OTCPK:ELIO

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Elio Motors, Inc., a development stage company, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells automobiles.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Elio Motors's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.9%

ELIO

20.4%

US Auto

9.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-86.1%

ELIO

5.9%

US Auto

-6.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ELIO underperformed the US Auto industry which returned -1.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ELIO underperformed the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ELIOIndustryMarket
7 Day6.9%20.4%9.4%
30 Day-38.0%-11.9%-3.9%
90 Day-58.7%-12.2%-16.5%
1 Year-86.1%-86.1%9.1%5.9%-4.8%-6.8%
3 Year-96.1%-96.1%18.2%8.3%23.4%15.2%
5 Yearn/a16.8%-3.0%41.3%25.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Elio Motors undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Elio Motors is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Elio Motors has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of ELIO’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Elio Motors regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Automobiles industry.

Future Growth

How is Elio Motors forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

37.6%

Forecasted Automobiles industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Elio Motors has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of ELIO’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Elio Motors's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Automobiles industry.

Past Performance

How has Elio Motors performed over the past 5 years?

-0.4%

Historical Automobiles annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if ELIO has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if ELIO's profit margins have improved over the past year.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if ELIO's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare ELIO's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine if ELIO's earnings growth over the past year exceeded the Auto industry average.


Return on Equity

High ROE: ELIO has a negative Return on Equity (0%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Elio Motors's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Elio Motors's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Elio Motors has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of ELIO’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Elio Motors's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Automobiles industry.

Dividend

What is Elio Motors's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ELIO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ELIO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ELIO'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 ELIO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

7.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Paul Elio (55yo)

10.5s

Tenure

US$250,000

Compensation

Mr. Paul Elio is a Founder of Elio Motors, Inc in October 2009 and since then has been its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr. Elio has over 18 years of experience in business management an ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD615.59K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Paul's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Paul Elio
Founder10.5yrsUS$250.00kno data
Connie Grennan
CFO & Principal Accounting Officer7.08yrsUS$1.27mno data
Tim Andrews
Senior Vice President of Marketing6.42yrsno datano data

7.1yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ELIO's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Paul Elio
Founder10.5yrsUS$250.00kno data
James Holden
Director7.42yrsUS$263.76kno data
Kenneth Way
Director7.42yrsUS$263.76kno data
David Shembri
Director7.42yrsUS$131.88kno data
Stuart Lichter
Director7.42yrsno datano data
Hari Iyer
Director7.42yrsUS$184.17kno data

7.4yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ELIO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Elio Motors, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Elio Motors, Inc.
  • Ticker: ELIO
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2009
  • Industry: Motorcycle Manufacturers
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: US$9.167m
  • Shares outstanding: 29.57m
  • Website: https://www.eliomotors.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Elio Motors, Inc.
  • 2942 North 24th Street
  • Suite 114-700
  • Phoenix
  • Arizona
  • 85016
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ELIOOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 2016

Biography

Elio Motors, Inc., a development stage company, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells automobiles. The company focuses on developing the Elio, a three wheeled vehicle for mass production in the United States, which gives 84 miles per gallon. Elio Motors, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/10 04:45
End of Day Share Price2020/04/09 00:00
Earnings2017/06/30
Annual Earnings2016/12/31


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.