ShotSpotter, Inc. provides precision-policing and security solutions for law enforcement and security personnel in the United States and South Africa.
Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has ShotSpotter's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SSTI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SSTI underperformed the US Software industry which returned 35.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SSTI underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ShotSpotter's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StShould ShotSpotter, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSTI) Focus On Improving This Fundamental Metric?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StThe ShotSpotter (NASDAQ:SSTI) Share Price Is Down 29% So Some Shareholders Are Getting Worried
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhy ShotSpotter, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:SSTI) Return On Capital Employed Looks Uninspiring
Is ShotSpotter undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SSTI ($36.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($62.19)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SSTI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SSTI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (232x) compared to the Software industry average (49.4x).
PE vs Market: SSTI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (232x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SSTI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SSTI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (15.4x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.9x).
How is ShotSpotter forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SSTI's forecast earnings growth (44.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SSTI's earnings (44.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SSTI's revenue (18.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SSTI's revenue (18.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SSTI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has ShotSpotter performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SSTI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SSTI became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SSTI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 45% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SSTI has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SSTI has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (18.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SSTI's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is ShotSpotter's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SSTI's short term assets ($40.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($32.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SSTI's short term assets ($40.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($896.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SSTI is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SSTI had no debt 5 years ago.
Inventory Level: SSTI has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SSTI's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are -59.4x 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: SSTI is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: SSTI is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is ShotSpotter's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SSTI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SSTI'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 SSTI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SSTI'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 SSTI'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 management tenure
Ralph Clark (60yo)
Mr. Ralph A. Clark has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of ShotSpotter, Inc. since August 2010. He served as Venture Partner of Ascend Ventures NY II, LP., Ascend Ventures II, LP, Ascend Vent ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ralph's total compensation ($USD970.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.67M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ralph's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & Secretary||3yrs||US$700.00k||0.33% $1.4m|
|Senior Vice President of Sales & Security||2.1yrs||US$563.24k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Marketing & Product Strategy||1.9yrs||US$1.69m||0.14% $593.3k|
|Founder & CSO||26.1yrs||no data||no data|
|0yrs||no data||no data|
|0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Operations||7.6yrs||US$231.63k||0.17% $722.0k|
|Senior Vice President of Products & Technology||5.3yrs||US$220.00k||0.27% $1.1m|
|Senior Vice President of Customer Support & Professional Services||1yrs||no data||0.00010% $425.3|
Experienced Management: SSTI's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
|Chair of the Board||0yrs||US$175.00k||0.30% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$125.00k||0.073% $308.6k|
|Independent Director||13.8yrs||US$140.00k||0.10% $425.8k|
|Independent Director||4.4yrs||US$128.75k||0.078% $331.3k|
|Observer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$125.00k||0.47% $2.0m|
|Independent Director||0.8yrs||no data||0.0030% $12.6k|
Experienced Board: SSTI's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.9%.
ShotSpotter, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ShotSpotter, Inc.
- Ticker: SSTI
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$425.295m
- Shares outstanding: 11.43m
- Website: https://www.shotspotter.com
Number of Employees
- ShotSpotter, Inc.
- 7979 Gateway Boulevard
- Suite 210
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|918||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2017|
|SSTI||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2017|
ShotSpotter, Inc. provides precision-policing and security solutions for law enforcement and security personnel in the United States and South Africa. Its solutions include ShotSpotter Flex, a public safety solution, which serves cities and municipalities to identify, locate, and deter gun violence by incorporating a real-time gunshot detection system into their policing systems; and ShotSpotter Missions, a cloud-based patrol management solution to help police departments plan patrol missions and tactics for crime deterrence. The company also provides ShotSpotter SecureCampus that helps the law enforcement and security personnel serving universities, colleges, and other educational institutions to mitigate risk and enhance security by notifying authorities and first responders of an active-shooter. In addition, it offers ShotSpotter SiteSecure, which serves customers, such as corporations to safeguard their facilities; and public agencies focused on protecting critical infrastructure, including train stations, airports, and freeways. The company sells its solutions through its direct sales teams. ShotSpotter, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Newark, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/25 02:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/24 00:00|
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