OTCPK:QTMM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Quantum Materials Corp., a nanotechnology company, designs, develops, produces, and supplies quantum dots, tetrapod quantum dots, and other nanoparticles in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Quantum Materials is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.6%

QTMM

-2.5%

US Semiconductor

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-29.0%

QTMM

7.5%

US Semiconductor

0.7%

US Market

QTMM underperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 7.5% over the past year.

QTMM underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

QTMMIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.6%-2.5%-0.6%
30 Day6.4%4.1%2.9%
90 Day-0.7%9.9%1.3%
1 Year-29.0%-29.0%9.6%7.5%2.9%0.7%
3 Year-72.3%-72.3%79.9%69.3%44.6%35.2%
5 Year-85.7%-85.7%119.3%97.0%61.9%44.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Quantum Materials 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 Quantum Materials is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Quantum Materials 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

  • Take a look at our analysis of QTMM’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • 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 Quantum Materials regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Future Growth

How is Quantum Materials 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 Quantum Materials 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

  • Take a look at our analysis of QTMM’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • 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 Quantum Materials's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Past Performance

How has Quantum Materials performed over the past 5 years?

-18.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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

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

Unable to compare Quantum Materials'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 Quantum Materials has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) due to its liabilities exceeding its assets.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Quantum Materials 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 Quantum Materials improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) due to its liabilities exceeding its assets.


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Financial Health

How is Quantum Materials's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Quantum Materials's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Quantum Materials's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Quantum Materials has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets), this is a more serious situation compared with a high debt level.

Irrelevant to check if Quantum Materials's debt level has increased considering it has negative shareholder equity.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Quantum Materials has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not 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.

Quantum Materials has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Quantum Materials has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -34.7% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Quantum Materials has not reported any payouts.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Quantum Materials 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 Quantum Materials's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Stephen Squires (60yo)

2.8yrs

Tenure

US$413,449

Compensation

Mr. Stephen B. Squires has been Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Materials Asia Co., Ltd. since January 2016. Mr. Squires serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Quantum Materials Corp. He  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Insufficient data for Stephen to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in United States of America.

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


Board Age and Tenure

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Quantum Materials board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • E. Schloss (76yo)

    Controller

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • David Doderer (49yo)

    VP of Research & Development and Director

    • Tenure: 9.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$443.11k
  • Stephen Squires (60yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$413.45k
  • Toshi Ando

    Senior Director of Asian Business Development

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Robert Phillips

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs

Board Members

  • Don Kleinschnitz

    Member of Business Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Roy Truitt

    Member of Business Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • David Doderer (49yo)

    VP of Research & Development and Director

    • Tenure: 9.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$443.11k
  • Michael Wong (46yo)

    Member of Scientific Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
  • Stephen Squires (60yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$413.45k
  • Ghassan Jabbour (56yo)

    Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Munisamy Anandan

    Member of Scientific Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
  • Tomio Gotoh

    Member of Scientific Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Shane Squires

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
  • David Bray

    Member of Business Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Company Information

Quantum Materials Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Quantum Materials Corp.
  • Ticker: QTMM
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$18.590m
  • Shares outstanding: 623.83m
  • Website: https://www.qmcdots.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Quantum Materials Corp.
  • STAR Park
  • 3055 Hunter Road
  • San Marcos
  • Texas
  • 78666
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
QTMMOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2008

Biography

Quantum Materials Corp., a nanotechnology company, designs, develops, produces, and supplies quantum dots, tetrapod quantum dots, and other nanoparticles in the United States. The company’s products are us ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/22 00:11
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


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.