AIM:SEE

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Seeing Machines Limited provides driver monitoring technologies in Australia, North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

High growth potential with excellent balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Seeing Machines's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

SEE

0.3%

GB Electronic

0.1%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-2.8%

SEE

28.6%

GB Electronic

9.8%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: SEE underperformed the UK Electronic industry which returned 28.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SEE underperformed the UK Market which returned 9.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SEEIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.3%0.1%
30 Day-8.1%3.1%-0.2%
90 Day8.2%10.4%2.0%
1 Year-2.8%-2.8%30.8%28.6%15.5%9.8%
3 Year-5.0%-5.0%71.2%63.2%20.1%4.8%
5 Year-25.7%-25.7%128.8%109.7%44.5%11.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

3.12x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SEE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SEE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SEE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electronic industry average.

PE vs Market: SEE 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 SEE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SEE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the GB Electronic industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

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

86.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SEE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: SEE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: SEE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SEE's revenue (38.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SEE's revenue (38.7% 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 SEE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Seeing Machines performed over the past 5 years?

-42.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SEE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SEE is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SEE is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -42.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SEE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: SEE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-16.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SEE has a negative Return on Equity (-47.45%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Seeing Machines's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SEE's short term assets (A$93.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$8.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: SEE's short term assets (A$93.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SEE's debt to equity ratio (0.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SEE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.2% to 0.9% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: SEE's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 121.2x debt).


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: SEE has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: SEE has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -46.1% each year


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Dividend

What is Seeing Machines's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.2%industryaverage1.5%forecastin3Years0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SEE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SEE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SEE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SEE'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 SEE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


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Management

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

0.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Paul McGlone (54yo)

0.5yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Paul Andrew McGlone serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director since July 4, 2019 and served as General Manager of the Fleet division, Senior Vice President and interim Chief Executive Of ...


Management Age and Tenure

0.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SEE's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SEE's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: SEE insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyAU$22,50001 Oct 19
Catherine Hill
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares500,000
Max PriceAU$0.045

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 52.4%.


Management Team

  • Tim Edwards

    Co-Founder & CTO

    • Tenure: 19.9yrs
  • Seb Rougeaux

    Chief Scientist of Machine Intelligence

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Ken Kroeger (58yo)

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$686.94k
  • Paul McGlone (54yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Nicole Makin

    Senior Vice-President of People

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Mike Lenné

    Senior Vice President of Fleet & Human Factors

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Sophie Nicoll

    Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Ryan Murphy

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Michael Cameron

    Interim Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Susan Dalliston

    General Counsel & Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • John Murray (61yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • YK Ng (58yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: AU$55.24k
  • Rudy Burger (61yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.9yrs
    • Compensation: AU$75.46k
  • Paul McGlone (54yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Les Carmichael (65yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: AU$62.15k
  • Gerhard Vorster (63yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Kate Hill (59yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$37.11k

Company Information

Seeing Machines Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Seeing Machines Limited
  • Ticker: SEE
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: UK£141.388m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.31b
  • Website: https://www.seeingmachines.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Seeing Machines Limited
  • 80 Mildura Street
  • Fyshwick
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • 2609
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SEEAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPDec 2005
SEEM.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDDec 2005
M2ZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURDec 2005

Biography

Seeing Machines Limited provides driver monitoring technologies in Australia, North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally. It develops, sells, and licenses products, services, and technolo ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/12/09 20:53
End of Day Share Price2019/12/09 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.