Energy Focus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells energy-efficient lighting systems in the United States and internationally. More Details
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Mediocre balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Energy Focus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EFOI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: EFOI exceeded the US Electrical industry which returned 22.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EFOI exceeded the US Market which returned 12.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Energy Focus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Buying Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) Stock?
5 months ago | Simply Wall StOne Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) Broker Just Cut Their Revenue Forecasts By 15%
6 months ago | Simply Wall StEnergy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) Just Reported, And Analysts Assigned A US$2.75 Price Target
Is Energy Focus 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: EFOI ($7.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EFOI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EFOI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: EFOI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EFOI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EFOI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (13.3x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (2.9x).
How is Energy Focus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EFOI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: EFOI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: EFOI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: EFOI's revenue (24.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EFOI's revenue (24.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if EFOI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Energy Focus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EFOI is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: EFOI is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EFOI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 24.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EFOI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: EFOI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (-22.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EFOI has a negative Return on Equity (-416.28%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Energy Focus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EFOI's short term assets ($11.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: EFOI's short term assets ($11.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EFOI's debt to equity ratio (159.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: EFOI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.1% to 159.2% over the past 5 years.
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: EFOI has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: EFOI has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 10.8% each year
What is Energy Focus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EFOI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EFOI'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 EFOI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EFOI'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 EFOI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
James Tu (51 yo)
Mr. James Tu, CFA, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Focus, Inc. since April 2019 and served as its President and Interim Chief Financial Officer since April 2019 until July 1, 2019. Mr. Tu ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD434.63K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD589.04K).
Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||1.42yrs||US$434.63k||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Scientist||no data||US$64.37k||no data|
|Director of Government & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
|CEO of Little Grapevine||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Product Development||4.75yrs||US$40.89k||no data|
|Consultant||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: EFOI's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||1.42yrs||US$434.63k||no data|
|Independent Lead External Board Member||1yr||US$39.50k||0.22% |
|Member of Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$21.07k||0.41% |
|Member of Advisory Board||4.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$38.32k||0.22% |
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$48.84k||0.22% |
|Independent Director||0.67yr||no data||0.12% |
Experienced Board: EFOI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 31%.
Energy Focus, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Energy Focus, Inc.
- Ticker: EFOI
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$23.003m
- Shares outstanding: 3.24m
- Website: https://www.energyfocus.com
Number of Employees
- Energy Focus, Inc.
- 32000 Aurora Road
- Suite B
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|EFOI||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 1994|
|FI4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 1994|
Energy Focus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells energy-efficient lighting systems in the United States and internationally. It offers military mariti ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/22 06:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/21 00:00|
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