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National American University Holdings

Nasdaq:NAUH
Snowflake Description

Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
NAUH
Nasdaq
$5M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Consumer Services
Company description

National American University Holdings, Inc. The last earnings update was 95 days ago. More info.


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  • National American University Holdings has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
NAUH Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-12.1%
NasdaqGM:NAUH
1.8%
US Consumer Services
0.9%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-83.1%
NasdaqGM:NAUH
-8.8%
US Consumer Services
-8%
US Market
NAUH Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
National American University Holdings (NAUH) -12.1% -16% -62.5% -83.1% -89.9% -94.2%
US Consumer Services 1.8% 0% -3% -8.8% 85.3% 88.5%
US Market 0.9% -0.3% -8.1% -8% 37.1% 32.9%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • NAUH underperformed the Consumer Services industry which returned -8.8% over the past year.
  • NAUH underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -8% over the past year.
Price Volatility
NAUH
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is National American University Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of National American University Holdings to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for National American University Holdings.

NasdaqGM:NAUH Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 17.3%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NasdaqGM:NAUH
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 7.3%
Consumer Services Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.98
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.984 (1 + (1- 21%) (365.66%))
3.826
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
2
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (2 * 7.27%)
17.27%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqGM:NAUH using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for National American University Holdings is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We use analyst's estimates of cash flows going forward 5 years for the 1st stage, the 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NasdaqGM:NAUH DCF 1st Stage: Next 5 year cash flow forecast
2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) 0.19 0.17 0.15 0.13 0.11
Source Est @ -12.25% Est @ -12.25% Est @ -12.25% Est @ -12.25% Est @ -12.25%
Present Value
Discounted (@ 17.27%)
0.16 0.12 0.09 0.07 0.05
Present value of next 5 years cash flows $0.50
NasdaqGM:NAUH DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2023 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $0.11 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (17.27% – 2.73%)
$0.81
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)5
= $0.81 ÷ (1 + 17.27%)5
$0.36
NasdaqGM:NAUH Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 5 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $0.50 + $0.36
$0.86
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $0.86 / 24.36
$0.04
NasdaqGM:NAUH Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $0.04
Current discount Discount to share price of $0.21
= -1 x ($0.21 - $0.04) / $0.04
-492.2%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of National American University Holdings is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for National American University Holdings's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are National American University Holdings's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:NAUH PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-08-31) in USD $-0.55
NasdaqGM:NAUH Share Price ** NasdaqGM (2019-01-18) in USD $0.21
United States of America Consumer Services Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 24 Publicly-Listed Consumer Services Companies 23.4x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,018 Publicly-Listed Companies 16.76x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of National American University Holdings.

NasdaqGM:NAUH PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGM:NAUH Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 0.21 ÷ -0.55

-0.38x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • National American University Holdings is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Consumer Services industry average.
  • National American University Holdings is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does National American University Holdings's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:NAUH PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -0.38x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United States of America Consumer Services Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 17 Publicly-Listed Consumer Services Companies 1.49x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,101 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.22x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for National American University Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on National American University Holdings's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:NAUH PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-08-31) in USD $0.48
NasdaqGM:NAUH Share Price * NasdaqGM (2019-01-18) in USD $0.21
United States of America Consumer Services Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 46 Publicly-Listed Consumer Services Companies 2.06x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,086 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.72x
NasdaqGM:NAUH PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGM:NAUH Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 0.21 ÷ 0.48

0.43x

* Primary Listing of National American University Holdings.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • National American University Holdings is good value based on assets compared to the US Consumer Services industry average.
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Value checks
We assess National American University Holdings's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Consumer Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Consumer Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. National American University Holdings has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is National American University Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

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 National American University Holdings 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.

Show me the analysis anyway

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
29.3%
Expected Consumer Services industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is National American University Holdings expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare National American University Holdings's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare National American University Holdings's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare National American University Holdings's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:NAUH Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United States of America Consumer Services Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 29.3%
United States of America Consumer Services Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 12.5%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.2%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:NAUH Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqGM:NAUH Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-08-31 73 -3 -13
2018-05-31 77 -4 -12
2018-02-28 80 -3 -12
2017-11-30 83 -1 -11
2017-08-31 85 1 -8
2017-05-31 87 1 -6
2017-02-28 87 -2 -6
2016-11-30 89 2 -6
2016-08-31 93 -4 -6
2016-05-31 96 7 -5
2016-02-29 102 -3 -4
2015-11-30 108 -7 -1

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if National American University Holdings is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if National American University Holdings is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:NAUH Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from National American University Holdings Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGM:NAUH Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-08-31 -0.55
2018-05-31 -0.50
2018-02-28 -0.51
2017-11-30 -0.46
2017-08-31 -0.33
2017-05-31 -0.26
2017-02-28 -0.26
2016-11-30 -0.23
2016-08-31 -0.25
2016-05-31 -0.22
2016-02-29 -0.17
2015-11-30 -0.03

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if National American University Holdings will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Take a look at our analysis of NAUH’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.
  2. National American University Holdings's future outlook can be gauged by looking at industry trends and market size, and determining how well-positioned the company is compared to its competitors. Take a look at other high-growth Consumer Services companies here
  3. National American University Holdings's competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  4. Use fundamentals to screen for another stock to analyse from our database of over 75,000 companies worldwide
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Future performance checks
We assess National American University Holdings's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
National American University Holdings has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has National American University Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare National American University Holdings's growth in the last year to its industry (Consumer Services).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • National American University Holdings does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare National American University Holdings's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare National American University Holdings's 1-year growth to the US Consumer Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
National American University Holdings's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from National American University Holdings Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGM:NAUH Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-08-31 73.42 -13.29 53.75
2018-05-31 77.18 -12.16 56.18
2018-02-28 80.18 -12.24 59.04
2017-11-30 83.29 -11.07 60.55
2017-08-31 85.25 -8.05 60.67
2017-05-31 86.59 -6.28 61.64
2017-02-28 87.49 -6.31 63.96
2016-11-30 88.84 -5.67 66.31
2016-08-31 92.59 -6.10 69.69
2016-05-31 96.11 -5.35 72.21
2016-02-29 101.93 -4.12 74.94
2015-11-30 108.34 -0.77 75.17
2015-08-31 113.24 3.24 73.66
2015-05-31 117.89 6.72 75.50
2015-02-28 120.99 7.80 74.04
2014-11-30 123.58 7.45 77.46
2014-08-31 126.13 5.98 81.71
2014-05-31 127.75 3.49 85.29
2014-02-28 128.95 3.30 86.53
2013-11-30 129.33 3.78 85.86
2013-08-31 130.66 5.28 84.71
2013-05-31 129.18 5.45 82.91
2013-02-28 129.12 5.86 81.74
2012-11-30 127.01 4.78 82.12
2012-08-31 122.95 3.86 81.12
2012-05-31 118.89 5.05 77.48
2012-02-29 113.85 5.80 74.61

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if National American University Holdings has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if National American University Holdings has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if National American University Holdings improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess National American University Holdings's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Consumer Services industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
National American University Holdings has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is National American University Holdings's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up National American University Holdings's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • National American University Holdings's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • National American University Holdings's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of National American University Holdings's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.4x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from National American University Holdings Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago.

NasdaqGM:NAUH Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-08-31 11.83 19.15 3.25
2018-05-31 16.97 19.24 5.32
2018-02-28 17.76 11.32 4.64
2017-11-30 21.39 11.41 8.69
2017-08-31 25.08 11.49 11.20
2017-05-31 29.94 11.57 16.16
2017-02-28 31.93 11.64 15.78
2016-11-30 35.51 11.72 19.70
2016-08-31 37.36 11.79 20.80
2016-05-31 40.37 11.85 25.83
2016-02-29 42.34 11.92 26.68
2015-11-30 45.67 11.98 26.08
2015-08-31 50.07 12.04 34.28
2015-05-31 52.53 12.10 27.40
2015-02-28 53.34 12.15 38.45
2014-11-30 52.94 12.21 40.55
2014-08-31 52.59 12.26 38.31
2014-05-31 51.20 12.30 19.59
2014-02-28 50.65 12.35 31.87
2013-11-30 50.38 12.39 31.97
2013-08-31 49.79 10.45 31.98
2013-05-31 50.79 10.46 31.88
2013-02-28 52.26 10.47 33.11
2012-11-30 51.59 10.49 28.22
2012-08-31 49.59 10.49 27.83
2012-05-31 50.71 10.50 30.58
2012-02-29 53.89 12.25 35.22
  • National American University Holdings's level of debt (161.9%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (21% vs 161.9% today).
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.

  • Whilst loss making National American University Holdings has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.
  • Whilst loss making National American University Holdings has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 40.8% per year.
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Financial health checks
We assess National American University Holdings's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. National American University Holdings has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is National American University Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from National American University Holdings dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of National American University Holdings shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate National American University Holdings's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate National American University Holdings's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:NAUH Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Consumer Services Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 8 Stocks 1.7%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1986 Stocks 2.7%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.9%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.5%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.8%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NasdaqGM:NAUH Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2018-10-16 0.000 0.000
2018-10-10 0.000 0.000
2018-09-14 0.000 0.000
2018-08-15 0.000 0.000
2018-04-06 0.000 0.000
2018-04-04 0.000 0.000
2017-10-06 0.000 0.000
2017-08-10 0.180 8.461
2017-04-19 0.180 7.410
2017-02-01 0.180 7.286
2016-10-05 0.180 9.000
2016-08-09 0.180 8.700
2016-04-08 0.180 9.052
2016-01-27 0.180 10.980
2015-10-07 0.180 7.571
2015-08-13 0.180 6.520
2015-08-07 0.180 6.386
2015-08-05 0.180 6.401
2015-01-28 0.180 5.701
2014-10-08 0.180 5.992
2014-08-13 0.180 5.720
2014-04-09 0.180 5.519
2014-01-30 0.180 4.780
2013-10-30 0.180 4.991
2013-08-30 0.180 5.235
2013-05-03 0.160 4.491
2013-01-30 0.160 4.228
2013-01-04 0.160 3.944
2013-01-02 0.160 3.985
2012-08-29 0.160 3.851
2012-05-04 0.130 3.154
2012-02-02 0.130 2.051
2011-11-04 0.130 1.763
2011-08-30 0.120 1.590
2011-05-04 0.120 1.425
2011-02-04 0.120 1.647
2010-10-27 0.120 1.692
2010-09-02 0.110 1.690
2010-08-16 0.110 2.063
2010-01-29 0.110 1.281
2009-11-30 0.110 1.174

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as National American University Holdings has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if National American University Holdings's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of National American University Holdings's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as National American University Holdings 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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Income/ dividend checks
We assess National American University Holdings's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.9%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can National American University Holdings afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. National American University Holdings has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


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Management

 What is the CEO of National American University Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Ronald Shape
COMPENSATION $577,188
AGE 51
TENURE AS CEO 9.2 years
CEO Bio

Dr. Ronald L. Shape, BA, MBA., Ed. D. has been the Chief Executive Officer and of National American University Holdings, Inc. since November 23, 2009 and serves as its President. Dr. Shape served as the Chief Financial Officer at National American University Holdings, Inc. since November 23, 2009 and also served as its Principal Accounting Officer. He served as System Interim President at National American University Holdings, Inc. since October 14, 2015. He served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of National American University Holdings, Inc. since March 2015 until June 1, 2015. Dr. Shape served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Camden Learning Corp. He served as the chief executive officer of NAU from April 2009 until the Transaction closed and was the chief operating officer of NAU from 2006 to 2009. He also served as the Chief Fiscal Officer of NAU from 2002 to April 2009 and was the Interim Chief Fiscal Officer of NAU from April 2009 until the Transaction closed. Since 2001, Dr. Shape was an assistant to the university President and Chief Executive Officer of NAU and served as Regional President for the Minnesota region with NAU in 2000. He worked in a number of different positions at NAU from 1991 to 2000, including system controller, assistant director of financial aid and student account specialist. He served as Executive Vice President at NAU from 1998 to 2000. Dr. Shape has been a Director of National American University Holdings, Inc. since April 2013. He serves as vice president of finance on the board of directors of Fountain Springs Community Church and serves on the board of directors of the Quall Road District in Black Hawk, South Dakota. He began teaching courses in accounting, auditing and finance in 1995. Dr. Shape has a B.A. from Dakota Wesleyan University and an MBA and Ed. D. from the University of South Dakota in 1991 and 2001 respectively.

CEO Compensation
  • Ronald's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
  • Ronald's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the National American University Holdings management team in years:

5.3
Average Tenure
57
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the National American University Holdings management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Ronald Shape

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$577K
AGE
51
TENURE
9.2 yrs

Lynn Priddy

TITLE
Provost & Chief Academic Officer
COMPENSATION
$268K
AGE
58

David Heflin

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer
COMPENSATION
$307K
AGE
57
TENURE
3.6 yrs

Anthony De Angelis

TITLE
Chief Information Officer
AGE
57
TENURE
4 yrs

Paul Sedlacek

TITLE
General Counsel

Michael Buckingham

TITLE
President of the Real Estate Operations
AGE
60
TENURE
9.2 yrs

John Roueche

TITLE
President of the Roueche Graduate Center
TENURE
5.3 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the National American University Holdings board of directors in years:

6
Average Tenure
68
Average Age
  • The tenure for the National American University Holdings board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Edward Buckingham

TITLE
Chairman of the Board
COMPENSATION
$35K
AGE
50
TENURE
0.4 yrs

Ronald Shape

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$577K
AGE
51
TENURE
5.8 yrs

Robert Buckingham

TITLE
Co-Vice Chairman of the Board
COMPENSATION
$17K
AGE
82
TENURE
0.4 yrs

Jerry Gallentine

TITLE
Co-Vice Chairman of the Board & Chairman of the Board of Governors
COMPENSATION
$154K
AGE
77

Richard Halbert

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$64K
AGE
75
TENURE
6.6 yrs

Jeff Berzina

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$58K
AGE
45
TENURE
6.3 yrs

Terry Crane

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$62K
AGE
68
TENURE
9 yrs

Thomas Saban

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$73K
AGE
65
TENURE
9.2 yrs

Jim Rowan

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$104K
AGE
69
TENURE
4.2 yrs

Susan Murphy

TITLE
Member of the Board of Governors
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
22. Jan 18 Sell Camden Partners Holdings, LLC Company 17. Jan 18 17. Jan 18 -2,199,449 $1.11 $-97,623
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Management checks
We assess National American University Holdings's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. National American University Holdings has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

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Why National American University Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:NAUH) Ownership Structure Is Important

I am going to take a deep dive into National American University Holdings Inc’s (NASDAQ:NAUH) most recent ownership structure, not a frequent subject of discussion among individual investors. … The implications of these institutions’ actions can either benefit or hinder individual investors, so it is important to understand the ownership composition of your stock investment. … Therefore, it is beneficial for us to examine NAUH's ownership structure in more detail.

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National American University Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NAUH): Should The Recent Earnings Drop Worry You?

Below, I will examine National American University Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:NAUH) track record on a high level, to give you some insight into how the company has been performing against its long term trend and its industry peers. … View out our latest analysis for National American University Holdings? … Despite a decline, did NAUH underperform the long-term trend and the industry

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Is National American University Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NAUH) A Financially Sound Company?

Since NAUH is loss-making right now, it’s essential to understand the current state of its operations and pathway to profitability. … At this current level of debt, NAUH's cash and short-term investments stands at US$16.16M , ready to deploy into the business. … Additionally, NAUH has produced cash from operations of US$816.00K during the same period of time, resulting in an operating cash to total debt ratio of 7.05%, meaning that NAUH’s debt is not appropriately covered by operating cash.

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What Does National American University Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:NAUH) Ownership Structure Look Like?

I am going to take a deep dive into National American University Holdings Inc’s (NASDAQ:NAUH) most recent ownership structure, not a frequent subject of discussion among individual investors. … With this size of ownership, retail investors can collectively play a role in major company policies that affect shareholders returns, including executive remuneration and the appointment of directors. … This is an encouraging sign for investors as these investors tend to be active strategist in companies, focusing on increasing operational and capital efficiency for the firm.Next Steps: The company's high institutional ownership makes margin of safety a very important consideration to existing investors since long bull and bear trends often emerge when these big-ticket investors see a change in long-term potential of the company.

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National American University Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NAUH): Does The Earnings Decline Make It An Underperformer?

When National American University Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NAUH) released its most recent earnings update (30 November 2017), I wanted to understand how these figures stacked up against its past performance. … The two benchmarks I used were National American University Holdings's average earnings over the past couple of years, and its industry performance. … For National American University Holdings, its most recent earnings (trailing twelve month) is -US$11.07M, which, in comparison to the prior year's figure, has become more negative.

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How Financially Strong Is National American University Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NAUH)?

At this stable level of debt, the current cash and short-term investment levels stands at US$16.16M for investing into the business. … Additionally, NAUH has produced cash from operations of US$816.00K during the same period of time, leading to an operating cash to total debt ratio of 7.05%, indicating that NAUH’s debt is not appropriately covered by operating cash. … Running high debt, while not yet making money, can be risky in unexpected downturns as liquidity may dry up, making it hard to operate.Next Steps: NAUH’s debt and cash flow levels indicate room for improvement.

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Who Are The Major Shareholders Of National American University Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NAUH)?

See our latest analysis for National American University Holdings NasdaqGM:NAUH Ownership_summary Jan 6th 18 Institutional Ownership With an institutional ownership of 13.16%, NAUH can face volatile stock price movements if institutions execute block trades on the open market, more so, when there are relatively small amounts of shares available on the market to trade Although NAUH has a high institutional ownership, such stock moves, in the short-term, are more commonly linked to a particular type of active institutional investors – hedge funds. … Insider Ownership Insiders form another group of important ownership types as they manage the company's operations and decide the best use of capital. … This is a positive sign for potential investors as these firms play an important role in aligning company policy with shareholder returns.What this means for you: The company's high institutional ownership makes margin of safety a very important consideration to existing investors since long bull and bear trends often emerge when these big-ticket investors see a change in long-term potential of the company.

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Should You Worry About National American University Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:NAUH) CEO Salary Level?

Ronald Shape has been at the helm as CEO of National American University Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NAUH), which has grown to a market capitalization of $33.20M. … Normally I would use earnings and market cap to account for variations in performance, however, NAUH's negative earnings lower the usefulness of my formula. … If you are not interested in National American University Holdings anymore, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 sustainable companies producing great returns.

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With -33.2% EPS Drop, Should National American University Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:NAUH) Recent Track Record Be A Cause Of Concern?

When National American University Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NAUH) announced its most recent earnings (31 August 2017), I compared it against two factor: its historical earnings track record, and the performance of its industry peers on average. … For National American University Holdings, the latest twelve-month earnings -$8.0M, which, relative to the prior year's figure, has become more negative. … The most valuable step is to assess company-specific issues National American University Holdings may be facing and whether management guidance has regularly been met in the past.

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Future Outlook Of The Service Industry And National American University Holdings Inc (NAUH)

As the company trails the rest of the industry in terms of growth, NAUH may also be a cheaper stock relative to its peers. … If your initial investment thesis is around the growth prospects of NAUH, there are other consumer services companies that have delivered higher growth, and perhaps trading at a discount to the industry average. … Although its growth has delivered lower growth relative to its consumer services peers in the near term, the market may be pessimistic on the stock, leading to a potential undervaluation.

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Company Info

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Description

National American University Holdings, Inc. owns and operates National American University (NAU) that provides professional and technical postsecondary education primarily for working adults and other non-traditional students in the United States. It operates in two segments, NAU and Other. The company offers diploma, associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in business-related disciplines, such as accounting, management, business administration, and information technology; healthcare-related disciplines, including occupational therapy, medical assisting, nursing, surgical technology, and healthcare information and management; legal-related disciplines comprising paralegal, criminal justice, and professional legal studies; and higher education. It also provides courseware development, technical support, and online class hosting services to various colleges, technical schools, and training institutions in the United States and Canada. As of July 31, 2018, the company operated through 33 educational sites in Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas; and distance learning service centers and administration offices in Rapid City, South Dakota, as well as through the Internet. In addition, it engages in the real estate business, which rents apartment units; and develops and sells condominium units in the Fairway Hills Planned Residential Development area of Rapid City, South Dakota. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Details
Name: National American University Holdings, Inc.
NAUH
Exchange: NasdaqGM
Founded: 1941
$5,236,605
24,356,306
Website: http://www.national.edu
Address: National American University Holdings, Inc.
5301 Mt. Rushmore Road,
Rapid City,
South Dakota, 57701,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGM NAUH Common Stock Nasdaq Global Market US USD 24. Nov 2009
DB 7AU Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 24. Nov 2009
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
906
National American University Holdings employees.
Industry
Education Services
Consumer Services
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/01/19 00:07
End of day share price update: 2019/01/18 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2018/10/16
Last earnings reported: 2018/08/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/05/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.