Windar Photonics Plc, through its subsidiaries, develops and sells light detection and ranging sensors, and associated products for use on electricity generating wind turbines. More Details
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Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Windar Photonics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WPHO has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WPHO underperformed the UK Electronic industry which returned 27.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WPHO underperformed the UK Market which returned -15.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Windar Photonics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
7 months ago | Simply Wall StThe Windar Photonics (LON:WPHO) Share Price Is Down 69% So Some Shareholders Are Wishing They Sold
8 months ago | Simply Wall StCould The Windar Photonics PLC (LON:WPHO) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
10 months ago | Simply Wall StEasy Come, Easy Go: How Windar Photonics (LON:WPHO) Shareholders Got Unlucky And Saw 73% Of Their Cash Evaporate
Is Windar Photonics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WPHO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WPHO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WPHO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: WPHO 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 WPHO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WPHO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.6x) compared to the GB Electronic industry average (2.3x).
How is Windar Photonics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Tech industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Windar Photonics has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Take a look at our analysis of WPHO’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Windar Photonics competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.
How has Windar Photonics performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WPHO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WPHO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if WPHO's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WPHO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WPHO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-2.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WPHO has a negative Return on Equity (-89.55%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Windar Photonics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WPHO's short term assets (€3.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: WPHO's short term assets (€3.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WPHO's debt to equity ratio (78.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WPHO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 287.2% to 78.2% 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 WPHO has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if WPHO has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Windar Photonics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WPHO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WPHO'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 WPHO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WPHO'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 WPHO'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
Jørgen Jensen (57 yo)
Mr. Jørgen Korsgaard Jensen is Chief Executive Officer of Windar Photonics PLC and was its Interim Chief Executive Officer since September 29, 2016. Mr. Jensen is the Founder of Windar Photonics PLC and ha ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jørgen's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD358.67K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jørgen's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Founder||4.08yrs||no data||10.02% |
|Chief Operations Officer||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Manager of Sales||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Commercial Officer||4.08yrs||€322.68k||no data|
|Company Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WPHO's management team is considered experienced (2.8 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 11.8%.
Windar Photonics PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Windar Photonics PLC
- Ticker: WPHO
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2014
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: UK£9.701m
- Shares outstanding: 49.75m
- Website: https://www.investor.windarphotonics.com
Number of Employees
- Windar Photonics PLC
- 3 More London Riverside
- Greater London
- SE1 2AQ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WPHO||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Mar 2015|
|7WP||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2015|
Windar Photonics Plc, through its subsidiaries, develops and sells light detection and ranging sensors, and associated products for use on electricity generating wind turbines. It offers WindEye and WindVi ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/10/24 22:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/01 00:00|
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