XAR Stock Overview
Xaar plc designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells printheads and associated products in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£1.48|
|52 Week High||UK£2.60|
|52 Week Low||UK£1.08|
|1 Month Change||-14.45%|
|3 Month Change||-37.02%|
|1 Year Change||-12.43%|
|3 Year Change||-4.27%|
|5 Year Change||-62.05%|
|Change since IPO||29.26%|
Recent News & Updates
Here's Why We're Not At All Concerned With Xaar's (LON:XAR) Cash Burn Situation
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|XAR||GB Tech||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: XAR underperformed the UK Tech industry which returned 4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: XAR underperformed the UK Market which returned 11.7% over the past year.
|XAR Average Weekly Movement||7.5%|
|Tech Industry Average Movement||5.7%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||9.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: XAR is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: XAR's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.
About the Company
Xaar plc designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells printheads and associated products in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. It operates through Printhead and Product Print Systems segments. The company offers print head products, including Irix, Nitrox, Xaar 2002, Xaar 1003 C, Xaar 1003 U, Xaar 1003 AMx, Xaar 1003 Amp, Xaar 502 S, Xaar 502 O, Xaar 501, Xaar 128, and Xaar 2001+ U; and system components, such as ink system test kit, print manager, hydra ink supply system, midas ink supply system, inkjet development system, head personality card 3, and 2001+ head personality card, as well as industrial inkjet printers, F-Jet24 and bottle jet digital multi-pass scanning systems, and KP-KE analogue systems-pneumatic driven and servo-driven machines.
Xaar Fundamentals Summary
|XAR fundamental statistics|
Is XAR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|XAR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£35.76m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.051|
|Net Profit Margin||-7.78%|
How did XAR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Xaar 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: XAR (£1.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: XAR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: XAR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Tech industry average.
PE vs Market: XAR 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 XAR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: XAR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the XE Tech industry average (1.8x).
How is Xaar forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: XAR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: XAR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: XAR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: XAR's revenue (12.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: XAR's revenue (12.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: XAR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.5%).
How has Xaar performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: XAR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: XAR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: XAR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 62.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare XAR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: XAR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Tech industry (50.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: XAR has a negative Return on Equity (-14.07%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Xaar's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: XAR's short term assets (£49.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£21.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: XAR's short term assets (£49.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: XAR is debt free.
Reducing Debt: XAR has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.2%.
Debt Coverage: XAR has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: XAR has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Xaar current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate XAR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate XAR'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 XAR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if XAR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: XAR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of XAR'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
Dr. Robert John Mills has been Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Xaar plc since October 11, 2019. Dr. Mills was Head of Printhead Business Unit at Xaar plc since August 2019 until October 2...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD680.52K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD563.99K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: XAR's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: XAR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Xaar plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Xaar plc
- Ticker: XAR
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: UK£114.717m
- Shares outstanding: 77.51m
- Website: https://www.xaar.com
Number of Employees
- Xaar plc
- 3950 Cambridge Research Park
- CB25 9PE
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/28 19:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/26 00:00|
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.