Viscount Systems, Inc., through its subsidiary, Viscount Communication and Control Systems Inc., designs, manufactures, and sells access control and security products in North America.
The last earnings update was 841 days ago.
Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Viscount Systems is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Viscount 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.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Viscount Systems. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Viscount Systems's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 Viscount 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.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Electronic industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Viscount Systems's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Viscount Systems's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Viscount Systems's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Viscount Systems is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Viscount Systems is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
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 Viscount Systems's filings and announcements here.
Viscount Systems's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
In this section we usually analyse Viscount 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. Viscount Systems has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.
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A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Viscount Systems's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Unable to compare short term assets to short term liabilities as Viscount Systems has not reported sufficient balance sheet data.
Unable to establish if Viscount Systems's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets as Viscount Systems has not reported sufficient balance sheet data.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Viscount Systems's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
Unable to establish if Viscount Systems has a high level of physical assets or inventory without balance sheet data.
Unable to verify if debt is covered by short term assets as Viscount Systems has not reported sufficient balance sheet data.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
All data from Viscount Systems Company Filings, last reported 2 years ago.
OTCPK:VSYS Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions)
Cash & Short Term Investments
Unable to establish if Viscount Systems's level of debt is high without past debt data.
Unable to establish if Viscount Systems's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.
Unable to verify if debt is well covered by operating cash flow as Viscount Systems has not reported sufficient balance sheet data.
Unable to confirm if the interest payments on Viscount Systems's debt are well covered by earnings due to lack of past financial data.
Take a look at our analysis of VSYS’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 Viscount Systems's financial data was last updated here.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Scott Sieracki served as Chief Executive Officer at Viscount Systems Inc and had been its Interim Chief Executive Officer since July 16, 2015. Mr. Sieracki served as its Vice President of Sales since December 1, 2014 until July 16, 2015. Mr. Sieracki is responsible for developing robust sales and business strategies. He served as Vice President of Global Sales at Quantum Secure Inc. Mr. Sieracki is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in security industry, driving revenues and building distribution channels for a large Fortune 500 company as well as several start-up companies in past. Mr. Sieracki served as Director of Sales at Tyco / Software House and was responsible for their access control and American Dynamics video product sales. Mr. Sieracki served in senior executive position with Open Options, Inc. and served in senior sales positions with Vertical Net. He served as Executive Vice President of Global Sales at IDV Solutions. He served as Director of National Sales for Tyco Fire & Building Products (Software House) and President of Open Options. He holds a BS degree. He studied from Central Michigan University.
Insufficient data for Scott to compare compensation growth.
Insufficient data for Scott to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure of the
management team in years:
The tenure for the Viscount Systems management team is about average.
Chief Executive Officer
Principal Financial Officer & Corporate Controller
Viscount Systems, Inc., through its subsidiary, Viscount Communication and Control Systems Inc., designs, manufactures, and sells access control and security products in North America. It offers intercom and physical access control systems, and emergency communications systems for various applications, including condominium/apartment building access and intercom; residential intercom; gated home/community access and intercom; seniors/government housing access, tracking, and intercom; elevator access and tracking; garage or perimeter gate control; and emergency communications. The company’s principal product is the Enterphone intercom and access control system, a patented building entry control system that uses a building’s internal phone wiring to allow access control for tenants, and intercom and access control between visitors and tenants. It also manufactures electronic entry access panels that can operate using the Enterphone system or dial-up telephone company lines. In addition, the company offers Enterphone iQ, a solution based on its MESH technology; MESH, a software-based building management system; Freedom, an Internet technology platform; and Liberty, a derivation of the Freedom for the smaller sized system access control market. Viscount Systems, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.
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