OTCPK:SDSS

Stock Analysis Report

Suspect Detection Systems

Executive Summary

Suspect Detection Systems Inc., through its subsidiary, Suspect Detection Systems Ltd., engages in the development and application of proprietary technologies for law enforcement and border control.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Suspect Detection Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-11.1%

SDSS

2.1%

US Electronic

1.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

20.0%

SDSS

27.5%

US Electronic

23.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SDSS underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 30.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SDSS underperformed the US Market which returned 24.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SDSSIndustryMarket
7 Day-11.1%2.1%1.7%
30 Day-7.7%3.5%4.2%
90 Dayn/a11.9%11.9%
1 Year20.0%20.0%28.8%27.5%25.8%23.2%
3 Year71.4%71.4%54.8%50.4%52.8%42.9%
5 Year-63.6%-63.6%90.2%80.7%75.2%55.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Suspect Detection Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Suspect Detection Systems undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


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

Future Growth

How is Suspect Detection Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

23.0%

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 Suspect Detection Systems 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 SDSS’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 Suspect Detection Systems's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has Suspect Detection Systems performed over the past 5 years?

11.9%

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, Suspect Detection Systems 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.


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Financial Health

How is Suspect Detection Systems's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Suspect Detection Systems'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. Suspect Detection Systems 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 SDSS’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 Suspect Detection Systems's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Tech industry.

Dividend

What is Suspect Detection Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.6%industryaverage1.4%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SDSS'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 SDSS'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 Suspect Detection Systems's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

10.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Gil Boosidan (46yo)

10yrs

Tenure

US$32,550

Compensation

Mr. Gil Boosidan serves as a Principal of Itzhaki Acquisitions, LLC. Mr. Boosidan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Suspect Detection Systems Inc. since January 14, 2010 and also serves as its Princi ...


Board Age and Tenure

10.0yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SDSS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 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

  • Gil Boosidan (46yo)

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 10yrs
    • Compensation: US$32.55k
  • Julius Klein (69yo)

    Treasurer and Secretary

    • Tenure: 10.7yrs
  • Daniel Krill

    Executive Officer


    Board Members

    • Kevin Schatzle (57yo)

      Member of Advisory Board

      • Tenure: 10yrs
    • Yoav Krill (77yo)

      Chairman

      • Tenure: 10yrs
      • Compensation: US$154.34k
    • Gil Boosidan (46yo)

      Chief Executive Officer

      • Tenure: 10yrs
      • Compensation: US$32.55k
    • Amiram Levin

      Member of the Advisory Board

      • Tenure: 10.7yrs

    Company Information

    Suspect Detection Systems Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


    Key Information

    • Name: Suspect Detection Systems Inc.
    • Ticker: SDSS
    • Exchange: OTCPK
    • Founded: 2006
    • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
    • Sector: Tech
    • Market Cap: US$118.152k
    • Shares outstanding: 98.46m
    • Website: https://null

    Number of Employees


    Location

    • Suspect Detection Systems Inc.
    • 150 West 56th Street
    • Suite 4005
    • New York
    • New York
    • 10019
    • United States

    Listings

    TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
    SDSSOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 2007

    Biography

    Suspect Detection Systems Inc., through its subsidiary, Suspect Detection Systems Ltd., engages in the development and application of proprietary technologies for law enforcement and border control. The company offers Cogito line of products, which are based on proprietary software and use commercially available hardware to identify individuals that pose security threats, whether or not they are carrying a weapon on their person or in their belongings. Its products comprise Cogito4M-Mobile System; Cogito4M - Military Grade Rigid Manpack System; and Cogito 1003 Standalone Mass Screening Unit. The company also develops behavior based screening technologies for the checkpoint screening market. It offers technologies for use in counter terrorism efforts, immigration control, and drug enforcement, as well as human resource management, asset management, and transportation sectors. The company was formerly known as PCMT Corporation and changed its name to Suspect Detection Systems Inc. in January 2009. Suspect Detection Systems Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is based in New York, New York. 


    Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

    All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
    DataLast Updated (UTC time)
    Company Analysis2020/01/17 01:53
    End of Day Share Price2020/01/15 00:00
    Earnings2012/12/31
    Annual Earnings2012/12/31


    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.