OTCPK:GWSN

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Gulf West Security Network, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides design, engineering, installation, sales, inspection, after-market, and remote electronic monitoring services for electronic security systems to residential and commercial customers in the United States.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Gulf West Security Network has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Gulf West Security Network is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Gulf West Security Network's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

OTCPK:GWSN

-3.0%

US Commercial Services

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

OTCPK:GWSN

2.3%

US Commercial Services

-3.0%

US Market

No trading data on GWSN.

No trading data on GWSN.


Share holder returns

GWSNIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-3.0%-1.6%
30 Day0%-3.8%-5.7%
90 Dayn/a0.2%0.2%
1 Yearn/a6.2%2.3%-0.8%-3.0%
3 Yearn/a59.5%48.6%38.1%29.1%
5 Yearn/a90.2%71.1%50.8%34.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Gulf West Security Network's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Gulf West Security Network undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Gulf West Security Network is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Gulf West Security Network 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 GWSN’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 Gulf West Security Network regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Commercial Services industry.

Future Growth

How is Gulf West Security Network expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

18.0%

Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Gulf West Security Network 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 GWSN’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 Gulf West Security Network's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.

Past Performance

How has Gulf West Security Network performed over the past 5 years?

-217.8%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Gulf West Security Network does not make a profit and there is insufficient past data to establish if their 5 year on year earnings growth rate was positive.

Unable to compare Gulf West Security Network's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Gulf West Security Network's 1-year growth to the US Commercial Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Gulf West Security Network has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) due to its liabilities exceeding its assets.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Gulf West Security Network has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Gulf West Security Network improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) due to its liabilities exceeding its assets.


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Financial Health

How is Gulf West Security Network's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Gulf West Security Network's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Gulf West Security Network has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Gulf West Security Network has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets), this is a more serious situation compared with a high debt level.

Irrelevant to check if Gulf West Security Network's debt level has increased considering it has negative shareholder equity.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Gulf West Security Network has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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.

Gulf West Security Network has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Gulf West Security Network has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 87.7% each year.


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Dividend

What is Gulf West Security Network's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Gulf West Security Network's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Gulf West Security Network's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Gulf West Security Network has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Gulf West Security Network's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Gulf West Security Network 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 Gulf West Security Network's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


CEO

Lou Resweber (57yo)

0.8yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Louis J. Resweber, also known as Lou, is Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer of NuLife Sciences, Inc. since October 9, 2018. Mr. Resweber has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Off ...


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Sean Clarke (41yo)

    CFO, Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Lou Resweber (57yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs

Board Members

  • Sean Clarke (41yo)

    CFO, Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Lou Resweber (57yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • William Arceneaux

    Member of the Board of Advisors

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Gale Galloway

    Member of the Board of Advisors

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Company Information

Gulf West Security Network, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gulf West Security Network, Inc.
  • Ticker: GWSN
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Security and Alarm Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$451.825k
  • Shares outstanding: 4.52m
  • Website: https://www.gulfwestsecurity.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gulf West Security Network, Inc.
  • Park Tower Building
  • Suite 4200-A
  • Lafayette
  • Louisiana
  • 70508
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GWSNOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2018

Biography

Gulf West Security Network, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides design, engineering, installation, sales, inspection, after-market, and remote electronic monitoring services for electronic secur ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/25 00:56
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 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.