Sopheon plc designs, develops, and markets software products with associated implementation and consultancy services in North America and Europe. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Sopheon's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SPE exceeded the UK Software industry which returned 5.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SPE underperformed the UK Market which returned 26.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sopheon's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Could Be Concerned With Sopheon's (LON:SPE) Returns On Capital
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Shareholders Hold The Majority In Sopheon plc's (LON:SPE) Shares?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Are Raving About How The Sopheon (LON:SPE) Share Price Increased 807%
Is Sopheon undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SPE (£8.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.64)
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 (81x) compared to the GB Software industry average (56.6x).
PE vs Market: SPE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (81x) compared to the UK market (26.4x).
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 good value based on its PB Ratio (4x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4.3x).
How is Sopheon forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
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 (-126.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-126.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SPE's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SPE's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SPE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (1.7%).
How has Sopheon performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SPE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SPE's current net profit margins (5%) are lower than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SPE's earnings have declined by 4.8% 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 (-26.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (4.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SPE's Return on Equity (5%) is considered low.
How is Sopheon's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SPE's short term assets ($36.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($17.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: SPE's short term assets ($36.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($546.0K).
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 109.8%.
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.
What is Sopheon current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SPE's dividend (0.38%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.35%).
High Dividend: SPE's dividend (0.38%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.03%).
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Greg Coticchia (57 yo)
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...
Experienced Management: SPE's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SPE's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18.7 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 diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.7%.
Sopheon plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sopheon plc
- Ticker: SPE
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1993
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£88.855m
- Shares outstanding: 10.45m
- Website: https://www.sopheon.com
Number of Employees
- Sopheon plc
- Dorna House One
- 50 Guildford Road
- West End
- GU24 9PW
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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