DB:FQV

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Spok Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Spok, Inc., provides various communications solutions to healthcare, government, and other enterprises in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • Spok Holdings is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Spok Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.3%

DB:FQV

-9.9%

DE Wireless Telecom

-0.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

6.7%

DB:FQV

-41.6%

DE Wireless Telecom

-7.6%

DE Market

FQV outperformed the Wireless Telecom industry which returned -22.5% over the past year.

FQV outperformed the Market in Germany which returned -7.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

FQVIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.3%-9.9%-0.7%
30 Day0.5%-3.2%-0.8%
90 Day3.0%-19.8%-3.8%
1 Year10.3%6.7%-40.3%-41.6%-4.7%-7.6%
3 Year-11.5%-20.4%-13.4%-29.1%18.4%8.2%
5 Year45.6%22.3%17.7%-13.5%28.8%11.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Spok Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

1.04x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Spok Holdings's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Spok Holdings's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Spok Holdings is loss making, we can't compare its value to the Europe Wireless Telecom industry average.

Spok Holdings is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Germany market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Spok Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Spok Holdings is good value based on assets compared to the Europe Wireless Telecom industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Spok Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

31.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Spok Holdings is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Spok Holdings's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Unable to compare Spok Holdings's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.

Spok Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Germany market average.

Spok Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 0.2%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Spok Holdings will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Spok Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-36.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Spok Holdings does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Spok Holdings's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Spok Holdings's 1-year growth to the Europe Wireless Telecom industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Spok Holdings has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Spok Holdings has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the Europe Wireless Telecom industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Spok Holdings improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Spok Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Spok Holdings is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Spok Holdings's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Spok Holdings's level of debt (0%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (0% vs 0% today).

Operating cash flow is negative therefore debt is not well covered.

Spok Holdings has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are -3.6202748554571E+16x debt.


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Dividend

What is Spok Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.42%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Spok Holdings's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Germany (1.48%).

Spok Holdings's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Germany (3.92%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

The company is paying a dividend however it is incurring a loss.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Spok Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Vince Kelly (59yo)

14.7yrs

Tenure

US$2,929,278

Compensation

Mr. Vincent D. Kelly serves as the Chief Executive Officer & President of Spok, Inc. Mr. Kelly serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Spok Holdings, Inc. (formerly USA Mobility, Inc.). Mr. ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Vince's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Germany.

Vince's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

3.4yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Spok Holdings management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

14.7yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Spok Holdings board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

Sell€924,10616 May 19
Braeside Investments, LLC
EntityCompany
Shares65,376
Max Price€14.24
Buy€90,41203 Apr 19
Michael Wallace
EntityIndividual
Role
CFO & Chief Accounting Officer
Shares7,632
Max Price€11.85
Sell€003 Apr 19
Michael Wallace
EntityIndividual
Role
CFO & Chief Accounting Officer
Shares6,425
Max Price€11.85
Sell€12,85308 Mar 19
Sharon Keisling
EntityIndividual
Role
Corporate Secretary & Treasurer
Shares1,017
Max Price€12.64
Sell€3,18508 Mar 19
Calvin Rice
EntityIndividual
Shares252
Max Price€12.64
Sell€233,35508 Mar 19
Vincent Kelly
EntityIndividual
Role
President
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares18,464
Max Price€12.64
Sell€31,67208 Mar 19
Hemant Goel
EntityIndividual
Shares2,506
Max Price€12.64
Sell€26,25008 Mar 19
Bonnie Culp-Fingerhut
EntityIndividual
Role
Executive VP of Human Resources & Administration and Chief Compliance Officer - Spok Inc
Shares2,077
Max Price€12.64
Sell€007 Jan 19
Calvin Rice
EntityIndividual
Shares248
Max Price€11.58
Buy€5,23507 Jan 19
Calvin Rice
EntityIndividual
Shares452
Max Price€11.58
Sell€007 Jan 19
Sharon Keisling
EntityIndividual
Role
Corporate Secretary & Treasurer
Shares847
Max Price€11.58
Buy€17,88207 Jan 19
Sharon Keisling
EntityIndividual
Role
Corporate Secretary & Treasurer
Shares1,544
Max Price€11.58
Buy€35,48504 Jan 19
Michael Wallace
EntityIndividual
Role
CFO & Chief Accounting Officer
Shares3,064
Max Price€11.58
Sell€004 Jan 19
Michael Wallace
EntityIndividual
Role
CFO & Chief Accounting Officer
Shares3,115
Max Price€11.58
Sell€004 Jan 19
Hemant Goel
EntityIndividual
Shares3,958
Max Price€11.58
Buy€86,99904 Jan 19
Hemant Goel
EntityIndividual
Shares7,512
Max Price€11.58
Sell€004 Jan 19
Bonnie Culp-Fingerhut
EntityIndividual
Role
Executive VP of Human Resources & Administration and Chief Compliance Officer - Spok Inc
Shares1,589
Max Price€11.58
Buy€18,10204 Jan 19
Bonnie Culp-Fingerhut
EntityIndividual
Role
Executive VP of Human Resources & Administration and Chief Compliance Officer - Spok Inc
Shares1,563
Max Price€11.58
Buy€185,46304 Jan 19
Vincent Kelly
EntityIndividual
Role
President
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares16,014
Max Price€11.58
Sell€004 Jan 19
Vincent Kelly
EntityIndividual
Role
President
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares13,876
Max Price€11.58
Sell€42,22822 Aug 18
Sharon Keisling
EntityIndividual
Role
Corporate Secretary & Treasurer
Shares3,120
Max Price€13.53

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Sharon Keisling (50yo)

    Corporate Secretary & Treasurer

    • Tenure: 10.8yrs
    • Compensation: $450.25k
  • Bob Lougee

    Investor Relations Contact & Corporate Communications

  • John LaLonde

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Don Soucy

    Executive Vice President of Sales

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
  • Mike Wallace (50yo)

    CFO & Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: $1.20m
  • Tim Tindle

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Donna Scott

    Senior Vice President of Marketing

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
  • Steve Pennington

    Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

  • Bonnie Culp-Fingerhut (67yo)

    Executive VP of Human Resources & Administration and Chief Compliance Officer - Spok Inc

    • Compensation: $580.55k
  • Vince Kelly (59yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: $2.93m

Board Members

  • Nathaniel Butterfield (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6.0yrs
    • Compensation: $105.00k
  • Stacia Hylton (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.0yrs
    • Compensation: $105.00k
  • Samme Thompson (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: $105.00k
  • Baber Ghauri

    Member of Strategic Advisory Council

  • Matthew Oristano (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: $125.00k
  • Brian O'Reilly (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: $105.00k
  • Jim Murry

    Member of Strategic Advisory Council

  • Jason Fratzke

    Member of Strategic Advisory Council

  • Royce Yudkoff (63yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: $105.00k
  • Vince Kelly (59yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: $2.93m

Company Information

Spok Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Spok Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: FQV
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: wireless telecommunication services
  • Sector: telecom
  • Market Cap: US$280.689m
  • Listing Market Cap: US$250.150m
  • Shares outstanding: 19.21m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • Spok Holdings, Inc.
  • 6850 Versar Center
  • Suite 420
  • Springfield
  • Virginia
  • 22151
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SPOKNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 2002
FQVDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMay 2002

Biography

Spok Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Spok, Inc., provides various communications solutions to healthcare, government, and other enterprises in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia, an ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/21 23:51
End of Day Share Price2019/07/19 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.