GigaMedia Limited provides digital entertainment services in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has GigaMedia's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GIFN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GIFN matched the German Entertainment industry which returned -8.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GIFN exceeded the German Market which returned -13.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GigaMedia's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is GigaMedia 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 GIFN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GIFN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GIFN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Entertainment industry average.
PE vs Market: GIFN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GIFN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GIFN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the DE Entertainment industry average (1.1x).
How is GigaMedia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Media 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 GigaMedia 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.
- Examine GigaMedia's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- GigaMedia competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Media industry.
How has GigaMedia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GIFN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GIFN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GIFN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -8.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GIFN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GIFN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (-50.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GIFN has a negative Return on Equity (-2.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is GigaMedia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GIFN's short term assets ($58.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: GIFN's short term assets ($58.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($94.4K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GIFN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: GIFN has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 23.6%.
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: Insufficient data to determine if GIFN has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GIFN has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is GigaMedia's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GIFN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GIFN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GIFN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GIFN'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 GIFN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
James Huang (63yo)
Mr. Cheng-Ming Huang, also known as James, has been Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at GigaMedia Limited since May 5, 2017. Mr. Huang serves as Executive Director of AK Enterp ...
|Chairman||2.92yrs||no data||7.9% $1.8m|
|Head of Finance Department||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of GigaCloud||6.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Special Advisor||8.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GIFN's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.4 years average tenure).
|Chairman||2.92yrs||no data||7.9% $1.8m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||9.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||9.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GIFN's board of directors are considered experienced (7.7 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.
GigaMedia Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GigaMedia Limited
- Ticker: GIFN
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$25.089m
- Listing Market Cap: US$22.944m
- Shares outstanding: 11.05m
- Website: https://www.gigamedia.com
Number of Employees
- GigaMedia Limited
- No. 22, Tiding Boulevard
- 8th Floor
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GIGM||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Feb 2000|
|GIFN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Feb 2000|
GigaMedia Limited provides digital entertainment services in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. The company offers mobile and browser-based casual games through FunTown-branded platform. Its portfolio of PC-based casual games include MahJong, a traditional Chinese tile based game; sports games and role-playing games; online card games; and chance-based games, including bingo, lotto, horse racing, Sic-Bo, slots, and various casual games. The company also provides Tales Runner, a multi-player online obstacle running game in which players competes by running, jumping, dashing, and using items; Yume 100, a story -based game that targets female players; and Akaseka, a female-oriented game. In addition, it owns and operates GigaCloud, a provider of cloud computing solutions and related services focused for small and medium-based enterprises in Taiwan. GigaMedia Limited was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/10 04:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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.