AIM:IQG

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Executive Summary

IQGeo Group PLC, develops geospatial software to the telecoms and utility industries primarily in North America, Europe, and Japan. More Details

Risk Analysis

Does not have a meaningful market cap (£35M)



Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: IQG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.7%

IQG

-1.7%

GB Software

-1.9%

GB Market


1 Year Return

52.7%

IQG

6.1%

GB Software

-16.2%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: IQG exceeded the UK Software industry which returned 7.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IQG exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

IQGIndustryMarket
7 Day0.7%-1.7%-1.9%
30 Day-1.4%-1.5%0.7%
90 Day6.1%0.7%-4.8%
1 Year52.7%52.7%7.5%6.1%-13.0%-16.2%
3 Year69.5%69.5%-25.1%-34.5%-9.4%-20.6%
5 Year-24.5%-24.5%29.0%6.5%13.5%-12.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

2.88x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate IQG's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate IQG's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: IQG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Software industry average.

PE vs Market: IQG 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 IQG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IQG is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the GB Software industry average (3.7x).


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Future Growth

How is IQGeo Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

18.3%

Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as IQGeo Group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has IQGeo Group performed over the past 5 years?

30.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IQG is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: IQG is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IQG is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 30.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: IQG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (7.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: IQG has a negative Return on Equity (-39.36%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is IQGeo Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IQG's short term assets (£14.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£3.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: IQG's short term assets (£14.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IQG's debt to equity ratio (5.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: IQG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25.7% to 5.6% over the past 5 years.


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: IQG has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: IQG has sufficient cash runway for 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 16.2% each year.


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Dividend

What is IQGeo Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

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

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Richard Petti (53 yo)

3.83yrs

Tenure

UK£330,000

Compensation

Mr. Riccardo Ettore Petti, also known as Richard, has been the Chief Executive Officer of IQGeo Group plc (formerly known as Ubisense Group Plc) since December 14, 2016 and serves as its Executive Director ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD433.67K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD356.15K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Riccardo Petti
CEO & Executive Director3.83yrsUK£330.00k0.27%
£ 94.9k
Haywood Chapman
CFO & Director0.083yrno datano data
Kyle Eagen
Senior Vice President of Operations1.75yrsno datano data
Peter Batty
Chief Technical Officerno datano datano data
Steve Tongish
Chief Marketing Officerno datano datano data
Tom Ferland
Global Head of Human Resources1.75yrsno datano data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: IQG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Riccardo Petti
CEO & Executive Director3.83yrsUK£330.00k0.27%
£ 94.9k
Haywood Chapman
CFO & Director0.083yrno datano data
Paul Taylor
Non-Executive Chairman2.17yrsUK£79.00k0.39%
£ 135.9k
Robert Sansom
Non-Executive Director14.83yrsno data7.73%
£ 2.7m
Matthew Royde
Non-Executive Director1yrUK£3.00kno data
Andrew MacLeod
Independent Non-Executive Director1.33yrsUK£13.00kno data
Ian Kershaw
Independent Non-Executive Director6.42yrsUK£20.00k0.038%
£ 13.5k

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: IQG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

IQGeo Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: IQGeo Group plc
  • Ticker: IQG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: UK£35.212m
  • Shares outstanding: 49.59m
  • Website: https://www.iqgeo.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • IQGeo Group plc
  • CB1 Business Centre
  • 20 Station Road
  • Cambridge
  • Cambridgeshire
  • CB1 2JD
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
IQGAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJun 2011

Biography

IQGeo Group PLC, develops geospatial software to the telecoms and utility industries primarily in North America, Europe, and Japan. It provides IQGeo Platform, which designs and manages their complex and c ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 21:32
End of Day Share Price2020/10/21 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.