Serko Limited, a Software-as-a-Service technology business, provides computer software solutions for online travel bookings and expense management in New Zealand, Australia, North America, and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Serko's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SKO is more volatile than 75% of NZ stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SKO's weekly volatility has decreased from 13% to 6% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of NZ stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SKO exceeded the NZ Software industry which returned -29.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SKO matched the NZ Market which returned 8.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Serko's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWho Has Been Selling Serko Limited (NZSE:SKO) Shares?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StSerko Limited (NZSE:SKO) Analysts Are Reducing Their Forecasts For This Year
2 months ago | Simply Wall StThe Serko (NZSE:SKO) Share Price Is Up 581% And Shareholders Are Delighted
Is Serko 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 SKO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SKO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SKO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XO Software industry average.
PE vs Market: SKO 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 SKO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SKO's PB Ratio (8.9x) is in line with the NZ Software industry average.
How is Serko forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SKO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: SKO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: SKO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SKO's revenue (53.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the NZ market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SKO's revenue (53.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SKO is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Serko performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SKO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SKO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SKO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 13.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SKO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SKO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (20.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SKO has a negative Return on Equity (-33.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Serko's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SKO's short term assets (NZ$35.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (NZ$5.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: SKO's short term assets (NZ$35.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (NZ$707.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SKO's debt to equity ratio (0.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SKO had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
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: SKO has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: SKO has sufficient cash runway for 1.2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 17.9% each year.
What is Serko current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SKO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SKO'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 SKO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SKO'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 SKO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the NZ market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Darrin John Grafton, N.Z.C.D.P. is a Co-Founder of SERKO Limited and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Grafton served as Development Manager at Serko Limited. He has 25 years of experience in ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Darrin's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the NZ market ($USD627.33K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Darrin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Co-Founder||no data||NZ$630.73k||10.41% |
|Chief Financial Officer||3.92yrs||no data||0.27% |
|Chief Operating Officer||3.83yrs||no data||0.43% |
|General Counsel & Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Partnerships||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Business Development||no data||no data||0.41% |
|Chief Information Security Officer||2.92yrs||no data||1.1% |
|Acting Head of Product||6.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of NORAM||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Australasian market||no data||no data||0.095% |
Experienced Management: SKO's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
|Co-Founder||no data||NZ$630.73k||10.41% |
|Independent Chairperson||0.75yr||NZ$83.44k||0.12% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.67yrs||NZ$107.83k||0.26% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.67yrs||NZ$83.44k||0.17% |
Experienced Board: SKO's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SKO insiders have sold more shares than they have bought 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 14.8%.
Serko Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Serko Limited
- Ticker: SKO
- Exchange: NZSE
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: NZ$566.449m
- Shares outstanding: 105.68m
- Website: https://www.serko.com
Number of Employees
- Serko Limited
- Saatchi Building
- Unit 14D
- New Zealand
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SKO||NZSE (New Zealand Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary shares||NZ||NZD||Jun 2014|
|SKO||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary shares||AU||AUD||Jun 2014|
|SKO||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary shares||AU||AUD||Jun 2014|
|SERK.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary shares||US||USD||Jun 2014|
Serko Limited, a Software-as-a-Service technology business, provides computer software solutions for online travel bookings and expense management in New Zealand, Australia, North America, and internationa...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/02 06:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/02 00:00|
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