ProPhotonix Limited designs, manufactures, and sells light emitting diode (LED) illumination solutions and laser modules in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia.
Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has ProPhotonix's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STKR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STKR underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 8.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STKR underperformed the US Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ProPhotonix's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is ProPhotonix undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate STKR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate STKR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STKR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: STKR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate STKR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STKR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.9x).
How is ProPhotonix forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 ProPhotonix 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of STKR’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 ProPhotonix's filings and announcements here.
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How has ProPhotonix performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STKR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: STKR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STKR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare STKR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: STKR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (14.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STKR has a negative Return on Equity (-27.4%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is ProPhotonix's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STKR's short term assets ($8.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($5.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: STKR's short term assets ($8.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($547.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STKR's debt to equity ratio (48.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STKR had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Inventory Level: STKR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: STKR's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 4.5x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if STKR has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if STKR has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is ProPhotonix's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STKR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STKR'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 STKR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STKR'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 STKR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tim Losik (60yo)
Mr. Timothy Paul Losik, also known as Tim, is Chief Executive Officer of ProPhotonix Limited since May 28, 2013 and it's President. He served as Chief Financial Officer of ProPhotonix Limited since Janu ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD719.63K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD521.37K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO, President & Executive Director||6.8yrs||US$719.63k||15.66% $490.2k|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of ProPhotonix Ireland||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||13.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Specialty Optical Fiber ("sof")||11.7yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Prophotonix UK||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Secretary||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: STKR's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Executive Director||6.8yrs||US$719.63k||15.66% $490.2k|
|Non Executive Chairman of the Board||6.7yrs||US$41.97k||0.87% $27.2k|
|Non-Executive Director||8.9yrs||US$41.97k||0.62% $19.4k|
Experienced Board: STKR's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 years average tenure).
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ProPhotonix Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ProPhotonix Limited
- Ticker: STKR
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1951
- Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$3.130m
- Shares outstanding: 93.15m
- Website: https://www.prophotonix.com
Number of Employees
- ProPhotonix Limited
- 13 Red Roof Lane
- Suite 200
- New Hampshire
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STKR||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1996|
|PPIX||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||GBP||Jan 1996|
ProPhotonix Limited designs, manufactures, and sells light emitting diode (LED) illumination solutions and laser modules in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia. The company operates through two segments, LED’s and Laser & Diodes. It offers COBRA Cure FX series of (UV) LED curing systems for UV curing of inks, coatings, and adhesives; COBRA series LED line light products for line scan and Web inspection; LOTUS LED line lights with integrated intensity control designed for machine vision applications; and SpecBright LED line lights for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), system integrators, and end users. The company also provides LED spot, area, ring, and long or short range spot lights for use in machine vision, biomedical, life sciences, fluorescence, security, curing, and other industrial imaging applications, as well as LED module accessories, such as thermal management products and heat sinks under the SpecBright name. In addition, it provides laser modules, including alignment, compact, digital laser, fiber coupled laser diode, green laser, industrial, photon, threadmount, and TEC modules; nanosecond pulsed lasers; CW modules; structured light lasers; laser assemblies and lenses; UV laser solutions; wavelength combiner lasers; and custom and OEM products. Further, the company distributes Ushio ex OCLARO/Opnext, Osram, Panasonic, Sony, QSI, and Ondax semiconductor laser diode products. The company’s products are used in 3D scanning, machine vision lighting, industrial alignment, military, medical, UV curing, security and transport, packaging, pharmaceutical, printing, semi-conductor, solar, and other industry applications. ProPhotonix Limited was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Salem, New Hampshire.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/21 00:56|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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