Precise Biometrics AB (publ) develops and sells biometric authentication solutions for people’s digital identity and fingerprints in mobile phones and smart cards.
Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Precise Biometrics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PBCB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PBCB exceeded the German Electronic industry which returned -26.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PBCB underperformed the German Market which returned -17.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Precise Biometrics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Precise Biometrics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PBCB (€0.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€0.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PBCB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PBCB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (371.9x) compared to the Electronic industry average (15.8x).
PE vs Market: PBCB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (371.9x) compared to the German market (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PBCB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PBCB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the DE Electronic industry average (1.1x).
How is Precise Biometrics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PBCB's forecast earnings growth (47.5% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: PBCB's earnings (47.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PBCB's revenue (12.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PBCB's revenue (12.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PBCB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.2%).
How has Precise Biometrics performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PBCB has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PBCB became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PBCB has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PBCB has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: PBCB has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-7.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PBCB's Return on Equity (0.8%) is considered low.
How is Precise Biometrics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PBCB's short term assets (SEK108.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK31.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: PBCB's short term assets (SEK108.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK126.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PBCB is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PBCB has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: PBCB has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if PBCB's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: PBCB is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: PBCB is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Precise Biometrics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PBCB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PBCB'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 PBCB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PBCB'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 PBCB'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
Stefan Persson (52yo)
Mr. Stefan Kenth Persson has been the Chief Executive Officer of Precise Biometrics AB since August 1, 2018. Mr. Persson served as Member of Executive Management Board at Bang & Olufsen a/s since October 1 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stefan's total compensation ($USD277.37K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD432.27K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Stefan's compensation with company performance.
|Executive Chairman of the Board||5.92yrs||kr605.00k||0.11% SEK38.1k|
|Chief Executive Officer||1.58yrs||kr2.78m||0.11% SEK39.0k|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.5yrs||no data||0.056% SEK19.0k|
|Chief Technology Officer||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investors Relations & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Sales||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: PBCB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Executive Chairman of the Board||5.92yrs||kr605.00k||0.11% SEK38.1k|
|Independent Director||5.92yrs||kr215.00k||0.021% SEK7.1k|
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||kr225.00k||0.017% SEK5.7k|
|Independent Director||11.17yrs||kr260.00k||0.017% SEK5.7k|
|Director||0.83yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: PBCB's board of directors are considered experienced (5.9 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.
Precise Biometrics AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Precise Biometrics AB (publ)
- Ticker: PBCB
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: kr378.964m
- Listing Market Cap: kr34.271m
- Shares outstanding: 360.23m
- Website: https://precisebiometrics.com
Number of Employees
- Precise Biometrics AB (publ)
- Mobilvägen 10
- 223 62
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PBCB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Series A Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2000|
|PREC||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Series A Shares||SE||SEK||Jan 2000|
|0JDU||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series A Shares||GB||SEK||Jan 2000|
|PRBC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Series A Shares||US||USD||Jan 2000|
|PRECS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series A Shares||GB||SEK||Jan 2000|
Precise Biometrics AB (publ) develops and sells biometric authentication solutions for people’s digital identity and fingerprints in mobile phones and smart cards. Its product portfolio consists of Precise YOUNiQ that secures digital identity by combining a range of biometric data, such as face, fingerprint, iris, and voice with geographical information; Precise BioMatch Card, which enables authentication and storage of the user’s fingerprint template in a secure chip on the card; Precise BioMatch Mobile, a fingerprint recognition for smartphones and tablets; and Precise BioMatch Embedded, a fingerprint recognition for Internet of Things, cars, and wearables. The company offers its products to sensor manufacturers, security companies, and system integrators, as well as finance, betting, healthcare, and transport sectors. It operates in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, China, Norway, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, and internationally. Precise Biometrics AB (publ) was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Lund, Sweden.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 20:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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