OTCPK:ADVC

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Advant-e Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, resells, and hosts software; and provides services that allow its customers to send and receive business documents electronically in standard and proprietary formats.


Snowflake Analysis

Average dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Advant-e's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ADVC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

n/a

ADVC

-2.7%

US Software

-1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-0.4%

ADVC

35.1%

US Software

17.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ADVC underperformed the US Software industry which returned 35.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ADVC underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ADVCIndustryMarket
7 Dayn/a-2.7%-1.1%
30 Day-3.1%5.5%1.5%
90 Day17.3%12.6%6.6%
1 Year8.2%-0.4%36.5%35.1%20.2%17.8%
3 Year38.8%10.1%145.5%135.2%47.5%38.1%
5 Year33.1%-5.9%212.4%190.0%71.2%52.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Advant-e undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ADVC ($5.23) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($3.21)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ADVC is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: Insufficient data to calculate ADVC's PE Ratio to determine if it is good value compared to the Software industry average.

PE vs Market: Insufficient data to calculate ADVC's PE Ratio to determine if it is good value compared to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: Insufficient data to calculate ADVC's PB Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Next Steps

Future Growth

How is Advant-e forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.1%

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 Advant-e 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.


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Past Performance

How has Advant-e performed over the past 5 years?

23.9%

Historical Software annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, Advant-e has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.


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Financial Health

How is Advant-e's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Advant-e's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Advant-e has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Advant-e is a dividend payer. Have a look at its current yield, dividend levels over time and whether analysts believe the payout ratio will be sustainable moving forward.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Advant-e's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Software industry.

Dividend

What is Advant-e's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.82%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company3.8%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: ADVC's dividend (3.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).

High Dividend: ADVC's dividend (3.82%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ADVC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ADVC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


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: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

US$203k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Jason Wadzinski (54yo)

19.8yrs

Tenure

US$202,620

Compensation

Mr. Jason K. Wadzinski has been Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Advant-E Corp. since April 10, 2000. Mr. Wadzinski co-founded Edict Systems, Inc. in 1990 and serves as its C ...


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: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Advant-e Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Advant-e Corp.
  • Ticker: ADVC
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$30.242m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.78m
  • Website: https://www.advant-e.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Advant-e Corp.
  • 2434 Esquire Drive
  • Beavercreek
  • Ohio
  • 45431
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ADVCOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 1995

Biography

Advant-e Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, resells, and hosts software; and provides services that allow its customers to send and receive business documents electronically in standard and proprietary formats. The company offers hosted electronic data interchange (EDI) solutions that utilize the Internet as the communications method to connect with business partners, integrate data with internal systems, expand and manage electronic trading communities, and validate data through a hosted business rule service. The company also develops and resells software; and provides professional, and technical maintenance and support services that enables customers to automate delivery and receipt of business documents. Advant-e Corporation was founded in 1994 and is based in Beavercreek, Ohio. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/24 01:17
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2012/12/31
Annual Earnings2012/12/31


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.