NasdaqCM:BVSN

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Executive Summary

BroadVision, Inc. develops, markets, and supports enterprise portal applications that enable companies to unify their e-business infrastructure and conduct interactions and transactions with employees, partners, and customers through a personalized self-service model.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BVSN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.3%

BVSN

0.3%

US Software

2.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

222.2%

BVSN

31.9%

US Software

9.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BVSN exceeded the US Software industry which returned 25.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BVSN exceeded the US Market which returned -0.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BVSNIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.3%0.3%2.7%
30 Day6.4%7.2%4.5%
90 Day48.6%12.9%2.3%
1 Year222.2%222.2%32.9%31.9%11.5%9.1%
3 Year6.4%6.4%125.6%117.9%30.6%22.0%
5 Year-25.3%-25.3%205.2%186.6%57.2%39.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is BroadVision undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

8.17x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BVSN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BVSN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BVSN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Software industry average.

PE vs Market: BVSN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BVSN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BVSN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.2x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.2x).


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Future Growth

How is BroadVision forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.4%

Forecasted Software 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 BroadVision 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 BroadVision performed over the past 5 years?

13.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BVSN is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BVSN is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BVSN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 13% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BVSN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: BVSN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (19%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BVSN has a negative Return on Equity (-217.52%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is BroadVision's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BVSN's short term assets ($4.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: BVSN's short term assets ($4.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($813.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BVSN is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BVSN has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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.

Stable Cash Runway: BVSN has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: BVSN has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 1.4% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BVSN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BVSN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BVSN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BVSN's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BVSN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

16.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Pehong Chen (61yo)

27yrs

Tenure

US$352,000

Compensation

Dr. Pehong Chen has been Chief Executive Officer, Executive Chairman and President of BroadVision Inc. since May 1993. Dr. Chen has been Interim Chief Financial Officer of BroadVision Inc. since effective  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Pehong's total compensation ($USD352.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD610.56K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Pehong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Pehong Chen
Executive Chairman27yrsUS$352.00k32.58% $7.4m
Robert Lee
Independent Director15.75yrsUS$20.00k0.90% $203.7k
James Dixon
Independent Director17.33yrsUS$25.00k1.13% $256.3k
François Stieger
Independent Director13.75yrsUS$20.00k0.88% $199.3k

16.5yrs

Average Tenure

70.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BVSN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: BroadVision, Inc.
  • Ticker: BVSN
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$22.702m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.14m
  • Website: https://www.broadvision.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • BroadVision, Inc.
  • 460 Seaport Court
  • Suite 102
  • Redwood City
  • California
  • 94063
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BVSNNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 1996
BDN1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 1996

Biography

BroadVision, Inc. develops, markets, and supports enterprise portal applications that enable companies to unify their e-business infrastructure and conduct interactions and transactions with employees, partners, and customers through a personalized self-service model. It offers Business Agility Suite, a portal that provides personalized views of information and processes; Commerce Agility Suite, an e-commerce system for transacting business on the Web; Clearvale, an enterprise social network solution; Clear, a human resources management system; QuickSilver, a publishing system for large and complex documents; and Vmoso, a cloud application for conducting virtual enterprise communications, mobile workgroup collaborations, and social business engagements. The company also provides frameworks that offer portal services for organizing and presenting information; commerce services for transacting business on the Web; process services for transforming people-intensive processes and collaborations into Web-based self-service applications; content services for managing Web content throughout its lifecycle; staging services for moving content from development environment to production environment; search for full-text and field searching of online content and referenced external files with relevance ranking; unified stream services for unification and integration of information; notification/push services to deliver notifications through various messaging platforms; and migration services for data moving across platforms. In addition, it offers business consulting, implementation, integration and package, upgrade and migration, and performance tuning services; education, and support and maintenance services; and Vmoso and Kukini developer toolkits, and Kona framework, as well as Vmoso Enterprise Transformation, a proprietary implementation approach for the Vmoso collaborative solution. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California. On March 30, 2020, BroadVision, Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/19 02:41
End of Day Share Price2020/05/18 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
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.