BlackBerry Limited provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments worldwide. More Details
No risks detected for BB from our risk checks.
Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BB's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BB exceeded the Canadian Software industry which returned 39.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BB exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 39.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BlackBerry's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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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$10.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$11.26)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian 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 (3.2x) compared to the CA Software industry average (7.4x).
How is BlackBerry forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: BB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: BB's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BB's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BB's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.5%).
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 4% 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 (37.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BB has a negative Return on Equity (-73.4%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is BlackBerry's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BB's short term assets ($1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($429.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: BB's short term assets ($1.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($885.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BB's debt to equity ratio (47.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 39.9% to 47.9% 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, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 20.2% 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 ($USD3.01M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BB's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BB's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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$5.780b
- Shares outstanding: 565.55m
- Website: https://www.blackberry.com
Number of Employees
- BlackBerry Limited
- 2200 University Avenue East
- N2K 0A7
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
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