Quantum Corporation provides products for storing and managing digital video and unstructured data in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$5.61|
|52 Week High||US$4.05|
|52 Week Low||US$9.47|
|1 Month Change||5.06%|
|3 Month Change||-11.93%|
|1 Year Change||17.24%|
|3 Year Change||129.92%|
|5 Year Change||-23.96%|
|Change since IPO||-96.47%|
Recent News & Updates
We Think Shareholders Are Less Likely To Approve A Large Pay Rise For Quantum Corporation's (NASDAQ:QMCO) CEO For Now
CEO Jamie Lerner has done a decent job of delivering relatively good performance at Quantum Corporation ( NASDAQ:QMCO...
|QMCO||US Tech||US Market|
Return vs Industry: QMCO underperformed the US Tech industry which returned 29.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QMCO underperformed the US Market which returned 30% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: QMCO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: QMCO's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Quantum Corporation provides products for storing and managing digital video and unstructured data in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers StorNext software systems that enable high-speed ingest, editing, processing, and management of digital video and image datasets; and Scalar tape systems that provide long-term data storage facility to archive and preserve digital content for decades. It also provides DXi backup systems for backup storage and multi-site disaster recovery; surveillance and physical security storage systems, including video recording servers, as well as hyperconverged storage systems for video surveillance management and recording; and appliances designed for video surveillance analytics and to run various types of access control systems.
Quantum Fundamentals Summary
|QMCO fundamental statistics|
Is QMCO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|QMCO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$208.19m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 03, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.50|
|Net Profit Margin||-7.90%|
How did QMCO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Quantum undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: QMCO ($5.61) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($53.39)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QMCO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QMCO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Tech industry average.
PE vs Market: QMCO 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 QMCO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QMCO has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Tech industry average.
How is Quantum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: QMCO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: QMCO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: QMCO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: QMCO's revenue (9.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: QMCO's revenue (9.1% 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 QMCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Quantum performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QMCO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: QMCO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QMCO is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare QMCO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: QMCO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Tech industry (63.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QMCO's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Quantum's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QMCO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: QMCO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QMCO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: QMCO's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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: QMCO has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if QMCO has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Quantum current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QMCO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QMCO'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 QMCO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QMCO'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 QMCO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jamie Lerner (51 yo)
Mr. James J. Lerner, also known as Jamie, has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Quantum Corp since July 1, 2018 and its Chairman since August 7, 2018. He is responsible for overseeing the day-t...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jamie's total compensation ($USD2.99M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.70M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jamie's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: QMCO's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: QMCO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: QMCO insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 45.9%.
Quantum Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Quantum Corporation
- Ticker: QMCO
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$326.573m
- Shares outstanding: 58.21m
- Website: https://www.quantum.com
Number of Employees
- Quantum Corporation
- 224 Airport Parkway
- Suite 550
- San Jose
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 23:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/19 00:00|
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.