NEXT Biometrics Group ASA, through its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and commercialization of fingerprint technology and products in Asia.
NEXT Biometrics Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||kr7.29|
|52 Week High||kr1.86|
|52 Week Low||kr10.60|
|1 Month Change||-7.95%|
|3 Month Change||2.68%|
|1 Year Change||203.12%|
|3 Year Change||-87.03%|
|5 Year Change||-95.44%|
|Change since IPO||-92.33%|
Recent News & Updates
|NEXT||NO Electronic||NO Market|
Return vs Industry: NEXT exceeded the Norwegian Electronic industry which returned 32.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NEXT exceeded the Norwegian Market which returned 26.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: NEXT is more volatile than 90% of Norwegian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NEXT's weekly volatility has decreased from 18% to 12% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Norwegian stocks.
About the Company
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 sensor modules and readers, and flexible biometric subassemblies, as well as software and hardware development kits for USB and SPI modules. Its products are used in smart card, government ID, access control, and notebook applications.
NEXT Biometrics Group Fundamentals Summary
|NEXT fundamental statistics|
Is NEXT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NEXT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||kr39.09m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 03, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.62|
|Net Profit Margin||-117.32%|
How did NEXT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is NEXT Biometrics Group 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 NEXT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NEXT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NEXT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: NEXT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Norwegian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NEXT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NEXT's PB Ratio (4x) is in line with the NO Electronic industry average.
How is NEXT Biometrics Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
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 (78% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NEXT's revenue (78% 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 NEXT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has NEXT Biometrics Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NEXT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NEXT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NEXT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 11.7% 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 (30.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NEXT has a negative Return on Equity (-34.89%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is NEXT Biometrics Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NEXT's short term assets (NOK163.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (NOK21.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: NEXT's short term assets (NOK163.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (NOK3.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NEXT's debt to equity ratio (0.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if NEXT's debt to equity ratio has reduced 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: NEXT has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: NEXT has sufficient cash runway for 1.4 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 9.5% each year.
What is NEXT Biometrics Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NEXT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NEXT'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 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Peter Heuman (45 yo)
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...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD724.15K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD342.22K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: NEXT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: NEXT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 20.7%.
NEXT Biometrics Group ASA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NEXT Biometrics Group ASA
- Ticker: NEXT
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: kr641.765m
- Shares outstanding: 91.68m
- Website: https://www.nextbiometrics.com
Number of Employees
- NEXT Biometrics Group ASA
- Universitetsgata 10
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/27 16:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/27 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.