OTCPK:SSOL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Sunvalley Solar, Inc., through its subsidiary, Sunvalley Solar Tech, Inc., operates as a solar power technology and system integration company in California.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Sunvalley Solar has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Sunvalley Solar's last earnings update was 402 days ago.
  • Sunvalley Solar is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.4%

SSOL

-0.8%

US Semiconductor

-0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-39.7%

SSOL

9.4%

US Semiconductor

1.1%

US Market

SSOL underperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 10.2% over the past year.

SSOL underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SSOLIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.4%-0.8%-0.2%
30 Day2.5%4.9%2.5%
90 Dayn/a12.0%1.6%
1 Year-39.7%-39.7%11.5%9.4%3.4%1.1%
3 Year-88.0%-88.0%83.0%72.2%45.2%35.8%
5 Year-93.2%-93.2%123.0%100.4%62.6%44.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

Future Growth

How is Sunvalley Solar 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 Sunvalley Solar 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 SSOL’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 Sunvalley Solar's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Past Performance

How has Sunvalley Solar performed over the past 5 years?

-475.8%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Sunvalley Solar does not make a profit and there is insufficient past data to establish if their 5 year on year earnings growth rate was positive.

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

Unable to compare Sunvalley Solar'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 Sunvalley Solar 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 Sunvalley Solar 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 Sunvalley Solar 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 Sunvalley Solar's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

Sunvalley Solar has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

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

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

Operating cash flow is negative therefore debt is not well covered.

Unable to confirm if the interest payments on Sunvalley Solar's debt are well covered by earnings due to lack of past financial data.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Sunvalley Solar has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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

12.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

James Zhang (52yo)

12.7yrs

Tenure

US$816,230

Compensation

Dr. Zhijian Zhang, also known as James, has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunvalley Solar, Inc. since January 2007 and also serves as its Chairman. Dr. Zhang served as Chief Executive O ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

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

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


Management Age and Tenure

12.7yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Sunvalley Solar management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Henry Yu (65yo)

    CTO & GM

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$289.64k
  • Mandy Chung (51yo)

    CFO, Treasurer & Secretary

    • Tenure: 11.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$93.12k
  • Shirley Liao (50yo)

    Director of Administration

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$114.12k
  • James Zhang (52yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$816.23k
  • William Hsien (42yo)

    Executive VP & Director

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$159.12k
  • Mehmet Cercioglu (35yo)

    Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$126.74k
  • Ricky Chu (36yo)

    General Manager of Sunvalley Solar Energy Inc

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$51.09k

Board Members

  • James Zhang (52yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$816.23k
  • William Hsien (42yo)

    Executive VP & Director

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$159.12k
  • Xueze Zheng

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Sunvalley Solar, Inc.
  • Ticker: SSOL
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$517.895k
  • Shares outstanding: 25.26m
  • Website: https://www.sunvalleysolarinc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sunvalley Solar, Inc.
  • 398 Lemon Creek Drive
  • Suite A
  • Walnut
  • California
  • 91789
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SSOLOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2010

Biography

Sunvalley Solar, Inc., through its subsidiary, Sunvalley Solar Tech, Inc., operates as a solar power technology and system integration company in California. It offers turnkey solar system solutions, which ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/20 00:51
End of Day Share Price2019/09/19 00:00
Earnings2018/06/30
Annual Earnings2017/12/31


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.