BlackBerry Limited provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments worldwide. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has BlackBerry's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BB has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BB underperformed the Canadian Software industry which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BB underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BlackBerry's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is BlackBerry 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: BB (CA$6.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$8.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Software industry average.
PE vs Market: BB 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 BB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BB is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the CA Software industry average (3.5x).
How is BlackBerry forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: BB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: BB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BB's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BB's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has BlackBerry performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BB is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (41.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BB has a negative Return on Equity (-39.36%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is BlackBerry's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BB's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: BB's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($211.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BB's debt to equity ratio (29.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 43.9% to 29.6% over the past 5 years.
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 BB has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: BB is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 25.5% per year.
What is BlackBerry current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BB'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 BB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BB'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 BB'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 management tenure
John Chen (64 yo)
Mr. John S. Chen has been an Executive Chairman at BlackBerry Limited since November 4, 2013 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since November 4, 2013. He serves as an Advisor of WI Harper Group. Mr. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD3.01M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD3.00M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman & CEO||6.83yrs||US$3.01m||1.22% |
|Chief Financial Officer||0.92yr||US$1.48m||0.0029% |
|Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary||2.08yrs||US$1.09m||0.0025% |
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources||no data||US$1.20m||0.037% |
|Executive Vice President of BlackBerry Spark Group Products & Value Added Solutions||4.92yrs||US$1.45m||0.034% |
|Chief Revenue Officer||0.92yr||US$5.02m||0.037% |
|President||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||6.67yrs||no data||0.019% |
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategic Partnership||2.92yrs||no data||no data|
|SVP and Co-Head of BlackBerry Technology Solutions - Products||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BB's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman & CEO||6.83yrs||US$3.01m||1.22% |
|Independent Director||7.58yrs||US$203.68k||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||6.83yrs||US$218.77k||0.023% |
|Independent Director||5.92yrs||US$203.68k||0.0047% |
|Independent Director||8.17yrs||US$203.68k||no data|
|Independent Director||13.5yrs||US$222.54k||0.0018% |
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||US$203.68k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.92yrs||US$203.68k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$218.32k||no data|
Experienced Board: BB's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BlackBerry Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BlackBerry Limited
- Ticker: BB
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: CA$3.466b
- Shares outstanding: 556.41m
- Website: https://www.blackberry.com
Number of Employees
- BlackBerry Limited
- 2200 University Avenue East
- N2K 0A7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BB||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 1997|
|BB||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Oct 1997|
|BB||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Oct 1997|
|RI1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 1997|
|BB N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Oct 1997|
|0R0P||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||CAD||Oct 1997|
|BB||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR(REPR 1/3 SHR)||AR||ARS||Feb 2013|
BlackBerry Limited provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments worldwide. The company leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver solutions in t ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/18 05:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/17 00:00|
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