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LINK

Interlink Electronics NasdaqCM:LINK Stock Report

Last Price

US$8.30

Market Cap

US$54.6m

7D

-3.7%

1Y

-4.2%

Updated

01 Jul, 2022

Data

Company Financials
LINK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

LINK Stock 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 sensor-based products and custom sensor system solutions.

Interlink Electronics Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Interlink Electronics
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$8.30
52 Week HighUS$11.64
52 Week LowUS$7.77
Beta1.4
1 Month Change-3.04%
3 Month Change-13.54%
1 Year Change-4.17%
3 Year Change348.65%
5 Year Change-4.60%
Change since IPO13.18%

Recent News & Updates

May 17
Interlink Electronics (NASDAQ:LINK) Is In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans

Interlink Electronics (NASDAQ:LINK) Is In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans

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Shareholder Returns

LINKUS ElectronicUS Market
7D-3.7%-0.4%-0.6%
1Y-4.2%-23.2%-21.7%

Return vs Industry: LINK exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned -22.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LINK exceeded the US Market which returned -20.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LINK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LINK volatility
LINK Average Weekly Movement5.9%
Electronic Industry Average Movement7.5%
Market Average Movement8.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: LINK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LINK's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198589Steven 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 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$54.60m
Earnings (TTM)-US$697.00k
Revenue (TTM)US$7.90m

6.9x

P/S Ratio

-78.6x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LINK income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$7.90m
Cost of RevenueUS$3.48m
Gross ProfitUS$4.43m
Other ExpensesUS$5.12m
Earnings-US$697.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.11
Gross Margin56.01%
Net Profit Margin-8.82%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did LINK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is LINK undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

1/6

Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LINK?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LINK key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue5.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA160.4x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does LINK's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

LINK PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for LINK vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average710.4x
CYCA Cytta
2830xn/aUS$62.3m
CODA Coda Octopus Group
2.6x24.6%US$54.3m
FEIM Frequency Electronics
1.2xn/aUS$67.8m
QNGY Quanergy Systems
7.7xn/aUS$38.0m
LINK Interlink Electronics
6.9xn/aUS$54.6m

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: LINK is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (6.9x) compared to the peer average (690.4x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LINK's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Electronic Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: LINK is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (6.9x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.7x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LINK's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

LINK PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio6.9x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LINK's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of LINK when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LINK's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LINK's fair value for valuation analysis.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


13.6%

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.

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Past Performance

How has Interlink Electronics performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-73.3%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LINK is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LINK is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LINK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 73.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LINK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: LINK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (33%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LINK has a negative Return on Equity (-4.3%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Interlink Electronics's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LINK's short term assets ($13.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($764.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: LINK's short term assets ($13.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($14.0K).


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


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Dividend

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

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LINK has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

5.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Steven Bronson (57 yo)

11.92yrs

Tenure

US$401,677

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 ($USD401.68K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD760.83K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Steven's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LINK's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LINK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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: LINK insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

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
  • Implied Market Cap: US$54.603m
  • 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 Analysis2022/07/01 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/07/01 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.