OTCPK:PCHM

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Executive Summary

PharmChem, Inc. provides PharmChek Sweat Patch that is used to detect drugs of abuse. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

PCHM

-1.7%

US Medical Equipment

-0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

79.4%

PCHM

16.5%

US Medical Equipment

13.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: PCHM exceeded the US Medical Equipment industry which returned 16.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PCHM exceeded the US Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PCHMIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-1.7%-0.8%
30 Day-6.2%-3.5%-5.7%
90 Day55.6%12.2%8.6%
1 Year89.1%79.4%17.5%16.5%16.4%13.8%
3 Year487.0%348.5%70.0%65.6%36.9%27.8%
5 Year7,157.9%4,983.3%139.5%121.3%85.0%64.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether PharmChem is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as PharmChem 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

  • Examine PharmChem's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • 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 PharmChem regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Healthcare industry.

Future Growth

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

24.4%

Forecasted Healthcare 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 PharmChem 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

Past Performance

How has PharmChem performed over the past 5 years?

15.4%

Historical Healthcare 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, PharmChem 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

  • Examine PharmChem's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • 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 PharmChem's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore strong past performing companies in the Healthcare industry.

Financial Health

How is PharmChem's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse PharmChem'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. PharmChem 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 PCHM’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 PharmChem's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Healthcare industry.

Dividend

What is PharmChem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PCHM'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 PCHM'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?

23.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Joe Halligan (75 yo)

24.83yrs

Tenure

US$415,781

Compensation

Mr. Joseph W. Halligan also known as Joe has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of PharmChem, Inc. since November 1995. From 1988 to 1995, Mr. Halligan was President and Chief Executive Officer ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Joseph Halligan
Chief Executive Officer24.83yrsUS$415.78kno data
Richard Irwin
Chairman of the Board24.83yrsno datano data
Donald Stroben
Director22.33yrsno datano data
Stephen Schorr
Director19.25yrsno datano data

23.6yrs

Average Tenure

78yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PCHM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 23.6 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: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

PharmChem, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: PharmChem, Inc.
  • Ticker: PCHM
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Health Care Supplies
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Market Cap: US$17.852m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.85m
  • Website: https://www.pharmchek.com

Location

  • PharmChem, Inc.
  • 2411 East Loop 820 North
  • Fort Worth
  • Texas
  • 76118
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PCHMOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDAug 1991

Biography

PharmChem, Inc. provides PharmChek Sweat Patch that is used to detect drugs of abuse. Its PharmChek Sweat Patch uses sweat as the source and offers alternative to urine testing for cocaine, opiates, amphet ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/28 04:47
End of Day Share Price2020/09/25 00:00
Earnings2004/03/31
Annual Earnings2003/12/31


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.