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4Cable TV International

Executive Summary

4Cable TV International, Inc. provides specialty solutions to the cable television sector.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has 4Cable TV International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CATV's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

CATV

2.7%

US Communications

1.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

-99.0%

CATV

-9.9%

US Communications

8.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CATV underperformed the US Communications industry which returned -9.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CATV underperformed the US Market which returned 9.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CATVIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.7%1.7%
30 Day-99.0%11.6%9.5%
90 Day-99.0%10.5%0.1%
1 Year-99.0%-99.0%-7.5%-9.9%11.0%8.5%
3 Year-99.0%-99.0%36.0%27.0%32.2%23.5%
5 Year-100.0%-100.0%57.2%38.8%58.6%40.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is 4Cable TV International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is 4Cable TV International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether 4Cable TV International is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as 4Cable TV International 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 CATV’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 4Cable TV International regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Tech industry.

Future Growth

How is 4Cable TV International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

12.0%

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 4Cable TV International 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 CATV’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 4Cable TV International's filings and announcements here.
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Past Performance

How has 4Cable TV International performed over the past 5 years?

4.9%

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, 4Cable TV International 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 4Cable TV International'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 4Cable TV International's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore strong past performing companies in the Tech industry.

Financial Health

How is 4Cable TV International's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse 4Cable TV International'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. 4Cable TV International 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 CATV’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 4Cable TV International's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Tech industry.

Dividend

What is 4Cable TV International's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Next Steps

Management

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

6.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Steve Richey (72yo)

6.75yrs

Tenure

US$150,065

Compensation

Mr. Steven K. Richey, also known as Steve, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of 4Cable TV International, Inc. since September 30, 2013. Prior to founding 4Cable TV, Mr. Richey served as Vi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD593.36K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Steve's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Steven Richey
CEO, President & Director6.75yrsUS$150.07kno data
Ross DeMello
Interim CFO & Director6.25yrsUS$258.17kno data
Paul Passey
Vice President of Operationsno datano datano data
Andrew Staniak
CTO, VP & Director6.75yrsUS$21.50kno data
John Homsey
Vice President of Sales and Marketing5.33yrsno datano data
Susan Richey
Corporate Secretary6.75yrsUS$4.17kno data

6.8yrs

Average Tenure

69yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CATV's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Steven Richey
CEO, President & Director6.75yrsUS$150.07kno data
Ross DeMello
Interim CFO & Director6.25yrsUS$258.17kno data
Andrew Staniak
CTO, VP & Director6.75yrsUS$21.50kno data

6.8yrs

Average Tenure

72yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CATV's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

4Cable TV International, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: 4Cable TV International, Inc.
  • Ticker: CATV
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$82.000
  • Shares outstanding: 82.18m
  • Website: https://www.4cable.tv

Number of Employees


Location

  • 4Cable TV International, Inc.
  • 1248 Highway 501 Business
  • Conway
  • South Carolina
  • 29526
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CATVOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesNew common StockUSUSDOct 2013

Biography

4Cable TV International, Inc. provides specialty solutions to the cable television sector. It offers a suite of products comprising RF to Fiber (RF2F), a proprietary line of coax-to-fiber taps that enables cable operators to reach homes within their franchise authorized area; PowerMiser, a circuitry, which allows a low current 1 GHz amplifier and/or line extender to be constructed with a decrease in current power requirements; RF over Glass (RFoG) signal distribution technology that combines the existing cable TV infrastructure with fiber optics to reach the home; and Node+0 application, which combines the RFoG technology platform with its PowerMiser engineering to take fiber signal. The company also provides SOLAR-CATV that utilizes solar power and helps the operator extend service to areas not presently served without adding power sources; and Dynamically Scalable Return technology, which allows nodes, R-ONU’s (RFoG optical network units) to adjust their return bandwidth by changing the channel lineup at the head end, as well as repair, testing, and upgrade services. It markets and sells its products through a network of dealers in the United States and Canada primarily to independent cable TV operators, as well as to multiple system operators. 4Cable TV International, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Conway, South Carolina. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/02 04:33
End of Day Share Price2020/05/15 00:00
Earnings2015/06/30
Annual Earnings2014/12/31


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.