Costar Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes a range of products for the video surveillance and machine vision markets in the United States.
The last earnings update was 70 days ago.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Costar Technologies. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
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when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Costar Technologies's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Costar Technologies's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
Unable to determine if Costar Technologies is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Costar Technologies's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Costar Technologies's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Costar Technologies is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Costar Technologies's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Costar Technologies's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.6x debt.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. James D. Pritchett, also known as Jim, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Arecont Vision Costar, LLC and Chief Executive Officer and President of Costar Video Systems, LLC. Mr. Pritchett has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Costar Technologies, Inc. (known as Sielox, Inc) since January 20, 2009. Mr. Pritchett served as President of Costar Video Systems, LLC, a subsidiary ofSielox, Inc. since June 6, 2006. Mr. Pritchett served as President of Video Solutions Technology Center, LLC and a Director of Southern Imaging, Inc. from March 2001 to June 2006. Mr. Pritchett served as an Independent Business Consultant from 1999 to March 2001. From 1988 to March 1999, Mr. Pritchett was an Executive Officer of Ultrak, Inc., a publicly-traded company that manufactured and sold products for the security and surveillance and industrial video markets, served as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer from 1988 to 1997 and as the President and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to March 1999. He has been Director of Costar Technologies, Inc. since January 20, 2009. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from New York University's College of Arts and Science and Bachelor of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Jim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Insufficient data for Jim to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Costar Technologies management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
COO, CFO & Secretary
Chief Technical Officer
CEO & President of Sielox Llc
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Costar Technologies board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Costar Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes a range of products for the video surveillance and machine vision markets in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Costar Video Systems, CohuHD Costar, and Other. Its products include surveillance cameras, lenses, digital video recorders, and high speed domes, as well as industrial vision products to observe production and assembly lines. The company also provides IP video solutions for traffic monitoring, security, surveillance, and military applications; and accessories, such as cables, camera mounts, and data storage devices. It provides its solutions for financial institutions, educational facilities, retail stores, manufacturing plants, highways, government buildings, military bases, borders, and other applications. The company was formerly known as Sielox, Inc. and changed its name to Costar Technologies, Inc. in October 2011. Costar Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Coppell, Texas.
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