New York Stock Exchange:DSS
This quarter is the first published with the consolidation of Sharing Global Services in the income statement. It has a March fiscal year, so we haven’t seen its fourth quarter yet, but we expect it to have added about $6 million to revenue and $2 million to loss (excluding impairment of $1.5 million). As expected, its addition put DSS (NYSE:DSS) back into negative cash flow territory – $3.4 million for the quarter. Its turnover seems to continue to decline year after year. Premier packaging had a tougher quarter than usual. Although it has an excellent pipeline and orders, it continues to be limited by paper shortages and suffered a few days of downtime following the move. We expect Premier’s Q2 revenue to be similar to Q1 until it resolves its paper issue. It too is also affected by the rise in paper prices.
With the market collapse, DSS’s current enterprise value is now $45 million, or 0.7 times estimated EV/2022 sales. The plan is still to create a spin-off from the biomedical, REIT and banking business – all three of which could happen this year, and these should only improve returns for investors. Although in today’s market, plans could change.
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