OTCPK:DYSO.Y

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Greatcell Solar Limited, a clean-tech company, develops and commercializes Perovskite Solar Cells (PSC) photovoltaic technology primarily in Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Greatcell Solar's last earnings update was 492 days ago.
  • Greatcell Solar is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-14.9%

OTCPK:DYSO.Y

0.4%

US Semiconductor

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-57.1%

OTCPK:DYSO.Y

10.7%

US Semiconductor

1.9%

US Market

DYSO.Y underperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 4.1% over the past year.

DYSO.Y underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

DYSO.YIndustryMarket
7 Day-14.9%0.4%0.8%
30 Day-14.9%7.8%3.4%
90 Dayn/a12.6%2.1%
1 Year-57.1%-57.1%12.7%10.7%4.2%1.9%
3 Year-65.3%-65.3%84.2%73.5%46.7%37.2%
5 Year-69.5%-69.5%124.2%101.4%62.3%44.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Greatcell Solar undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Greatcell Solar is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Greatcell Solar 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 Greatcell Solar'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 Greatcell Solar regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Future Growth

How is Greatcell Solar expected 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 Greatcell Solar 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.


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Past Performance

How has Greatcell Solar performed over the past 5 years?

0.3%

Historical Semiconductors annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Insufficient past earnings data to establish if Greatcell Solar's year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Greatcell Solar's 1-year growth to the 5-year average as past earnings data has not been reported.

Unable to compare Greatcell Solar's 1-year growth to the US Semiconductor industry average as past earnings data has not been reported.


Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Greatcell Solar has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year as no Return on Equity data is available.


Return on Assets

Unable to establish if Greatcell Solar has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (Return on Assets) as past financial data has not been reported.


Return on Capital Employed

Unable to establish if Greatcell Solar improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) due to insufficient past data.


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Financial Health

How is Greatcell Solar's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Unable to compare short term assets to short term liabilities as Greatcell Solar has not reported sufficient balance sheet data.

Unable to establish if Greatcell Solar's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets as Greatcell Solar has not reported sufficient balance sheet data.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Greatcell Solar has no debt.

Greatcell Solar has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 10.2%.

Greatcell Solar has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Greatcell Solar has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Unable to establish if Greatcell Solar has a high level of physical assets or inventory without balance sheet data.

Greatcell Solar has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Greatcell Solar's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Greatcell Solar's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Greatcell Solar has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Greatcell Solar's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Greatcell Solar has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

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

11.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Richard Caldwell (57yo)

5.2yrs

Tenure

AU$757,936

Compensation

Mr. Richard Alexander Caldwell, BEc, LLB, S Fin, founded Aimedics Pty Ltd. and served as its Director. He serves as a Managing Director at Greatcell Solar SA. Mr. Caldwell has been Managing Director of Gre ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Richard's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

No earnings data for Greatcell Solar, not possible to compare to compensation.


Management Age and Tenure

11.5yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Greatcell Solar management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

5.2yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Greatcell Solar board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Kim Hogg (60yo)

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: AU$48.00k
  • Richard Caldwell (57yo)

    MD & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: AU$757.94k
  • Hans Desilvestro (63yo)

    Chief Scientist

    • Tenure: 14.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$235.46k
  • Andrew King (61yo)

    President of Greatcell Solar Europe

    • Tenure: 13.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$116.88k
  • Kian Niu

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 11.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$254.64k
  • Damion Milliken

    Chief Technical Officer

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$181.97k
  • Chris Moore

    Global Head of Metals

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$149.08k
  • Luca Sorbello

    Manager of Sales & Marketing

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$139.28k
  • Sung Lee

    Global Head of Business Development

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$149.69k
  • Yanek Hebting

    Materials Research Manager & Head of Production

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$138.57k

Board Members

  • Ian Neal (62yo)

    Non Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: AU$90.00k
  • Tony Shirfan (69yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
  • Michael Graetzel

    Chairman of Technology Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Gordon Thompson (72yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: AU$130.33k
  • Richard Caldwell (57yo)

    MD & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: AU$757.94k
  • Rob McIntyre (64yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs

Company Information

Greatcell Solar Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Greatcell Solar Limited
  • Ticker: DYSO.Y
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$38.582m
  • Shares outstanding: 385.82m
  • Website: https://www.greatcellsolar.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Greatcell Solar Limited
  • 3 Dominion Place
  • PO Box 6212
  • Queanbeyan
  • New South Wales
  • 2620
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DYSO.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDAug 2005
DYSO.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADR EACH REPR 20 SHSUSUSDApr 2011

Biography

Greatcell Solar Limited, a clean-tech company, develops and commercializes Perovskite Solar Cells (PSC) photovoltaic technology primarily in Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America. The company operates ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/05 00:31
End of Day Share Price2019/07/01 00:00
Earnings2017/12/31
Annual Earnings2017/06/30


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.