OTCPK:VPLM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Voip-Pal.com Inc. owns and develops a portfolio of Voice-over-Internet Protocol services in the United States.

Risk Analysis

Earnings have declined by -35.76% per year over past 5 years

Has less than 1 year of cash runway

Currently unprofitable and not forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years

Highly volatile share price over past 3 months

+ 2 more risks


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Voip-Pal.com's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VPLM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.7%

VPLM

-0.3%

US Telecom

0.06%

US Market


1 Year Return

-69.5%

VPLM

13.5%

US Telecom

19.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: VPLM underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned 13.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VPLM underperformed the US Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VPLMIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.7%-0.3%0.06%
30 Day10.0%-1.6%1.1%
90 Day-17.5%-0.1%8.9%
1 Year-69.5%-69.5%19.1%13.5%21.9%19.4%
3 Year-56.0%-56.0%17.2%0.08%48.9%39.3%
5 Year-71.7%-71.7%38.6%7.3%71.9%53.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Voip-Pal.com's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Voip-Pal.com undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

35.93x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VPLM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (35.9x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Voip-Pal.com forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

9.5%

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 Voip-Pal.com 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.


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Past Performance

How has Voip-Pal.com performed over the past 5 years?

-35.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VPLM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: VPLM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VPLM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -35.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: VPLM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-23.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: VPLM has a negative Return on Equity (-384.27%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Voip-Pal.com's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VPLM's short term assets ($681.3K) exceed its short term liabilities ($350.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: VPLM has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VPLM is debt free.

Reducing Debt: VPLM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0%.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: VPLM has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if VPLM'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: VPLM has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: VPLM has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -28.1% each year


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Dividend

What is Voip-Pal.com'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 VPLM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VPLM'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 VPLM'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?

5.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Magdi Malak (66yo)

5.3yrs

Tenure

US$219,000

Compensation

Mr. Magdi Emil Malak has been Chief Executive Officer of VOIP PAL.com, Inc. since October 2014 and as its President since May 15, 2019. Mr. Malak served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Dynamic  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Magdi's total compensation ($USD219.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD519.76K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Magdi's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Magdi Malak
CEO, President & Director5.3yrsUS$219.00kno data
Donald Lee
CFO & Director1.3yrsUS$188.23k1.96% $763.5k
Edwin Candy
Independent Director6.7yrsUS$36.00kno data
Colin Tucker
Chairman of the Board5.3yrsUS$36.00k0.30% $118.8k

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

70yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: VPLM's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 12.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Voip-Pal.com Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Voip-Pal.com Inc.
  • Ticker: VPLM
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Alternative Carriers
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$38.994m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.97b
  • Website: https://www.voip-pal.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Voip-Pal.com Inc.
  • 10900 NE 4th Street
  • Suite 2300
  • Bellevue
  • Washington
  • 98004
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VPLMOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon Voting SharesUSUSDJun 2003

Biography

Voip-Pal.com Inc. owns and develops a portfolio of Voice-over-Internet Protocol services in the United States. The company offers classification and routing of communications over different networks and geographically distributed nodes; lawful interception of such communications; enhanced emergency calling support services; mobile gateways; uninterrupted transmissions during endpoint changes; and metering and billing, including the reselling of white label telecommunication services. It serves telephony system vendors, network suppliers, and retail and wholesale carriers. The company was formerly known as VOIP MDI.com. and changed its name to Voip-Pal.com Inc. in September 2006. Voip-Pal.com Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Bellevue, Washington. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/19 00:33
End of Day Share Price2020/02/18 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


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.