

    Member of Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Steve McGovern

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$98.33k
  • Chris Richardson

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$327.89k
  • Gerard Bongiorno

    Executive Chairman & Chairman of Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$448.13k
  • Simon Gallagher

    Member of Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Camilla Dahlin-Andersson

    Member of Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs

Company Information

Linius Technologies Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Linius Technologies Limited
  • Ticker: LNU
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: AU$39.581m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.04b
  • Website: https://www.linius.com

Location

  • Linius Technologies Limited
  • Suite 0313
  • Level 3
  • South Yarra
  • Victoria
  • 3141
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LNUASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDSep 2014
LNUCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDSep 2014
LNNT.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDSep 2014

Biography

Linius Technologies Limited engages in the development of technology products, software development, and commercialization and licensing of computer software. Its core product is Linius Video Virtualizatio ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/20 10:37
End of Day Share Price2019/09/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.