OTCPK:DFTC

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Defentect Group, Inc. develops and provides IP based alerting system that protects against chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive threats.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DFTC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-38.1%

DFTC

-9.9%

US Software

-10.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

24.4%

DFTC

20.4%

US Software

5.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: DFTC exceeded the US Software industry which returned 20.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DFTC exceeded the US Market which returned 5.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DFTCIndustryMarket
7 Day-38.1%-9.9%-10.6%
30 Day-27.8%-5.5%-8.5%
90 Day-43.5%1.9%-4.6%
1 Year24.4%24.4%21.7%20.4%7.4%5.2%
3 Year30.0%30.0%122.5%112.9%31.7%23.2%
5 Year-18.8%-18.8%190.9%169.8%56.4%39.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Defentect Group is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Defentect Group 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

  • Take a look at our analysis of DFTC’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.
  • 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 Defentect Group regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Software industry.

Future Growth

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

11.0%

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 Defentect Group 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

  • Take a look at our analysis of DFTC’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.
  • 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 Defentect Group's filings and announcements here.
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Past Performance

How has Defentect Group 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, Defentect Group 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 Defentect Group's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Defentect Group'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. Defentect Group 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 DFTC’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 Defentect Group's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Software industry.

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.6%markettop25%4.1%industryaverage1.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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

11.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Jim Ackerly (70yo)

US$38,020

Compensation

Mr. James C. Ackerly, also known as Jim, has been President and CEO at Defentect Group, Inc. since January, 2000. Since 1995, Mr. Ackerly provided technology consulting and design services to AMR Corp., Th ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Lewis Bremer
Chairman of the Board11.3yrsUS$45.00kno data
James Ackerly
CEO & President0yrsUS$38.02kno data
Ed Resor
Vice President and Director20.1yrsno datano data
William Hill
Member of Advisory Board0yrsno datano data
Joseph Rosetti
Member of Advisory Board11.4yrsno datano data

11.4yrs

Average Tenure

70yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: DFTC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.4 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Defentect Group, Inc.
  • Ticker: DFTC
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$102.407k
  • Shares outstanding: 78.78m
  • Website: https://www.defentect.com

Location

  • Defentect Group, Inc.
  • 25 South Avenue
  • New Canaan
  • Connecticut
  • 6840
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DFTCOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 2006

Biography

Defentect Group, Inc. develops and provides IP based alerting system that protects against chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive threats. The company offers DM3, a software platform that enables the integration of multiple sensors to coordinate security systems through a simple graphical user interface and initiates communication and data-driven messaging between systems and to emergency personnel; and DefenCall, an iPhone application which links to DM3 and creates a mobile personal safety device and service. It also offers GammaTect Zero, an integration device, which combines an analog-to-digital converter and a communications module; GammaTect Two, a Geiger-Muller based gamma detector that detects gamma radiation above 50 microR/hr; and GammaTect Four, a scintillator-based gamma radiation sensor enabling real-time alerts and gamma radiation isotope identification in an unattended perimeter or portal network. The company was formerly known as Splinternet Holdings, Inc. Defentect Group, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is based in New Canaan, Connecticut. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/28 00:58
End of Day Share Price2020/02/27 00:00
Earnings2010/09/30
Annual Earnings2009/12/31


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.