OTCPK:SIGM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Sigma Designs, Inc., an integrated system-on-chip solutions provider, provides intelligent platforms for use in the home entertainment, and home and industrial control appliances.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Sigma Designs has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Sigma Designs's last earnings update was 515 days ago.
  • Sigma Designs is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.5%

SIGM

-2.5%

US Semiconductor

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

28.7%

SIGM

7.5%

US Semiconductor

0.7%

US Market

SIGM outperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 7.5% over the past year.

SIGM outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SIGMIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.5%-2.5%-0.6%
30 Day4.3%4.1%2.9%
90 Day28.7%9.9%1.3%
1 Year28.7%28.7%9.6%7.5%2.9%0.7%
3 Year-24.9%-97.6%79.9%69.3%44.6%35.2%
5 Year36.3%-95.6%119.3%97.0%61.9%44.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Sigma Designs 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 Sigma Designs is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Sigma Designs 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 Sigma Designs'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 Sigma Designs regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Future Growth

How is Sigma Designs 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 Sigma Designs 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 Sigma Designs 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 Sigma Designs's year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

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

Unable to compare Sigma Designs'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 Sigma Designs has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year as no Return on Equity data is available.


Return on Assets

Unable to establish if Sigma Designs 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 Sigma Designs 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 Sigma Designs's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Sigma Designs's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Sigma Designs has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of SIGM’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.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. 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.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Sigma Designs's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Sigma Designs has not reported any payouts.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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

3.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Elias Nader (56yo)

1.7yrs

Tenure

US$531,286

Compensation

Mr. Elias N. Nader serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pixelworks, Inc. since September 16, 2019. Mr. Nader had been Interim President and Chief Executive Officer at Sigma Designs, Inc. ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

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

No earnings data for Sigma Designs, not possible to compare to compensation.


Board Age and Tenure

3.6yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Sigma Designs board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Elias Nader (56yo)

    Interim President

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$531.29k
  • Michael Killeen

    Director of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Mike Dodson (58yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$170.00k
  • Elias Nader (56yo)

    Interim President

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$531.29k
  • Martin Manniche (51yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$160.00k
  • Saleel Awsare (54yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Sigma Designs, Inc.
  • Ticker: SIGM
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1982
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$7.718m
  • Shares outstanding: 39.99m
  • Website: https://www.sigmadesigns.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sigma Designs, Inc.
  • 47467 Fremont Boulevard
  • Fremont
  • California
  • 94538
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SIGMOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 1986

Biography

Sigma Designs, Inc., an integrated system-on-chip solutions provider, provides intelligent platforms for use in the home entertainment, and home and industrial control appliances. The company offers mobile ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/21 23:46
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2018/02/03
Annual Earnings2018/02/03


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.