Harmonic Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells video infrastructure products and system solutions worldwide.
Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Harmonic's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HLIT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HLIT exceeded the US Communications industry which returned -5.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HLIT exceeded the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Harmonic's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Harmonic 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: HLIT ($6.77) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($34.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HLIT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HLIT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Communications industry average.
PE vs Market: HLIT 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 HLIT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HLIT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Communications industry average (1.8x).
How is Harmonic forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HLIT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: HLIT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: HLIT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HLIT's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HLIT's revenue (5.4% 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 HLIT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Harmonic performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HLIT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: HLIT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HLIT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 6.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HLIT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: HLIT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (-25.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HLIT has a negative Return on Equity (-2.35%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Harmonic's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HLIT's short term assets ($251.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($148.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: HLIT's short term assets ($251.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($186.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HLIT's debt to equity ratio (46.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if HLIT's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: HLIT has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HLIT's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.2x debt).
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: Whilst unprofitable HLIT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: HLIT is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -34.1% per year.
What is Harmonic's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HLIT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HLIT'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 HLIT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HLIT'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 HLIT'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
Patrick Harshman (54yo)
Dr. Patrick J. Harshman has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Harmonic Inc. since May 4, 2006. Dr. Harshman has driven Harmonic’s strategic re-positioning as the worldwide leader in video d ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Patrick's total compensation ($USD2.34M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.47M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Patrick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP||2.7yrs||US$1.02m||0.12% $776.7k|
|Senior Vice President of R&D - Video Business||8.9yrs||US$965.14k||0.19% $1.2m|
|Senior VP & GM of Cable Access Business||7.7yrs||US$1.24m||0.27% $1.7m|
|Chief Technology Officer of Video Business||0yrs||US$904.51k||0.36% $2.3m|
|Senior Vice President of Operations & IT||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
|General Counsel||6.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing & Communications||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Video Products & Corporate Development||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Global Sales & Video Services||1yrs||no data||0.096% $596.7k|
Experienced Management: HLIT's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$204.66k||0.016% $101.7k|
|Independent Director||8yrs||US$182.00k||0.17% $1.1m|
|Chairman of the Board||6.8yrs||US$209.50k||0.22% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||4.9yrs||US$187.00k||0.13% $807.8k|
|Independent Director||7.6yrs||US$164.00k||0.21% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||1.3yrs||US$169.81k||0.011% $67.2k|
Experienced Board: HLIT's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: HLIT insiders have only sold shares 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 4.6%.
Harmonic Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Harmonic Inc.
- Ticker: HLIT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Communications Equipment
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$621.994m
- Shares outstanding: 91.88m
- Website: https://www.harmonicinc.com
Number of Employees
- Harmonic Inc.
- 4300 North First Street
- San Jose
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HLIT||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1995|
|HMC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1995|
|0J38||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||May 1995|
Harmonic Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells video infrastructure products and system solutions worldwide. Its products enable customers to create, prepare, and deliver a range of video and broadband services to consumer devices, including televisions, personal computers, laptops, tablets, and smart phones. The company operates in two segments, Video and Cable Access. The Video segment sells video processing, and production and playout solutions and services to cable operators, and satellite and telecommunications Pay-TV service providers, as well as to broadcast and media, including streaming media companies. This segment’s video processing solutions include network management and application software, and hardware products, such as cloud media processing, broadcast and over-the-top encoders, contribution encoders, high-density transcoders and stream processing, multiscreen delivery, decoders and descramblers, and video servers. This segment also provides video-optimized storage systems; and unified video playout and processing software-as-a-service solutions. The Cable Access segment offers cable edge solutions and related services, including CableOS software-based cable access solutions; and narrowcast services gateway products primarily to cable operators. The company also provides technical support and professional services, such as maintenance and support, consulting, implementation, program management, technical design and planning, building and site preparation, integration and equipment installation, system testing, and training. Harmonic Inc. sells its products through its direct sales force, as well as through independent resellers and systems integrators. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/16 23:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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