OTCPK:GNRD

Stock Analysis Report

General Datacomm Industries

Executive Summary

General Datacomm Industries Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets high-speed network access and transport equipment to provide audio, video, and data transmissions.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has General Datacomm Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GNRD has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-59.2%

GNRD

-1.3%

US Communications

1.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

2.0%

GNRD

-5.8%

US Communications

20.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: GNRD exceeded the US Communications industry which returned -5.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GNRD underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GNRDIndustryMarket
7 Day-59.2%-1.3%1.5%
30 Dayn/a-3.7%1.4%
90 Dayn/a3.7%8.7%
1 Year2.0%2.0%-3.8%-5.8%22.7%20.1%
3 Year-85.4%-85.4%33.1%25.0%50.1%40.5%
5 Year-32.0%-32.0%59.4%41.7%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is General Datacomm Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


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

Future Growth

How is General Datacomm Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.1%

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 General Datacomm Industries 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 GNRD’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 General Datacomm Industries's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has General Datacomm Industries performed over the past 5 years?

6.6%

Historical Tech annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, General Datacomm Industries has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is General Datacomm Industries's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse General Datacomm Industries'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. General Datacomm Industries 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 GNRD’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 General Datacomm Industries's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Tech industry.

Dividend

What is General Datacomm Industries'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 GNRD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GNRD'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 GNRD'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?


CEO

Mike Conway 0

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Mike Conway serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at General Datacomm Industries Inc. 


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.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

General Datacomm Industries Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: General Datacomm Industries Inc.
  • Ticker: GNRD
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1969
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$42.054k
  • Shares outstanding: 4.12m
  • Website: https://www.gdc.com

Location

  • General Datacomm Industries Inc.
  • 6 Rubber Avenue
  • Naugatuck
  • Connecticut
  • 6770
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GNRDOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDSep 2003

Biography

General Datacomm Industries Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets high-speed network access and transport equipment to provide audio, video, and data transmissions. It offers DSLware and universal xDSL access systems to extend the copper loop, SNMP-based network management systems, IP dynamic mini-routers, TDM over IP gateways, routers and switches, modem security products, remote control/backup products for railroad wayside devices, broadband ATM/MPLS/hybrid/WAN solutions, remote network maintenance products, transportation and wireless connection application products, and blade adapters. It engages in implementations for distributed control systems, and supervisory control and data acquisition networks; and connectivity and internetworking for the healthcare industry. It offers USDA RUS accepted products, including hybrid multiservice access solutions, IP transport and switching products, integrated access devices to consolidate bandwidth requirements, modems/AES encryption products for high speed remote access, and CSUs/DSUs for narrowband and broadband access. It develops and sells infrastructure solutions to carriers and service providers of various types, including RBOCs, PTTs, IXCs, ILECs, IOCs, ISPs, and CLECs; and provides network installation, maintenance plan, extended warranty, operations, enterprise security management, network outsourcing, factory direct repair, and factory direct customer training services. The company’s products enable network access, bandwidth management, multiprotocol label switching, voice over IP, Ethernet, and power over Ethernet. It serves carriers and service providers, governments, business enterprises, and commercial end-users in North America, Latin America, and internationally through distributors and resellers in the United States, Canada, Chile, Vietnam, the Russian Federation, and Hong Kong. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Naugatuck, Connecticut. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/17 00:05
End of Day Share Price2020/02/12 00:00
Earnings2010/06/30
Annual Earnings2009/09/30


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.