NZSE:GTK

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Executive Summary

Gentrack Group Limited engages in the development, integration, and support of enterprise billing and customer management software solutions for the energy and water utility, and airport industries in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and internationally. More Details

Rewards

Trading at 4.7% below our estimate of its fair value

Earnings are forecast to grow 104.51% per year

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for GTK from our risk checks.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Share Price & News

How has Gentrack Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GTK has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.6%

GTK

1.1%

NZ Software

-2.0%

NZ Market


1 Year Return

-73.3%

GTK

-39.2%

NZ Software

0.6%

NZ Market

Return vs Industry: GTK underperformed the NZ Software industry which returned -38.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GTK underperformed the NZ Market which returned 1.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GTKIndustryMarket
7 Day2.6%1.1%-2.0%
30 Day10.6%21.1%-1.9%
90 Day7.6%18.8%3.6%
1 Year-73.1%-73.3%-37.2%-39.2%5.1%0.6%
3 Year-65.4%-68.2%2.1%-5.5%40.6%21.3%
5 Year-1.5%-17.0%31.8%20.2%93.7%45.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Gentrack Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Gentrack Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

4.7%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GTK (NZ$1.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NZ$1.64)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GTK is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GTK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XO Software industry average.

PE vs Market: GTK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the NZ market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GTK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GTK is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the NZ Software industry average (6.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Gentrack Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

104.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GTK is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.6%).

Earnings vs Market: GTK is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: GTK's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: GTK's revenue (1.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the NZ market (5.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GTK's revenue (1.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: GTK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (1.7%).


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Past Performance

How has Gentrack Group performed over the past 5 years?

-27.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GTK is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GTK is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GTK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 27.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GTK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: GTK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (21%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GTK has a negative Return on Equity (-3.99%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Gentrack Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GTK's short term assets (NZ$36.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (NZ$30.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: GTK's short term assets (NZ$36.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (NZ$28.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GTK's debt to equity ratio (2.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: GTK had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

Debt Coverage: GTK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (369.8%).

Interest Coverage: GTK is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Gentrack Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.14%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GTK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GTK'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 GTK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GTK's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: GTK is not paying a notable dividend for the NZ market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GTK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the NZ market.


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Management

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

0.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

James Spence

0.25

Tenure

Mr. Alastair Spence, also known as James, has been Interim Chief Executive Officer of Gentrack Group Limited since June 2020. Mr. Spence served as the Chief Financial Officer at Gentrack Group Limited sinc ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Alastair Spence
Interim Chief Executive Officer0.25yrno datano data
Ros Bartlett
Interim Chief Financial Officer0.25yrno datano data
Jan Behrens
Chief Technology Officer4yrsno datano data
Jon Kershaw
GM of Commercial & Legal and Company Secretaryno datano datano data
Aaron Baker
Marketing & Communications Directorno datano datano data
Melina Lemalie
Human Resources Manager4.67yrsno datano data
James Williamson
Chief Executive Officer of Veovo0.75yrno datano data
Glenn Sutherland
Vice President of Asiano datano datano data

0.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: GTK's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Nicholas Luckock
Non-Executive Director2.58yrsNZ$62.00kno data
Leigh Warren
Independent Non-Executive Director8.33yrsNZ$62.00k0.30%
NZ$ 466.2k
Fiona Oliver
Acting Independent Chairwoman0.25yrNZ$41.00kno data
Richard Andrew Coupe
Independent Non-Executive Director6.42yrsNZ$62.00k0.025%
NZ$ 38.1k
Darc Rasmussen
Non Executive Director0.75yrno datano data

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: GTK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: GTK insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Gentrack Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gentrack Group Limited
  • Ticker: GTK
  • Exchange: NZSE
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: NZ$153.886m
  • Shares outstanding: 98.64m
  • Website: https://www.gentrack.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gentrack Group Limited
  • 17 Hargreaves Street
  • St Marys Bay
  • Auckland
  • 1011
  • New Zealand

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GTKNZSE (New Zealand Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesNZNZDJun 2014
GTKASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJun 2014
GTKCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJun 2014

Biography

Gentrack Group Limited engages in the development, integration, and support of enterprise billing and customer management software solutions for the energy and water utility, and airport industries in Aust ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/21 19:16
End of Day Share Price2020/09/21 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


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.