OTCPK:PGNT

Stock Analysis Report

Paragon Technologies

Executive Summary

Paragon Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the material handling, distribution, real estate, and investments business activities.

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Fundamentals

Undervalued with adequate balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Paragon Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

PGNT

2.4%

US Electronic

0.07%

US Market


1 Year Return

100.0%

PGNT

16.3%

US Electronic

8.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: PGNT exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 16.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PGNT exceeded the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PGNTIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.4%0.07%
30 Day-2.3%3.7%-0.3%
90 Day2.4%2.3%-1.6%
1 Year100.0%100.0%17.5%16.3%11.3%8.9%
3 Year65.0%65.0%55.8%51.4%46.3%36.8%
5 Year31.3%31.3%83.7%74.7%62.1%44.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Paragon Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PGNT ($2.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($10.43)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PGNT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PGNT is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.8x) compared to the Electronic industry average (19.6x).

PE vs Market: PGNT is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PGNT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2x).


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Future Growth

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

2.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: PGNT's forecast earnings growth (2.6% per year) is below the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: PGNT's earnings (2.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: PGNT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if PGNT's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if PGNT's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PGNT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Paragon Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

34.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PGNT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 34.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: PGNT has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: PGNT has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (58.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PGNT's Return on Equity (20.9%) is considered high.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: PGNT's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Electronic industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: PGNT has significantly improved its Return on Capital Employed over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Paragon Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PGNT's short term assets ($36.2M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($32.7M)

Long Term Liabilities: PGNT's short term assets (36.2M) exceeds its long term liabilities (678.0K)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PGNT's debt to equity ratio (84%) is considered high

Reducing Debt: PGNT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6.5% to 84% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PGNT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.3%).

Interest Coverage: PGNT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: PGNT's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 6.167690x debt).


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Dividend

What is Paragon Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.5%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PGNT'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 PGNT'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 Paragon Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

7.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Sham Gad (41yo)

5.3yrs

Tenure

US$20,000

Compensation

Mr. Hesham M. Gad, also known as Sham, has served as Chief Executive Officer of Paragon Technologies, Inc. since June 2014. Mr. Gad is a Founder and serves as a Managing Partner of Gad Capital Management,  ...


Board Age and Tenure

7.6yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PGNT's board of directors are considered experienced (7.6 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.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • John Molloy (67yo)

    Chief Executive Officer of SI Systems LLC and President of SI Systems LLC

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Sham Gad (41yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$20.00k
  • Deborah Mertz (62yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Jack Jacobs (74yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.6yrs
  • Sam Weiser (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
  • Sham Gad (41yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$20.00k

Company Information

Paragon Technologies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Paragon Technologies, Inc.
  • Ticker: PGNT
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1958
  • Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$3.580m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.70m
  • Website: https://pgntgroup.com

Location

  • Paragon Technologies, Inc.
  • 101 Larry Holmes Drive
  • Suite 500
  • Easton
  • Pennsylvania
  • 18042
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PGNTOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1972

Biography

Paragon Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the material handling, distribution, real estate, and investments business activities. The company provides various material handling soluti ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/22 23:43
End of Day Share Price2019/10/21 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.