OTCPK:AVNL.F

Stock Analysis Report

Avanti Communications Group

Executive Summary

Avanti Communications Group plc, a satellite operator, provides Ka-band satellite data communications services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.


Snowflake Analysis

Overvalued with worrying balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Avanti Communications Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AVNL.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

AVNL.F

0.02%

US Telecom

0.06%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

AVNL.F

13.5%

US Telecom

19.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how AVNL.F performed against the US Telecom industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how AVNL.F performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

AVNL.FIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.02%0.06%
30 Day0%-2.0%1.7%
90 Day0%0.2%9.0%
1 Yearn/a19.1%13.5%21.8%19.3%
3 Yearn/a16.3%-0.6%49.5%39.9%
5 Yearn/a38.7%7.5%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Avanti Communications Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.17x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AVNL.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AVNL.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AVNL.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: AVNL.F 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 AVNL.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AVNL.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

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

9.3%

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 Avanti Communications Group 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 AVNL.F’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 Avanti Communications Group's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Telecom industry.

Past Performance

How has Avanti Communications Group performed over the past 5 years?

-5.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AVNL.F is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AVNL.F is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AVNL.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -5.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AVNL.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AVNL.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-43.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AVNL.F has a negative Return on Equity (-189.48%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Avanti Communications Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AVNL.F's short term assets ($81.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($57.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: AVNL.F's short term assets ($81.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($547.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AVNL.F's debt to equity ratio (272.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AVNL.F's debt to equity ratio has increased from 164.8% to 272.3% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AVNL.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: AVNL.F's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.2x debt).


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: AVNL.F has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AVNL.F has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 20.3% each year.


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Dividend

What is Avanti Communications Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage4.9%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AVNL.F'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 AVNL.F's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kyle Whitehill (56yo)

1.5yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Kyle David Whitehill serves as Group Chief Executive Officer of Avanti Communications Group PLC since November 2018 and serves as its Director. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Avanti Communicat ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Nigel Adrian Fox
CFO & Director12.3yrsUS$464.43k0.0072% $2.3k
Kyle Whitehill
Group Chief Executive Officer & Director1.5yrsno datano data
Scott Richardson
Chief Technology Officer0.08yrsno datano data
Natalie Mitchell
General Counsel & Group Company Secretary1yrsno datano data
Enrico Leonardi
Chief Sales Officer3.7yrsno datano data
Debbie Mavis
Group HR Director1.3yrsno datano data
Toby Robinson
Chief of Strategy & Business Development Officer0.9yrsno datano data
Libby Barr
Chief Operating Officer of Customer0.8yrsno datano data
Ann Vandenbroucke
Chief Regulatory Officer0.8yrsno datano data

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: AVNL.F's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Nigel Adrian Fox
CFO & Director12.3yrsUS$464.43k0.0072% $2.3k
Kyle Whitehill
Group Chief Executive Officer & Director1.5yrsno datano data
Michael Leitner
Non-Executive Director2.8yrsno datano data
Richard Mastoloni
Non-Executive Director2.8yrsUS$30.27kno data
Christopher McLaughlin
Non-Executive Director0.3yrsno datano data
Craig Chobor
Non-Executive Director2.8yrsno datano data
Alan Harper
Chairman0.3yrsUS$18.97kno data
Paul Johnson
Non-Executive Director6.8yrsUS$78.08k0.00057% $184.3
Adam Kleinman
Non-Executive Director0.6yrsno datano data
John Slámecka
Non-Executive Director0.8yrsno datano data

2.8yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AVNL.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 234.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Avanti Communications Group PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Avanti Communications Group PLC
  • Ticker: AVNL.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Alternative Carriers
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$32.338m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.16b
  • Website: https://www.avantiplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Avanti Communications Group PLC
  • Cobham House
  • 20 Black Friars Lane
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC4V 6EB
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AVNL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDApr 2007

Biography

Avanti Communications Group plc, a satellite operator, provides Ka-band satellite data communications services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company offers broadband packages for consumers and businesses; satellite spectrum to support high speed connectivity for satellite operators and/or satellite integrators; and bespoke satellite managed services for customers who require tailored satellite solutions, including customized service wraps. It also provides organizations the capability to design and offer their own bespoke connectivity solutions to their end-users. In addition, the company owns and operates a fleet of satellites, including HYLAS 1, HYLAS 2, HYLAS 2B, and HYLAS 4; steerable beams; and ground network, as well as HYLAS 3, which is in development stage. Further, it sells terminals and other satellite communications equipment; and offers satellite consultancy services, management services, and project management services. Avanti Communications Group plc was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/07 02:46
End of Day Share Price2019/07/09 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.