ELSE

Electro-SensorsNasdaqCM:ELSE Stock Report

Market Cap

US$17.3m

7D

-2.1%

1Y

47.5%

Updated

22 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials
ELSE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

ELSE Overview

Electro-Sensors, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial production monitoring and process control systems.

Electro-Sensors Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Electro-Sensors
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$5.09
52 Week HighUS$3.37
52 Week LowUS$8.80
Beta0.57
1 Month Change2.83%
3 Month Change6.04%
1 Year Change47.54%
3 Year Change37.45%
5 Year Change41.78%
Change since IPO190.86%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 27
Electro-Sensors (NASDAQ:ELSE) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

Electro-Sensors (NASDAQ:ELSE) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

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Mar 27
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Electro-Sensors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELSE)

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Electro-Sensors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELSE)

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of Electro-Sensors, Inc. ( NASDAQ:ELSE ) by taking...

Shareholder Returns

ELSEUS ElectronicUS Market
7D-2.1%-2.5%-1.7%
1Y47.5%52.9%36.2%

Return vs Industry: ELSE matched the US Electronic industry which returned 47.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ELSE exceeded the US Market which returned 31.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ELSE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ELSE volatility
ELSE Beta0.57
Industry Beta1.32
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: ELSE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ELSE's weekly volatility has decreased from 23% to 6% over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
196837David Klenkhttps://www.electro-sensors.com

Electro-Sensors, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial production monitoring and process control systems. The company manufactures and sells various monitoring systems that measure machine production and operation rates, as well as systems, which regulate the speed of related machines in production processes. Its speed monitoring systems include a line of products that measure production counts or rates, such as parts, gallons, or board feet; and alarm systems, tachometers, and other devices that translate impulses from the sensors into alarm signals, computer inputs, or digital displays.

Electro-Sensors Fundamentals Summary

How do Electro-Sensors's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ELSE fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$17.28m
Earnings (TTM)US$161.00k
Revenue (TTM)US$7.97m

107.4x

P/E Ratio

2.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ELSE income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$7.97m
Cost of RevenueUS$3.77m
Gross ProfitUS$4.20m
ExpensesUS$4.04m
EarningsUS$161.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.047
Gross Margin52.69%
Net Profit Margin2.02%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did ELSE perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Electro-Sensors undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

107.36x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ELSE ($5.09) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($4.15)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ELSE is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ELSE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (107.4x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (20.2x).

PE vs Market: ELSE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (107.4x) compared to the US market (17.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ELSE is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.6x).


Future Growth

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

22.2%

Forecasted Tech 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 Electro-Sensors 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.


Past Performance

How has Electro-Sensors performed over the past 5 years?

-26.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ELSE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ELSE's current net profit margins (2%) are higher than last year (0.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ELSE's earnings have declined by 26.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ELSE's earnings growth over the past year (283.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-26.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ELSE earnings growth over the past year (283.3%) exceeded the Electronic industry 40.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: ELSE's Return on Equity (1.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Electro-Sensors's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ELSE's short term assets ($12.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: ELSE's short term assets ($12.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($9.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ELSE is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ELSE had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: ELSE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: ELSE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Electro-Sensors's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ELSE's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ELSE is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ELSE'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?

9.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

David Klenk (56 yo)

8.17yrs

Tenure

US$277,971

Compensation

Mr. David L. Klenk has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Electro-Sensors Inc. since July 23, 2013 and its President since 2013. Mr. Klenk served as Chief Operating Officer of...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD277.97K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD552.02K).

Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

Experienced Board: ELSE's board of directors are considered experienced (9 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: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Electro-Sensors, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Electro-Sensors, Inc.
  • Ticker: ELSE
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1968
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$17.283m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.40m
  • Website: https://www.electro-sensors.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Electro-Sensors, Inc.
  • 6111 Blue Circle Drive
  • Minnetonka
  • Minnesota
  • 55343-9108
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/22 22:32
End of Day Share Price2021/09/22 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.