OTCPK:DRWI.Q

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

DragonWave-X provides packet microwave solutions that drive next-generation IP networks in Canada and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has DragonWave-X's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-26.3%

DRWI.Q

-1.1%

US Communications

-1.0%

US Market


1 Year Return

2999900.0%

DRWI.Q

-8.6%

US Communications

18.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: DRWI.Q exceeded the US Communications industry which returned 1.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DRWI.Q exceeded the US Market which returned 20.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DRWI.QIndustryMarket
7 Day-26.3%-1.1%-1.0%
30 Day0%-4.9%0.6%
90 Day2999900.0%3.2%7.9%
1 Year2999900.0%2999900.0%-6.7%-8.6%20.4%18.0%
3 Year-98.0%-98.0%30.7%22.4%48.0%38.5%
5 Year-99.9%-99.9%58.2%40.4%72.2%53.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is DragonWave-X undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


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

Future Growth

How is DragonWave-X forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.5%

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 DragonWave-X 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 DRWI.Q’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 DragonWave-X's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has DragonWave-X performed over the past 5 years?

6.6%

Historical Tech annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if DRWI.Q has high quality earnings.

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


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare DRWI.Q's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine if DRWI.Q's earnings growth over the past year exceeded the Communications industry average.


Return on Equity

High ROE: DRWI.Q has a negative Return on Equity (0%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is DragonWave-X's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse DragonWave-X'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. DragonWave-X 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 DRWI.Q’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 DragonWave-X's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Tech industry.

Dividend

What is DragonWave-X's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage3.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DRWI.Q'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 DRWI.Q'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?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Hans Amell (67yo)

2.3yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Hans B. Amell has been Chief Executive Officer at DragonWave-X since October 26, 2017. Mr. Amell is the Chairman, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer at Catalyst Acquisition Group, LLC. Mr. Am ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David Farrar
Vice President of Operations0yrsUS$232.61kno data
Ingrid Mag
Vice President of Product Development3.7yrsUS$212.47kno data
Hans Amell
Chief Executive Officer2.3yrsno datano data
Marcus Andersson
Executive Vice President of Marketing & Sales2.3yrsno datano data
Andrea Johnson
Secretary0yrsno datano data
Ruth Bengough
Controller0yrsno datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: DRWI.Q's management team is considered experienced (2.3 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: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

DragonWave-X's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: DragonWave-X
  • Ticker: DRWI.Q
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$255.996k
  • Shares outstanding: 8.50m
  • Website: https://www.dragonwavex.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • DragonWave-X
  • 600-411 Legget Drive
  • Ottawa
  • Ontario
  • K2K 3C9
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DRWI.QOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDApr 2007

Biography

DragonWave-X provides packet microwave solutions that drive next-generation IP networks in Canada and internationally. It offers packet and hybrid microwave, small cell solutions, and network management products; and mobile backhaul, small cell networks, public safety, state and local government, last-mile fiber extension, and rural cellular backhaul solutions. The company’s carrier-grade point-to-point packet microwave systems transmit broadband voice, video, and data that enable service providers, government agencies, enterprises, and other organizations to meet their bandwidth requirements; and products are used for mobile network backhaul, leased line replacement, last mile fiber extension, and enterprise networks applications. It supports product lines branded under Horizon, Avenue and Avenue Lite, Harmony and Harmony Lite, Harmony Eband, Harmony Enhanced, and Harmony Enhanced MC names. The company sells its products directly and indirectly through its channel partners. It serves carriers, service providers, utilities, WISP’s, and enterprises. DragonWave-X was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. DragonWave-X is a subsidiary of Transform-X, Inc. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/13 00:45
End of Day Share Price2020/02/11 00:00
Earnings2017/05/31
Annual Earnings2017/02/28


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.