NasdaqCM:MOSY

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

MoSys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a semiconductor company in North America, Japan, Taiwan, and internationally.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet and fair value.


Similar Companies

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.3%

MOSY

-0.01%

US Semiconductor

0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-52.1%

MOSY

21.5%

US Semiconductor

6.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: MOSY underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 21.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MOSY underperformed the US Market which returned 6.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

MOSYIndustryMarket
7 Day1.3%-0.01%0.4%
30 Day-0.4%-0.4%-1.1%
90 Day-34.9%3.3%-0.5%
1 Year-52.1%-52.1%23.9%21.5%9.3%6.9%
3 Year-98.4%-98.4%80.5%69.8%45.8%36.4%
5 Year-99.5%-99.5%132.4%108.4%62.9%45.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: MOSY ($2.31) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($32.02)

Significantly Undervalued: MOSY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MOSY is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (2.7x).


Next Steps

Future Growth

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

19.0%

Forecasted Semiconductors 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 MoSys 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 MoSys performed over the past 5 years?

26.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MOSY is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 26% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: MOSY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-6.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: MOSY has a negative Return on Equity (-169.45%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: MOSY is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: MOSY is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is MoSys's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MOSY's short term assets ($10.3M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($1.5M)

Long Term Liabilities: MOSY's short term assets (10.3M) exceeds its long term liabilities (2.8M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MOSY's debt to equity ratio (38.3%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if MOSY's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: MOSY has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: MOSY's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.762820x debt).


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: Whilst unprofitable MOSY has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: MOSY is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 99.7% per year.


Next Steps

Dividend

What is MoSys's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MOSY's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MOSY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Next Steps

Management

What is the CEO of MoSys's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Daniel Lewis (70yo)

1.2yrs

Tenure

US$287,687

Compensation

Mr. Daniel L. Lewis has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at MoSys, Inc. since August 8, 2018. Mr. Lewis has been managing member and an owner of GMS Manufacturing Solution LLC since 2013. Mr. ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Daniel has recently become CEO, making it difficult to compare their total compensation against companies of similar size in the US market.

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


Management Age and Tenure

1.2yrs

Average Tenure

63.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: MOSY's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

66.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: MOSY's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$9,68011 Dec 18
Daniel Lewis
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares2,500
Max PriceUS$3.87
BuyUS$10,92506 Dec 18
Robert Newell
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares2,500
Max PriceUS$4.37

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Daniel Lewis (70yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$287.69k
  • Mike Miller (74yo)

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jim Sullivan (51yo)

    VP of Finance & CFO

    • Tenure: 11.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$304.67k
  • John Monson (57yo)

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$264.63k

Board Members

  • Daniel Lewis (70yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$287.69k
  • Bob Newell (71yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.88k
  • Dan O'Neil (48yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$59.55k
  • Scott Lewis (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.50k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: MoSys, Inc.
  • Ticker: MOSY
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$5.030m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.18m
  • Website: https://www.mosys.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • MoSys, Inc.
  • 2309 Bering Drive
  • San Jose
  • California
  • 95131
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MOSYNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2001
MHIPDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 2001

Biography

MoSys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a semiconductor company in North America, Japan, Taiwan, and internationally. The company develops and sells integrated circuits (ICs) for the high- ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/20 00:01
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.