Spok Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Spok, Inc., provides healthcare communication solutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has Spok Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SPOK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SPOK's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Wireless Telecom
1 Year Return
US Wireless Telecom
Return vs Industry: SPOK underperformed the US Wireless Telecom industry which returned 21.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SPOK underperformed the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Spok Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Spok Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SPOK ($10.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($100.46)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SPOK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SPOK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Wireless Telecom industry average.
PE vs Market: SPOK 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 SPOK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SPOK is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Wireless Telecom industry average (1.9x).
How is Spok Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Telecom 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 Spok Holdings 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.
How has Spok Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SPOK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SPOK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SPOK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 75.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SPOK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SPOK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Wireless Telecom industry (-10.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SPOK has a negative Return on Equity (-22.04%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Spok Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SPOK's short term assets ($118.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($57.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SPOK's short term assets ($118.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($19.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SPOK is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SPOK has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SPOK has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SPOK has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Spok Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SPOK's dividend (4.63%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: SPOK's dividend (4.63%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SPOK's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SPOK's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SPOK is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vince Kelly (60 yo)
Mr. Vincent D. Kelly serves as the Chief Executive Officer & President of Spok, Inc. Mr. Kelly serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Spok Holdings, Inc. (formerly USA Mobility, Inc.). Mr....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vince's total compensation ($USD2.22M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.01M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vince's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SPOK's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SPOK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SPOK insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.2%.
Spok Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Spok Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: SPOK
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: US$205.322m
- Shares outstanding: 19.37m
- Website: https://www.spok.com
Number of Employees
- Spok Holdings, Inc.
- 6850 Versar Center
- Suite 420
- United States
Spok Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Spok, Inc., provides healthcare communication solutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. It offers Spok Healthcare Co...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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