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Interlink ElectronicsNasdaqCM:LINK Stock Report

Market Cap

US$53.9m

7D

-8.9%

1Y

22.1%

Updated

18 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
LINK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

LINK Overview

Interlink Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells force-sensing technologies that incorporate proprietary materials technology, and firmware and software into standard sensor based products and custom sensor system solutions.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Interlink Electronics
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$8.17
52 Week HighUS$6.10
52 Week LowUS$19.00
Beta1.7
1 Month Change-25.86%
3 Month Change-2.39%
1 Year Change22.12%
3 Year Change120.22%
5 Year Change-17.06%
Change since IPO11.41%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 08
Here's Why We Think Interlink Electronics, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:LINK) CEO Compensation Looks Fair

Here's Why We Think Interlink Electronics, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:LINK) CEO Compensation Looks Fair

Shareholders may be wondering what CEO Steven Bronson plans to do to improve the less than great performance at...

May 06

Interlink Electronics reports Q1 results

Interlink Electronics (LINK): Q1 GAAP EPS of -$0.01.Revenue of $1.6M (-5.9% Y/Y)Press Release

Shareholder Returns

LINKUS ElectronicUS Market
7D-8.9%1.8%2.0%
1Y22.1%32.7%27.6%

Return vs Industry: LINK underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 32.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LINK underperformed the US Market which returned 27.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LINK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LINK volatility
LINK Beta1.7
Industry Beta1.33
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: LINK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LINK's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198586Steven Bronsonhttps://www.interlinkelectronics.com

Interlink Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells force-sensing technologies that incorporate proprietary materials technology, and firmware and software into standard sensor based products and custom sensor system solutions. Its products comprise sensor components, subassemblies, modules, and products that support cursor control and novel three dimensional user inputs. The company also provides multi-finger capable rugged trackpads; force-sensing resistor sensors; force sensing linear potentiometers for menu navigation and control; and integrated mouse modules and pointing solutions to various electronic devices.

Interlink Electronics Fundamentals Summary

How do Interlink Electronics's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LINK fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$53.94m
Earnings (TTM)US$138.00k
Revenue (TTM)US$7.13m

390.9x

P/E Ratio

7.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LINK income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$7.13m
Cost of RevenueUS$3.18m
Gross ProfitUS$3.95m
ExpensesUS$3.81m
EarningsUS$138.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.021
Gross Margin55.37%
Net Profit Margin1.94%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did LINK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Interlink Electronics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

390.91x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LINK's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LINK's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LINK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (390.9x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (20.9x).

PE vs Market: LINK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (390.9x) compared to the US market (18.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LINK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LINK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.1x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.6x).


Future Growth

How is Interlink Electronics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

21.1%

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 Interlink Electronics 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 Interlink Electronics performed over the past 5 years?

-65.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LINK has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LINK became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LINK's earnings have declined by 65.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LINK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: LINK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (44.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LINK's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Interlink Electronics's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LINK's short term assets ($8.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($928.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: LINK's short term assets ($8.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($87.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LINK is debt free.

Reducing Debt: LINK had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: LINK has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: LINK has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Interlink Electronics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LINK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LINK'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 LINK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LINK'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 LINK'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?

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Steven Bronson (56 yo)

11.25yrs

Tenure

US$301,677

Compensation

Mr. Steven Nathan Bronson has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Interlink Electronics, Inc. since July 13, 2010 and President since March 2011. Mr. Bronson served as Acting Chief Financ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Steven's total compensation ($USD301.68K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD543.65K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LINK's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LINK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Interlink Electronics, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Interlink Electronics, Inc.
  • Ticker: LINK
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$53.942m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.60m
  • Website: https://www.interlinkelectronics.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Interlink Electronics, Inc.
  • 1 Jenner
  • Suite 200
  • Irvine
  • California
  • 92618
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 22:54
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.