Quantum Corporation provides products for storing and managing video and video-like data in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.
Moderate growth potential with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Quantum's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: QNT2's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: QNT2 exceeded the German Tech industry which returned 17.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QNT2 exceeded the German Market which returned 14.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Quantum's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Quantum undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: QNT2 (€5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€1.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QNT2 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QNT2 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Tech industry average.
PE vs Market: QNT2 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 QNT2's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QNT2 has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the XE Tech industry average.
How is Quantum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: QNT2 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: QNT2 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: QNT2's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: QNT2's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: QNT2's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if QNT2's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Quantum performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QNT2 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: QNT2 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QNT2 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -17.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare QNT2's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: QNT2 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Tech industry (-8.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QNT2's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Quantum's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QNT2 has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: QNT2 has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QNT2 has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: QNT2's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Inventory Level: QNT2 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: QNT2 has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not 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: QNT2 has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if QNT2 has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Quantum's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QNT2's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QNT2'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 QNT2's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QNT2'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 QNT2'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
Jamie Lerner (49yo)
Mr. James J. Lerner, also known as Jamie, has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Quantum Corp since July 1, 2018 and its Chairman since 2018. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day oper ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jamie's total compensation ($USD2.37M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD625.38K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jamie's compensation with company performance.
|Senior VP||1.8yrs||US$1.16m||0.60% $1.2m|
|Chief Accounting Officer||1.3yrs||US$467.04k||0.15% $301.0k|
|Senior Vice President of Engineering||8.8yrs||US$352.95k||0.25% $522.0k|
|Chief Legal & Compliance Officer||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Revenue Officer||0.9yrs||no data||0.25% $516.0k|
|Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis||0yrs||US$359.65k||no data|
Experienced Management: QNT2's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$92.50k||0.057% $116.9k|
|Independent Director||0.8yrs||no data||0.17% $341.7k|
|Independent Director||2.9yrs||US$76.72k||0.22% $449.8k|
|Director||0.2yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: QNT2's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.1%.
Quantum Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Quantum Corporation
- Ticker: QNT2
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$222.013m
- Listing Market Cap: US$205.651m
- Shares outstanding: 39.86m
- Website: https://www.quantum.com
Number of Employees
- Quantum Corporation
- 224 Airport Parkway
- Suite 550
- San Jose
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|QMCO||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1999|
|QNT2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
|QNT2||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
Quantum Corporation provides products for storing and managing video and video-like data in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers StorNext software systems for video editing, and management of large video and image datasets; and Scalar tape systems that provide long-term data storage facility to archive and preserve digital content for decades. It also provides DXi backup systems for backup storage and multi-site disaster recovery; and surveillance and industrial Internet of Things storage systems, such as Cloud Storage Platform Software that offer block storage to record and store video. In addition, the company offers Ruggedized Storage Systems, which are removable storage systems for in-vehicle data capture, mobile surveillance, and military applications; and related maintenance, implementation, and training services. Further, it sells linear tape-open (LTO) tape cartridges, as well as standalone LTO tape drives for small business and desktop applications. The company sells its products through a network of distributors, value-added resellers, direct marketing resellers, original equipment manufacturers, and other suppliers, as well as directly to corporate entities and government agencies. Quantum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/19 22:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 00:00|
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