QMCO Stock Overview
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$1.82|
|52 Week High||US$7.45|
|52 Week Low||US$1.34|
|1 Month Change||11.66%|
|3 Month Change||1.11%|
|1 Year Change||-67.33%|
|3 Year Change||-69.51%|
|5 Year Change||-64.24%|
|Change since IPO||-98.86%|
Recent News & Updates
|QMCO||US Tech||US Market|
Return vs Industry: QMCO underperformed the US Tech industry which returned 13.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QMCO underperformed the US Market which returned -9.6% over the past year.
|QMCO Average Weekly Movement||9.6%|
|Tech Industry Average Movement||7.8%|
|Market Average Movement||7.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: QMCO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: QMCO's weekly volatility (10%) 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 CatDV, an asset management and workflow orchestration platform that provides asset management, automation, and collaboration tools for organization that manages large volumes of digital media; 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 appliances for backup storage and multi-site disaster recovery; portfolio of products designed for the capture and analysis of video surveillance and security, 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$237.00m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.38|
|Net Profit Margin||-10.17%|
How did QMCO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is QMCO undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for QMCO?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is QMCO's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does QMCO's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|QMCO PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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PMTS CPI Card Group
DBD Diebold Nixdorf
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: QMCO is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the peer average (1.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does QMCO's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Tech Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: QMCO is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Tech industry average (1.1x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is QMCO'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.
|Current PS Ratio||0.5x|
|Fair PS Ratio||1x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: QMCO is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of QMCO when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: QMCO ($1.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($2.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QMCO is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Quantum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: QMCO's revenue (4% 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
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How has Quantum performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 0.7% 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 (83.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QMCO's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
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How is Quantum's financial position?
Financial Health Score0/6
Financial Health Score 0/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
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 less than a year of cash runway 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.
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What is Quantum current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
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.
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 QMCO has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jamie Lerner (52 yo)
Mr. James J. Lerner, also known as Jamie, has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Quantum Corporation since July 1, 2018 and its Chairman since August 7, 2018. Prior to Quantum, he served as Chie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jamie's total compensation ($USD2.53M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.67M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jamie's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: QMCO's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: QMCO's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: QMCO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 76.4%.
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
- Implied Market Cap: US$186.855m
- Shares outstanding: 102.67m
- 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||2022/08/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/17 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.