Gatekeeper Systems Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and sells video security solutions for mobile and extreme environments in Canada and the United States.
The last earnings update was 50 days ago.
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at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Gatekeeper Systems. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
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it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Gatekeeper Systems's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 Gatekeeper 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Electronic industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Gatekeeper Systems's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Gatekeeper Systems's earnings growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Gatekeeper Systems's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Gatekeeper Systems is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Gatekeeper Systems is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Gatekeeper Systems's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Gatekeeper Systems's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Gatekeeper Systems is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Gatekeeper Systems has no long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Gatekeeper Systems's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Gatekeeper Systems has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Douglas A. Dyment, also known as Doug, founded Gatekeeper Systems Inc. and has been its Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director since February 2013. Mr. Dyment has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of GSI Systems Inc. since 1997.
Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
Doug's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Canada.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Gatekeeper Systems management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
CFO, Company Ethics Officer & Corporate Secretary
Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Gatekeeper Systems board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
Gatekeeper Systems insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
Volatility 101: Should Gatekeeper Systems Shares Have Dropped 45%?
Gatekeeper Systems isn't currently profitable, so most analysts would look to revenue growth to get an idea of how fast the underlying business is growing. … In the last half decade, Gatekeeper Systems saw its revenue increase by 16% per year. … So you might argue the Gatekeeper Systems should get more credit for its rather impressive revenue growth over the period.
Our Take On Gatekeeper Systems Inc's (CVE:GSI) CEO Salary
This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison to CEO compensation at companies of similar size. … How Does Doug Dyment's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies. … Our data indicates that Gatekeeper Systems Inc is worth CA$9.2m, and total annual CEO compensation is CA$160k.
Are Gatekeeper Systems Inc's (CVE:GSI) Interest Costs Too High?
However, it also faces higher cost of capital given interest cost is generally lower than equity. … Does GSI's growth rate justify its decision for financial flexibility over lower cost of capital. … Debt funding can be cheaper than issuing new equity due to lower interest cost on debt
Should You Worry About Gatekeeper Systems Inc's (CVE:GSI) CEO Pay?
Doug Dyment took the helm as Gatekeeper Systems Inc's (CVE:GSI) CEO and grew market cap to CA$9.11m recently. … Understanding how CEOs are incentivised to run and grow their company is an important aspect of investing in a stock. … See our latest analysis for Gatekeeper Systems
Gatekeeper Systems Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and sells video security solutions for mobile and extreme environments in Canada and the United States. The company offers mobile (MDVRs), body worn cameras, in-car systems, airborne and maritime DVRs, interior cameras, and weatherproof cameras. It also provides Cell View, a cellular system, which allows end users to view live video from a vehicle that is out on route, as well as offers the GPS location and status of various connected sensors; and Mobile Wireless Module - Cellular for wireless cellular connectivity that offers access to Cell View system. In addition, the company offers rugged industrially rated access point and Wi-Fi radio for the vehicles; AUTOWAKE, a control application, which allows a user to power on/off the DVR and Wi-Fi radio equipment; cellular radio for machine to machine use; G-4 vision, a system that protects passengers, verifies events, and enhances operational efficiencies; and G4 Viewer Plus Incident Management Software that manages recorded videos. Further, it provides Traffic Infraction Management Software, a Web based portal that provides functionality for the public who have received a stop arm violation citation/ticket and for internal staff, to document, review, and track the status of alleged stop arm infraction. The company serves law enforcement, homeland security, public transport, and transport service markets. Gatekeeper Systems Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Abbotsford, Canada.
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