OTCPK:ERFB

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

ERF Wireless, Inc. provides wireless broadband access solutions for the energy industry in North America.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • ERF Wireless has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • ERF Wireless's last earnings update was 1761 days ago.
  • ERF Wireless is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-15.2%

ERFB

0.4%

US Wireless Telecom

-0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

66.7%

ERFB

6.0%

US Wireless Telecom

1.1%

US Market

ERFB outperformed the Wireless Telecom industry which returned 5.3% over the past year.

ERFB outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

ERFBIndustryMarket
7 Day-15.2%0.4%-0.2%
30 Day-4.8%2.1%2.5%
90 Day-36.4%-0.2%1.6%
1 Year66.7%66.7%7.2%6.0%3.4%1.1%
3 Year2233.3%2233.3%33.9%28.8%45.2%35.8%
5 Year-83.7%-83.7%43.4%29.5%62.6%44.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is ERF Wireless undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether ERF Wireless is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as ERF Wireless 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

  • Examine ERF Wireless'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.
  • 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 ERF Wireless regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Telecom industry.

Future Growth

How is ERF Wireless expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.7%

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 ERF Wireless 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

Past Performance

How has ERF Wireless performed over the past 5 years?

0.2%

Historical Telecom 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, ERF Wireless 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

Financial Health

How is ERF Wireless's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse ERF Wireless'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. ERF Wireless 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 ERFB’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 ERF Wireless's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Telecom industry.

Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate ERF Wireless's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate ERF Wireless's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as ERF Wireless has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if ERF Wireless's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as ERF Wireless has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


Next Steps

Management

What is the CEO of ERF Wireless's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

John Barnett 0

2.3yrs

Tenure

0

Dr. John B. Barnett has been Interim Chief Executive Officer, President and Secretary of ERF Wireless, Inc. since May 24, 2017. Dr. Barnett has been a Director of ERF Wireless, Inc. since March 12, 2017. D ...


Board Age and Tenure

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the ERF Wireless board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Management Team

  • John Burns (66yo)

    CTO of Enterprise Network Svcs Inc

    • Tenure: 11.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$60.00k
  • Jay Bilden

    Senior Vice President of ENS

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$130.04k
  • Mike Moehle (67yo)

    Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • John Barnett

    Interim Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs

Board Members

  • Rick Zachardy (51yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.75k
  • Joey Milan

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
  • John Barnett

    Interim Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Steven Sarno

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs

Company Information

ERF Wireless, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: ERF Wireless, Inc.
  • Ticker: ERFB
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$5.889m
  • Shares outstanding: 841.28m
  • Website: https://www.erfwireless.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • ERF Wireless, Inc.
  • 2911 South Shore Boulevard
  • Suite 100
  • League City
  • Texas
  • 77573
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ERFBOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDSep 1998

Biography

ERF Wireless, Inc. provides wireless broadband access solutions for the energy industry in North America. The company conducts its operations through Energy Broadband, Inc., Wireless Bundled Services Divis ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/20 00:32
End of Day Share Price2019/09/19 00:00
Earnings2014/09/30
Annual Earnings2013/12/31


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.