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SPOK

Spok HoldingsNasdaqGS:SPOK Stock Report

Market Cap

US$199.5m

7D

1.7%

1Y

9.9%

Updated

23 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials
SPOK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends2/6

SPOK Overview

Spok Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Spok, Inc., provides healthcare communication solutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East.

Spok Holdings Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Spok Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$10.26
52 Week HighUS$7.16
52 Week LowUS$12.86
Beta0.27
1 Month Change28.73%
3 Month Change5.34%
1 Year Change9.85%
3 Year Change-33.38%
5 Year Change-40.69%
Change since IPO310.40%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 16

Spok Management Still Optimistic On The Future But The Stock Keeps Dropping

New software platform is the key growth driver. Management confident of growth opportunities but investors aren’t convinced. Still too early for reliable revenue projections. Current stock valuation attractive if you believe the Spok Go can be a success.

Shareholder Returns

SPOKUS Wireless TelecomUS Market
7D1.7%1.4%-0.5%
1Y9.9%18.1%37.5%

Return vs Industry: SPOK underperformed the US Wireless Telecom industry which returned 16.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SPOK underperformed the US Market which returned 36.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SPOK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SPOK volatility
SPOK Beta0.27
Industry Beta0.58
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: SPOK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SPOK's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2004590Vince Kellyhttps://www.spok.com

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 Console that helps operators perform directory searches and code calls, as well as messaging and paging; Spok Web-Based Directory that enables staff to send messages from the directory; Spok Web-Based On-Call Scheduling, which keeps personnel, calendars, and on-call scheduling information updated; Spok Speech to process routine phone requests, including transfers, directory assistance, messaging, and paging; and Spok Call Recording and Quality Management, which records, monitors, and scores operators’ conversations. The company also provides Spok Mobile for secure code alerts, patient updates, results, consult requests, and other services; Spok Device Preference Engine, which facilitates voice conversations among doctors and caregivers; Spok pc/psap that integrates the phone system, mapping systems, and other resources to speed emergency dispatch; and Spok Enterprise Alert, which directs emergency personnel to caller’s location.

Spok Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Spok Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SPOK fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$199.54m
Earnings (TTM)-US$46.46m
Revenue (TTM)US$146.93m

1.4x

P/S Ratio

-4.3x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SPOK income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$146.93m
Cost of RevenueUS$44.54m
Gross ProfitUS$102.40m
ExpensesUS$148.86m
Earnings-US$46.46m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-2.42
Gross Margin69.69%
Net Profit Margin-31.62%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did SPOK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.9%

Current Dividend Yield

-21%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SPOK ($10.26) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($52.22)

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 (2x).


Future Growth

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

34.1%

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.


Past Performance

How has Spok Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-73.4%

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 73.4% 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 (2.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SPOK has a negative Return on Equity (-23.83%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Spok Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SPOK's short term assets ($105.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($52.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: SPOK's short term assets ($105.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($21.7M).


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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

4.87%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SPOK's dividend (4.87%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).

High Dividend: SPOK's dividend (4.87%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.63%)


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.


Next Steps

Management

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

4.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Vince Kelly (61 yo)

16.83yrs

Tenure

US$2,089,573

Compensation

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.) since...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Vince's total compensation ($USD2.09M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.09M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SPOK's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: SPOK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.5 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Spok Holdings, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Spok Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: SPOK
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$199.540m
  • Shares outstanding: 19.47m
  • Website: https://www.spok.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Spok Holdings, Inc.
  • 6850 Versar Center
  • Suite 420
  • Springfield
  • Virginia
  • 22151-4148
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/23 23:03
End of Day Share Price2021/09/23 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.