POET Technologies Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells semi-conductor products and services in Canada, the United States, and Singapore.
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Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has POET Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: POET.F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: POET.F underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 4.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: POET.F exceeded the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is POET Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is POET Technologies 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 POET.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate POET.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: POET.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: POET.F 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 POET.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: POET.F is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.2x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (2.3x).
How is POET Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: POET.F is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: POET.F is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: POET.F is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: POET.F's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-71.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: POET.F's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-71.3% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if POET.F's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has POET Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: POET.F is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: POET.F is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: POET.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -5.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare POET.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: POET.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-30.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: POET.F has a negative Return on Equity (-112.15%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is POET Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: POET.F's short term assets ($24.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: POET.F's short term assets ($24.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($292.7K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: POET.F's debt to equity ratio (43.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if POET.F's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: POET.F has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: POET.F's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.8x 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: POET.F has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: POET.F has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -16.4% each year
What is POET Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate POET.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate POET.F'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 POET.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if POET.F'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 POET.F'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
Suresh Venkatesan (52yo)
Dr. Suresh V. Venkatesan, PhD has been the Chief Executive Officer of POET Technologies Inc. since June 11, 2015 and serves as its Chairman Since November, 2019. Dr. Venkatesan serves as Chief Executive Of ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Suresh's total compensation ($USD2.29M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD601.33K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Suresh's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Chairman||4.75yrs||US$2.29m||0.040% $29.4k|
|Executive VP||3.33yrs||US$631.19k||0.034% $25.6k|
|Chief Legal Counsel||no data||US$140.97k||no data|
|Corporate Controller & Treasurer||11.83yrs||US$172.59k||0.0060% $4.5k|
|Strategic Advisor||2.17yrs||US$2.50k||no data|
|President & GM||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: POET.F's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|CEO & Chairman||4.75yrs||US$2.29m||0.040% $29.4k|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||US$193.20k||0.22% $161.7k|
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$120.87k||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||0.33yr||US$113.37k||no data|
|Independent Director||7.58yrs||US$161.06k||0.0086% $6.4k|
|Member of Technology Roadmap Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: POET.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.8%.
POET Technologies Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: POET Technologies Inc.
- Ticker: POET.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: CA$104.439m
- Listing Market Cap: CA$74.209m
- Shares outstanding: 290.11m
- Website: https://www.poet-technologies.com
Number of Employees
- POET Technologies Inc.
- 120 Eglinton Avenue East
- Suite 1107
- M4P 1E2
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|RI4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2007|
|PTK||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Jun 2007|
|POET.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jun 2007|
POET Technologies Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells semi-conductor products and services in Canada, the United States, and Singapore. It offers optoelectronic devices, such as light sources, passive wave guides, and photonic integrated circuits for the sensing, and data and tele communications markets. The company was formerly known as Opel Technologies Inc. and changed its name to POET Technologies Inc. in June 2013. POET Technologies Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/28 02:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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