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.
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Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BVSN exceeded the US Software industry which returned 11% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BVSN exceeded the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
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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Is BroadVision undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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 (7.4x) compared to the US Software industry average (4.3x).
How is BroadVision forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
- Examine BroadVision'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.
- Explore growth companies in the Software industry.
How has BroadVision performed over the past 5 years?
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 (18.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BVSN has a negative Return on Equity (-217.52%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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.
Inventory Level: BVSN has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BVSN's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are -209.8x debt).
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.
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Pehong Chen (61yo)
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 ($USD602.37K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pehong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||26.83yrs||US$352.00k||33.11% $6.7m|
|Independent Director||15.58yrs||US$20.00k||0.91% $184.5k|
|Independent Director||17.17yrs||US$25.00k||1.15% $232.2k|
|Independent Director||13.58yrs||US$20.00k||0.89% $180.5k|
Experienced Board: BVSN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.4 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BroadVision, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BroadVision, Inc.
- Ticker: BVSN
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1993
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$20.244m
- Shares outstanding: 5.06m
- Website: https://www.broadvision.com
Number of Employees
- BroadVision, Inc.
- 460 Seaport Court
- Suite 102
- Redwood City
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BVSN||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1996|
|BDN1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1996|
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.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/03/31 00:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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