CNSX:AYL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Aylen Capital Inc. engages in licensing and selling Web-based survey and data collection software to companies primarily in North America.

Rewards

Became profitable this year

Risk Analysis

Makes less than USD$1m in revenue (CA$617K)

Does not have a meaningful market cap (CA$169K)

Large one-off items impacting financial results



Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Aylen Capital's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AYL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

n/a

AYL

-3.6%

CA Software

-1.3%

CA Market


1 Year Return

n/a

AYL

29.6%

CA Software

7.7%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how AYL performed against the Canadian Software industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how AYL performed against the Canadian Market.


Shareholder returns

AYLIndustryMarket
7 Dayn/a-3.6%-1.3%
30 Dayn/a6.4%0.7%
90 Dayn/a0.9%1.0%
1 Yearn/a31.8%29.6%11.3%7.7%
3 Yearn/a81.7%77.2%15.5%5.1%
5 Yearn/a157.9%149.7%38.4%18.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Aylen Capital is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Aylen Capital has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Examine Aylen Capital's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Aylen Capital regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Software industry.

Future Growth

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

15.4%

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 Aylen Capital 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 Aylen Capital performed over the past 5 years?

68.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AYL has a large one-off gain of CA$1.0M impacting its September 30 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: AYL became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AYL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 68.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: AYL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AYL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (19.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AYL's Return on Equity (177.6%) is considered outstanding.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Aylen Capital's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AYL's short term assets (CA$676.7K) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$266.2K).

Long Term Liabilities: AYL has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AYL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AYL has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 57.4%.

Debt Coverage: AYL has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: AYL has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AYL has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if AYL's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.7%industryaverage1.4%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AYL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AYL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


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Management

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

8.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

John Pennal (73yo)

0yrs

Tenure

CA$260,000

Compensation

Mr. John Duncan Pennal serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Aylen Capital Inc. Mr. Pennal serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Centiva Capital Inc. He serves as Vice President of Spac ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD196.67K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD136.16K).

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


Board Age and Tenure

8.2yrs

Average Tenure

73yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AYL's board of directors are considered experienced (8.2 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Alex Falconer (60yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 4.1yrs
    • Compensation: CA$30.00k
  • John Pennal (73yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: CA$260.00k
  • Richard Sutin (68yo)

    Executive

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • John Pennal (73yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: CA$260.00k
  • Douglas Babcook (91yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
    • Compensation: CA$7.50k
  • William Hale (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: CA$7.50k

Company Information

Aylen Capital Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Aylen Capital Inc.
  • Ticker: AYL
  • Exchange: CNSX
  • Founded: 2010
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: CA$168.566k
  • Shares outstanding: 16.86m
  • Website: https://www.aylencapital.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Aylen Capital Inc.
  • Scotia Plaza
  • Suite 2502
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5H 3Y2
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AYLCNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 2015

Biography

Aylen Capital Inc. engages in licensing and selling Web-based survey and data collection software to companies primarily in North America. The company’s software is used to perform customizable employee ev ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/12/05 00:44
End of Day Share Price2019/11/04 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.