Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation produces and sells visual display systems used primarily in full-dome video projection applications, dome projection screens, and dome architectural treatments in the United States and internationally.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Evans & Sutherland Computer's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ESCC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ESCC exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ESCC exceeded the US Market which returned 14% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Evans & Sutherland Computer's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Evans & Sutherland Computer undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ESCC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ESCC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ESCC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: ESCC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ESCC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ESCC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.9x).
How is Evans & Sutherland Computer forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Evans & Sutherland Computer 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.
- Examine Evans & Sutherland Computer's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- 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 Evans & Sutherland Computer's filings and announcements here.
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How has Evans & Sutherland Computer performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ESCC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ESCC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ESCC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 47.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ESCC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ESCC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (12%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ESCC has a negative Return on Equity (-2.55%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Evans & Sutherland Computer's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ESCC's short term assets ($16.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($8.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: ESCC's short term assets ($16.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($10.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ESCC's debt to equity ratio (18.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ESCC had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Inventory Level: ESCC has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ESCC's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 12.1x debt).
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: ESCC has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: ESCC has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Evans & Sutherland Computer's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ESCC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ESCC'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 ESCC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ESCC'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 ESCC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Shaw (62yo)
Mr. Jonathan A. Shaw, also known as Jon, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Evans & Sutherland Computer Corp. since September 6, 2016. Mr. Shaw serves as the President and Chief Executive ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD409.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD522.62K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Director||3.4yrs||US$409.00k||3.01% $408.5k|
|COO & President||3.4yrs||US$393.02k||2.58% $351.0k|
|CFO, Executive VP & Corporate Secretary||13yrs||US$387.68k||3.01% $408.5k|
|Vice President||20.1yrs||US$241.48k||no data|
Experienced Management: ESCC's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.2 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||3.4yrs||US$409.00k||3.01% $408.5k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||6.6yrs||US$43.99k||1.57% $213.8k|
|Independent Director||11.6yrs||US$35.99k||no data|
|Independent Director||17.8yrs||US$35.99k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.3yrs||US$35.99k||no data|
Experienced Board: ESCC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation
- Ticker: ESCC
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$13.584m
- Shares outstanding: 11.48m
- Website: https://www.es.com
Number of Employees
- Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation
- 770 Komas Drive
- Salt Lake City
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ESCC||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 1978|
Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation produces and sells visual display systems used primarily in full-dome video projection applications, dome projection screens, and dome architectural treatments in the United States and internationally. The company’s products include planetarium and dome theater systems consisting of proprietary hardware and software, and other visual display systems primarily used to project digital video on large curved surfaces. It also produces content for planetariums, schools, science centers, other educational institutions, and entertainment venues; and show content for its own library that it licenses to customers and for specific customer requirements for planetarium and dome theaters. In addition, the company manufactures and installs metal domes with customized optical coatings and acoustical properties that are used for planetarium and dome theaters, and other custom applications; and designs and supplies geometrically complex structures for customized architectural treatments. Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/24 23:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/24 00:00|
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