OTCPK:CMXX

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Cimetrix Incorporated, a software company, provides products and services to precision equipment manufacturers worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

n/a

CMXX

1.4%

US Software

0.06%

US Market


1 Year Return

14.6%

CMXX

43.7%

US Software

19.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CMXX underperformed the US Software industry which returned 43.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CMXX underperformed the US Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CMXXIndustryMarket
7 Dayn/a1.4%0.06%
30 Day10.0%8.2%1.1%
90 Dayn/a19.0%8.9%
1 Year14.6%14.6%45.2%43.7%21.9%19.4%
3 Year96.4%96.4%154.0%143.2%48.9%39.3%
5 Year95.7%95.7%224.9%201.4%71.9%53.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Cimetrix is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Cimetrix has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Examine Cimetrix's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Cimetrix regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Software industry.

Future Growth

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

11.3%

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 Cimetrix 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.


Next Steps

  • Examine Cimetrix's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • 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. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Cimetrix's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Software industry.

Past Performance

How has Cimetrix 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, Cimetrix 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.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is Cimetrix's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Cimetrix'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. Cimetrix 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

  • Take a look at our analysis of CMXX’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • 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 Cimetrix's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Software industry.

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CMXX'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 CMXX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CMXX'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 CMXX'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?

14.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bob Reback (59yo)

17.6yrs

Tenure

US$266,759

Compensation

Mr. Robert H. Reback, also known as Bob, has been the President of Cimetrix Inc. since June 25, 2001. Mr. Reback has been the Chief Executive Officer of Cimetrix Inc., since July 2002. He joined Cimetrix I ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD519.76K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Bob's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Reback
Chairman17.6yrsUS$266.76kno data
Jodi Juretich
CFO, Treasurer & Secretary11.3yrsUS$161.00kno data
David Faulkner
Executive VP of Sales & Marketing and Director0yrsUS$218.51kno data
C. Weber
Vice President of New Product Innovations3.9yrsUS$47.44kno data
Ranjan Chatterjee
VP & GM of Smart Factory Business0yrsno datano data

14.4yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CMXX's management team is seasoned and experienced (14.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Reback
Chairman17.6yrsUS$266.76kno data
David Faulkner
Executive VP of Sales & Marketing and Director0yrsUS$218.51kno data
Scott Chandler
Director16.8yrsUS$20.05kno data
Michael Thompson
Director15.8yrsUS$20.05kno data
Patrick Trippel
Director4.8yrsno datano data

15.8yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CMXX's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.8 years average tenure).


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.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Cimetrix, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Cimetrix, Inc.
  • Ticker: CMXX
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Systems Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$12.380m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.50m
  • Website: https://www.cimetrix.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Cimetrix, Inc.
  • 6979 South High Tech Drive
  • Salt Lake City
  • Utah
  • 84047
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CMXXOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 1994

Biography

Cimetrix Incorporated, a software company, provides products and services to precision equipment manufacturers worldwide. The company offers connectivity products, including CIMConnect, a software toolkit that offers libraries, sample applications, testing tools, and GEM manual templates for developing and deploying communication interfaces on manufacturing equipment; SECSConnect, a software product for sending and receiving SECS-II messages; TESTConnect, a software product for testing, emulating, and characterizing SECS/GEM interfaces; and CIM300, a toolkit that provides complement of modules to implement connectivity standards. Its connectivity products also comprise CIMPortal Plus, a software toolkit that offers a comprehensive equipment data acquisition solution for equipment manufacturers; EDAConnect software, which enables semiconductor and LED fabs to gather data from precision equipment used for wafer processing and testing; and ECCE Plus, an equipment client connection emulator. The company also provides equipment control products comprising CIMControlFramework, a software framework for equipment automation. It serves semiconductor, photovoltaic, LED, and related industries. Cimetrix Incorporated was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/18 23:44
End of Day Share Price2020/02/13 00:00
Earnings2014/09/30
Annual Earnings2013/12/31


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.