GlobalSCAPE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and distributes software, delivers managed and hosted solutions, and provides associated services for secure information exchange, and data transfer and sharing for enterprises and consumers worldwide.
Solid track record and good value.
Share Price & News
How has GlobalSCAPE's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GSB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GSB underperformed the US Software industry which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GSB exceeded the US Market which returned -10.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GlobalSCAPE's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is GlobalSCAPE 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: GSB ($7.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($45.39)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GSB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GSB is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the Software industry average (40x).
PE vs Market: GSB is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the US market (13.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GSB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GSB has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Software industry average.
How is GlobalSCAPE 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 GlobalSCAPE 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 whether GlobalSCAPE is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- GlobalSCAPE competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Software industry.
How has GlobalSCAPE performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GSB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GSB's current net profit margins (32.9%) are higher than last year (10.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GSB's earnings have grown significantly by 22.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GSB's earnings growth over the past year (263.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (22.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GSB earnings growth over the past year (263.1%) exceeded the Software industry 18.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GSB's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is GlobalSCAPE's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GSB has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: GSB has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GSB has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: GSB's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: GSB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.6%).
Interest Coverage: GSB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (58.5x coverage).
Inventory Level: GSB has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: GSB has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
What is GlobalSCAPE's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GSB's dividend (0.63%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.95%).
High Dividend: GSB's dividend (0.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.37%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GSB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: GSB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GSB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GSB'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
Robert Alpert (54yo)
Mr. Robert Hudson Alpert has been Co-Chief Executive Officer of P10 Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as P10 Industries, Inc.) since October 6, 2017. He has been the Chairman of the Board at GlobalSCAPE, Inc. ...
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||1yr||US$40.50k||0.18% $234.8k|
|Executive VP of Sales & Marketing||2.5yrs||US$466.44k||0.13% $170.6k|
|Executive VP of Technical Services & Engineering||1yr||US$468.20k||0.13% $178.3k|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.08yrs||no data||0.068% $90.4k|
|Chief Operating Officer||1.67yrs||no data||0.093% $123.4k|
|Head of Administrative Services||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Product Strategy||no data||US$104.51k||no data|
|Enterprise Sales Manager||no data||US$140.84k||no data|
Experienced Management: GSB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||1yr||US$40.50k||0.18% $234.8k|
|Independent Director||17.83yrs||US$203.67k||6.17% $8.2m|
|Independent Director||4.25yrs||US$142.40k||0.43% $569.6k|
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$38.50k||0.33% $437.9k|
Experienced Board: GSB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GSB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GlobalSCAPE, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GlobalSCAPE, Inc.
- Ticker: GSB
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$133.209m
- Shares outstanding: 18.71m
- Website: https://www.globalscape.com
Number of Employees
- GlobalSCAPE, Inc.
- 4500 Lockhill-Selma Road
- Suite 150
- San Antonio
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GSB||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 2002|
GlobalSCAPE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and distributes software, delivers managed and hosted solutions, and provides associated services for secure information exchange, and data transfer and sharing for enterprises and consumers worldwide. It offers managed file transfer solutions, including enhanced file transfer platforms; and Mail Express solution that enable users to send and receive encrypted email and attachments of unlimited size. The company also provides Wide Area File Services Solution that enables to replicate, share, and backup files within a wide or local area network; and CuteFTP, a file transfer program for individuals and small businesses. In addition, it offers various professional services, such as product configuration and system integration, solution quickstart implementations, business process and workflow, policy development, education and training, and solution health checks, as well as engineering services; and maintenance and support services. The company primarily serves the finance, health care, energy, retail, manufacturing, and engineering markets. GlobalSCAPE, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in San Antonio, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/01 05:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/31 00:00|
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.