NANX Stock Overview
Nanophase Technologies Corporation provides engineered materials, formulation development, and commercial manufacturing with an integrated family of technologies in the United States.
Nanophase Technologies Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$2.50|
|52 Week High||US$4.45|
|52 Week Low||US$1.56|
|1 Month Change||-6.02%|
|3 Month Change||-22.60%|
|1 Year Change||-18.83%|
|3 Year Change||730.57%|
|5 Year Change||284.62%|
|Change since IPO||-68.75%|
Recent News & Updates
|NANX||US Chemicals||US Market|
Return vs Industry: NANX underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -10.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NANX matched the US Market which returned -18.8% over the past year.
|NANX Average Weekly Movement||4.2%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||6.5%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: NANX is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NANX's weekly volatility has decreased from 9% to 4% over the past year.
About the Company
Nanophase Technologies Corporation provides engineered materials, formulation development, and commercial manufacturing with an integrated family of technologies in the United States. It offers surface engineered zinc oxide and titanium dioxide for sunscreens and personal care products; fully formulated cosmetics, sun care, and skin care under the Solésence brand name; and advanced materials products, such as architectural coatings, industrial coatings, abrasion-resistant additives, plastics additives, medical diagnostics, and various surface finishing technologies applications. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is headquartered in Romeoville, Illinois.
Nanophase Technologies Fundamentals Summary
|NANX fundamental statistics|
Is NANX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NANX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$25.62m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.022|
|Net Profit Margin||3.12%|
How did NANX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is NANX undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NANX?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is NANX's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does NANX's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|NANX PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
NTIC Northern Technologies International
VNTR Venator Materials
ADES Advanced Emissions Solutions
NANX Nanophase Technologies
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: NANX is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (113.6x) compared to the peer average (9.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does NANX's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: NANX is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (113.6x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (14.3x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is NANX's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||113.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NANX's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of NANX when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NANX's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NANX's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Nanophase Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Materials 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 Nanophase 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.
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- Take a look at our analysis of NANX’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 Nanophase Technologies's filings and announcements here.
How has Nanophase Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NANX has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NANX's current net profit margins (3.1%) are lower than last year (8.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NANX has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 46.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: NANX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: NANX had negative earnings growth (-45.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (21.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NANX's Return on Equity (13.5%) is considered low.
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How is Nanophase Technologies's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NANX's short term assets ($17.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($13.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: NANX's short term assets ($17.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NANX's net debt to equity ratio (77.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: NANX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.09% to 85.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NANX's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: NANX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.3x coverage).
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What is Nanophase Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Nanophase Technologies Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Nanophase Technologies)||n/a|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.6%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.6%|
|Industry Average (Chemicals)||2.3%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Nanophase Technologies)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NANX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NANX'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 NANX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NANX's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as NANX has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jess Jankowski (56 yo)
Mr. Jess A. Jankowski has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Nanophase Technologies Corporation since February 28, 2009. Mr. Jankowski is the Chief Financial Officer of Nanophase Technologie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Jess Jankowski's Compensation vs Nanophase Technologies Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||US$584k||US$319k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||US$442k||US$319k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||US$344k||US$319k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||US$402k||US$319k|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||US$383k||US$317k|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||US$352k||US$306k|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2015||US$367k||US$316k|
Compensation vs Market: Jess's total compensation ($USD584.31K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD772.75K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jess's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NANX's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NANX's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.3 years average tenure).
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
|21 Dec 21||BuyUS$32,361,272||Bradford Whitmore||Individual||7,731,573||US$4.19|
|21 Dec 21||SellUS$32,361,272||Bradford Whitmore||Individual||7,731,573||US$4.19|
|30 Nov 21||SellUS$90,312||Kevin Cureton||Individual||23,829||US$3.79|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Nanophase Technologies Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nanophase Technologies Corporation
- Ticker: NANX
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: US$122.786m
- Shares outstanding: 49.11m
- Website: https://www.nanophase.com
Number of Employees
- Nanophase Technologies Corporation
- 1319 Marquette Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NANX||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 1997|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/06 00:00|
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.