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Paragon Technologies OTCPK:PGNT Stock Report

Last Price

US$8.83

Market Cap

US$15.2m

7D

5.7%

1Y

59.7%

Updated

03 Oct, 2022

Data

Company Financials
PGNT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

PGNT Stock Overview

Paragon Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the material handling, distribution, and real estate activities in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

Paragon Technologies Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Paragon Technologies
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$8.83
52 Week HighUS$9.41
52 Week LowUS$4.46
Beta0.69
1 Month Change5.50%
3 Month Change17.73%
1 Year Change59.68%
3 Year Change320.48%
5 Year Change629.75%
Change since IPO80.61%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

PGNTUS ElectronicUS Market
7D5.7%1.9%1.0%
1Y59.7%-20.3%-20.0%

Return vs Industry: PGNT exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned -24.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PGNT exceeded the US Market which returned -23.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PGNT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PGNT volatility
PGNT Average Weekly Movement6.1%
Electronic Industry Average Movement6.7%
Market Average Movement6.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: PGNT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PGNT's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1958n/aSham Gadhttps://www.pgntgroup.com

Paragon Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the material handling, distribution, and real estate activities in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. It offers various material handling solutions, including complete order fulfillment, assembly, product advancing systems, subsystem technologies, software, and services for automated material handling and order processing applications. The company also distributes IT hardware products, including servers, workstations, storage and networking products, audio visual products, and power protection systems; notebook and desktop computers, printers, projectors, gaming products, and accessories; and offers managed services, Everything as a Service, printing outsourcing, electronic documents management and invoicing, and internet of things services, as well as high-capacity storage solutions products.

Paragon Technologies Fundamentals Summary

How do Paragon Technologies's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PGNT fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$15.16m
Earnings (TTM)US$4.00m
Revenue (TTM)US$148.64m

3.8x

P/E Ratio

0.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PGNT income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$148.64m
Cost of RevenueUS$134.71m
Gross ProfitUS$13.93m
Other ExpensesUS$9.94m
EarningsUS$4.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)2.33
Gross Margin9.37%
Net Profit Margin2.69%
Debt/Equity Ratio105.8%

How did PGNT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is PGNT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PGNT?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

PGNT key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA3.6x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does PGNT's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

PGNT PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for PGNT vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average6.9x
SPRS Surge Components
5.6xn/aUS$17.2m
TAIT Taitron Components
6.1xn/aUS$22.8m
EACO EACO
5.4xn/aUS$99.7m
WSTG Wayside Technology Group
10.4xn/aUS$115.3m
PGNT Paragon Technologies
3.8xn/aUS$15.2m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PGNT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.8x) compared to the peer average (6.9x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does PGNT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Electronic Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PGNT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.8x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (14.1x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is PGNT's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

PGNT PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio3.8x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PGNT's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of PGNT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PGNT's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PGNT's fair value for valuation analysis.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.


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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?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


13.8%

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 Paragon Technologies 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.

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  • Take a look at our analysis of PGNT’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 Paragon Technologies's filings and announcements here.

Past Performance

How has Paragon Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

1/6

Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


29.7%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PGNT has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PGNT's current net profit margins (2.7%) are lower than last year (2.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PGNT's earnings have grown significantly by 29.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: PGNT's earnings growth over the past year (13.5%) is below its 5-year average (29.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: PGNT earnings growth over the past year (13.5%) underperformed the Electronic industry 20.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst PGNT's Return on Equity (30.06%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


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Financial Health

How is Paragon Technologies's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PGNT's short term assets ($51.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($41.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: PGNT's short term assets ($51.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PGNT's net debt to equity ratio (70.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: PGNT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 90.1% to 105.8% over the past 5 years.

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

Interest Coverage: PGNT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Paragon Technologies Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Paragon Technologies dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Paragon Technologies)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.6%
Market Top 25% (US)4.6%
Industry Average (Electronic)1.7%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Paragon Technologies)n/a

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

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.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as PGNT has not reported any payouts.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

10.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Sham Gad (44 yo)

12yrs

Tenure

US$150,000

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 Members

Experienced Board: PGNT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.7 years average tenure).


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.


Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of PGNT?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
General Public766,50844.6%
Individual Insiders950,23755.4%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Top 6 shareholders own 55.35% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
26.88%
Hesham Gad
461,405$4.1m0%no data
21.38%
Donna Allen
367,000$3.2m0%no data
5.26%
Kevin Ting
90,352$797.8k0%no data
1.17%
Deborah Mertz
20,000$176.6k0%no data
0.33%
Samuel Weiser
5,740$50.7k0%no data
0.33%
Jack Jacobs
5,740$50.7k0%no data

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Paragon Technologies, Inc.
  • Ticker: PGNT
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1958
  • Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Sector: Tech
  • Implied Market Cap: US$15.159m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.72m
  • Website: https://www.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

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/03 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/03 00:00
Earnings2022/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.