Braille Energy Systems Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies ultra-lightweight lithium-ion batteries.
Slightly overvalued with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Braille Energy Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BES's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Auto Components
1 Year Return
CA Auto Components
Return vs Industry: BES exceeded the Canadian Auto Components industry which returned -3.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BES exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Braille Energy Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Braille Energy Systems 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: BES (CA$0.02) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$0.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BES is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BES is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Auto Components industry average.
PE vs Market: BES is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BES's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BES has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the CA Auto Components industry average.
How is Braille Energy Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Automobiles 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 Braille Energy Systems 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of BES’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Braille Energy Systems competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Automobiles industry.
How has Braille Energy Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BES is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BES is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BES is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -32.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BES's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BES is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto Components industry (-16.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BES's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Braille Energy Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BES has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: BES has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BES has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: BES's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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 BES has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: BES is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 17.1% per year.
What is Braille Energy Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BES's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BES'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 BES's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BES'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 BES's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Gary Economo (61yo)
Mr. Gary Economo serves as Chief Executive Officer of Braille Energy Systems Inc. and has been its Director since November 8, 2011. Mr. Economo has been the Chief Executive Officer of Stria Lithium Inc. si ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gary's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD175.15K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gary's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||no data||CA$36.00k||5.84% CA$54.9k|
|President & Director||8.67yrs||CA$12.99k||0.85% CA$8.0k|
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||no data||no data||4.91% CA$46.1k|
Experienced Board: BES's board of directors are considered experienced (8.7 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Braille Energy Systems Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Braille Energy Systems Inc.
- Ticker: BES
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: CA$940.245k
- Shares outstanding: 47.01m
- Website: https://www.brailleenergysystemsinc.com
- Braille Energy Systems Inc.
- 945 Princess Street
- Box 117
- K7L 0E9
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BES||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Jun 2018|
Braille Energy Systems Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies ultra-lightweight lithium-ion batteries. The company offers its products through a network of retail outlets in the United States and internationally, as well as through online distributors. It serves motorsports, transportation, marine, UAVS, avionics, mining, medical, military, rail, back up/stand by, and audio industries. The company also distributes and sells AGM carbon fiber race batteries. Braille Energy Systems Inc. is headquartered in Kingston, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/07/11 00:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/08 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.