AIM:AMO

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Amino Technologies

Executive Summary

Amino Technologies plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops Internet Protocol television (IPTV) software technologies and hardware platforms worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet, good value and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

How has Amino Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.5%

AMO

1.8%

GB Communications

-0.3%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-11.9%

AMO

38.8%

GB Communications

3.9%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: AMO underperformed the UK Communications industry which returned 38.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMO underperformed the UK Market which returned 3.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AMOIndustryMarket
7 Day0.5%1.8%-0.3%
30 Day-1.8%3.7%1.8%
90 Day-8.1%13.6%4.9%
1 Year-5.2%-11.9%41.3%38.8%9.3%3.9%
3 Year-22.2%-32.4%63.0%53.3%23.2%7.6%
5 Year15.5%-7.7%100.7%81.8%34.3%3.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

36.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AMO (£1.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.7)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AMO is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AMO is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the Communications industry average (15x).

PE vs Market: AMO is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the UK market (16.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AMO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the GB Communications industry average (1.7x).


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Future Growth

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

-12.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.1% per year).

Earnings vs Market: AMO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.1% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: AMO's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (3.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AMO's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AMO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.9%).


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Past Performance

How has Amino Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

19.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AMO has large one-off items impacting its financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: AMO's current net profit margins (12.6%) are higher than last year (10.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMO's earnings have grown by 19.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AMO's earnings growth over the past year (12.3%) is below its 5-year average (19.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AMO earnings growth over the past year (12.3%) underperformed the Communications industry 22%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: AMO's Return on Equity (14.7%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Amino Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMO's short term assets ($34.2M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($15.6M)

Long Term Liabilities: AMO's short term assets (34.2M) exceeds its long term liabilities (2.3M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMO is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AMO had no debt 5 years ago.

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

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


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AMO has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if AMO's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Amino Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

6.39%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company6.4%marketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.3%industryaverage3.2%forecastin3Years6.6%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: AMO's dividend (6.39%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.99%).

High Dividend: AMO's dividend (6.39%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.3%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AMO has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: AMO's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (64.5%), AMO's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: AMO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (61.5% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of Amino Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Don McGarva (54yo)

7.9yrs

Tenure

US$515,565

Compensation

Mr. Donald Kevin McGarva, also known as Don, serves as Chief Executive Officer at Amino Communications Limited. Mr. McGarva has been the Chief Executive Officer at Amino Technologies plc since December 12, ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Don's total compensation ($USD515.57K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD319.88K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Don's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

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


Board Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

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


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Mark Evensen

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • David Perez

    Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Alec Greenberg

    Vice President of Partnerships

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Don McGarva (54yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 7.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$515.57k
  • Mark Carlisle (41yo)

    CFO, COO & Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$346.24k
  • Martin Wilks

    Head of Engineering

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Stephanie Lord

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Joachim Bergman

    Senior Vice President of Cloud Services

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs

Board Members

  • Bach Bachmann (49yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$52.97k
  • Steve McKay

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$37.08k
  • Steve Vaughan (59yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
  • Don McGarva (54yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 7.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$515.57k
  • Mark Carlisle (41yo)

    CFO, COO & Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$346.24k
  • Michael Clegg (58yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.58k
  • Erika Schraner (51yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs

Company Information

Amino Technologies plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Amino Technologies plc
  • Ticker: AMO
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: UK£81.732m
  • Shares outstanding: 76.03m
  • Website: https://www.aminocom.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Amino Technologies plc
  • Prospect House
  • Buckingway Business Park
  • Swavesey
  • Cambridgeshire
  • CB24 4UQ
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AOEC.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJun 2004
AMOAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJun 2004

Biography

Amino Technologies plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops Internet Protocol television (IPTV) software technologies and hardware platforms worldwide. The company’s products enable the delivery of di ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/13 20:31
End of Day Share Price2019/11/13 00:00
Earnings2019/05/31
Annual Earnings2018/11/30


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.