2009 was a tough year for Waterloo based Arise Technologies, but things may be headed back in the right direction for the once high flying solar company. Even though Arise reported lower revenue for the year (Sales totalled $31.7 million versus $35.7 million in 2008.) the company managed to trim its losses. These losses are still very heavy ($41.3 million or 32 cents a share from $42.3 million or 36 cents a share in 2008) but according to Arise’s President and CEO Vern Heinrichs “Market conditions improved towards the end of year as we saw a significant increase in demand in the German marketplace,”. With the 2009 numbers now on the table, we break down Arise Technologies in our “Quant Snapshot”.
1. Price to sales: 0.71%
As of March 24, 2010 (FY 2009) Arise had 131.702.405 million shares
outstanding.The price as of March 24, 2010 was $.17 This gives The Company a market capitalization of $22.39 million. In the trailing four quarters, sales totaled $31.7 million.
2. Cash to Market Cap: 2.9%
As of FY 2009, Arise’s reported cash and short term investments was $651,985 The Company’s Market Cap, as of December 24th was $22.39 million.
3. Debt to market Cap: $0
As of FY end 2009 reported long term debt was $0
4. Trailing Three year growth rate: 1008%
Arise’s sales were $730,000 in Million in 2006. Sales grew to 31.7 Million
5. Enterprise Value to Sales: 68%
Enterprise Value as of FY end 2009 is $21.74 million, based on a
cap of $22.39 million plus zero long term debt, minus cash
and short term investments of of $651,985. Sales for the trailing four quarters totaled $31.73 million.
All financial information about Arise Technologies is gleaned from
their filings with the System for Electronic Document Analysis and
All calculations are based on The Company’s closing share price as of
close March 24th, 2009: $.17
Sales from trailing four quarters: $31.7 million
Cash and short term investments as of November 25, 2009 (FY end 2009 Quarter): $651,985
Shares outstanding: $22.39 million.