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Market Cap

UK£105.3m

Last Updated

2021/05/16 03:35 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

Quixant Plc engages in the design, development, and manufacture of gaming platforms and display solutions for the gaming and slot machine industry. More Details

Rewards

Earnings are forecast to grow 107.43% per year

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for QXT from our risk checks.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: QXT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: QXT's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.4%

QXT

-3.9%

GB Hospitality

-1.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

76.1%

QXT

58.7%

GB Hospitality

27.6%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: QXT exceeded the UK Hospitality industry which returned 58.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QXT exceeded the UK Market which returned 27.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

QXTIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.4%-3.9%-1.2%
30 Day13.2%-3.0%0.6%
90 Day32.6%5.3%5.3%
1 Year78.5%76.1%62.9%58.7%33.1%27.6%
3 Year-63.4%-64.4%6.9%-2.7%11.1%-1.6%
5 Year-24.9%-27.6%32.5%11.6%48.7%20.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Quixant undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.34x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: QXT (£1.59) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.22)

Significantly Below Fair Value: QXT is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: QXT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Hospitality industry average.

PE vs Market: QXT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate QXT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: QXT's PB Ratio (2.3x) is in line with the GB Hospitality industry average.


Future Growth

How is Quixant forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

107.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: QXT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: QXT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: QXT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: QXT's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: QXT's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: QXT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.7%).


Past Performance

How has Quixant performed over the past 5 years?

-13.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: QXT is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: QXT is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: QXT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 13.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: QXT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-72.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: QXT has a negative Return on Equity (-4.67%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Quixant's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: QXT's short term assets ($56.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($15.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: QXT's short term assets ($56.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: QXT's debt to equity ratio (2.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: QXT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 45.6% to 2.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: QXT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (282.4%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if QXT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Quixant current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.23%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: QXT's dividend (1.23%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).

High Dividend: QXT's dividend (1.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.09%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: QXT has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: QXT's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: QXT is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: QXT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (25% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

2.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jon Jayal (38 yo)

3.17yrs

Tenure

US$379,000

Compensation

Mr. Jonathan Francis Jayal, also known as Jon, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Quixant Plc since March 2018 and served as its Chief Operating Officer from June 20, 2016 to March 2018. Mr. Jayal ser...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD379.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD338.89K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: QXT's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: QXT's board of directors are considered experienced (8.2 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Quixant Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Quixant Plc
  • Ticker: QXT
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Casinos and Gaming
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: UK£105.323m
  • Shares outstanding: 66.45m
  • Website: https://www.quixant.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Quixant Plc
  • Aisle Barn
  • 100 High Street
  • Cambridge
  • Cambridgeshire
  • CB21 4EP
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Biography

Quixant Plc engages in the design, development, and manufacture of gaming platforms and display solutions for the gaming and slot machine industry. The company designs, develops, and delivers electronic di...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/16 03:35
End of Day Share Price2021/05/14 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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