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SPE

SopheonAIM:SPE Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£97.8m

7D

0%

1Y

17.7%

Updated

30 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
SPE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

SPE Stock Overview

Sopheon plc designs, develops, and markets software products with associated implementation and consultancy services in North America and Europe.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sopheon
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£9.30
52 Week HighUK£10.00
52 Week LowUK£7.60
Beta0.76
1 Month Change0.54%
3 Month Change-4.61%
1 Year Change17.72%
3 Year Change-32.12%
5 Year Change189.72%
Change since IPO-33.09%

Recent News & Updates

May 10
Investors Could Be Concerned With Sopheon's (LON:SPE) Returns On Capital

Investors Could Be Concerned With Sopheon's (LON:SPE) Returns On Capital

What trends should we look for it we want to identify stocks that can multiply in value over the long term? Amongst...

Shareholder Returns

SPEGB SoftwareGB Market
7D0%-2.1%-2.6%
1Y17.7%16.5%10.9%

Return vs Industry: SPE exceeded the UK Software industry which returned 14% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SPE exceeded the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SPE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SPE volatility
SPE Average Weekly Movement3.1%
Software Industry Average Movement4.7%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: SPE is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SPE's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1993169Greg Coticchiahttps://www.sopheon.com

Sopheon plc designs, develops, and markets software products with associated implementation and consultancy services in North America and Europe. The company’s software products comprise Accolade, Accolade Express, Accolade Cloud, Accolade Go, Accolade Integration, and Accolade Accelerators. Its solutions provide support for innovation planning, road mapping, idea and concept development, process and project management, portfolio management and optimization, and resource planning, as well as analytics, collaborative workflow, product lifecycle management, stage-gate automation, capital expenditure management, and strategic initiative management and strategic planning.

Sopheon Fundamentals Summary

How do Sopheon's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SPE fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$129.45m
Earnings (TTM)US$1.54m
Revenue (TTM)US$32.66m

84.2x

P/E Ratio

4.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SPE income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$32.66m
Cost of RevenueUS$9.30m
Gross ProfitUS$23.36m
ExpensesUS$21.82m
EarningsUS$1.54m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.15
Gross Margin71.52%
Net Profit Margin4.71%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did SPE perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.3%

Current Dividend Yield

30%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

84.22x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SPE (£9.3) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.66)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SPE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (84.2x) compared to the UK Software industry average (50.9x).

PE vs Market: SPE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (84.2x) compared to the UK market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SPE's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SPE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.2x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4x).


Future Growth

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

-140.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-140.5% per year).

Earnings vs Market: SPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-140.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SPE's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SPE's revenue (7.8% 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 SPE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Sopheon performed over the past 5 years?

-17.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SPE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SPE's current net profit margins (4.7%) are lower than last year (5.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SPE's earnings have declined by 17.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SPE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SPE had negative earnings growth (-11.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (12.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SPE's Return on Equity (5%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Sopheon's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SPE's short term assets ($33.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($15.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: SPE's short term assets ($33.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($452.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SPE is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SPE has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 74.2%.

Debt Coverage: SPE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: SPE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

0.35%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SPE's dividend (0.35%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).

High Dividend: SPE's dividend (0.35%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SPE is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: SPE is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: SPE is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SPE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


Next Steps

Management

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

0.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Greg Coticchia (58 yo)

0.67

Tenure

Mr. Gregory Coticchia, also known as Greg, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sopheon plc since March 31, 2021and served as its President from October 2020 until March 2021. Mr. Coticchia i...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SPE's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: SPE's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 19.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SPE insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sopheon plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sopheon plc
  • Ticker: SPE
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: UK£97.764m
  • Shares outstanding: 10.51m
  • Website: https://www.sopheon.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sopheon plc
  • Dorna House One
  • 50 Guildford Road
  • West End
  • Surrey
  • GU24 9PW
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/30 21:36
End of Day Share Price2021/11/30 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.