NasdaqCM:DWCH

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Datawatch Corporation designs, develops, markets, and distributes business computer software products to self-service data preparation and visual data discovery markets in the United States and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet with concerning outlook.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.2%

DWCH

-3.1%

US Software

0.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

41.6%

DWCH

19.9%

US Software

6.8%

US Market


Shareholder returns

DWCHIndustryMarket
7 Day0.2%-3.1%0.5%
30 Day0.2%-3.1%-0.8%
90 Day7.4%-6.6%-0.9%
1 Year41.6%41.6%21.6%19.9%9.2%6.8%
3 Year109.3%109.3%111.9%103.5%45.6%36.2%
5 Year-61.5%-61.5%163.3%144.3%63.2%45.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

6.29x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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Price To Earnings Ratio

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Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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Price to Book Ratio

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Future Growth

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

22.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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High Growth Earnings: DWCH is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

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Future Return on Equity

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Past Performance

How has Datawatch performed over the past 5 years?

24.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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Return on Equity

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Return on Assets

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Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Datawatch's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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Debt to Equity History and Analysis

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Balance Sheet

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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.

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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.5%forecastin3Yearsn/a

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Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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Current Payout to Shareholders

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Future Payout to Shareholders

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Management

What is the CEO of Datawatch's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Morrison (55yo)

7.8yrs

Tenure

US$1,411,500

Compensation

Mr. Michael A. Morrison has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Datawatch Corporation since February 11, 2011. Mr. Morrison served as Interim Principal Financial Officer of Datawatch Corporat ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

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Management Age and Tenure

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

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Board Age and Tenure

6.3yrs

Average Tenure

67yo

Average Age

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Insider Trading

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Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$12,90621 Nov 18
Ken Tacelli
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares989
Max PriceUS$13.05

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Michael Morrison (55yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.41m
  • Jim Eliason (50yo)

    CFO, VP of Finance

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$932.11k
  • Jon Pilkington

    Chief Products Officer

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
  • Ken Tacelli (49yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.24m
  • Peter Simpson

    Vice President of Visualization Strategy

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
  • Brigid MacDonald

    Global Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
  • Andrew Batchelor

    Vice President of EMEA Sales

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs

Board Members

  • Thomas Kelly (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 14.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$72.55k
  • Colin Mahony (43yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$72.60k
  • Dave Mahoney (73yo)

    Vice Chairman

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$120.55k
  • Don Friedman (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$72.55k
  • Joan McArdle (67yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$72.55k
  • Richard de Osborne (84yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 17.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$72.55k
  • Christopher Cox (53yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$72.55k
  • Randy Seidl (54yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3yrs
    • Compensation: US$72.55k
  • Michael Morrison (55yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.41m

Company Information

Datawatch Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Datawatch Corporation
  • Ticker: DWCH
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$166.851m
  • Shares outstanding: 12.74m
  • Website: https://www.datawatch.com

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Location

  • Datawatch Corporation
  • 4 Crosby Drive
  • Bedford
  • Massachusetts
  • 1730
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DWCHNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMay 1992
DA7DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURMay 1992

Biography

Datawatch Corporation designs, develops, markets, and distributes business computer software products to self-service data preparation and visual data discovery markets in the United States and internation ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2018/12/13 23:35
End of Day Share Price2018/12/12 00:00
Earnings2018/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/09/30


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.