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DASAN Zhone Solutions

Executive Summary

DZS Inc. provides network access solutions and communications platforms for service provider and enterprise networks in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Korea, and other Asia Pacific Countries. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with concerning outlook.


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Share Price & News

How has DASAN Zhone Solutions's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.9%

DZSI

-2.1%

US Communications

-2.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

32.1%

DZSI

-14.0%

US Communications

18.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: DZSI exceeded the US Communications industry which returned -12.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DZSI exceeded the US Market which returned 19.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DZSIIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.9%-2.1%-2.4%
30 Day-4.9%-0.2%4.2%
90 Day-1.7%-14.3%6.3%
1 Year32.1%32.1%-11.6%-14.0%20.9%18.2%
3 Year49.6%49.6%15.1%7.1%41.2%31.8%
5 Year47.8%47.8%38.2%22.5%84.8%63.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is DASAN Zhone Solutions undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.16x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DZSI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DZSI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DZSI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Communications industry average.

PE vs Market: DZSI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DZSI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Communications industry average (1.7x).


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Future Growth

How is DASAN Zhone Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

11.4%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if DZSI's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if DZSI's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: DZSI's revenue (11.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DZSI's revenue (11.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if DZSI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has DASAN Zhone Solutions performed over the past 5 years?

-5.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DZSI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DZSI is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DZSI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DZSI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: DZSI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (-28.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: DZSI has a negative Return on Equity (-23.61%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is DASAN Zhone Solutions's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DZSI's short term assets ($211.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($95.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: DZSI's short term assets ($211.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($66.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DZSI's debt to equity ratio (58%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DZSI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 49.9% to 58% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if DZSI has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if DZSI has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is DASAN Zhone Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DZSI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DZSI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DZSI'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 DZSI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

0.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Charlie Vogt (54 yo)

0.17

Tenure

Mr. Charles Daniel Vogt, also known as Charlie, serves as President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. since August 1, 2020. He serves as Advisor at Black Dragon Capital, LL ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Thomas Cancro
Chief Financial Officer0.92yrUS$983.83kno data
Charles Vogt
President0.17yrno datano data
Andrew Bender
Chief Technology Officerno datano datano data
Darrin Whitney
Chief Information Officerno datano datano data
Ted Moreau
Vice President of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Justin Ferguson
Chief Legal Officerno datano datano data
Eric Mackey
Vice President of Sales Operations0.17yrno datano data
Laura Larsen-Misunas
Chief People Officerno datano datano data
Seung-Dong Lee
Chief Architect & Office of CTO0.17yrUS$637.19k0%
$ 0
Jun-Sick Bahk
Executive Vice President of Asia Sales0.75yrno datano data
Keith Nauman
Senior Vice President of Global Servicesno datano datano data
Daniel Won
Chief Product Officerno datano datano data

0.2yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: DZSI's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Charles Vogt
President0.17yrno datano data
David Schopp
Independent Director2.17yrsUS$107.50k0.034%
$ 71.6k
Min Nam
Chairman of the Board4.08yrsUS$110.00k0.054%
$ 114.2k
Rolf Unterberger
Independent Director2.5yrsUS$111.25k0.043%
$ 91.1k
Seong-Gyun Kim
Independent Director4.08yrsUS$115.00k0.071%
$ 151.0k
Joon Kyung Kim
Independent Director0.75yrno data0%
$ 0
Choon Yoo
Director0.75yrUS$41.68k0.012%
$ 26.3k

2.2yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: DZSI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc.
  • Ticker: DZSI
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$212.138m
  • Shares outstanding: 21.58m
  • Website: https://www.dzsi.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc.
  • 5700 Tennyson Parkway
  • Suite 400
  • Plano
  • Texas
  • 75024
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DZSINasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 2007
TLFPDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 2007

Biography

DZS Inc. provides network access solutions and communications platforms for service provider and enterprise networks in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Korea, and ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/20 01:06
End of Day Share Price2020/10/19 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.