WANdisco plc engages in the development and provision of collaboration software in North America, Europe, and internationally.
Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has WANdisco's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WAND has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WAND exceeded the UK Software industry which returned -11.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WAND exceeded the UK Market which returned -15.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is WANdisco's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is WANdisco 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: WAND (£5.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£30.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WAND is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WAND is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Software industry average.
PE vs Market: WAND 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 WAND's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WAND is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.7x) compared to the GB Software industry average (2.8x).
How is WANdisco forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WAND is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: WAND is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: WAND is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WAND's revenue (37.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WAND's revenue (37.9% 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 WAND's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has WANdisco performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WAND is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WAND is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WAND is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 18.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WAND's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WAND is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (12.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WAND has a negative Return on Equity (-118.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is WANdisco's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WAND's short term assets ($24.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($8.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: WAND's short term assets ($24.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WAND's debt to equity ratio (15.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WAND's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0% to 15.1% over the past 5 years.
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: Insufficient data to determine if WAND has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if WAND has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is WANdisco's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WAND's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WAND'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 WAND's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WAND'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 WAND'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
David Richards (48yo)
Mr. David James Richards Co-Founded WANdisco plc in 2005 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since October 6, 2016 and its President since October 13, 2016. Mr. Richards serves as Director of Grakn La ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD891.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD956.97K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & Director||3.42yrs||US$399.00k||0.056% $148.6k|
|General Counsel & Company Secretary||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Business Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Sales||4.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Marketing||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & Chief Architect||1.33yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WAND's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|CFO & Director||3.42yrs||US$399.00k||0.056% $148.6k|
|Non-Executive Director||3.42yrs||US$40.00k||0.11% $293.4k|
|Non-Executive Director||3.58yrs||US$40.00k||1.09% $2.9m|
|Vice Chairman||1.5yrs||US$6.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: WAND's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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 7%.
WANdisco plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WANdisco plc
- Ticker: WAND
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£264.368m
- Shares outstanding: 48.24m
- Website: https://www.wandisco.com
Number of Employees
- WANdisco plc
- Electric Works
- Sheffield Digital Campus
- S1 2BJ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WAND||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jun 2012|
|WANS.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jun 2012|
|WD4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2012|
WANdisco plc engages in the development and provision of collaboration software in North America, Europe, and internationally. It offers WANdisco Fusion, a general-purpose replication platform transfers data across various environments with guaranteed consistency, no downtime, and no data loss. In addition, the company offers cloud migration, cloud replication, data lakes, developer collaboration, disaster recovery, hybrid cloud, Internet of things, and real-time analytics solutions. It serves Big Data and Cloud Fusion customers, as well as original equipment manufacturers in various sectors, including automotive, entertainment, health care, utilities, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, developer collaboration, financial services, and government. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Sheffield, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/24 23:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/22 00:00|
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