OTCPK:DPLS

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

DarkPulse, Inc., a technology-security company, focuses on developing, marketing, and distribution of a suite of engineering, installation, and security management solutions to industries and governments.

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Fundamentals

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-50.0%

DPLS

-0.8%

US Electronic

0.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-99.8%

DPLS

20.1%

US Electronic

12.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: DPLS underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 20.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DPLS underperformed the US Market which returned 12.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DPLSIndustryMarket
7 Day-50.0%-0.8%0.3%
30 Day-50.0%7.5%4.1%
90 Day-66.7%13.9%5.6%
1 Year-99.8%-99.8%21.4%20.1%15.0%12.5%
3 Yearn/a53.3%49.0%49.1%39.4%
5 Yearn/a84.2%75.3%62.8%44.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


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

Future Growth

How is DarkPulse 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 DarkPulse 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 DPLS’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 DarkPulse's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has DarkPulse performed over the past 5 years?

-3458.3%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DPLS has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if DPLS's profit margins have improved over the past year.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if DPLS's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DPLS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: DPLS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (53.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: DPLS's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is DarkPulse's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DPLS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: DPLS 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: DPLS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: DPLS's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: DPLS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: DPLS has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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: DPLS has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: DPLS has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -121.5% each year


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Dividend

What is DarkPulse'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 DPLS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DPLS'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 DPLS'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 DarkPulse's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

0.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Dennis O'Leary (57yo)

0yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Dennis M. O'Leary founded DarkPulse, Inc. and serves as its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Secretary & Treasurer. Mr. O'Leary has been Chief Financial Officer of DarkPulse, Inc. since Ma ...


Board Age and Tenure

0.6yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: DPLS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

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: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Dennis O'Leary (57yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Anthony Brown

    Chief Science Officer & Director

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs

Board Members

  • Dennis O'Leary (57yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Anthony Brown

    Chief Science Officer & Director

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Carl Eckel

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Joseph Catalino

    Member of Strategic Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: DarkPulse, Inc.
  • Ticker: DPLS
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$43.537k
  • Shares outstanding: 435.37m
  • Website: https://www.darkpulse.com

Location

  • DarkPulse, Inc.
  • 350 5th Avenue
  • 59th Floor
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10018
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DPLSOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 2018

Biography

DarkPulse, Inc., a technology-security company, focuses on developing, marketing, and distribution of a suite of engineering, installation, and security management solutions to industries and governments.  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/12 00:30
End of Day Share Price2019/11/11 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.