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Image Sensing Systems

Market Cap

US$34.6m

Last Updated

2021/07/22 03:23 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

Autoscope Technologies Corporation develops and markets video and radar processing products for use in intersection control, highway, bridge and tunnel traffic management, and traffic data collection applications in the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.


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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

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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.2%

ISNS

2.5%

US Electronic

-0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

80.6%

ISNS

50.0%

US Electronic

34.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ISNS exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 50.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ISNS exceeded the US Market which returned 35.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ISNSIndustryMarket
7 Day2.2%2.5%-0.4%
30 Day-4.5%2.1%-0.4%
90 Day45.5%5.9%4.0%
1 Year83.3%80.6%53.3%50.0%36.5%34.4%
3 Year48.7%46.5%68.2%61.5%62.0%51.9%
5 Year167.9%164.0%166.2%149.0%121.8%97.2%

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?


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Valuation

Is Image Sensing Systems undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

15.02x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ISNS ($6.52) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.78)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ISNS is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ISNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (15x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (25.1x).

PE vs Market: ISNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (15x) compared to the US market (18.9x).


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 (2.8x).


Future Growth

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

20.3%

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.


Past Performance

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

32.3%

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 (20.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ISNS's Return on Equity (11.3%) is considered low.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Chad Stelzig (45 yo)

5.08yrs

Tenure

US$320,672

Compensation

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 ($USD320.67K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD548.02K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chad's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ISNS's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: ISNS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Autoscope Technologies Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Autoscope Technologies Corporation
  • Ticker: ISNS
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$34.620m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.31m
  • Website: https://www.imagesensing.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Autoscope Technologies Corporation
  • 400 Spruce Tree Centre
  • 1600 University Avenue West
  • Saint Paul
  • Minnesota
  • 55104
  • United States

Listings


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 Analysis2021/07/22 03:23
End of Day Share Price2021/07/21 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.