When can we expect profit from Ai-Media Technologies Limited (ASX:AIM)?

With the company potentially at an important milestone, we wanted to take a closer look at Ai-Media Technologies Limited’s (ASX: AIM) future prospects. Ai-Media Technologies Limited offers a range of technology-driven products and services for live and recorded subtitling, transcription and translation in Australia, New Zealand, North America and internationally. The AU$153m market cap company announced a final loss of AU$11m on June 30, 2021 for its most recent full-year result. The biggest concern for investors is Ai-Media Technologies’ path to profitability – when will it break even? Below we provide a high-level summary of the industry analysts’ expectations for the company.

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Ai-Media Technologies is bordering on break even, according to 2 Australian Commercial Services analysts. They expect the company to record a final loss in 2023, before posting a profit of AU$5.6 million in 2024. Therefore, the company is expected to break even for approximately 3 years from today. How fast does the company need to grow each year to reach break-even point by 2024? Looking back at analysts’ estimates, they expect the company to grow an average of 103% year-over-year, indicating strong analyst confidence. If this rate proves too aggressive, the company could turn profitable much later than analysts predict.

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Since this is a high-level overview, we will not go into the details of Ai-Media Technologies’ upcoming projects. However, keep in mind that a high expected growth rate is generally not uncommon for a company that is currently going through an investment period.

One thing we want to emphasize is that the company has managed its capital prudently, with debt making up 0.3% of equity. This means that it has financed its operations primarily with equity, and its low debt obligation reduces the risk of investing in the loss-making company.

Next steps:

There are important basics of Ai-Media Technologies that are not covered in this article, but we must emphasize again that this is just a basic overview. For a more comprehensive look at Ai-Media Technologies, take a look at the Ai-Media Technologies company page on Simply Wall St. We’ve also compiled a list of key factors you should investigate further:

  1. valuation: What is Ai-Media Technologies worth today? Has the future growth potential already been factored into the price? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether Ai-Media Technologies is currently being mispriced by the market.

  2. The management team: An experienced management team at the helm increases our confidence in the company – take a look at who sits on Ai-Media Technologies’ board of directors and what the CEO’s background is.

  3. Other High-Performing Stocks: Are there other stocks that offer better prospects with a proven track record? Check out our free list of these great stocks here.

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