Valuesetters, Inc. provides consulting services, subscription services, advertising, and digital goods through its Internet and mobile device platforms in the media and entertainment markets.
The last earnings update was 1 day ago.
Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for OTCPK:VSTR using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model
The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for
is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method.
We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.
OTCPK:VSTR DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
The current share price of
is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a
for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Valuesetters's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 Valuesetters 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected IT industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Valuesetters's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Valuesetters's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Valuesetters's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Valuesetters is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Valuesetters is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
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 Valuesetters's filings and announcements here.
Valuesetters's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
2/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Dr. Cecilia Lenk, Ph.D., has been the Chairman and Director of Valuesetters, Inc. since September 1, 2017 and also has been its Chief Executive Officer since July 28, 2017. Dr. Lenk has over 20 years of senior management experience. She served as Vice President of Information Technology/Vice President of Technology & Digital Design of Decision Resources Group (Decision Resources, Inc.) since November 2003. She has launched a new web site, a content management system, a client contact system, new product digital platforms, a new intranet and customer portals - all of which are important to Decision Resources' top-line growth and product evolution over the past three years. She founded a technology firm that built a patented platform for online research. Prior to joining Decision Resources in 2001, she served as the President of Webivore Knowledge Systems. She has managed large-scale technology projects in collaboration with leading organizations, including National Geographic Society, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and Harvard University and has served three terms as a Town Councilor in Watertown, MA. She is active in many organizations. She serves on the Board of Cultural Survival, the Board of the Watertown Friends of the Library and the Watertown Free Public Library Building Fund. She is Chair of the Johns Hopkins Engineering Alumni and serves on the Alumni Advisory Board for the Hopkins School of Engineering. She serves as a Member of both the Alumni Council and the Society of Engineering Alumni at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Lenk holds a Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University and a B.S. in Engineering/BA (with honors) in Geography and Environmental Engineering from The Whiting School of Engineering at The John Hopkins University.
Insufficient data for Cecilia to compare compensation growth.
Cecilia's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Valuesetters management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Chairman & CEO
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Secretary & Director
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the Valuesetters board of directors is about average.
Valuesetters, Inc. provides consulting services, subscription services, advertising, and digital goods through its Internet and mobile device platforms in the media and entertainment markets. The company was formerly known as DBS Investments, Inc. and changed its name to Valuesetters, Inc. in December 2003. Valuesetters, Inc. was incorporated in 1984 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
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