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Gatekeeper Systems

Executive Summary

Gatekeeper Systems Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and sells video security solutions for mobile and extreme environments in Canada and the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Gatekeeper Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GSI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.7%

GSI

5.5%

CA Electronic

0.6%

CA Market


1 Year Return

542.9%

GSI

-0.8%

CA Electronic

-7.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: GSI exceeded the Canadian Electronic industry which returned -0.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GSI exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -7.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GSIIndustryMarket
7 Day4.7%5.5%0.6%
30 Day42.9%-5.0%-1.1%
90 Day168.7%9.1%6.6%
1 Year542.9%542.9%-0.7%-0.8%-4.2%-7.5%
3 Year592.3%592.3%-28.2%-28.2%10.0%-0.6%
5 Year318.6%318.6%-31.4%-31.4%42.3%20.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Gatekeeper Systems undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

53.57x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GSI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GSI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GSI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.6x) compared to the CA Electronic industry average (30.6x).

PE vs Market: GSI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.6x) compared to the Canadian market (16.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GSI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GSI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.4x) compared to the CA Electronic industry average (5.3x).


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Future Growth

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

124.0%

Forecasted Tech 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 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 SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Gatekeeper Systems performed over the past 5 years?

14.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GSI has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GSI became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GSI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 14.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GSI has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-23%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GSI's Return on Equity (17.6%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Gatekeeper Systems's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GSI's short term assets (CA$9.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: GSI's short term assets (CA$9.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$58.9K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GSI's debt to equity ratio (1.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if GSI's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GSI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (197.1%).

Interest Coverage: GSI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Gatekeeper Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GSI'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 GSI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Doug Dyment (56 yo)

7.58yrs

Tenure

CA$225,263

Compensation

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 ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD178.23K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Douglas Dyment
Founder7.58yrsCA$225.26k11.07%
CA$ 8.8m
Kelsey Chin
CFO, Company Ethics Officer & Corporate Secretary1.42yrsCA$36.00kno data
Jeff Gruban
Vice President of Sales & Business Development1.42yrsno data0.084%
CA$ 67.5k
Daniel Brennan
Consultant4.33yrsno datano data

2.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: GSI's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Douglas Dyment
Founder7.58yrsCA$225.26k11.07%
CA$ 8.8m
Robert Galbraith
Independent Director5.33yrsCA$16.00k0.67%
CA$ 533.2k
Charlie Bruce
Independent Director2.83yrsCA$3.00k0.068%
CA$ 54.0k
David Stumpo
Independent Director2.83yrsCA$3.00k0.11%
CA$ 90.0k

4.1yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: GSI's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: GSI insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Gatekeeper Systems Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gatekeeper Systems Inc.
  • Ticker: GSI
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: CA$79.943m
  • Shares outstanding: 88.83m
  • Website: https://www.gatekeeper-systems.com

Location

  • Gatekeeper Systems Inc.
  • 31127 Wheel Avenue
  • Suite 301
  • Abbotsford
  • British Columbia
  • V2T 6H1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GSITSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesNew Common SharesCACADFeb 2013
GKPR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesNew Common SharesUSUSDFeb 2013
1GKDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesNew Common SharesDEEURFeb 2013

Biography

Gatekeeper Systems Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and sells video security solutions for mobile and extreme environments in Canada and the United States. Its mobile video solutions integrate high-def ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/19 06:15
End of Day Share Price2020/09/18 00:00
Earnings2020/05/31
Annual Earnings2019/08/31


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.