NasdaqCM:ATOM

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Executive Summary

Atomera Incorporated develops, commercializes, and licenses proprietary materials, processes, and technologies for the semiconductor industry in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with limited growth.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ATOM is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 19% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ATOM's weekly volatility (19%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-17.8%

ATOM

-6.9%

US Semiconductor

-3.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

385.5%

ATOM

57.1%

US Semiconductor

29.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ATOM exceeded the US Semiconductor industry which returned 57.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ATOM exceeded the US Market which returned 29.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ATOMIndustryMarket
7 Day-17.8%-6.9%-3.4%
30 Day-22.3%-1.3%0.6%
90 Day157.1%7.3%6.3%
1 Year385.5%385.5%59.7%57.1%32.2%29.4%
3 Year324.0%324.0%98.0%87.9%51.3%41.7%
5 Yearn/a323.4%282.5%119.6%95.2%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

15.14x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ATOM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ATOM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ATOM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Semiconductor industry average.

PE vs Market: ATOM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ATOM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ATOM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (15.1x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (4.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Atomera forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

-3.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ATOM is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: ATOM is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: ATOM is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ATOM's revenue (108.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ATOM's revenue (108.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ATOM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Atomera performed over the past 5 years?

-4.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ATOM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ATOM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ATOM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ATOM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ATOM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (18.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ATOM has a negative Return on Equity (-39.84%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Atomera's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ATOM's short term assets ($38.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: ATOM's short term assets ($38.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($602.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ATOM is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ATOM currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet


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.

Stable Cash Runway: ATOM has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: ATOM has sufficient cash runway for 2.9 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 17.4% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

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

5.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Scott Bibaud (57 yo)

5.42yrs

Tenure

US$1,353,582

Compensation

Mr. Scott A. Bibaud has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at Atomera Incorporated (formerly MEARS Technologies, Inc.) since October 2015. Mr. Bibaud has been active in the semiconduc...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Scott's total compensation ($USD1.35M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.20M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Scott's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Scott Bibaud
President5.42yrsUS$1.35m1.25%
$ 7.8m
Robert Mears
Founder & Chief Technology Officer20.17yrsUS$628.71k0.63%
$ 4.0m
Francis Laurencio
Chief Financial & Accounting Officer and Corporate Secretary5.08yrsUS$668.39k0.31%
$ 1.9m
Erwin Trautmann
Executive VP of Business Development & Director9.5yrsUS$1.32m0.43%
$ 2.7m

5.4yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ATOM's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Scott Bibaud
President5.42yrsUS$1.35m1.25%
$ 7.8m
Erwin Trautmann
Executive VP of Business Development & Director9.5yrsUS$1.32m0.43%
$ 2.7m
Steven Shevick
Independent Director4.58yrsUS$125.00k0.31%
$ 2.0m
Duy-Loan Le
Independent Director1.42yrsUS$160.34k0.23%
$ 1.4m
John D. Gerber
Independent Chairman of the Board10.17yrsUS$147.50k2.2%
$ 13.8m
Rolf Stadheim
Independent Director10.75yrsUS$116.11k1.96%
$ 12.3m
C. Cleavelin
Independent Director11.25yrsUS$118.61k0.25%
$ 1.6m

9.5yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ATOM's board of directors are considered experienced (9.5 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 32.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Atomera Incorporated's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Atomera Incorporated
  • Ticker: ATOM
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$627.553m
  • Shares outstanding: 22.62m
  • Website: https://www.atomera.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Atomera Incorporated
  • 750 University Avenue
  • Suite 280
  • Los Gatos
  • California
  • 95032
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ATOMNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDAug 2016

Biography

Atomera Incorporated develops, commercializes, and licenses proprietary materials, processes, and technologies for the semiconductor industry in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company’s l...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/03 23:02
End of Day Share Price2021/03/03 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.