Glowpoint, Inc. operates as a managed service provider of video collaboration and network applications in the United States.
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Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Glowpoint's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GLOW's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GLOW underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned 12% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GLOW underperformed the US Market which returned 24.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Glowpoint's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StBreaking Down Glowpoint Inc's (NYSEMKT:GLOW) Ownership Structure
1 year ago | Simply Wall StIs Glowpoint Inc's (NYSEMKT:GLOW) 41.35% ROE Strong Compared To Its Industry?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StGlowpoint Inc (NYSEMKT:GLOW) Delivered A Better ROE Than The Industry, Here’s Why
Is Glowpoint undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GLOW's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GLOW's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GLOW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Telecom industry average.
PE vs Market: GLOW 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 GLOW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GLOW is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.5x).
How is Glowpoint 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 Glowpoint 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.
- Examine Glowpoint'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.
- Glowpoint competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Telecom industry.
How has Glowpoint performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GLOW is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GLOW is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GLOW is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GLOW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GLOW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-43.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GLOW has a negative Return on Equity (-105.81%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Glowpoint's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GLOW's short term assets ($2.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($912.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: GLOW has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GLOW is debt free.
Reducing Debt: GLOW has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 120.3%.
Inventory Level: GLOW has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if GLOW's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: GLOW has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: GLOW has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -48.9% each year
What is Glowpoint's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GLOW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GLOW'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 GLOW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GLOW'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 GLOW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Pete Holst (50yo)
Mr. Peter J. Holst, also known as Pete, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Glowpoint, Inc. since January 13, 2013. Mr. Holst served as Senior Vice President for Business Development at G ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pete's total compensation ($USD845.49K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD519.76K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pete's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairman of the Board||6.8yrs||US$845.49k||6.34% $326.0k|
|CFO, Treasurer & Corporate Secretary||6.6yrs||US$436.75k||0.95% $48.6k|
|Senior Vice President of Operations||5.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Technology||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GLOW's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board||6.8yrs||US$845.49k||6.34% $326.0k|
|Director||0.3yrs||no data||7.58% $389.5k|
|Lead Independent Director||0.3yrs||US$53.00k||0.088% $4.5k|
|Independent Director||4.7yrs||US$41.00k||no data|
|Director||0.3yrs||no data||0.012% $632.2|
Experienced Board: GLOW's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GLOW insiders have only sold shares 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 18.4%.
Glowpoint, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Glowpoint, Inc.
- Ticker: GLOW
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Alternative Carriers
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: US$5.140m
- Shares outstanding: 5.14m
- Website: https://www.glowpoint.com
Number of Employees
- Glowpoint, Inc.
- 999 18th Street
- Suite 1350S
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GLOW||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1995|
Glowpoint, Inc. operates as a managed service provider of video collaboration and network applications in the United States. Its video collaboration services include managed videoconferencing, a cloud-based and on premise service that offers scheduling, call launching, conference monitoring and support, and conference reports; JoinMyVideo, an on-demand video meeting room (VMR) service that allows users to join from Web browsers, desktops, mobile apps, and videoconferencing systems; Hybrid Videoconferencing that helps enterprises to migrate from managed videoconferencing to VMRs; Video Meeting Suites, which offer remote access to videoconferencing for everyday business meetings and events; and Webcasting that enables its customers to stream live video feeds to up to thousands of viewers through their browsers and mobile devices, as well as remote service management services, such as management and support, helpdesk, and remote and automated monitoring services. The company also provides network services, which offer secure traffic of video, data, and Internet. Its networking solutions comprise Cloud Connect Video, which provides the customer’s office locations with a video network connection to the Glowpoint Cloud for video communications; Cloud Connect Converge that offers customized multiprotocol label switching solutions for customers who require a converged network; and Cloud Connect Cross Connect, which allows the customer to leverage their existing carrier for the extension of a Layer 2 private line to the company’s data center. In addition, the company offers professional services, including onsite support, or dispatch, as well as configuration or customization of equipment or software on behalf of a customer; and resells video equipment. It serves Fortune 1000 companies, and small and medium enterprises in various industries through direct and indirect sales channels. Glowpoint, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2019/10/02 23:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/10/02 00:00|
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