OTCPK:LEOM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Leo Motors, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the research and development of various products, prototypes, and conceptualizations based on proprietary, patented, and patent pending electric power generation, drive train, and storage technologies in the Republic of Korea.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

LEOM

6.6%

US Auto Components

1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-81.4%

LEOM

-7.7%

US Auto Components

5.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: LEOM underperformed the US Auto Components industry which returned -7.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LEOM underperformed the US Market which returned 5.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LEOMIndustryMarket
7 Day0%6.6%1.3%
30 Day0%-5.2%-1.9%
90 Day-73.7%0.9%-1.8%
1 Year-81.4%-81.4%-6.3%-7.7%8.3%5.9%
3 Year-88.3%-88.3%7.6%-3.5%45.6%36.2%
5 Year-72.3%-72.3%19.9%3.1%66.1%47.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Leo 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 Leo Motors is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Leo 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 LEOM’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 Leo Motors regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Automobiles industry.

Future Growth

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

18.8%

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 Leo 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 LEOM’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 Leo Motors's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Automobiles industry.

Past Performance

How has Leo Motors performed over the past 5 years?

4.3%

Historical Automobiles annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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

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

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


Return on Equity

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


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: Insufficient data to calculate LEOM's Return on Assets to determine if it is higher than the Auto Components industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: Insufficient data to calculate LEOM's Return on Capital Employed to determine if it has improved over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Leo Motors's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Leo 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. Leo 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 LEOM’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 Leo Motors's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Automobiles industry.

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage2.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

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


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Management

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

5.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Robert Kang (58yo)

5.9yrs

Tenure

US$400,000

Compensation

Dr. Shi Chul Kang, also known as Robert, Ph.D. has been the Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Leo Motors Inc. since November 4, 2013. Dr. Kang served as the Chairman of Leo Motors Inc. from Novemb ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Robert's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.

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


Management Age and Tenure

5.9yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: LEOM's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.9 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: LEOM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Management Team

  • Robert Kang (58yo)

    Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 5.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$400.00k
  • Kwang Lee

    Vice Chairman of Korea Branch

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jeong Youl Choi (49yo)

    Chief Financial Officer and Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$300.00k
  • Jun Heng Park (48yo)

    Co-Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 7yrs
    • Compensation: US$400.00k

Board Members

  • Robert Kang (58yo)

    Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 5.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$400.00k
  • Jeong Youl Choi (49yo)

    Chief Financial Officer and Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$300.00k
  • Jun Heng Park (48yo)

    Co-Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 7yrs
    • Compensation: US$400.00k
  • Michael King

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Yong Chu

    Vice Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Leo Motors, Inc.
  • Ticker: LEOM
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: US$3.199m
  • Shares outstanding: 177.73m
  • Website: https://www.leomotors.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Leo Motors, Inc.
  • ES Tower
  • 7th Floor
  • Seoul
  • 6212
  • South Korea

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LEOMOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDNov 2007

Biography

Leo Motors, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the research and development of various products, prototypes, and conceptualizations based on proprietary, patented, and patent pending electric power ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/15 00:05
End of Day Share Price2019/09/11 00:00
Earnings2017/09/30
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.