OTCPK:SLTZ

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Solar Thin Films, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and installs thin-film amorphous silicon photovoltaic manufacturing equipment used in plants that produce photovoltaic thin-film a-Si solar panels or modules.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Solar Thin Films's last earnings update was 3219 days ago.
  • Solar Thin Films is not covered by any analysts.
  • Solar Thin Films is a small market cap stock, these often have low liquidity.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

OTCPK:SLTZ

2.0%

US Semiconductor

1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-99.8%

OTCPK:SLTZ

11.1%

US Semiconductor

2.0%

US Market

SLTZ underperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 10.9% over the past year.

SLTZ underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SLTZIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.0%1.3%
30 Dayn/a8.4%3.9%
90 Dayn/a16.8%3.4%
1 Year-99.8%-99.8%13.2%11.1%4.2%2.0%
3 Yearn/a84.0%73.2%47.2%37.6%
5 Year-100.0%-100.0%123.1%100.5%60.5%42.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

Future Growth

How is Solar Thin Films 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 Solar Thin Films 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 Solar Thin Films performed over the past 5 years?

0.3%

Historical Semiconductors annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, Solar Thin Films has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

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


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Financial Health

How is Solar Thin Films's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Solar Thin Films'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. Solar Thin Films 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 SLTZ’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 Solar Thin Films's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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

US$231k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Bob Rubin (77yo)

10.4yrs

Tenure

US$231,250

Compensation

Mr. Robert M. Rubin, also known as Bob, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Solar Thin Films Inc. since April 1, 2009. Mr. Rubin served as the Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer o ...


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Management Team

  • Bob Rubin (77yo)

    Chairman and Chief Executive officer

    • Tenure: 10.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$231.25k
  • Peter Lewis (59yo)

    Executive Officer of Business Development

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$176.74k

Board Members

  • Bob Rubin (77yo)

    Chairman and Chief Executive officer

    • Tenure: 10.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$231.25k
  • Adiv Baruch (57yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs

Company Information

Solar Thin Films, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Solar Thin Films, Inc.
  • Ticker: SLTZ
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$47.000
  • Shares outstanding: 47.42m
  • Website: https://null

Location

  • Solar Thin Films, Inc.
  • 116 John Street
  • Suite 1120
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10038
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SLTZOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2006

Biography

Solar Thin Films, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and installs thin-film amorphous silicon photovoltaic manufacturing equipment used in plants that produce photovoltaic thin-film a-Si solar panels or ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/15 23:57
End of Day Share Price2019/09/04 00:00
Earnings2010/09/30
Annual Earnings2009/12/31


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.