Kape Technologies Plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops and distributes digital products in the online security space.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£4.05|
|52 Week High||UK£1.50|
|52 Week Low||UK£4.50|
|1 Month Change||-3.57%|
|3 Month Change||33.66%|
|1 Year Change||148.47%|
|3 Year Change||246.15%|
|5 Year Change||1,002.04%|
|Change since IPO||289.42%|
Recent News & Updates
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|KAPE||GB Software||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: KAPE exceeded the UK Software industry which returned 4.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KAPE exceeded the UK Market which returned 23.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: KAPE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KAPE's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Kape Technologies Plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops and distributes digital products in the online security space. It operates through two segment, Digital Security and Digital Privacy. It offers CyberGhost, Zenmate, and Private Internet Access that provide cybersecurity SaaS with a focus on providing of virtual private network solutions.
Kape Technologies Fundamentals Summary
|KAPE fundamental statistics|
Is KAPE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KAPE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$15.46m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.12|
|Net Profit Margin||23.30%|
How did KAPE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Kape Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KAPE (£4.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£5.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KAPE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KAPE is good value based on its PE Ratio (45.4x) compared to the UK Software industry average (60.9x).
PE vs Market: KAPE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (45.4x) compared to the UK market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KAPE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KAPE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.4x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4.4x).
How is Kape Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KAPE's forecast earnings growth (39.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: KAPE's earnings (39.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KAPE's revenue (33.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KAPE's revenue (33.2% 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 KAPE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Kape Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KAPE has a large one-off loss of $6.9M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: KAPE's current net profit margins (23.3%) are higher than last year (1.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KAPE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 82.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: KAPE's earnings growth over the past year (2003.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (82.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: KAPE earnings growth over the past year (2003.9%) exceeded the Software industry -1.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: KAPE's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.
How is Kape Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KAPE's short term assets ($66.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($101.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: KAPE's short term assets ($66.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($128.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KAPE's debt to equity ratio (47%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if KAPE's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KAPE's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.7%).
Interest Coverage: KAPE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.7x coverage).
What is Kape Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KAPE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KAPE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KAPE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KAPE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KAPE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Ido Erlichman (40 yo)
Mr. Ido Erlichman has been Group Chief Executive Officer of Kape Technologies Plc (formerly known as Crossrider Plc) since May 31, 2016. Mr. Erlichman has more than nine years' experience in the technology...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ido's total compensation ($USD1.65M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.44M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ido's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Board: KAPE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 88.9%.
Kape Technologies Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kape Technologies Plc
- Ticker: KAPE
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£1.217b
- Shares outstanding: 300.53m
- Website: https://www.kape.com
Number of Employees
- Kape Technologies Plc
- LABS Hawley lock
- 1 Water Lane
- Greater London
- NW1 8NZ
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 21:47|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/19 00:00|
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.