Image Sensing Systems, Inc. develops and markets video and radar processing products for the intelligent transportation systems industry worldwide. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and good value.
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 is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 27% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ISNS's weekly volatility has increased from 15% to 27% over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ISNS exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 59.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ISNS exceeded the US Market which returned 44.2% over the past year.
Long-Term 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 ($7.31) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($7.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ISNS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ISNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.8x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (25.9x).
PE vs Market: ISNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.8x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
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 (1.9x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (3.1x).
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 high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ISNS's current net profit margins (17.7%) are lower than last year (45.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ISNS's earnings have grown significantly by 32.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ISNS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ISNS had negative earnings growth (-64.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (13.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ISNS's Return on Equity (11.3%) is considered low.
How is Image Sensing Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ISNS's short term assets ($12.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($796.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: ISNS's short term assets ($12.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ISNS is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ISNS had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: ISNS has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: ISNS has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Image Sensing Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ISNS's dividend (6.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).
High Dividend: ISNS's dividend (6.57%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.35%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether ISNS's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if ISNS's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chad Stelzig (44 yo)
Mr. Chad A. Stelzig has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Image Sensing Systems, Inc. since March 8, 2017 and previously served as its Interim Chief Executive Officer and Interim President ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chad's total compensation ($USD320.67K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD526.91K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chad's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ISNS's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ISNS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ISNS 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$39.140m
- Shares outstanding: 5.35m
- Website: https://www.imagesensing.com
Number of Employees
- Image Sensing Systems, Inc.
- 400 Spruce Tree Centre
- 1600 University Avenue West
- Saint Paul
- United States
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
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