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Proton Motor Power Systems

Market Cap

UK£480.1m

Last Updated

2021/06/12 18:53 UTC

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Executive Summary

Proton Motor Power Systems Plc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and tests fuel cells and fuel cell hybrid systems, and related technical components in Germany, rest of Europe, and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Limited growth with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Proton Motor Power Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PPS is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PPS's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

PPS

-1.2%

GB Electrical

0.4%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-8.8%

PPS

62.8%

GB Electrical

21.3%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: PPS underperformed the UK Electrical industry which returned 62.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PPS underperformed the UK Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PPSIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-1.2%0.4%
30 Day27.8%7.0%2.2%
90 Day-16.8%-5.4%6.9%
1 Year-8.8%-8.8%63.8%62.8%27.3%21.3%
3 Year1,358.8%1,358.8%223.4%212.8%13.7%0.6%
5 Year1,403.0%1,403.0%361.7%340.9%55.0%25.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Proton Motor Power Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Proton Motor Power Systems undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Proton Motor Power Systems is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Proton Motor Power Systems has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Future Growth

How is Proton Motor Power Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

59.0%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if PPS's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if PPS's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: PPS's revenue (59% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PPS's revenue (59% per year) 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 PPS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Proton Motor Power Systems performed over the past 5 years?

-60.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PPS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PPS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PPS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 60.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PPS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: PPS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (58.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PPS's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Financial Health

How is Proton Motor Power Systems's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PPS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: PPS 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: PPS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: PPS's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


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: PPS has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: PPS has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 5.9% each year


Dividend

What is Proton Motor Power Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PPS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PPS'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 PPS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PPS'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 PPS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Faiz Nahab (77 yo)

10.25yrs

Tenure

Dr. Faiz Francois Nahab, Ph.D., has been Chief Executive Officer at Proton Motor Power Systems Plc (formerly known as Proton Power Systems plc) and its subsidiary Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH since March 20...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PPS's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: PPS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 15.3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Proton Motor Power Systems Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Proton Motor Power Systems Plc
  • Ticker: PPS
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: UK£480.110m
  • Shares outstanding: 774.37m
  • Website: https://www.proton-motor.de

Number of Employees


Location

  • Proton Motor Power Systems Plc
  • St Ann’s Wharf
  • 112 Quayside
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Tyne and Wear
  • NE1 3DX
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Biography

Proton Motor Power Systems Plc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and tests fuel cells and fuel cell hybrid systems, and related technical components in Germany, rest of Euro...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/12 18:53
End of Day Share Price2021/06/11 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.