AMEX:UQM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

UQM Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells electric motors, generators, power electronic controllers, and fuel cell compressors in the United states, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and Europe.

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Fundamentals

High growth potential with worrying balance sheet.

Risks

  • UQM Technologies is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has UQM Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.4%

AMEX:UQM

-1.1%

US Auto Components

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

67.6%

AMEX:UQM

-18.8%

US Auto Components

1.9%

US Market

UQM outperformed the Auto Components industry which returned -24% over the past year.

UQM outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 3.9% over the past year.


Share holder returns

UQMIndustryMarket
7 Day2.4%-1.1%0.8%
30 Day3.3%10.6%3.4%
90 Day3.0%3.7%2.1%
1 Year67.6%67.6%-17.5%-18.8%4.2%1.9%
3 Year171.4%171.4%10.6%-1.5%46.7%37.2%
5 Year7.5%7.5%17.4%1.2%62.3%44.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is UQM Technologies undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

23.11x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for UQM Technologies to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for UQM Technologies to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

UQM Technologies is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Auto Components industry average.

UQM Technologies is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for UQM Technologies, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

UQM Technologies is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Auto Components industry average.


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Future Growth

How is UQM Technologies expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

68.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

UQM Technologies's revenue is expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

UQM Technologies's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

UQM Technologies's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

UQM Technologies's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

UQM Technologies's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if UQM Technologies will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has UQM Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

-9.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

UQM Technologies does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare UQM Technologies's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare UQM Technologies's 1-year growth to the US Auto Components industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if UQM Technologies has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if UQM Technologies has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Auto Components industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if UQM Technologies improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is UQM Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

UQM Technologies's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

UQM Technologies's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

UQM Technologies's level of debt (111.5%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (0% vs 111.5% today).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.1x debt.


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.

UQM Technologies has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

UQM Technologies has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 2.5% each year.


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Dividend

What is UQM Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate UQM Technologies's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate UQM Technologies's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as UQM Technologies has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if UQM Technologies's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as UQM Technologies has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of UQM Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Joe Mitchell (58yo)

3.6yrs

Tenure

US$483,665

Compensation

Mr. Joseph R. Mitchell, also known as Joe, has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of UQM Technologies Inc. since January 5, 2016. Mr. Mitchell served as an Interim Chief Executive Off ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Joe's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Joe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

3.6yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

The tenure for the UQM Technologies management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

7.6yrs

Average Tenure

69yo

Average Age

The tenure for the UQM Technologies board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


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Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • David Rosenthal (64yo)

    Treasurer

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$337.58k
  • Adrian Schaffer (56yo)

    Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$305.60k
  • Joe Mitchell (58yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$483.67k

Board Members

  • John Sztykiel (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$76.33k
  • Joe Sellinger (73yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 11.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$79.67k
  • Stephen Roy (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 19.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$79.67k
  • Don Vanlandingham (79yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$97.67k
  • Joe Mitchell (58yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$483.67k

Company Information

UQM Technologies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: UQM Technologies, Inc.
  • Ticker: UQM
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1967
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: US$96.729m
  • Shares outstanding: 56.57m
  • Website: https://www.uqm.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • UQM Technologies, Inc.
  • 4120 Specialty Place
  • Longmont
  • Colorado
  • 80504
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UQMAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1975
UQMDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1975

Biography

UQM Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells electric motors, generators, power electronic controllers, and fuel cell compressors in the United states, Canada,  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/01 23:48
End of Day Share Price2019/07/31 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.