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Market Cap $39.57 million
P/E Ratio 14.43
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Shares Outstanding 131.91 million
Earnings per share -0.007
Dividend per share N/A
Year To Date Return -36.84%
Earnings Yield 6.93%
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    ESK ASX Announcements

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    About Etherstack PLC

    Etherstack PLC specializes in communications wireless technology. It designs, develops and deploys wireless communications software and products. It develops software for use in transceivers, which enables the transceiver to communicate with a radio network and other transceivers. In addition, it also licenses its software and designs to companies who manufacture telecommunication equipment for government public safety agencies and utilities. Geographically, the firm operates through the region of the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

    ESK Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
    01 Dec 2023 $0.30 $0.03 11.11% 79,460 $0.27 $0.30 $0.27
    28 Nov 2023 $0.27 $0.00 0.00% 3,064 $0.26 $0.27 $0.26
    27 Nov 2023 $0.27 $0.01 3.85% 2,586 $0.27 $0.27 $0.27
    24 Nov 2023 $0.26 $0.00 0.00% 19,794 $0.26 $0.26 $0.26
    23 Nov 2023 $0.26 $0.00 0.00% 2,264 $0.26 $0.26 $0.26
    21 Nov 2023 $0.26 $-0.01 -3.77% 10,388 $0.26 $0.26 $0.26
    20 Nov 2023 $0.27 $-0.01 -3.70% 3,500 $0.27 $0.27 $0.27
    16 Nov 2023 $0.27 $0.00 0.00% 5,000 $0.27 $0.27 $0.27
    13 Nov 2023 $0.27 $0.03 12.50% 5,100 $0.24 $0.27 $0.24
    10 Nov 2023 $0.24 $-0.01 -4.00% 7,500 $0.25 $0.25 $0.24
    09 Nov 2023 $0.25 $0.00 0.00% 476 $0.25 $0.25 $0.25
    08 Nov 2023 $0.25 $-0.05 -16.67% 15,378 $0.25 $0.25 $0.25
    06 Nov 2023 $0.30 $0.00 0.00% 2,619 $0.30 $0.30 $0.30

    Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
    18 Sep 2023 Peter Stephens Buy 35,219 $12,679
    On-market trade.
    15 Sep 2023 Peter Stephens Buy 89,781 $30,238
    On-market trade.
    12 Sep 2023 David Deacon Buy 51,454 $10,440
    On-market trade.
    30 Jun 2023 David Deacon Transfer 650,000 $217,750
    Off-market transfer.
    30 Jun 2023 David Deacon Transfer 650,000 $217,750
    Off-market transfer.
    12 May 2023 David Deacon Buy 25,000 $9,075
    On-market trade.
    04 Apr 2023 David Deacon Buy 10,000 $4,390
    On-market trade.
    04 Apr 2023 Peter Stephens Buy 59,000 $24,579
    On-market trade.

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Mr David Deacon Chief Executive OfficerExecutive Director Feb 2012
    Mr Deacon has over 25 years' experience in the wireless communications industry. Prior to Etherstack, Mr Deacon founded and ran an Australian wireless technology company, Indian Pacific Communications Pty Ltd, for six years until it was sold to a public company in April 2000. Before this, Mr Deacon led software development teams involved in wireless research and development in Perth and Sydney. Mr Deacon founded Etherstack in 2002 and has been Chief Executive Officer since that date. In this time, Mr Deacon has overseen Etherstack's growth into a global operation and the development of industry leading wireless communications technology assets.
    Mr Scott William Minehane Non-Executive Director May 2012
    Mr Minehane is an international regulatory and strategy expert in the telecommunications sector and has been involved in advising investors, operators, Governments and regulators in Australia, Asia, the Pacific and Africa. His expertise extends to spectrum management and new generation fixed and mobile technologies including optical fibre and 4G/LTE and 5G services. Mr Minehane has a separate consultancy practice, through which he has advised a range of leading corporates and organisations including the Commonwealth, South Australian and Victorian Governments, APEC Business Advisory Council, NBNCo, Macquarie Group, World Bank, International Telecommunications Union (ITU), Asian Development Bank (ADB), ASEAN, GSMA, Australian Competitive Carriers Coalition (Commpete), SDPPI (Indonesia's spectrum regulator), ARCIA, Macquarie Telecom, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (Thailand), Myanmar Government, TRA (UAE), KPMG, Telekom Malaysia, Axiata Group, edotco Group, and Telkom South Africa. In the past 12 months, he was the principal author of the ITU Report Pandemic in the Internet Age: From second wave to new normal, recovery, adaptation, and resilience (May 2021). Forthcoming papers include ITU Study of Asia-Pacific regional trends on providing access to IMT bands for mobile broadband and WPC report on the partitioning of the 6 GHz band in Asia-Pacific. He also recently presented a four-part APT webinar series entitled Allocation and Licensing of Spectrum for 5G in AsiaPacific.
    Mr Peter Stephens Non-Executive ChairmanNon-Executive Director May 2012
    Mr Stephens is currently Chairman of Etherstack, a director of various private companies and also runs a venture capital practice. He was previously Head of European Equities Sales at Salomon Brothers and Credit Lyonnais. He raised the initial funding for Tristel plc in 2003 and remained a director of Tristel plc from flotation on London Stock Exchange's AIM market in 2005 until 2013. He was Chairman of Getech on flotation on AIM in 2005 until 2013 and remains a director. Mr Stephens has recently become Chairman of True Luxury Travel, a long-haul holiday specialist currently focused on Africa having been Chairman and initial investor in Scott Dunn which was sold in 2014 for Euros 77m. He is also Chairman of Boisdale Canary Wharf, a Scottish themed restaurant and Chairman of Noble Rot Fine Wines. He has an MA in Jurisprudence from University of Oxford and qualified and practised as a Barrister in 1978-82. Mr Stephens has been on the board of Etherstack Wireless Limited since September 2007 and was appointed to the Board of Etherstack plc in 2012 as Chairman.
    Mr Paul Barnes Company SecretaryNon-Executive Director Feb 2012
    Mr Barnes has wide experience in venture development, financial strategy and management, corporate finance and M&A disciplines. Mr Barnes started his career with the City of London accounting firm Melman Pryke & Co (now part of Grant Thornton). Following qualification, he worked in both accountancy practice and commerce, specialising in developing businesses in a wide range of activities from software development and commercial property to regulated commodities brokers, taking senior management positions with a successful freight importer and a full-service executive jet aviation company. Paul co-founded and raised funds for various successful start-up businesses in property, telecommunication sectors and more recently in the securities industry and healthcare and biomass renewable sectors. He has been a key member of the teams in the development and admission to the London Stock Exchange's AIM market of both Tristel plc and Oxford Catalysts plc (now Velocys Technologies Limited) where he served as the Executive Finance Director, he was also the Chairman of Tristel plc between 2018 and 2019 and in the establishment of Amersham Investment Management Limited which is both authorised & regulated by the FCA as an Investment Management Firm. Paul is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the UK's Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. Paul joined Etherstack in 2002 as Finance Director and CFO, and held these positions throughout the development and expansion of Etherstack until December 2011. Paul was appointed a Director of Etherstack plc in February 2012.
    Mr David Carter Chief Financial OfficerCompany Secretary
    David Carter Chief Financial OfficerCompany Secretary
    David Carter Company SecretaryChief Financial Officer
    Paul Barnes Company SecretaryNon-Executive Director

    Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Name Shares Capital
    Mr David Andrew Deacon 48,291,850 36.90%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 14,889,754 11.40%
    Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 11,381,511 8.70%
    Mr Paul Barnes 6,850,000 5.20%
    Mr Bill Eason 4,065,506 3.10%
    Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd <Drp A/C> 3,879,241 3.00%
    Veronica Stephens 3,500,000 2.70%
    Lachmac Pty Ltd 2,750,000 2.10%
    Mr Andrew Scott 2,056,670 1.60%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Dpsl A/C> 1,969,251 1.50%
    Giga Palace Limited 1,909,994 1.50%
    Mr Peter Stephens 1,290,323 1.00%
    Sargoda Pty Ltd <Birdeep Family A/C> 1,250,392 1.00%
    Ms Carrie Larissa Hornbeck 935,000 0.70%
    Mr Jeremy Jon Davies 909,000 0.70%
    Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 733,153 0.60%
    Cheeky Boys Pty Ltd <Meharnehaal Super A/C> 651,053 0.50%
    Ridgeport Holdings Pty Ltd 627,000 0.50%
    Mr Paul Richards 603,750 0.50%
    MR DOUGLAS CHAPMAN 597,625 0.50%