GNSS Stock Overview
Genasys Inc. a global provider of critical communications hardware and software solutions worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$3.77|
|52 Week High||US$8.33|
|52 Week Low||US$3.30|
|1 Month Change||8.02%|
|3 Month Change||-28.33%|
|1 Year Change||-48.92%|
|3 Year Change||49.60%|
|5 Year Change||115.43%|
|Change since IPO||654.00%|
Recent News & Updates
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Genasys Inc. (NASDAQ:GNSS)
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Genasys: Building A Platform To Address World's Critical Communication Needs
The frequency and number of life threatening events, both natural and manmade are increasing every year. Governments and regulators are re-writing national public safety, emergency, and security communication protocols with mandatory requirements and tenders. Genasys is one of the few companies selling critical communication technologies to pre-empt or at least minimise the human and economic cost. Genasys has made multiple strategic and complementary acquisitions to create the broadest portfolio of one stop show emergency solution provider vs competition. Genasys management plan is to grow revenues 3x in 5Y. We analyse this little known company, compare it with its direct competitor and assess its intrinsic value for investment.
|GNSS||US Communications||US Market|
Return vs Industry: GNSS underperformed the US Communications industry which returned 32% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GNSS underperformed the US Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.
|GNSS Average Weekly Movement||8.0%|
|Communications Industry Average Movement||7.6%|
|Market Average Movement||6.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: GNSS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GNSS's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Genasys Inc. a global provider of critical communications hardware and software solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Hardware and Software. It provides long range acoustic devices, such as acoustic hailing devices which are used to project sirens and audible voice messages; and Genasys Emergency Management, a software-based product line.
Genasys Fundamentals Summary
|GNSS fundamental statistics|
Is GNSS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GNSS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$23.58m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.019|
|Net Profit Margin||1.50%|
How did GNSS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Genasys undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GNSS ($3.77) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($3.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GNSS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GNSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (195.4x) compared to the US Communications industry average (27.4x).
PE vs Market: GNSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (195.4x) compared to the US market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GNSS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (8.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GNSS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Communications industry average (1.9x).
How is Genasys forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GNSS's forecast earnings growth (22.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GNSS's earnings (22.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GNSS's revenue (13.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GNSS's revenue (13.6% 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 GNSS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Genasys performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GNSS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GNSS's current net profit margins (1.5%) are lower than last year (27.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GNSS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 68.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: GNSS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GNSS had negative earnings growth (-94.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Communications industry average (35%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GNSS's Return on Equity (1.1%) is considered low.
How is Genasys's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GNSS's short term assets ($35.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($17.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: GNSS's short term assets ($35.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GNSS has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if GNSS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GNSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (2077.7%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if GNSS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Genasys's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GNSS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GNSS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GNSS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GNSS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GNSS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GNSS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Danforth (61 yo)
Mr. Richard S. Danforth has been the Chief Executive Officer at Genasys Inc. (formerly known as LRAD Corporation) since August 1, 2016. Mr. Danforth founded RsD Aero, Ltd. in October 2013.He served as the...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD764.36K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD577.27K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: GNSS's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GNSS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GNSS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.7%.
Genasys Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Genasys Inc.
- Ticker: GNSS
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Communications Equipment
- Sector: Tech
- Implied Market Cap: US$137.538m
- Shares outstanding: 36.48m
- Website: https://genasys.com
Number of Employees
- Genasys Inc.
- 16262 West Bernardo Drive
- San Diego
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/18 23:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/18 00:00|
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.