OTCPK:HWSY

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Hawk Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops fingerprint authentication technology.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-35.9%

HWSY

-2.7%

US Software

-1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-40.0%

HWSY

35.1%

US Software

17.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: HWSY underperformed the US Software industry which returned 35.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HWSY underperformed the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HWSYIndustryMarket
7 Day-35.9%-2.7%-1.1%
30 Day31.3%5.5%1.5%
90 Day-30.0%12.6%6.6%
1 Year-40.0%-40.0%36.5%35.1%20.2%17.8%
3 Year75.0%75.0%145.5%135.2%47.5%38.1%
5 Year75.0%75.0%212.4%190.0%71.2%52.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Hawk Systems is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Hawk Systems 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 HWSY’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 Hawk Systems regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Software industry.

Future Growth

How is Hawk Systems 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 Hawk Systems 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 HWSY’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 Hawk Systems's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Software industry.

Past Performance

How has Hawk Systems 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, Hawk Systems 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

  • When a company lacks a financial track record, its management’s track record becomes important. Corporate governance also plays an important role in a young business as board members are seen as highly-experienced leaders to help steer the company into the future. Take a look at Hawk Systems's' management and board experience and expertise to assess their ability to deliver on their strategic promises.
  • 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 Hawk Systems's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore strong past performing companies in the Software industry.

Financial Health

How is Hawk Systems's financial position?


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

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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

10.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Hawk Systems has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David Coriaty
Chief Financial Officer11yrsUS$500.00kno data
Ian Brown
Secretary0yrsno datano data
Edward Sebastiano
Director11yrsno datano data
Antonio DeRisi
Director11yrsno datano data
James Liantonio
Director9.4yrsno datano data
Edward Dingler
Director9yrsno datano data
Todd Newberry
Director9yrsno datano data

10.2yrs

Average Tenure

51.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HWSY's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.2 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Hawk Systems, Inc.
  • Ticker: HWSY
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$190.824k
  • Shares outstanding: 90.87m
  • Website: https://null

Location

  • Hawk Systems, Inc.
  • 777 South Flagler Drive
  • Suite 800
  • West Palm Beach
  • Florida
  • 33401
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HWSYOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 2009

Biography

Hawk Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops fingerprint authentication technology. Its technology would offer security, convenience, and ease of use in applications, such as automobile locks and theft-protection. The company offers Print Access Security System (PASS), an automotive security product. Its technology could also used for security in banking, healthcare, hotel/casino operations, employee time clock and attendance, stadium security, and sporting and gaming applications where identity management is required. The company was incorporated in 2001 and is based in West Palm Beach, Florida. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/23 23:52
End of Day Share Price2020/02/21 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.