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.
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Adequate balance sheet with concerning outlook.
Share Price & News
How has Nanoco Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NANO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NANO underperformed the UK Semiconductor industry which returned -23.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NANO underperformed the UK Market which returned 6.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Nanoco Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Nanoco Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NANO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NANO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NANO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: NANO 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 NANO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NANO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.2x) compared to the GB Semiconductor industry average (1.4x).
How is Nanoco Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NANO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: NANO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: NANO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NANO's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NANO's revenue (5.1% 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 NANO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Nanoco Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NANO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NANO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NANO is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 9.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NANO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NANO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-19%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NANO has a negative Return on Equity (-51.13%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Nanoco Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NANO's short term assets (£9.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£4.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: NANO's short term assets (£9.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (£786.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NANO's debt to equity ratio (5.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NANO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.9% to 5.1% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: NANO has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: NANO's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 21.9x debt).
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: NANO has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: NANO has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 9% each year.
What is Nanoco Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NANO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NANO'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 NANO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NANO'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 NANO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Michael Edelman 0
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 ser ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD657.86K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD325.67K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Executive Director||0yrs||UK£505.00k||0.46% £284.8k|
|COO, CFO||1.5yrs||UK£345.48k||0.19% £115.1k|
|Non Executive Director||0.8yrs||UK£15.00k||0.044% £26.9k|
|Senior Independent Director||0.8yrs||UK£41.00k||0.074% £45.3k|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||0.3yrs||UK£90.00k||0.20% £122.9k|
Experienced Board: NANO's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 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: NANO 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 5.2%.
Nanoco Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nanoco Group plc
- Ticker: NANO
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: UK£61.535m
- Shares outstanding: 286.21m
- Website: https://www.nanocotechnologies.com
Number of Employees
- Nanoco Group plc
- 46 Grafton Street
- Greater Manchester
- M13 9NT
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NANO||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jul 2005|
|GXG||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2005|
|NNOC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 2005|
|NANOL||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jul 2005|
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.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/15 20:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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