Company profile

Ticker
KEQU
Exchange
CEO
Thomas D. Hull
Employees
Incorporated in
Location
Fiscal year end
SEC CIK
IRS number
380715562

KEQU stock data

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FINRA relative short interest over last month (20 trading days) ?

Calendar

13 Mar 20
7 Apr 20
30 Apr 20

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Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Jan 20 Oct 19 Jul 19 Apr 19
Revenue 34.23M 39.72M 39.34M 34.75M
Net income -1.92M -2.18M 471K -1.27M
Diluted EPS -0.7 -0.79 0.17 -0.46
Net profit margin -5.60% -5.48% 1.20% -3.65%
Operating income -2.07M -39K 776K -1.56M
Net change in cash -4.09M -4.01M 1.01M -124K
Cash on hand 3.55M 7.65M 11.65M 10.65M
Cost of revenue 28.95M 33.41M 32.39M 29.91M
Annual (USD) Apr 19 Apr 18 Apr 17 Apr 16
Revenue 146.55M 158.05M 138.56M 128.63M
Net income 1.53M 5.28M 4.52M 3.8M
Diluted EPS 0.55 1.9 1.66 1.42
Net profit margin 1.04% 3.34% 3.26% 2.96%
Operating income 2.11M 9.92M 6.54M 5.7M
Net change in cash 931K -2.79M 7.28M 2.18M
Cash on hand 10.65M 9.72M 12.51M 5.22M
Cost of revenue 121.23M 125.89M 111.95M 104.92M

Financial data from company earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
31 Dec 19 Margaret B Pyle Common Stock Gift Dispose G 0 890 0 48,974
2 Dec 19 Mandar Ranade RSU Common Stock Grant Aquire A 0 3,247 0 3,247
17 Jul 19 Margaret B Pyle Common Stock Gift Dispose G 0 1,620 0 49,864
16 Jul 19 Ryan S. Noble Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F 18.43 63 1.16K 366
16 Jul 19 Ryan S. Noble Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M 0 197 0 429
16 Jul 19 Ryan S. Noble RSU Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M 0 197 0 1,773
40.8% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 31 35 -11.4%
Opened positions 2 4 -50.0%
Closed positions 6 3 +100.0%
Increased positions 5 7 -28.6%
Reduced positions 13 12 +8.3%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 15.09M 19.43M -22.3%
Total shares 1.12M 1.25M -10.1%
Total puts 0 0
Total calls 0 0
Total put/call ratio
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
NTRS Northern Trust 332.23K $4.47M -0.3%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 214.52K $2.89M -1.5%
Vanguard 125K $1.68M 0.0%
Renaissance Technologies 105.01K $1.41M +4.3%
North Star Investment Management 99.69K $1.34M 0.0%
BEN Franklin Resources 52.7K $709K 0.0%
Bridgeway Capital Management 33.5K $451K 0.0%
Minerva Advisors 32.25K $434K +142.5%
LSV Asset Management 18.98K $255K -44.9%
MS^L Morgan Stanley 17.98K $242K -3.2%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Wellington Management 0 -93.24K EXIT
Minerva Advisors 32.25K +18.95K +142.5%
LSV Asset Management 18.98K -15.47K -44.9%
Perritt Capital Management 17.92K -10.99K -38.0%
FMR 32 -10.78K -99.7%
BLK BlackRock 12.14K -5.88K -32.6%
Morgan Dempsey Capital Management 0 -4.69K EXIT
USB Us Bancorp 3.02K -4.58K -60.3%
Renaissance Technologies 105.01K +4.31K +4.3%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 214.52K -3.31K -1.5%

Financial report summary

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Risks
  • Disruptions in the financial markets have historically created, and may continue to create, uncertainty in economic conditions that may adversely affect our customers and our business.
  • If we fail to compete effectively, our revenue and profit margins could decline.
  • If we lose a large customer, our sales and profits would decline.
  • An increase in the price of raw materials and energy could negatively affect our sales and profits.
  • Our future growth may depend on our ability to penetrate new international markets.
  • Events outside our control may affect our operating results.
  • We depend on key management and technical personnel, the loss of whom could harm our business.
  • Our stock price is likely to be volatile and could drop.
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may increase the cost of providing medical benefits to employees, which could have a significant adverse impact on our results of operations.
  • We are subject to other risks that might also cause our actual results to vary materially from our forecasts, targets, or projections, including:
  • Cybersecurity incidents could expose us to liability and damage our reputation and our business.
  • Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting.
  • Changes in U.S. trade policy, including the imposition of tariffs and the resulting consequences, may have a material adverse impact on our business and results of operations.
Management Discussion
  • Sales for the quarter were $34,225,000, a 5.7% increase from sales of $32,372,000 in the comparable period of the prior year. Domestic sales for the quarter were $26,699,000, up 5.9% from sales of $25,217,000 in the comparable period of the prior year. International sales for the quarter were $7,526,000, up 5.2% from sales of $7,155,000 in the comparable period of the prior year.  The increase in Domestic sales for the quarter was a result of increased activity in the Company’s dealer and distribution sales channels. International sales increased year over year as a result of continued deliveries of a large order in the Middle East market. 
  • Sales for the nine months ended January 31, 2020 were $113,283,000, a 1.3% increase from sales of $111,802,000 in the comparable period of the prior year. Domestic sales for the nine-month period were $87,570,000, down 4.7% from sales of $91,909,000 in the comparable period of the prior year.  International sales for the period were $25,713,000, up 29.3% from sales of $19,893,000 in the comparable period of the prior year. 
  • The Company’s order backlog was $93 million at January 31, 2020, as compared to $96 million at January 31, 2019, and $101 million at April 30, 2019. The Company continues to have a strong volume of outstanding quotations globally and is aggressively pursuing these projects.
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