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CLPS

CLPS IncorporationNasdaqGM:CLPS Stock Report

Market Cap

US$52.0m

7D

-11.0%

1Y

-21.1%

Updated

02 Dec, 2021

Data

Company Financials
CLPS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

CLPS Stock Overview

CLPS Incorporation provides information technology, consulting, and solutions to institutions operating in banking, insurance, and financial sectors in the People’s Republic of China and internationally.

CLPS Incorporation Competitors

Tata Consultancy Services

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Infosys

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₹7.3t

Wipro

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₹3.5t

Shenzhen Sunline Tech

SZSE:300348

CN¥10.6b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for CLPS Incorporation
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$2.50
52 Week HighUS$19.78
52 Week LowUS$2.47
Beta3.06
1 Month Change-18.30%
3 Month Change-25.60%
1 Year Change-21.14%
3 Year Change-57.63%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-54.63%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 14
Returns On Capital At CLPS Incorporation (NASDAQ:CLPS) Paint A Concerning Picture

Returns On Capital At CLPS Incorporation (NASDAQ:CLPS) Paint A Concerning Picture

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Jul 28
I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And CLPS Incorporation (NASDAQ:CLPS) Passed With Ease

I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And CLPS Incorporation (NASDAQ:CLPS) Passed With Ease

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Jun 22
CLPS Incorporation's (NASDAQ:CLPS) Returns On Capital Not Reflecting Well On The Business

CLPS Incorporation's (NASDAQ:CLPS) Returns On Capital Not Reflecting Well On The Business

What are the early trends we should look for to identify a stock that could multiply in value over the long term? One...

Shareholder Returns

CLPSUS ITUS Market
7D-11.0%-7.1%-4.9%
1Y-21.1%-1.5%17.8%

Return vs Industry: CLPS underperformed the US IT industry which returned 0.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CLPS underperformed the US Market which returned 20% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CLPS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CLPS volatility
CLPS Average Weekly Movement6.8%
IT Industry Average Movement7.0%
Market Average Movement6.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.1%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: CLPS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CLPS's weekly volatility has decreased from 20% to 7% over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
20053,352Raymond Linhttps://www.clpsglobal.com

CLPS Incorporation provides information technology, consulting, and solutions to institutions operating in banking, insurance, and financial sectors in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. It offers IT consulting services in credit card business areas, such as credit card application, account setup, authorization and activation, settlement, collection, promotion, point system, anti-fraud, statement, reporting, and risk management. The company also provides banking services, including business analysis, system design, development, testing, system maintenance, and operation support; and services in loans, deposit, general ledger, wealth management, debit card, anti-money-laundering, statement and reporting, and risk management, as well as architecture consulting services for banking systems, and online and mobile banking.

CLPS Incorporation Fundamentals Summary

How do CLPS Incorporation's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CLPS fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$52.02m
Earnings (TTM)US$6.82m
Revenue (TTM)US$126.06m

7.5x

P/E Ratio

0.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CLPS income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$126.06m
Cost of RevenueUS$85.89m
Gross ProfitUS$40.17m
ExpensesUS$33.35m
EarningsUS$6.82m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.33
Gross Margin31.87%
Net Profit Margin5.41%
Debt/Equity Ratio13.1%

How did CLPS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

7.48x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CLPS is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the US IT industry average (34.8x).

PE vs Market: CLPS is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the US market (16.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CLPS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US IT industry average (4.7x).


Future Growth

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

16.2%

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 CLPS Incorporation 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.


Past Performance

How has CLPS Incorporation performed over the past 5 years?

27.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CLPS has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CLPS's current net profit margins (5.4%) are higher than last year (3.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CLPS's earnings have grown significantly by 27.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CLPS's earnings growth over the past year (132%) exceeds its 5-year average (27.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CLPS earnings growth over the past year (132%) exceeded the IT industry 38.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CLPS's Return on Equity (12.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is CLPS Incorporation's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CLPS's short term assets ($76.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($23.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: CLPS's short term assets ($76.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CLPS has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CLPS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CLPS's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CLPS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is CLPS Incorporation current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CLPS'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 CLPS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

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

2.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Raymond Lin (57 yo)

3.92yrs

Tenure

US$192,747

Compensation

Mr. Ming Hui Lin, also known as Raymond, is the Co-Founder of CLPS Incorporation. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of CLPS Incorporation since December 9, 2017 and serves as its Director. Mr. Lin j...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Raymond's total compensation ($USD192.75K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD563.50K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Raymond's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CLPS's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CLPS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 26.8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

CLPS Incorporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: CLPS Incorporation
  • Ticker: CLPS
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$52.022m
  • Shares outstanding: 20.40m
  • Website: https://www.clpsglobal.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • CLPS Incorporation
  • Unit 1102
  • Millennium City 2
  • Kwun Tong
  • Kowloon
  • 201203
  • Hong Kong

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/12/02 00:13
End of Day Share Price2021/12/01 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.