OTCPK:ETCI.A

Stock Analysis Report

Electronic Tele-Communications

Executive Summary

Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, leases, and sells digital voice information systems and related services to the telecommunications industry and other businesses.

Rewards

PE ratio (3.7x) is below the US market (18.5x)

Risk Analysis

Interest payments are not well covered by earnings

Shares are highly illiquid

Makes less than USD$1m in revenue ($567K)

Does not have a meaningful market cap ($125K)

+ 1 more risk


Snowflake Analysis

Slightly overvalued with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Electronic Tele-Communications's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

ETCI.A

-1.9%

US Communications

0.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

-9.1%

ETCI.A

-6.1%

US Communications

18.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ETCI.A underperformed the US Communications industry which returned -6.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ETCI.A underperformed the US Market which returned 18.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ETCI.AIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-1.9%0.7%
30 Day308.2%-8.2%1.5%
90 Dayn/a-9.7%5.0%
1 Year-9.1%-9.1%-3.9%-6.1%20.8%18.2%
3 Year-44.4%-44.4%37.4%28.6%45.2%35.8%
5 Year-9.1%-9.1%64.3%45.9%71.6%52.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Electronic Tele-Communications's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Electronic Tele-Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.74x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ETCI.A's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ETCI.A's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ETCI.A is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.7x) compared to the Communications industry average (20.8x).

PE vs Market: ETCI.A is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.7x) compared to the US market (18.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ETCI.A's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ETCI.A has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Communications industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Electronic Tele-Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.6%

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 Electronic Tele-Communications 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 ETCI.A’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 Electronic Tele-Communications's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has Electronic Tele-Communications performed over the past 5 years?

20.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ETCI.A has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ETCI.A's current net profit margins (5.9%) are lower than last year (6.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ETCI.A's earnings have grown by 20% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ETCI.A's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ETCI.A had negative earnings growth (-17.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Communications industry average (17.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ETCI.A'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 Electronic Tele-Communications's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

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

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

Debt Coverage: ETCI.A's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: ETCI.A's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: ETCI.A has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

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


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Dividend

What is Electronic Tele-Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage3.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ETCI.A'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 ETCI.A'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 Electronic Tele-Communications's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dean Danner (68yo)

26.6yrs

Tenure

US$88,150

Compensation

Mr. Dean W. Danner, P.E., has been Chief Executive Officer of Electronic Tele-Communications Inc., since May 1993 and served as its President from May 1989 to June 2015. Mr. Danner serves as President of W ...


Management Age and Tenure

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: ETCI.A's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

12.2yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: ETCI.A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.2 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Management Team

  • Dean Danner (68yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 26.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$88.15k
  • Boni Danner (67yo)

    VP, Corporate Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 39.9yrs
  • Elizabeth Danner

    President

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
  • Jonathan Danner

    Treasurer & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Dean Danner (68yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 26.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$88.15k
  • Boni Danner (67yo)

    VP, Corporate Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 39.9yrs
  • Elizabeth Danner

    President

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
  • Jonathan Danner

    Treasurer & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Mary Coffin

    Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Company Information

Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc.
  • Ticker: ETCI.A
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$125.457k
  • Shares outstanding: 2.51m
  • Website: https://www.etcia.com

Location

  • Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc.
  • 1915 MacArthur Road
  • Waukesha
  • Wisconsin
  • 53188
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ETCI.AOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDSep 1985

Biography

Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, leases, and sells digital voice information systems and related services to the telecommunications industry and other businesses. Its eq ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/12/09 23:35
End of Day Share Price2019/11/27 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
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.