Image Sensing Systems, Inc. develops and markets video and radar processing products for the intelligent transportation systems industry worldwide.
Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.
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 exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ISNS exceeded the US Market which returned 14% 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 ($5.65) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($8.55)
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 (3.9x) compared to the Electronic industry average (18.7x).
PE vs Market: ISNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.9x) compared to the US market (17.7x).
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 (1.7x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.9x).
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 (51%) are higher than last year (13.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ISNS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 71.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ISNS's earnings growth over the past year (273.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (71.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ISNS earnings growth over the past year (273.9%) exceeded the Electronic industry 12%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ISNS's Return on Equity (42.7%) is considered outstanding.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Image Sensing Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ISNS's short term assets ($9.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ISNS's short term assets ($9.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($24.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ISNS is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ISNS has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: ISNS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if ISNS's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: ISNS is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: ISNS is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Image Sensing Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISNS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISNS'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 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 (43yo)
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 ($USD336.73K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD522.62K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chad's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||3.7yrs||US$92.50k||1.99% $598.4k|
|President & CEO||2.9yrs||US$336.73k||0.90% $271.3k|
|CFO & & Principal Accounting Officer||0.8yrs||no data||0.20% $59.4k|
|Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing||1.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ISNS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Executive Chairman||3.7yrs||US$92.50k||1.99% $598.4k|
|Independent Director||10.9yrs||US$75.00k||1.55% $465.5k|
|Independent Director||6.7yrs||US$72.00k||0.81% $243.3k|
|Independent Director||1.1yrs||no data||0.19% $56.6k|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$50.00k||0.41% $122.9k|
Experienced Board: ISNS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
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$30.034m
- Shares outstanding: 5.32m
- 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 and Highway. It offers various vehicle and traffic detection products, including Autoscope video systems and RTMS radar systems that convert sensory input collected by video cameras and radar units into vehicle detection and traffic data used to operate, monitor, and enhance the efficiency of roadway infrastructure. The company provides its video and radar processing products for use in traffic applications, such as intersection control, highway, bridge and tunnel traffic management, and traffic data collection. It markets and sells its products to end users comprising federal, state, city, and county departments of transportation, port, highway, tunnel, and other transportation authorities, as well as system integrators or other suppliers of systems and services who are operating under subcontracts in connection with road construction contracts. Image Sensing Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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