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Nanoco Group

LSE:NANO
Snowflake Description

High growth potential with excellent balance sheet.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
NANO
LSE
£106M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. GB
  3. Semiconductors
Company description

Nanoco Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and licensing of cadmium and heavy-metal-free quantum dots (CFQD), and semiconductor nanomaterials for use in various commercial applications. The last earnings update was 67 days ago. More info.


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  • Nanoco Group has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
NANO Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-3.3%
LSE:NANO
0.4%
GB Semiconductor
0.4%
GB Market
1 Year Returns
-13.2%
LSE:NANO
-32.5%
GB Semiconductor
-3.7%
GB Market
NANO Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Nanoco Group (NANO) -3.3% -9.6% -24.8% -13.2% -9.1% -64.7%
GB Semiconductor 0.4% -13.7% -18.4% -32.5% 58% -2.8%
GB Market 0.4% 1% 1.6% -3.7% 19% 3.4%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • NANO outperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned -32.5% over the past year.
  • NANO underperformed the Market in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which returned -3.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility
NANO
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

NANO Value

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

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
  • It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for Nanoco Group. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being unavailable. The share price is £0.3705.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Nanoco Group's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Nanoco Group's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
LSE:NANO PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-01-31) in GBP £-0.02
LSE:NANO Share Price ** LSE (2019-06-14) in GBP £0.37
Europe Semiconductor Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 27 Publicly-Listed Semiconductor Companies 23.74x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 789 Publicly-Listed Companies 16.17x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Nanoco Group.

LSE:NANO PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= LSE:NANO Share Price ÷ EPS (both in GBP)

= 0.37 ÷ -0.02

-24.56x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Nanoco Group is loss making, we can't compare its value to the Europe Semiconductor industry average.
  • Nanoco Group is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Nanoco Group's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
LSE:NANO PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -24.56x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 4 Analysts
89.2%per year
Europe Semiconductor Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 20 Publicly-Listed Semiconductor Companies 1.41x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 576 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Nanoco Group, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Nanoco Group's assets?
Raw Data
LSE:NANO PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-01-31) in GBP £0.04
LSE:NANO Share Price * LSE (2019-06-14) in GBP £0.37
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Semiconductor Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 7 Publicly-Listed Semiconductor Companies 1.13x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 1,371 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x
LSE:NANO PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= LSE:NANO Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in GBP)

= 0.37 ÷ 0.04

10.34x

* Primary Listing of Nanoco Group.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Nanoco Group is overvalued based on assets compared to the GB Semiconductor industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Nanoco Group's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Semiconductor industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Semiconductor industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Nanoco Group has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NANO Future Performance

 How is Nanoco Group expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
89.2%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Nanoco Group expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Nanoco Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.2%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Nanoco Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average.
  • Nanoco Group's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
LSE:NANO Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
LSE:NANO Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 4 Analysts 89.2%
LSE:NANO Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 4 Analysts 59.9%
Europe Semiconductor Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 22.7%
Europe Semiconductor Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 8.2%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.7%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
LSE:NANO Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 4 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in GBP Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
LSE:NANO Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2022-07-31 66 19 21 1
2021-07-31 23 10 7 2
2020-07-31 12 -3 -2 4
2019-07-31 7 -1 -4 4
LSE:NANO Past Financials Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-01-31 6 2 -4
2018-10-31 5 1 -5
2018-07-31 3 0 -6
2018-04-30 2 -3 -7
2018-01-31 1 -6 -8
2017-10-31 1 -7 -8
2017-07-31 1 -8 -9
2017-04-30 1 -8 -10
2017-01-31 1 -9 -11
2016-10-31 1 -9 -11
2016-07-31 0 -9 -11
2016-04-30 1 -9 -11

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Nanoco Group's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • Nanoco Group's revenue is expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
LSE:NANO Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 4 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Nanoco Group Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

LSE:NANO Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2022-07-31
2021-07-31 0.01 0.01 0.01 1.00
2020-07-31 -0.01 0.00 -0.01 2.00
2019-07-31 -0.01 -0.01 -0.02 2.00
LSE:NANO Past Financials Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) EPS *
2019-01-31 -0.02
2018-10-31 -0.02
2018-07-31 -0.02
2018-04-30 -0.03
2018-01-31 -0.03
2017-10-31 -0.03
2017-07-31 -0.04
2017-04-30 -0.04
2017-01-31 -0.05
2016-10-31 -0.05
2016-07-31 -0.04
2016-04-30 -0.05

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Nanoco Group will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is not expected to be profitable.
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Future performance checks
We assess Nanoco Group's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the Europe market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the Europe market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Nanoco Group has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NANO Past Performance

  How has Nanoco Group performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Nanoco Group's growth in the last year to its industry (Semiconductor).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Nanoco Group does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Nanoco Group's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Nanoco Group's 1-year growth to the Europe Semiconductor industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Nanoco Group's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Nanoco Group Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

LSE:NANO Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-01-31 6.31 -4.31 7.61 3.63
2018-10-31 4.81 -5.16 7.04 3.80
2018-07-31 3.32 -6.01 6.47 3.96
2018-04-30 2.08 -6.95 5.99 4.24
2018-01-31 0.85 -7.89 5.50 4.52
2017-10-31 1.09 -8.50 6.11 5.02
2017-07-31 1.33 -9.11 6.71 5.51
2017-04-30 1.17 -9.95 7.42 5.66
2017-01-31 1.01 -10.80 8.13 5.81
2016-10-31 0.74 -10.70 7.75 5.90
2016-07-31 0.47 -10.61 7.37 6.00
2016-04-30 0.52 -10.84 7.10 5.96
2016-01-31 0.56 -11.07 6.83 5.92
2015-10-31 1.30 -10.02 6.52 5.75
2015-07-31 2.03 -8.98 6.20 5.58
2015-04-30 2.20 -7.80 4.86 6.61
2015-01-31 2.37 -6.62 3.51 7.64
2014-10-31 1.90 -7.21 4.49 6.28
2014-07-31 1.43 -7.81 5.46 4.92
2014-04-30 1.75 -7.54 7.23 2.46
2014-01-31 2.07 -7.26 8.99
2013-10-31 3.00 -5.69 8.40
2013-07-31 3.93 -4.12 7.81
2013-04-30 4.05 -3.47 7.30
2013-01-31 4.17 -2.82 6.80
2012-10-31 3.56 -3.23 6.56
2012-07-31 2.95 -3.64 6.32

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Nanoco Group has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Nanoco Group has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the Europe Semiconductor industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Nanoco Group 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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Past performance checks
We assess Nanoco Group's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Semiconductor industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Nanoco Group has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NANO Health

 How is Nanoco Group's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Nanoco Group's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Nanoco Group is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Nanoco Group's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Nanoco Group's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 23.1x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Nanoco Group Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago.

LSE:NANO Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-01-31 10.25 0.42 6.16
2018-10-31 10.25 0.42 6.16
2018-07-31 12.64 0.41 10.73
2018-04-30 12.64 0.41 10.73
2018-01-31 14.32 0.00 8.74
2017-10-31 14.32 0.00 8.74
2017-07-31 10.45 0.00 5.71
2017-04-30 10.45 0.00 5.71
2017-01-31 14.12 0.00 8.33
2016-10-31 14.12 0.00 8.33
2016-07-31 18.76 0.03 14.51
2016-04-30 18.76 0.03 14.51
2016-01-31 23.98 0.06 18.27
2015-10-31 23.98 0.06 18.27
2015-07-31 29.10 0.10 24.31
2015-04-30 29.10 0.10 24.31
2015-01-31 14.76 0.13 9.35
2014-10-31 14.76 0.13 9.35
2014-07-31 16.89 0.16 12.18
2014-04-30 16.89 0.16 12.18
2014-01-31 20.10 0.19 14.48
2013-10-31 20.10 0.19 14.48
2013-07-31 14.39 0.22 9.94
2013-04-30 14.39 0.22 9.94
2013-01-31 16.34 0.25 12.53
2012-10-31 16.34 0.25 12.53
2012-07-31 16.93 0.29 15.47
  • Nanoco Group's level of debt (4.1%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (0.9% vs 4.1% today).
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.

  • Nanoco Group has sufficient cash runway for 2.1 years based on current free cash flow.
  • Nanoco Group has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -37% each year.
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Financial health checks
We assess Nanoco Group's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Nanoco Group has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NANO Dividends

 What is Nanoco Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Nanoco Group dividends. Estimated to be 0% next year.
If you bought £2,000 of Nanoco Group shares you are expected to receive £0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Nanoco Group's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Nanoco Group's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
LSE:NANO Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 4 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Europe Semiconductor Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 13 Stocks 1.6%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 705 Stocks 4.3%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 1.1%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 2%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 5.4%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

LSE:NANO Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in £) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2022-07-31
2021-07-31
2020-07-31 0.00 2.00
2019-07-31 0.00 2.00

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Nanoco Group has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Nanoco Group's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Nanoco Group's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Nanoco Group has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • No need to calculate the sustainability of Nanoco Group's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Nanoco Group's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 1.1%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Nanoco Group afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Nanoco Group has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NANO Management

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

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Michael Edelman
COMPENSATION £312,000
CEO Bio

Dr. Michael A. Edelman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Nanoco Group Plc. Dr. Edelman joined Nanoco in 2004, led the initial fund-raising and spun Nanoco out of the University of Manchester. He served as responsible for licensing the technology developed by GE/Bayer joint venture, Exatec LLP. He served as Vice President and Managing Director of yet2.com. He has been an Executive Director of Nanoco Group Plc since April 30, 2009. He served as board director for Colloids Ltd. Dr. Edelman started his career with ICI. He has a Ph.D. in organo-metallic chemistry from the University of Sussex, UK and undergraduate degree in classics and chemistry from Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA.

CEO Compensation
  • Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
  • Michael's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Management Team

Michael Edelman

TITLE
CEO & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£312K

Nigel Pickett

TITLE
Co-Founder
COMPENSATION
£182K

Paul O'Brien

TITLE
Founder and Scientific Advisor

Brian Tenner

TITLE
COO, CFO
AGE
49
TENURE
0.8 yrs

Caroline Watson

TITLE
Investor Relations Manager

David Yao

TITLE
Senior Vice President of Global Sales
TENURE
1.9 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Nanoco Group board of directors in years:

0.5
Average Tenure
58
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Nanoco Group board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors

Chris Richards

TITLE
Non-Executive Chairman
COMPENSATION
£75K
AGE
64
TENURE
0.2 yrs

Chris Batterham

TITLE
Non-Executive Chairman
AGE
63
TENURE
0.2 yrs

Michael Edelman

TITLE
CEO & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£312K
TENURE
10.2 yrs

Nigel Pickett

TITLE
Co-Founder
COMPENSATION
£182K
TENURE
10.2 yrs

Brian Tenner

TITLE
COO, CFO
AGE
49
TENURE
0.8 yrs

Ali Fielding

TITLE
Senior Independent Director
COMPENSATION
£35K
AGE
53
TENURE
0.2 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • Nanoco Group insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (£) Value (£)
07. Jun 19 Sell Christopher G. Richards Individual 05. Jun 19 05. Jun 19 -110,497 £0.39 £-42,652
07. Jun 19 Buy Christopher G. Richards Individual 05. Jun 19 05. Jun 19 110,497 £0.39 £42,762
03. May 19 Sell Michael Edelman Individual 30. Apr 19 02. May 19 -2,000,000 £0.50 £-914,012
02. May 19 Sell Nigel Pickett Individual 30. Apr 19 02. May 19 -227,653 £0.50 £-112,953
15. Nov 18 Buy Alison Fielding Individual 14. Nov 18 14. Nov 18 47,759 £0.42 £20,001
17. Oct 18 Buy Alison Fielding Individual 17. Oct 18 17. Oct 18 43,566 £0.34 £14,987
16. Oct 18 Buy Brian Tenner Individual 16. Oct 18 16. Oct 18 158,543 £0.32 £50,734
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Management checks
We assess Nanoco Group's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Nanoco Group has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NANO News

Simply Wall St News

Introducing Nanoco Group (LON:NANO), The Stock That Slid 60% In The Last Five Years

Zooming in on an example, the Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO) share price dropped 60% in the last half decade. … View our latest analysis for Nanoco Group Because Nanoco Group is loss-making, we think the market is probably more focussed on revenue and revenue growth, at least for now. … Over five years, Nanoco Group grew its revenue at 19% per year.

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Should You Worry About Nanoco Group plc's (LON:NANO) CEO Pay?

Michael Edelman is the CEO of Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO). … First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. … How Does Michael Edelman's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

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Have Insiders Been Selling Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO) Shares This Year?

So we'll take a look at whether insiders have been buying or selling shares in Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO). … But logic dictates you should pay some attention to whether insiders are buying or selling shares. … The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Nanoco Group.

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Market Sentiment Around Loss-Making Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO)

Nanoco Group plc's (LON:NANO):. … The UK£145m market-cap company announced a latest loss of -UK£6.0m on 31 July 2018 for its most recent financial year result. … Check out our latest analysis for Nanoco Group

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When Will Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO) Come Back To Market?

Cash is crucial to run a business, and if a company burns through its reserves fast, it will need to raise further funds. … Nanoco Group may need to come to market again, but the question is, when? … With a negative free cash flow of -UK£3.3m, Nanoco Group is chipping away at its UK£11m cash reserves in order to run its business.

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What You Need To Know About Nanoco Group plc’s (LON:NANO) Cash Situation

Today we will examine Nanoco Group’s ability to generate cash flows, as well as the level of capital expenditure it is expected to incur over the next couple of years, which will result in how much money goes to you. … Nanoco Group’s free cash flow (FCF) is the level of cash flow the business generates from its operational activities, after it reinvests in the company as capital expenditure. … I will be analysing Nanoco Group’s FCF by looking at its FCF yield and its operating cash flow growth.

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When Will Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO) Breakeven?

Nanoco Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, licensing, and manufacture of cadmium and heavy-metal-free quantum dots, and semiconductor nanoparticles for use in various commercial applications. … Check out our latest analysis for Nanoco Group … NANO is bordering on breakeven, according to Semiconductor analysts.

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Has Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO) Improved Earnings Growth In Recent Times?

See our latest analysis for Nanoco Group Were NANO's earnings stronger than its past performances and the industry? … LSE:NANO Income Statement Mar 7th 18 We can further analyze Nanoco Group's loss by looking at what the industry has been experiencing over the past few years. … This shows that even though Nanoco Group is presently unprofitable, any recent headwind the industry is experiencing, Nanoco Group is relatively better-cushioned than its peers.What does this mean?

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When Should You Buy Nanoco Group plc (LON:NANO)?

Another thing to keep in mind is that Nanoco Group’s share price is quite stable relative to the rest of the market, as indicated by its low beta. … This means that if you believe the current share price should move towards its intrinsic value over time, a low beta could suggest it is not likely to reach that level anytime soon, and once it’s there, it may be hard to fall back down into an attractive buying range again. … NANO’s optimistic future growth appears to have been factored into the current share price, with shares trading above its fair value.

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Nanoco Group plc (LSE:NANO): Has Recent Earnings Growth Beaten Long-Term Trend?

Check out our latest analysis for Nanoco Group Did NANO's recent EPS Growth beat the long-term trend and the industry? … For the purpose of this commentary, I like to use data from the most recent 12 months, which annualizes the latest 6-month earnings release, or some times, the latest annual report is already the most recent financial data. … This means that, Nanoco Group has historically performed better than recently, despite the fact that it seems like earnings are now heading back towards a more favorable position once more.

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NANO Company Info

Description

Nanoco Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and licensing of cadmium and heavy-metal-free quantum dots (CFQD), and semiconductor nanomaterials for use in various commercial applications. The company offers cadmium free quantum dots, CFQD quantum dot films, copper indium gallium di-selenide/sulfide nanoparticles, and copper indium di-selenide/sulfide nanoparticles. Its products are used in LCD, LED lighting, solar cells, and biological imaging applications. The company has operations in the United Kingdom, other European countries, Asia, and the United States. Nanoco Group plc was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

Details
Name: Nanoco Group plc
NANO
Exchange: LSE
Founded: 2001
£106,044,971
286,221,245
Website: http://www.nanocotechnologies.com
Address: Nanoco Group plc
46 Grafton Street,
Manchester,
Greater Manchester, M13 9NT,
United Kingdom
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
LSE NANO Ordinary Shares London Stock Exchange GB GBP 26. Jul 2005
OTCPK NNOC.F Ordinary Shares Pink Sheets LLC US USD 26. Jul 2005
DB GXG Ordinary Shares Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 26. Jul 2005
BATS-CHIXE NANOL Ordinary Shares BATS 'Chi-X Europe' GB GBP 26. Jul 2005
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
90
Nanoco Group employees.
Industry
Semiconductors
Semiconductors
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/06/15 20:32
End of day share price update: 2019/06/14 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/04/25
Last earnings filing: 2019/04/09
Last earnings reported: 2019/01/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/07/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.