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Beam Communications Holdings

Executive Summary

Beam Communications Holdings Limited designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and distributes a range of satellite communication terminals, docking units, and handheld phone accessories. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Beam Communications Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BCC is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BCC's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.2%

BCC

2.2%

AU Communications

2.4%

AU Market


1 Year Return

10.0%

BCC

6.5%

AU Communications

-0.6%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: BCC exceeded the Australian Communications industry which returned 6.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BCC exceeded the Australian Market which returned -0.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BCCIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.2%2.2%2.4%
30 Day-9.8%5.2%8.0%
90 Day19.6%-2.7%8.8%
1 Year10.0%10.0%8.4%6.5%2.7%-0.6%
3 Year37.5%37.5%12.1%6.4%24.3%9.0%
5 Year-34.5%-34.5%26.7%15.4%56.9%25.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Beam Communications Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Beam Communications Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.42x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BCC (A$0.28) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.22)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BCC is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BCC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XX Communications industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BCC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the XX Communications industry average (2x).


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Future Growth

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

19.7%

Forecasted Tech 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 Beam Communications Holdings 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 Beam Communications Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-59.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BCC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BCC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BCC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 59.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: BCC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (-1.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BCC has a negative Return on Equity (-27.11%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Beam Communications Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BCC's short term assets (A$6.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$5.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: BCC's short term assets (A$6.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BCC's debt to equity ratio (29.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BCC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 8.4% to 29.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BCC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (86.8%).

Interest Coverage: BCC is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Beam Communications Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BCC'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 BCC'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?

12.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Capocchi (49 yo)

12.67yrs

Tenure

AU$701,320

Compensation

Mr. Michael Ian Capocchi has been the Managing Director of Beam Communications Holdings Limited (formerly known as World Reach Limited) (formerly Tele Ip Ltd) since March 20, 2008 and serves as its Chief E...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD515.87K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD280.63K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Capocchi
CEO, MD & Executive Director12.67yrsAU$701.32k2.43%
A$ 433.1k
Dennis Payne
CFO & Company Secretary15.83yrsAU$189.16k0.50%
A$ 88.7k
W. Christie
Chief Technical Officer6.25yrsAU$231.89k0.095%
A$ 17.0k
D. Cooke
Manager of Marketing & Business Solutionsno datano datano data

12.7yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: BCC's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Capocchi
CEO, MD & Executive Director12.67yrsAU$701.32k2.43%
A$ 433.1k
David Paul Stewart
Non-Executive Director3yrsAU$31.25k1.82%
A$ 325.3k
Simon Wallace
Independent Non-Executive Chairman3.92yrsAU$40.28k0.30%
A$ 54.0k
Cheung Hung
Non-Executive Director7.75yrsAU$31.25k8.19%
A$ 1.5m

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

47.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BCC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 25%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Beam Communications Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Beam Communications Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: BCC
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: AU$17.845m
  • Shares outstanding: 66.09m
  • Website: https://www.beamcommunications.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Beam Communications Holdings Limited
  • Unit 5/8 Anzed Court
  • Mulgrave
  • Victoria
  • 3170
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BCCASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDAug 1994
BCCCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDAug 1994

Biography

Beam Communications Holdings Limited designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and distributes a range of satellite communication terminals, docking units, and handheld phone accessories. It also offers push...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/26 07:03
End of Day Share Price2020/11/26 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.