OTCPK:SKVY

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Executive Summary

Sentry Technology Corp. designs, manufactures, markets, and services closed circuit television (CCTV), library patron self service, and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions, as well as EAS security systems.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Sentry Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-37.9%

SKVY

5.2%

US Electronic

2.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-47.1%

SKVY

8.6%

US Electronic

8.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SKVY underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 9.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SKVY underperformed the US Market which returned 9.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SKVYIndustryMarket
7 Day-37.9%5.2%2.9%
30 Day12.5%15.6%10.6%
90 Day-18.2%8.6%5.1%
1 Year-47.1%-47.1%9.7%8.6%11.4%8.9%
3 Year-57.1%-57.1%21.3%17.9%34.3%25.4%
5 Year-82.0%-82.0%64.5%56.6%60.7%42.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Sentry Technology undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


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

Future Growth

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

33.5%

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 Sentry Technology 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 SKVY’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 Sentry Technology's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has Sentry Technology performed over the past 5 years?

12.4%

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, Sentry Technology 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 Sentry Technology'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 Sentry Technology's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore strong past performing companies in the Tech industry.

Financial Health

How is Sentry Technology's financial position?


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

Dividend

What is Sentry Technology's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

US$243k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Peter Murdoch (65yo)

19.42yrs

Tenure

US$243,349

Compensation

Mr. Peter L. Murdoch has been the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Sentry Technology Corp. since January 8, 2001. Mr. Murdoch serves as the President of Sentry Technology Can ...


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

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sentry Technology Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sentry Technology Corp.
  • Ticker: SKVY
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$371.525k
  • Shares outstanding: 206.40m
  • Website: https://www.sentrytechnology.com

Location

  • Sentry Technology Corp.
  • 1881 Lakeland Avenue
  • Ronkonkoma
  • New York
  • 11779
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SKVYOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 1997

Biography

Sentry Technology Corp. designs, manufactures, markets, and services closed circuit television (CCTV), library patron self service, and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions, as well as EAS security systems. It offers SentryVision SmartTrack, a traveling video system that transmit images from a PTZ camera mounted on a carriage that travels along a rail mounted to the ceiling of any facility; VideoRailway, a traveling camera technology; security and information services through inventory management, self-service, and book detection systems to school, public, and academic libraries; and OperationalVideo, a browser based video application to assist retailers with real time management of security, merchandising audits, and employee procedure compliance. The company also offers EAS security systems, including electromagnetic and RF systems for reducing theft in bookstores; and designs, installs, and maintains CCTV systems for retailers, transportation and distribution, and commercial and industrial companies. It serves retailers, transportation and distribution hubs, couriers and public transportation facilities, libraries, and data centers through dealers in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Ronkonkoma, New York. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/05 02:32
End of Day Share Price2020/06/04 00:00
Earnings2014/03/31
Annual Earnings2013/12/31


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.