OTCPK:WGNR

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Wegener Corporation, through its subsidiary, Wegener Communications, Inc., designs, manufactures, and distributes satellite communications electronics equipment in the United States and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

WGNR

-1.1%

US Communications

-1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-32.9%

WGNR

-8.7%

US Communications

17.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: WGNR underperformed the US Communications industry which returned -8.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WGNR underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WGNRIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-1.1%-1.1%
30 Day-4.3%-4.9%1.5%
90 Day-8.3%1.8%6.6%
1 Year-32.9%-32.9%-6.8%-8.7%20.2%17.8%
3 Year-24.1%-24.1%30.6%22.3%47.5%38.1%
5 Year-27.2%-27.2%57.6%39.9%71.2%52.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


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

Future Growth

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

13.5%

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 Wegener 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 WGNR’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 Wegener's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Tech industry.

Past Performance

How has Wegener performed over the past 5 years?

6.6%

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

Financial Health

How is Wegener's financial position?


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

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage3.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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

25.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

C. Woodbury (72yo)

10.3yrs

Tenure

US$212,646

Compensation

Mr. C. Troy Woodbury, Jr., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Wegener Corp. and Wegener Communications, Inc. since October 9, 2009. Mr. Woodbury served as Principal Accounting Officer of Wegener Corp. ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Placek
Co-Founder & Chairman25.1yrsUS$92.19kno data
C. Woodbury
CEO & Director10.3yrsUS$212.65kno data
Stephen Lococo
Director13.2yrsUS$10.23kno data

25.1yrs

Average Tenure

72yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WGNR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 25.1 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: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Wegener Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Wegener Corporation
  • Ticker: WGNR
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1977
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$144.617k
  • Shares outstanding: 13.15m
  • Website: https://www.wegener.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Wegener Corporation
  • 11350 Technology Circle
  • Johns Creek
  • Georgia
  • 30097
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WGNROTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDMar 1983

Biography

Wegener Corporation, through its subsidiary, Wegener Communications, Inc., designs, manufactures, and distributes satellite communications electronics equipment in the United States and internationally. The company offers iPump media servers, which receives and stores television, radio, and other digital files from broadcast, cable, and business network operations; Compel Network Control and Compel Conditional Access for dynamic command, monitoring, and addressing multi-site video, audio, and data networks; and Nielsen Media Research products, such as NAVE IIc and SpoTTrac encoders, which are used to encode Nielsen Media Research identification tags into media for Nielsen program ratings, as well as MediaPlan network control and content management products, which provides digital asset management in an end-to-end multi-site environment. It also provides Unity satellite media receivers, including Unity 552 for private and business television networks; Unity 4600, a digital satellite receiver that is used primarily by program originators to distribute analog and digital programming; and Unity 202 audio receiver for business music providers. In addition, the company offers digital television digital stream processors for cable and telecom headends allowing them to integrate local off-air high definition broadcast television channels and digital programs, and insert them onto their networks; uplink equipment for video and audio distribution; and customized products. It serves business and private networks, broadcast television and program originators, and radio broadcasters through direct sales force, sales representatives, value added resellers, integrators, and independent distributors. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Johns Creek, Georgia. Wegener Corporation is a subsidiary of Novra Technologies, Inc. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/24 00:45
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2014/08/29
Annual Earnings2014/08/29


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.