OTCPK:QRSM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

QRS Music Technologies, Inc. manufactures and distributes pianos and piano accessories; musical instrument digital interface (MIDI) systems for acoustic pianos; and digital content and music rolls for player pianos in the United States.

Risk Analysis

Shares are highly illiquid

Latest financial reports are more than a year old

Does not have a meaningful market cap ($1M)



Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has QRS Music Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: QRSM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

QRSM

2.0%

US Leisure

1.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

QRSM

11.6%

US Leisure

20.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how QRSM performed against the US Leisure industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how QRSM performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

QRSMIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.0%1.5%
30 Day0%-0.02%1.4%
90 Day7.1%3.2%8.7%
1 Yearn/a13.5%11.6%22.7%20.1%
3 Year-25.0%-25.0%-0.3%-5.2%50.1%40.5%
5 Yearn/a3.2%-6.5%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is QRS Music Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is QRS Music Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether QRS Music Technologies is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as QRS Music Technologies 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 QRSM’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 QRS Music Technologies regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Consumer Durables industry.

Future Growth

How is QRS Music Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

23.0%

Forecasted Consumer Durables 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 QRS Music Technologies 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 QRSM’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 QRS Music Technologies's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Consumer Durables industry.

Past Performance

How has QRS Music Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

8.8%

Historical Consumer Durables annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, QRS Music Technologies has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

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


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is QRS Music Technologies's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse QRS Music Technologies'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. QRS Music Technologies 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 QRSM’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 QRS Music Technologies's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Consumer Durables industry.

Dividend

What is QRS Music Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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


Next Steps

Management

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

14.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Thomas Dolan (60yo)

17.8yrs

Tenure

US$127,500

Compensation

Mr. Thomas A. Dolan has been President and Chief Executive Officer of QRS Music Technologies Inc. since May 2002. Mr. vDolan has been employed by QRS since 1994. Mr. Dolan has served in various capacities  ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ann Jones
CFO, Secretary24.1yrsUS$129.50kno data
Geoffry Matlin
Director21.4yrsno datano data
Richard Kurtz
Director14.3yrsno datano data
Frank Seta
Director14.3yrsno datano data
Thomas O'Grady
Director14.3yrsno datano data

14.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: QRSM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.3 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

QRS Music Technologies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: QRS Music Technologies, Inc.
  • Ticker: QRSM
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1900
  • Industry: Leisure Products
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: US$1.468m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.78m
  • Website: https://www.qrsmusic.com

Location

  • QRS Music Technologies, Inc.
  • 269 Quaker Drive
  • Seneca
  • Pennsylvania
  • 16346
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
QRSMOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1996

Biography

QRS Music Technologies, Inc. manufactures and distributes pianos and piano accessories; musical instrument digital interface (MIDI) systems for acoustic pianos; and digital content and music rolls for player pianos in the United States. The company provides Pianomation, a MIDI system to combine analog and digital technology to turn any piano into a reproducing player piano. Its products include PNOmation II, a player piano system; PNOscan MIDI record strip; QSync, a video audio sequencer; PNOmation II Demo Bag; PLAYOLA, a portable player for piano system; and digital hymnal. The company was founded in 1900 and is based in Seneca, Pennsylvania. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/16 23:42
End of Day Share Price2019/12/03 00:00
Earnings2007/03/31
Annual Earnings2006/06/30


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.