OTCPK:HAUP

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Hauppauge Digital Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various consumer electronic hardware and software products that link TV and other video delivery technologies to personal computers and mobile devices.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-39.6%

HAUP

3.8%

US Tech

1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-6.8%

HAUP

7.6%

US Tech

5.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: HAUP underperformed the US Tech industry which returned 7.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HAUP underperformed the US Market which returned 5.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HAUPIndustryMarket
7 Day-39.6%3.8%1.3%
30 Day-49.5%6.5%-1.9%
90 Day-4.3%14.0%-1.8%
1 Year-6.8%-6.8%9.4%7.6%8.3%5.9%
3 Year77.4%77.4%100.1%84.8%45.6%36.2%
5 Year-65.6%-65.6%131.8%108.1%66.1%47.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


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

Future Growth

How is Hauppauge Digital forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

4.6%

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 Hauppauge Digital 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 HAUP’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 Hauppauge Digital's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has Hauppauge Digital performed over the past 5 years?

6.8%

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, Hauppauge Digital 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

  • When a company lacks a financial track record, its management’s track record becomes important. Corporate governance also plays an important role in a young business as board members are seen as highly-experienced leaders to help steer the company into the future. Take a look at Hauppauge Digital's' management and board experience and expertise to assess their ability to deliver on their strategic promises.
  • 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 Hauppauge Digital's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore strong past performing companies in the Tech industry.

Financial Health

How is Hauppauge Digital's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Hauppauge Digital'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. Hauppauge Digital 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 HAUP’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 Hauppauge Digital's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Tech industry.

Dividend

What is Hauppauge Digital's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage1.5%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HAUP's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HAUP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HAUP'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 HAUP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

What is the CEO of Hauppauge Digital's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

24.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kenneth Plotkin (67yo)

25.8yrs

Tenure

US$197,956

Compensation

Mr. Kenneth Plotkin Co-founded Hauppauge Digital Inc., and has been its Chief Executive Officer of Hauppauge Digital Inc. since 1994. Mr. Plotkin has been a Chief Operating Officer and President of Hauppau ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Kenneth's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Kenneth's compensation with company performance.


Management Age and Tenure

24.8yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HAUP's management team is seasoned and experienced (24.8 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

  • Kenneth Plotkin (67yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 25.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$197.96k
  • Gerald Tucciarone (64yo)

    CFO, Principal Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 24.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$166.97k
  • John Casey (63yo)

    Vice President of Technology

    • Tenure: 24.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$166.48k

Board Members

  • Kenneth Plotkin (67yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 25.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$197.96k

Company Information

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


Key Information


Number of Employees


Location

  • Hauppauge Digital Inc.
  • 91 Cabot Court
  • Hauppauge
  • New York
  • 11788
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HAUPOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDApr 1995

Biography

Hauppauge Digital Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various consumer electronic hardware and software products that link TV and other video delivery technologies to personal computers and m ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/14 23:33
End of Day Share Price2019/10/14 00:00
Earnings2014/03/31
Annual Earnings2013/09/30


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.