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BATM Advanced CommunicationsLSE:BVC Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£350.1m

7D

-2.6%

1Y

-6.3%

Updated

30 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
BVC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends1/6

BVC Stock Overview

BATM Advanced Communications Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides real-time technologies for networking solutions and bio-medical systems in Israel, the United States, and Europe.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for BATM Advanced Communications
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.80
52 Week HighUK£1.24
52 Week LowUK£0.78
Beta0.026
1 Month Change-5.24%
3 Month Change-15.87%
1 Year Change-6.25%
3 Year Change68.43%
5 Year Change396.88%
Change since IPO536.00%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 29
BATM Advanced Communications' (LON:BVC) Returns On Capital Are Heading Higher

BATM Advanced Communications' (LON:BVC) Returns On Capital Are Heading Higher

Finding a business that has the potential to grow substantially is not easy, but it is possible if we look at a few key...

May 13
Do BATM Advanced Communications's (LON:BVC) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Do BATM Advanced Communications's (LON:BVC) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Apr 12
Is BATM Advanced Communications (LON:BVC) A Risky Investment?

Is BATM Advanced Communications (LON:BVC) A Risky Investment?

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...

Shareholder Returns

BVCGB CommunicationsGB Market
7D-2.6%-1.5%-2.6%
1Y-6.3%5.3%10.9%

Return vs Industry: BVC underperformed the UK Communications industry which returned 5.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BVC underperformed the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BVC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BVC volatility
BVC Average Weekly Movement3.8%
Communications Industry Average Movement5.8%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: BVC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BVC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19921,196Zvi Maromhttps://www.batm.com

BATM Advanced Communications Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides real-time technologies for networking solutions and bio-medical systems in Israel, the United States, and Europe. It operates in two divisions, Networking and Cyber, and Bio-Medical. The Networking and Cyber division is involved in the research and development, production, and marketing of data communication products, including network function virtualization in the fields of local and wide area networks, and premises management systems.

BATM Advanced Communications Fundamentals Summary


Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BVC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$177.60m
Cost of RevenueUS$114.20m
Gross ProfitUS$63.40m
ExpensesUS$43.21m
EarningsUS$20.19m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.046
Gross Margin35.70%
Net Profit Margin11.37%
Debt/Equity Ratio4.1%

How did BVC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.0%

Current Dividend Yield

22%

Payout Ratio

Does BVC pay a reliable dividends?

See BVC dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy BVC by to receive an upcoming dividend?
BATM Advanced Communications dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateDec 09 2021
Dividend Pay DateJan 05 2022
Days until Ex dividend7 days
Days until Dividend pay date34 days

Does BVC pay a reliable dividends?

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Valuation

Is BATM Advanced Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

22.97x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BVC (£0.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.2)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BVC is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BVC is good value based on its PE Ratio (23x) compared to the UK Communications industry average (28.3x).

PE vs Market: BVC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23x) compared to the UK market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BVC is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the GB Communications industry average (3.6x).


Future Growth

How is BATM Advanced Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

-23.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BVC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-23.6% per year).

Earnings vs Market: BVC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-23.6% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: BVC's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BVC's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BVC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has BATM Advanced Communications performed over the past 5 years?

82.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BVC has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BVC's current net profit margins (11.4%) are higher than last year (3.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BVC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 82.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: BVC's earnings growth over the past year (309.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (82.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BVC earnings growth over the past year (309.7%) exceeded the Communications industry 25.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BVC's Return on Equity (16.8%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is BATM Advanced Communications's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BVC's short term assets ($137.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($56.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: BVC's short term assets ($137.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($11.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BVC has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: BVC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 5.9% to 4.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BVC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (192.3%).

Interest Coverage: BVC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (124x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is BATM Advanced Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.96%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayDec 01 2021Ex Dividend DateDec 09 2021Dividend Pay DateJan 05 202227 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 7 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BVC's dividend (0.96%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).

High Dividend: BVC's dividend (0.96%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BVC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BVC's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22%), BVC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

5.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Zvi Marom (66 yo)

no data

Tenure

US$957,000

Compensation

Dr. Zvi Marom Founded BATM Advanced Communications Ltd., in 1992 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Marom Founded Telco Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of BATM Advanced Communications and served as...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Zvi's total compensation ($USD957.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD766.55K).

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


Board Members

Experienced Board: BVC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

BATM Advanced Communications Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: BATM Advanced Communications Ltd.
  • Ticker: BVC
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1992
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: UK£350.145m
  • Shares outstanding: 440.43m
  • Website: https://www.batm.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • BATM Advanced Communications Ltd.
  • Neve Ne’eman Ind. Area
  • 4 Ha’harash Street
  • Hod HaSharon
  • 4524075
  • Israel

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/30 21:33
End of Day Share Price2021/11/30 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.