OTCPK:POET.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

POET Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells semi-conductor products in the United States, Canada, and Singapore.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • POET Technologies is covered by less than 3 analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-12.7%

OTCPK:POET.F

-2.1%

US Semiconductor

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

28.4%

OTCPK:POET.F

-0.9%

US Semiconductor

-3.0%

US Market

POET.F outperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned -0.9% over the past year.

POET.F outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

POET.FIndustryMarket
7 Day-12.7%-2.1%-1.6%
30 Day0.2%-10.3%-5.8%
90 Day10.2%9.4%0.2%
1 Year28.4%28.4%1.0%-0.9%-0.8%-3.0%
3 Year-51.5%-51.5%67.2%57.5%38.0%29.1%
5 Year-80.8%-80.8%101.0%80.9%50.8%34.1%

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

Valuation

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

4.37x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for POET Technologies to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for POET Technologies to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

POET Technologies is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Semiconductor industry average.

POET Technologies is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for POET Technologies, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

POET Technologies is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.


Next Steps

Future Growth

How is POET Technologies expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

19.6%

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 POET Technologies 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

  • Examine POET Technologies'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.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access POET Technologies's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Past Performance

How has POET Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

-8.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

POET Technologies does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare POET Technologies's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare POET Technologies's 1-year growth to the US Semiconductor industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if POET Technologies has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if POET Technologies has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if POET Technologies improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is POET Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

POET Technologies is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

POET Technologies's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

POET Technologies has no debt.

POET Technologies has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

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


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.

POET Technologies has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

POET Technologies has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 7.4% each year.


Next Steps

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as POET Technologies has not reported any payouts.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as POET Technologies 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.


Next Steps

Management

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

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Suresh Venkatesan (52yo)

4.2yrs

Tenure

US$2,285,488

Compensation

Dr. Suresh V. Venkatesan, PhD has been the Chief Executive Officer of POET Technologies Inc. since June 11, 2015. Dr. Venkatesan serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director since June 11, 2015 at Opel I ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

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

Suresh's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the POET Technologies management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the POET Technologies board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$28,47624 Jun 19
Yee-Loy Lam
EntityIndividual
Shares100,000
Max PriceUS$0.30
BuyUS$21,73118 Jun 19
Yee-Loy Lam
EntityIndividual
Shares77,500
Max PriceUS$0.28
SellUS$5,13616 Jun 19
Yee-Loy Lam
EntityIndividual
Shares18,500
Max PriceUS$0.28
SellUS$6,96412 Jun 19
Yee-Loy Lam
EntityIndividual
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$0.28
SellUS$20,63811 Jun 19
Yee-Loy Lam
EntityIndividual
Shares75,000
Max PriceUS$0.28
SellUS$6,86911 Jun 19
Yee-Loy Lam
EntityIndividual
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$0.27

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Tom Mika (66yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$631.19k
  • Todd DeBonis (54yo)

    Strategic Advisor

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.50k
  • Rich Zoccolillo (57yo)

    Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing & Product Management

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$550.71k
  • Ajit Manocha (67yo)

    Consltant

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$556.99k
  • John O’Donnell (72yo)

    Chief Legal Counsel

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$140.97k
  • Kevin Barnes (47yo)

    Corporate Controller & Treasurer

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$172.59k
  • Dave Lazovsky (47yo)

    Executive Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$547.86k
  • Suresh Venkatesan (52yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.29m
  • Rajan Rajgopal (55yo)

    President of DenseLight Semiconductor Pte. Ltd.

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$311.54k
  • William Ring

    Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs

Board Members

  • Don Listwin (60yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$193.20k
  • Mohan Warrior (59yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$120.87k
  • Peter Charbonneau (65yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$113.37k
  • Jean-Louis Malinge (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$120.87k
  • Dave Lazovsky (47yo)

    Executive Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$547.86k
  • Chris Tsiofas (51yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$161.06k
  • Suresh Venkatesan (52yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.29m
  • Tony Blevins

    Member of Technology Roadmap Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: POET Technologies Inc.
  • Ticker: POET.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: CA$112.462m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$84.544m
  • Shares outstanding: 288.36m
  • Website: https://poet-technologies.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • POET Technologies Inc.
  • 120 Eglinton Avenue East
  • Suite 1107
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M4P 1E2
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RI4DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJun 2007
PTKTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJun 2007
POET.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJun 2007

Biography

POET Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells semi-conductor products in the United States, Canada, and Singapore. It offers optical light source products and photonic integrated devices for the  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/25 00:25
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
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.