OTCPK:UCLE

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Executive Summary

US Nuclear Corp. develops, manufactures, and sells radiation detection and measuring equipment worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has US Nuclear's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

32.8%

UCLE

1.2%

US Electronic

1.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

-13.3%

UCLE

6.8%

US Electronic

8.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: UCLE underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 6.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UCLE underperformed the US Market which returned 8.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UCLEIndustryMarket
7 Day32.8%1.2%1.7%
30 Day38.2%12.8%9.5%
90 Day-1.2%1.4%0.1%
1 Year-13.3%-13.3%8.0%6.8%11.0%8.5%
3 Year142.9%142.9%17.7%14.4%32.2%23.5%
5 Yearn/a59.9%52.2%58.6%40.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is US Nuclear undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

7.18x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UCLE ($0.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.46)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UCLE is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UCLE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electronic industry average.

PE vs Market: UCLE 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 UCLE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UCLE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.2x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.8x).


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Future Growth

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

33.2%

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 US Nuclear 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

  • Examine US Nuclear's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • 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 US Nuclear's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has US Nuclear performed over the past 5 years?

-52.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UCLE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UCLE is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UCLE is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -52% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UCLE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: UCLE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UCLE has a negative Return on Equity (-89.58%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is US Nuclear's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UCLE's short term assets ($2.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: UCLE's short term assets ($2.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($507.6K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UCLE's debt to equity ratio (27.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: UCLE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.1% to 27.5% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: Whilst unprofitable UCLE has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: UCLE is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 25.4% per year.


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Dividend

What is US Nuclear's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UCLE'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 UCLE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

5.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Robert Goldstein (70yo)

48.42yrs

Tenure

US$100,000

Compensation

Mr. Robert I. Goldstein has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of US Nuclear Corp. (Former Name: APEX 3, Inc.) since 1972. Mr. Goldstein serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Preside ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD100.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD591.64K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Goldstein
Chairman of the Board48.42yrsUS$100.00k46.89% $8.6m
Rachel Boulds
CFO & Secretary5.67yrsUS$10.00k0.12% $21.2k
Dell Williamson
VP of Production - Overhoff Technology Corporation & Director2.08yrsno data0.046% $8.5k
Richard Landry
COO, Director of Investor Relations & Business Development Consultant1.33yrsno datano data
Ivan Mitev
Chief Engineer of Overhoff Technology Corpno datano datano data

5.7yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: UCLE's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 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

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 24%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

US Nuclear Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: US Nuclear Corp.
  • Ticker: UCLE
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$18.401m
  • Shares outstanding: 21.65m
  • Website: https://www.usnuclearcorp.com

Location

  • US Nuclear Corp.
  • 7051 Eton Avenue
  • Canoga Park
  • California
  • 91303
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UCLEOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2016

Biography

US Nuclear Corp. develops, manufactures, and sells radiation detection and measuring equipment worldwide. It operates through two segments, Optron and Overhoff. The company offers radiation water monitors that allow the detection of radioactive materials in drinking water, ground water, rainfall, rivers, and lakes; alpha, beta, gamma, and tritium monitors; DroneRAD aerial radiation detection; air and water monitors; and nano-second X-ray monitors. It also provides vehicle, personnel, exit, and room monitors; radon air monitors and radon switch products; handheld survey meters, as well as personal dosimeters and pocket micro-R meters; and port security equipment. In addition, the company offers software, which measures gamma and neutron radiation levels; airborne radioactivity levels; temperature and humidity in the facility; status of security doors; wind speed and direction; and barometric pressure. Its products and services are used in nuclear reactor plants, universities, local and state hospitals, government agencies, and emergency medical technicians/first responders, as well as in airports, cargo, screening as ports and borders, and other critical infrastructure. US Nuclear Corp. is headquartered in Canoga Park, California. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/03 12:02
End of Day Share Price2020/06/02 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
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.