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Linius Technologies

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LNU's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

LNU

1.8%

AU Software

-0.3%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-5.9%

LNU

11.0%

AU Software

-11.1%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: LNU underperformed the Australian Software industry which returned 13% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LNU exceeded the Australian Market which returned -10.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LNUIndustryMarket
7 Day0%1.8%-0.3%
30 Day23.1%-4.5%-4.2%
90 Day156.0%14.4%1.6%
1 Year-5.9%-5.9%11.8%11.0%-7.8%-11.1%
3 Year-38.5%-38.5%115.6%107.5%17.1%2.1%
5 Yearn/a159.4%139.3%43.1%13.0%

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 compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

9.57x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LNU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LNU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LNU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.6x) compared to the AU Software industry average (5.7x).


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Future Growth

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

31.8%

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?

-19.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LNU is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LNU is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LNU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LNU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (21%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LNU has a negative Return on Equity (-178.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Linius Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LNU's short term assets (A$1.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$308.6K).

Long Term Liabilities: LNU has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LNU's debt to equity ratio (1.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if LNU's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


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: LNU has sufficient cash runway for 3 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.

Forecast Cash Runway: LNU is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 3 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

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

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Chris Richardson

4.42yrs

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

Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD277.06K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Richardson
CEO & Executive Director4.42yrsAU$327.89kno data
Stephen Kerr
CFO & Company Secretary4.42yrsAU$128.56k0.075%
A$ 32.0k
Kevin Kyer
Executive VP - Search Division3.33yrsno datano data
Ken Ruck
Executive Vice President of Personalized Advertising3.25yrsno datano data
Peter Cohen
Executive Vice President3.08yrsno datano data
Thomas Slowe
Executive vice President of Security & Defense Division2.75yrsno datano data
Giuseppe Rinarelli
Company Secretaryno datano data0.056%
A$ 24.0k
Gavin Campion
Consultantno dataAU$1.30m8.27%
A$ 3.5m

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: LNU's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Richardson
CEO & Executive Director4.42yrsAU$327.89kno data
David Butorac
Member of Advisory Board1.83yrsno datano data
Stephen McGovern
Non-Executive Director4.42yrsAU$98.33k3%
A$ 1.3m
Gerard Bongiorno
Executive Chairman & Chairman of Advisory Board3.58yrsAU$448.13k5.14%
A$ 2.2m
Simon Gallagher
Member of Advisory Board1.83yrsno datano data
Camilla Dahlin-Andersson
Member of Advisory Board1.83yrsno datano data

2.7yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: LNU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 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: LNU 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 28%.


Top Shareholders

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: 2011
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: AU$42.658m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.33b
  • Website: https://www.linius.com

Location

  • Linius Technologies Limited
  • 299 Toorak Road
  • Suite 13
  • 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 in Australia. Its core product is Linius Video ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/24 19:04
End of Day Share Price2020/09/24 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.