Why Baylin Technologies Inc’s (TSE:BYL) CEO Pay Matters To You

Randy Dewey has been the CEO of Baylin Technologies Inc (TSE:BYL) since 2015. This analysis aims first to contrast CEO compensation with other companies that have similar market capitalization. Then we’ll look at a snap shot of the business growth. Third, we’ll reflect on the total return to shareholders over three years, as a second measure of business performance. This process should give us an idea about how appropriately the CEO is paid.

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How Does Randy Dewey’s Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

At the time of writing our data says that Baylin Technologies Inc has a market cap of CA$149m, and is paying total annual CEO compensation of CA$828k. (This is based on the year to 2017). We think total compensation is more important but we note that the CEO salary is lower, at CA$428k. We looked at a group of companies with market capitalizations under CA$267m, and the median CEO compensation was CA$155k.

As you can see, Randy Dewey is paid more than the median CEO pay at companies of a similar size, in the same market. However, this does not necessarily mean Baylin Technologies Inc is paying too much. We can get a better idea of how generous the pay is by looking at the performance of the underlying business. So this free visual report on analyst forecasts could hold they key to an excellent investment decision.

You can see, below, how CEO compensation at Baylin Technologies has changed over time.

TSX:BYL CEO Compensation November 29th 18
TSX:BYL CEO Compensation November 29th 18

Is Baylin Technologies Inc Growing?

Over the last three years Baylin Technologies Inc has grown its earnings per share (EPS) by an average of 73% per year. Its revenue is up 43% over last year.

This shows that the company has improved itself over the last few years. Good news for shareholders. It’s great to see that revenue growth is strong, too. These metrics suggest the business is growing strongly.

Has Baylin Technologies Inc Been A Good Investment?

Boasting a total shareholder return of 85% over three years, Baylin Technologies Inc has done well by shareholders. As a result, some may believe the CEO should be paid more than is normal for companies of similar size.

In Summary…

We examined the amount Baylin Technologies Inc pays its CEO, and compared it to the amount paid by similar sized companies. As discussed above, we discovered that the company pays more than the median of that group.

However, the earnings per share growth over three years is certainly impressive. In addition, shareholders have done well over the same time period. Considering this fine result for shareholders, we daresay the CEO compensation might be apt. Shareholders may want to check for free if Baylin Technologies insiders are buying or selling shares.

Important note: Baylin Technologies may not be the best stock to buy. You might find something better in this list of interesting companies with high ROE and low debt.

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.