Image Sensing Systems, Inc. develops and markets video and radar processing products for the intelligent transportation systems industry worldwide. More Details
Undervalued with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Image Sensing Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ISNS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ISNS underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ISNS underperformed the US Market which returned 18.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Image Sensing Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Image Sensing Systems 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: ISNS ($3.73) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($4.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ISNS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ISNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.2x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (26.6x).
PE vs Market: ISNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.2x) compared to the US market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ISNS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ISNS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.2x).
How is Image Sensing Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Image Sensing Systems 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.
How has Image Sensing Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ISNS has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ISNS's current net profit margins (44.4%) are higher than last year (15.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ISNS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 58.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ISNS's earnings growth over the past year (155.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (58.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ISNS earnings growth over the past year (155.4%) exceeded the Electronic industry -18%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ISNS's Return on Equity (33.7%) is considered high.
How is Image Sensing Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ISNS's short term assets ($10.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ISNS's short term assets ($10.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($550.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ISNS's debt to equity ratio (5.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ISNS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ISNS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (246.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if ISNS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Image Sensing Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISNS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISNS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ISNS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ISNS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ISNS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chad Stelzig (44 yo)
Mr. Chad Stelzig has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Image Sensing Systems, Inc. since March 8, 2017 and previously served as its Interim Chief Executive Officer and Interim President fro ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chad's total compensation ($USD318.15K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD579.76K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chad's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Independent Executive Chairman||4.33yrs||US$92.50k||2.08% |
|President & CEO||3.58yrs||US$318.15k||0.73% |
|CFO & & Principal Accounting Officer||1.5yrs||US$181.01k||0.20% |
|Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ISNS's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Executive Chairman||4.33yrs||US$92.50k||2.08% |
|Independent Director||11.58yrs||US$76.70k||1.64% |
|Independent Director||7.33yrs||US$72.64k||0.90% |
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||US$48.83k||0.28% |
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||US$62.05k||0.50% |
Experienced Board: ISNS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Image Sensing Systems, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Image Sensing Systems, Inc.
- Ticker: ISNS
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$19.911m
- Shares outstanding: 5.34m
- Website: https://www.imagesensing.com
Number of Employees
- Image Sensing Systems, Inc.
- 500 Spruce Tree Centre
- 1600 University Avenue West
- Saint Paul
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ISNS||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1995|
|IM9||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1995|
Image Sensing Systems, Inc. develops and markets video and radar processing products for the intelligent transportation systems industry worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Intersection a ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/25 00:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/23 00:00|
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