NasdaqCM:ISNS

Stock Analysis Report

Image Sensing Systems

Executive Summary

Image Sensing Systems, Inc. develops and markets video and radar processing products for the intelligent transportation systems industry worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

Risks

  • Image Sensing Systems is not covered by any analysts.

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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.0%

NasdaqCM:ISNS

-0.03%

US Electronic

0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-13.9%

NasdaqCM:ISNS

-7.7%

US Electronic

-0.7%

US Market

ISNS underperformed the Electronic industry which returned -5.9% over the past year.

ISNS underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

ISNSIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.0%-0.03%0.2%
30 Day-2.0%-4.7%-2.7%
90 Day-6.4%0.7%1.6%
1 Year-13.9%-13.9%-6.8%-7.7%1.6%-0.7%
3 Year37.5%37.5%43.3%39.4%40.0%30.9%
5 Year45.6%45.6%50.9%43.7%53.8%36.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Image Sensing Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Image Sensing Systems undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

11.13x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Image Sensing Systems's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Image Sensing Systems's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Image Sensing Systems is good value based on earnings compared to the US Electronic industry average.

Image Sensing Systems is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Image Sensing Systems, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Image Sensing Systems is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Electronic industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Image Sensing Systems expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

1.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Image Sensing Systems is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Image Sensing Systems's earnings are expected to grow by 1.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare Image Sensing Systems's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

Image Sensing Systems's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Image Sensing Systems's earnings growth is positive but not above the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Image Sensing Systems will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Image Sensing Systems performed over the past 5 years?

78.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Image Sensing Systems has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Image Sensing Systems's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (13.2% vs 78.3%)

Image Sensing Systems's earnings growth has not exceeded the US Electronic industry average in the past year (13.2% vs 51.2%).


Return on Equity

Image Sensing Systems has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Image Sensing Systems used its assets more efficiently than the US Electronic industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Image Sensing Systems has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Image Sensing Systems's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Image Sensing Systems is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Image Sensing Systems's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Image Sensing Systems has no debt.

Image Sensing Systems has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.

Image Sensing Systems has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Image Sensing Systems has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Image Sensing Systems has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Image Sensing Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Image Sensing Systems's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Image Sensing Systems's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Image Sensing Systems has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Image Sensing Systems's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Image Sensing Systems has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Image Sensing Systems's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Chad Stelzig (43yo)

2.4yrs

Tenure

US$336,727

Compensation

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

Chad's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Chad's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

1.3yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Image Sensing Systems management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

3.2yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Image Sensing Systems board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Image Sensing Systems individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$2,91004 Jun 19
Joseph Daly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares565
Max PriceUS$5.15
BuyUS$7603 Jun 19
Joseph Daly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares15
Max PriceUS$5.05
BuyUS$1,80331 May 19
Joseph Daly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares350
Max PriceUS$5.15
BuyUS$21,20024 May 19
Joseph Daly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares4,000
Max PriceUS$5.30
BuyUS$26,57911 Dec 18
AB Value Management LLC
EntityCompany
Shares4,930
Max PriceUS$5.39

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Frank Hallowell (61yo)

    Interim Chief Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Andy Markese

    Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Andrew Berger (46yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$92.50k
  • Chad Stelzig (43yo)

    President & CEO

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$336.73k

Board Members

  • James Bracke (72yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 10.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$75.00k
  • Paul Lidsky (65yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$72.00k
  • Joseph Daly (57yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Andrew Berger (46yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$92.50k
  • Geoffrey Davis (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.00k

Company Information

Image Sensing Systems, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Image Sensing Systems, Inc.
  • Ticker: ISNS
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$26.281m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.31m
  • Website: https://www.imagesensing.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Image Sensing Systems, Inc.
  • 500 Spruce Tree Centre
  • 1600 University Avenue West
  • Saint Paul
  • Minnesota
  • 55104
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ISNSNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 1995
IM9DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMay 1995

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/20 23:40
End of Day Share Price2019/08/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.