NEXT Biometrics Group ASA, through its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and commercialization of fingerprint technology and products in Asia.
Excellent balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has NEXT Biometrics Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NEXT underperformed the Norwegian Electronic industry which returned -54.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NEXT underperformed the Norwegian Market which returned -8.2% over the past year.
Share holder returns
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is NEXT Biometrics Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Of NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (OB:NEXT) Do Insiders Own?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought NEXT Biometrics Group (OB:NEXT) Stock Three Years Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 97% Loss, Today
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Insiders Own Lots Of Shares In NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (OB:NEXT)?
Is NEXT Biometrics Group undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows
Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate NEXT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate NEXT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price Based on Earnings
PE vs Industry: NEXT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: NEXT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Norwegian market.
Price Based on Expected Growth
Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NEXT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price Based on Value of Assets
PB vs Industry: NEXT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the NO Electronic industry average (2.2x).
How is NEXT Biometrics Group expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates
Future Annual Growth Analysis
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NEXT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: NEXT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: NEXT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NEXT's revenue (55% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NEXT's revenue (55% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Estimates
Future Return on Equity
High Future ROE: NEXT is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has NEXT Biometrics Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NEXT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -16.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NEXT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NEXT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (7.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NEXT has a negative Return on Equity (-74.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
ROA vs Industry: NEXT is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.
Return on Capital Employed
ROCE Improving: NEXT is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.
How is NEXT Biometrics Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NEXT's short term assets (NOK211.0M) exceeds its short term liabilities (NOK33.7M)
Long Term Liabilities: NEXT's short term assets (211.0M) exceeds its long term liabilities (4.3M)
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NEXT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: NEXT had no debt 5 years ago.
Inventory Level: NEXT has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if NEXT's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: NEXT has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if NEXT has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is NEXT Biometrics Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NEXT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NEXT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NEXT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NEXT'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 NEXT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Norwegian market.
What is the CEO of NEXT Biometrics Group's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?
Average management tenure
Peter Heuman (43yo)
Mr. Peter Heuman serves as the Chief Executive Officer at NEXT Biometrics Group ASA since September 16, 2019. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Done Management and Systems AB and HS, Inc. Mr. Heu ...
Management Age and Tenure
Experienced Management: NEXT's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Board Age and Tenure
Experienced Board: NEXT's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Chief Financial Officer
- Tenure: 0yrs
- Compensation: kr2.89m
Peter Heuman (43yo)
Chief Executive Officer
- Tenure: 0.08yrs
Chief Operating Officer
- Tenure: 0.08yrs
- Compensation: kr3.50m
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
- Tenure: 1.4yrs
- Compensation: kr2.55m
Senior Vice President of Operations
- Tenure: 1.6yrs
Jan Hartvig (60yo)
- Tenure: 3.8yrs
Ola Rollén (54yo)
- Tenure: 3.8yrs
- Tenure: 0yrs
Brita Eilertsen (57yo)
- Tenure: 5.8yrs
- Compensation: kr230.00k
Magnus Mandersson (60yo)
Chairman of the Board
- Tenure: 1.4yrs
- Tenure: 0.3yrs
- Tenure: 3.9yrs
- Compensation: kr220.00k
- Tenure: 2.8yrs
- Compensation: kr200.00k
NEXT Biometrics Group ASA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NEXT Biometrics Group ASA
- Ticker: NEXT
- Exchange: OB
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: kr222.810m
- Shares outstanding: 42.93m
- Website: https://www.nextbiometrics.com
Number of Employees
- NEXT Biometrics Group ASA
- Universitetsgata 10
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NEXT||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NO||NOK||Oct 2013|
|NEXT||OTCNO (Norway OTC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NO||NOK||Oct 2013|
|0QWK||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||Oct 2013|
|NXTB.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Oct 2013|
|NEXTO||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||Oct 2013|
NEXT Biometrics Group ASA, through its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and commercialization of fingerprint technology and products in Asia. The company offers fingerprint ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2019/10/12 21:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/10/11 00:00|
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