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NEON

Neonode NasdaqCM:NEON Stock Report

Last Price

US$4.59

Market Cap

US$61.1m

7D

-0.2%

1Y

-29.8%

Updated

19 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
NEON fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

NEON Stock Overview

Neonode Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops optical sensing solutions for contactless touch, touch, and gesture sensing in the United States, Japan, South Korea, China, and internationally.

Neonode Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Neonode
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$4.59
52 Week HighUS$12.42
52 Week LowUS$3.70
Beta2.38
1 Month Change-15.47%
3 Month Change9.81%
1 Year Change-29.82%
3 Year Change47.12%
5 Year Change-62.68%
Change since IPO-99.63%

Recent News & Updates

May 06
Here's Why We're Not Too Worried About Neonode's (NASDAQ:NEON) Cash Burn Situation

Here's Why We're Not Too Worried About Neonode's (NASDAQ:NEON) Cash Burn Situation

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Shareholder Returns

NEONUS ElectronicUS Market
7D-0.2%1.7%0.5%
1Y-29.8%-13.5%-11.5%

Return vs Industry: NEON underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned -13.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NEON underperformed the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is NEON's price volatile compared to industry and market?
NEON volatility
NEON Average Weekly Movement15.8%
Electronic Industry Average Movement7.7%
Market Average Movement7.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: NEON is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 16% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NEON's weekly volatility (16%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
199746Urban Forssellhttps://www.neonode.com

Neonode Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops optical sensing solutions for contactless touch, touch, and gesture sensing in the United States, Japan, South Korea, China, and internationally. It also offers software solutions for scene analysis using advanced machine learning algorithms to detect and track persons and objects in video streams for cameras and other types of imagers. In addition, the company licenses its technology to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 suppliers.

Neonode Fundamentals Summary

How do Neonode's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
NEON fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$61.09m
Earnings (TTM)-US$6.26m
Revenue (TTM)US$5.49m

11.4x

P/S Ratio

-10.0x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
NEON income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$5.49m
Cost of RevenueUS$738.00k
Gross ProfitUS$4.75m
Other ExpensesUS$11.01m
Earnings-US$6.26m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Aug 11, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.46
Gross Margin86.55%
Net Profit Margin-114.08%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did NEON perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NEON ($4.59) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($56.24)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NEON is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NEON is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electronic industry average.

PE vs Market: NEON is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NEON is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.8x).


Future Growth

How is Neonode forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score

5/6

Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


105.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: NEON is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: NEON is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: NEON's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: NEON's revenue (37.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NEON's revenue (37.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: NEON's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.3%).


Past Performance

How has Neonode 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


-11.4%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NEON is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NEON is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NEON is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 11.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: NEON is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (34.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NEON has a negative Return on Equity (-38.08%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Neonode's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NEON's short term assets ($20.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: NEON's short term assets ($20.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($196.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NEON is debt free.

Reducing Debt: NEON has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.6%.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: NEON has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if NEON has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


Dividend

What is Neonode 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 NEON's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NEON'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 NEON has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Urban Forssell (51 yo)

2.33yrs

Tenure

US$405,938

Compensation

Mr. Urban Forssell has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Neonode Inc. since January 1, 2020. He has served since 2013 as a Vice President and between 2011 and 2013 as a General Manager at Öhlin...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Urban's total compensation ($USD405.94K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD770.27K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NEON's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: NEON's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Neonode Inc.
  • Ticker: NEON
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
  • Sector: Tech
  • Implied Market Cap: US$61.092m
  • Shares outstanding: 13.58m
  • Website: https://www.neonode.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Neonode Inc.
  • KarlavAegen 100
  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm County
  • 115 26
  • Sweden

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/19 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/19 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.