WISeKey International Holding AG, a cybersecurity company, provides integrated security solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital identity ecosystems in Switzerland, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has WISeKey International Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WIHN is more volatile than 90% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 25% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WIHN's weekly volatility has increased from 16% to 25% over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WIHN underperformed the Swiss Semiconductor industry which returned 79% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WIHN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is WISeKey International Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs WISeKey International Holding (VTX:WIHN) Using Debt In A Risky Way?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWISeKey International Holding (VTX:WIHN) Share Prices Have Dropped 77% In The Last Three Years
Is WISeKey International Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WIHN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WIHN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WIHN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: WIHN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Swiss market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WIHN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WIHN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.2x) compared to the XE Semiconductor industry average (4x).
How is WISeKey International Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted Semiconductors industry annual growth in earnings
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if WIHN's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if WIHN's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if WIHN's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market.
High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if WIHN's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WIHN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has WISeKey International Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WIHN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WIHN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WIHN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 0.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WIHN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WIHN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (13.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WIHN has a negative Return on Equity (-200.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is WISeKey International Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WIHN's short term assets ($38.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($25.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: WIHN's short term assets ($38.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WIHN's debt to equity ratio (99%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WIHN had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
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: WIHN has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: WIHN has sufficient cash runway for 2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 16.8% each year.
What is WISeKey International Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WIHN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WIHN'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 WIHN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WIHN'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 WIHN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swiss market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Carlos Moreira (62 yo)
Mr. Carlos Creus Moreira founded WISeKey International Holding Ltd in 1999 and has been its Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. He was President at WISeKey International Holding Ltd. Mr. Moreira serves as ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Carlos's total compensation ($USD3.98M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD493.32K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Carlos's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: WIHN's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: WIHN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 86%.
WISeKey International Holding AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WISeKey International Holding AG
- Ticker: WIHN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: CHF116.127m
- Shares outstanding: 77.16m
- Website: https://www.wisekey.com
Number of Employees
- WISeKey International Holding AG
- General-Guisan-Strasse 6
- PO Box 3467
WISeKey International Holding AG, a cybersecurity company, provides integrated security solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital identity ecosystems in Switzerland, rest of Europe, the Middle...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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