Kopin Corporation invents, develops, manufactures, and sells various components and systems in the United States, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and internationally.
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Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Kopin's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KOPN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: KOPN underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned -3.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KOPN underperformed the US Market which returned -15.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kopin's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAnalysts Have Lowered Expectations For Kopin Corporation After Its Latest Results
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhat Percentage Of Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN) Shares Do Insiders Own?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why We're A Bit Worried About Kopin's (NASDAQ:KOPN) Cash Burn Situation
Is Kopin undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KOPN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KOPN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KOPN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: KOPN 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 KOPN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KOPN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (2.2x).
How is Kopin forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KOPN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: KOPN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: KOPN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KOPN's revenue (15.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KOPN's revenue (15.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if KOPN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Kopin performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KOPN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: KOPN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KOPN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -13.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KOPN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: KOPN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-30.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KOPN has a negative Return on Equity (-102.74%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Kopin's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KOPN's short term assets ($33.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: KOPN's short term assets ($33.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KOPN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: KOPN had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: KOPN has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: KOPN has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -5.9% each year
What is Kopin's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KOPN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KOPN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KOPN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KOPN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KOPN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Fan (75yo)
Dr. Chin Chiang Fan, also known as John, Co-founded Kopin Corporation in 1984 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since April 1984 and its President since July 1990. Prior to July 1985, he served as A ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD2.26M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD626.39K).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Treasurer & CFO||21.58yrs||US$474.13k||0.40% $116.6k|
|VP & CTO||19.75yrs||US$398.29k||0.46% $133.1k|
|Executive Vice President of Display Operations||22.75yrs||US$514.28k||0.43% $123.9k|
|Secretary & Director||36.25yrs||US$83.90k||0.35% $102.8k|
|Director of Business Development - Defense Applications||3.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Strategic Business Officer||no data||no data||0.26% $76.2k|
|Chief Optical System Scientist||5.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Display Scientist||4.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing - Solos||2.33yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: KOPN's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.4 years average tenure).
|Secretary & Director||36.25yrs||US$83.90k||0.35% $102.8k|
|Lead Independent Director||6.25yrs||US$104.15k||0.40% $115.3k|
|Director||0.92yr||no data||0.036% $10.5k|
|Independent Director||13.92yrs||US$87.40k||0.18% $52.5k|
|Independent Director||24.33yrs||US$94.90k||no data|
|Director||0.92yr||no data||0.012% $3.5k|
Experienced Board: KOPN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.9 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 9.7%.
Kopin Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kopin Corporation
- Ticker: KOPN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$29.051m
- Shares outstanding: 83.05m
- Website: https://www.kopin.com
Number of Employees
- Kopin Corporation
- 125 North Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KOPN||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 1992|
|KOC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 1992|
|0JRR||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Apr 1992|
Kopin Corporation invents, develops, manufactures, and sells various components and systems in the United States, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and internationally. It offers miniature active-matrix liquid crystal displays, liquid crystal on silicon displays/spatial light modulators, organic light emitting diode displays, application specific integrated circuits, backlights, optical lenses, and audio integrated circuits, as well as SOLOS smart glasses, which are hands-free head-worn devices that obtain information from sensors or the Internet via a smartphone and displays the information on the sunglass lens. The company’s products are used in industrial and public safety applications; consumer augmented and virtual reality wearable headsets; soldier, avionic, and military armored vehicle applications; 3D optical inspection systems; and training and simulation markets. Kopin Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/07 01:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/06 00:00|
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