OTCPK:ARGL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Argyle Security, Inc., a detention and commercial security provider, engages in designing and integrating electronic security solutions in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Argyle Security's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ARGL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

ARGL

-0.8%

US Electronic

0.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

ARGL

20.1%

US Electronic

12.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how ARGL performed against the US Electronic industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how ARGL performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

ARGLIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-0.8%0.3%
30 Day0%7.5%4.1%
90 Dayn/a13.9%5.6%
1 Yearn/a21.4%20.1%15.0%12.5%
3 Year-39.3%-39.3%53.3%49.0%49.1%39.4%
5 Year-88.2%-88.2%84.2%75.3%62.8%44.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Argyle Security's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Argyle Security is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Argyle Security has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of ARGL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Argyle Security regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Tech industry.

Future Growth

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

23.6%

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 Argyle Security 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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of ARGL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Argyle Security's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has Argyle Security performed over the past 5 years?

12.6%

Historical Tech annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, Argyle Security has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.


Next Steps

  • When a company lacks a financial track record, its management’s track record becomes important. Corporate governance also plays an important role in a young business as board members are seen as highly-experienced leaders to help steer the company into the future. Take a look at Argyle Security's' management and board experience and expertise to assess their ability to deliver on their strategic promises.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Argyle Security's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore strong past performing companies in the Tech industry.

Financial Health

How is Argyle Security's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Argyle Security's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Argyle Security has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of ARGL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Argyle Security's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Tech industry.

Dividend

What is Argyle Security's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.5%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARGL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARGL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARGL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARGL'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 ARGL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Argyle Security's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

9.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Buddy Johns 0

5.3yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Buddy Johns has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer of ISI Security Group, Inc since July 16, 2014. Mr. Johns served as Principal and President of CGL Capital Solutions  ...


Board Age and Tenure

9.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: ARGL's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Management Team

  • Jeff Paulik

    President of Com-Tec Security

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Cindy Kittrell

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Matthew Kepke (43yo)

    Vice President

    • Tenure: 11.3yrs
  • Leonard Peterson

    Chief Operating Officer of PDI

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$298.10k
  • Zach Greene

    Chief Development Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Buddy Johns

    CEO, President

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs

Board Members

  • Jim Read

    Director

    • Tenure: 10.1yrs
  • Robert Davies

    Chairman of The Board

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs
  • Jason Morgan

    Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Buddy Johns

    CEO, President

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs

Company Information

Argyle Security, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Argyle Security, Inc.
  • Ticker: ARGL
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$425.078k
  • Shares outstanding: 27.78m
  • Website: https://www.isisecurity.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Argyle Security, Inc.
  • 12903 Delivery Drive
  • San Antonio
  • Texas
  • 78247
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ARGLOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDMar 2006

Biography

Argyle Security, Inc., a detention and commercial security provider, engages in designing and integrating electronic security solutions in the United States. It operates through ISI, MCS, PDI, Com-Tec, and ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/11 23:56
End of Day Share Price2019/10/31 00:00
Earnings2010/12/31
Annual Earnings2010/12/31


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.