NasdaqCM:PNTR

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Executive Summary

Pointer Telocation Ltd. provides mobile resource management (MRM) products and services for the automotive and insurance industries, and mobile assets management markets in Israel, Latin America, Europe, and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Pointer Telocation's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.8%

PNTR

1.8%

US Commercial Services

0.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

18.8%

PNTR

18.7%

US Commercial Services

6.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: PNTR exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 18.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PNTR exceeded the US Market which returned 6.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PNTRIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.8%1.8%0.5%
30 Day7.2%2.5%-0.8%
90 Day1.6%2.6%-0.9%
1 Year18.8%18.8%23.1%18.7%9.2%6.8%
3 Year103.6%103.6%73.5%61.6%45.6%36.2%
5 Year75.5%75.5%104.1%83.6%63.2%45.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Pointer Telocation undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

25.16x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PNTR ($15.27) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($8.63)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PNTR is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PNTR is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.2x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (25.5x).

PE vs Market: PNTR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.2x) compared to the US market (17.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: PNTR is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PNTR is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Pointer Telocation forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

81.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: PNTR's forecast earnings growth (81.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: PNTR's earnings (81.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: PNTR's revenue (18.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PNTR's revenue (18.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PNTR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Pointer Telocation performed over the past 5 years?

1.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PNTR's earnings have grown by 1.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: PNTR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: PNTR had negative earnings growth (-70.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-2.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PNTR's Return on Equity (6.9%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: PNTR's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Commercial Services industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: PNTR's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Pointer Telocation's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PNTR's short term assets ($37.5M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($20.4M)

Long Term Liabilities: PNTR's short term assets (37.5M) exceeds its long term liabilities (9.3M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PNTR's debt to equity ratio (5.7%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: PNTR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 55.7% to 5.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PNTR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (141.6%).

Interest Coverage: PNTR earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: PNTR has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: PNTR's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 9.382150x debt).


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Dividend

What is Pointer Telocation's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.6%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PNTR'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 PNTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PNTR'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 PNTR'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 Pointer Telocation's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

David Mahlab (62yo)

8.7yrs

Tenure

US$1,273,416

Compensation

Mr. David Mahlab has been Chief Executive Officer of International and Director at I.D. Systems, Inc. since September 30, 2019. Mr. Mahlab has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Pointer Telo ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: David's total compensation ($USD1.27M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD503.30K).

Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

6.9yrs

Average Tenure

57.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: PNTR's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.9 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

57.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PNTR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 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.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • David Mahlab (62yo)

    President & CEO

    • Tenure: 8.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.27m
  • Gary Macdowell (67yo)

    President of Nexus America

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Ofer Lior

    Special Officer of Towing Operations Abroad

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
  • Micha Kraus

    Chief Executive Officer of Shagrir Vehicle Systems Ltd

    • Tenure: 14.2yrs
  • Shuki Rozanski (53yo)

    Vice President of Sales and Marketing

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$267.90k
  • Moses Zelniker (57yo)

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Rami Peled (63yo)

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$233.32k
  • Yaniv Dorani (42yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$434.22k
  • Eran Tibon (58yo)

    Chief Operational Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$253.36k
  • Nessy Turgeman (44yo)

    Chief Information Officer & VP of Global Software Solution

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$238.01k

Board Members

  • Nir Cohen (47yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.3yrs
  • Barak Dotan (52yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 16.5yrs
  • Yosi Ben Shalom (64yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 16.5yrs
  • Yehudit Rozenberg (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Arieh Ben-Yosef (66yo)

    External Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Ofer Wolf (56yo)

    External Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs

Company Information

Pointer Telocation Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Pointer Telocation Ltd.
  • Ticker: PNTR
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: Diversified Support Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$125.040m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.19m
  • Website: https://www.pointer.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Pointer Telocation Ltd.
  • 14 Hamelacha Street
  • Rosh Haayin
  • 48091
  • Israel

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PNTRNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJun 1994
PNTRTASE (The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesILILSJun 1994

Biography

Pointer Telocation Ltd. provides mobile resource management (MRM) products and services for the automotive and insurance industries, and mobile assets management markets in Israel, Latin America, Europe, a ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/03 23:55
End of Day Share Price2019/10/02 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.