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PCTEL NasdaqGS:PCTI Stock Report

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21 May, 2022


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PCTI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6

PCTI Stock Overview

PCTEL, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides industrial Internet of Thing devices (IoT), antenna systems, and test and measurement solutions worldwide.

PCTEL Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for PCTEL
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$4.02
52 Week HighUS$7.15
52 Week LowUS$3.96
1 Month Change-9.87%
3 Month Change-22.09%
1 Year Change-39.73%
3 Year Change-20.87%
5 Year Change-37.38%
Change since IPO-82.89%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 25
PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.055

PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.055

The board of PCTEL, Inc. ( NASDAQ:PCTI ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 13th of May, with investors...

Shareholder Returns

PCTIUS CommunicationsUS Market

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

Return vs Market: PCTI underperformed the US Market which returned -12.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PCTI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PCTI volatility
PCTI Average Weekly Movement4.5%
Communications Industry Average Movement7.2%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: PCTI is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PCTI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1994304David Neumann

PCTEL, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides industrial Internet of Thing devices (IoT), antenna systems, and test and measurement solutions worldwide. The company designs and manufactures precision antennas and industrial IoT devices that are deployed in small cells, enterprise Wi-Fi access points, fleet management and transit systems, and in equipment and devices for the industrial IoT. Its antenna portfolio includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, land mobile radio, tetra, global navigation satellite systems, cellular, industrial, scientific, medical, long range, and combination antenna solutions for used in public safety and military communications, utilities and energy, precision agriculture, smart traffic management, electric vehicle charging stations, embedded vehicles, forestry machinery, and off-road vehicles, as well as offers engineering design services.

PCTEL Fundamentals Summary

How do PCTEL's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PCTI fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$73.02m
Earnings (TTM)-US$749.00k
Revenue (TTM)US$92.64m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PCTI income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$51.17m
Gross ProfitUS$41.47m
Other ExpensesUS$42.22m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.041
Gross Margin44.77%
Net Profit Margin-0.81%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did PCTI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PCTI ($4.02) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($3.22)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: PCTI 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 PCTI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PCTI is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Communications industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: PCTI's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PCTI's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PCTI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

Past Performance

How has PCTEL performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PCTI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PCTI is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PCTI is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 34.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PCTI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (38.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: PCTI has a negative Return on Equity (-1.16%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is PCTEL's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PCTI's short term assets ($59.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($13.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: PCTI's short term assets ($59.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PCTI is debt free.

Reducing Debt: PCTI has not had any debt for past 5 years.

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: Whilst unprofitable PCTI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: PCTI is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 2.8% per year.


What is PCTEL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: PCTI's dividend (5.47%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.58%).

High Dividend: PCTI's dividend (5.47%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.11%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: PCTI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: PCTI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: PCTI is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (1016.8%), PCTI's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


David Neumann (55 yo)





Mr. David A. Neumann has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of PCTEL, Inc. since January 2, 2017. Mr. Neumann served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of PCTEL RF Solutions Inc. from...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD893.76K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD771.12K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PCTI's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: PCTI's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).


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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: PCTEL, Inc.
  • Ticker: PCTI
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Implied Market Cap: US$73.017m
  • Shares outstanding: 18.16m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • PCTEL, Inc.
  • 471 Brighton Drive
  • Bloomingdale
  • Illinois
  • 60108-3102
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/21 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
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.