Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT)

CAPS Rating: 1 out of 5


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BruceAlmighty1 (< 20)
Submitted November 17, 2015

Wireless electricity will be wildly successful.

SmartAce (99.97)
Submitted February 09, 2016

Doo da wop, doo bee doo da wop, do wah doo lang. Blue days, black nights, doo wah doo lang.-ELO


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Member Avatar MonkeyPick (69.23) Submitted: 5/25/2018 10:28:05 AM : Underperform Start Price: $29.81 WATT Score: +74.15

Insiders taking stock "at $0" then shortly sell at the market. This has been the trend since the company went public.


Member Avatar Gene33 (< 20) Submitted: 2/24/2018 8:44:12 AM : Outperform Start Price: $22.75 WATT Score: -59.97

Wireless power.


Member Avatar CashATK (60.05) Submitted: 6/27/2017 8:04:05 AM : Outperform Start Price: $15.33 WATT Score: -52.10

In its annual report, Energous explains that it's on the cusp of turning the corner to financial solvency, when (not if in it's view) it's wireless charging technology comes on-line for adoption by consumer electronics firms through its partnership with British semiconductor company Dialog. The company claims that it has independently verified its near-field charging system, and that they are targeting electronics of 60W and less charge requirement.

This company faces short-term solvency issues, running operating expenses several factors greater than its income. It has reduced its rent in its research space by paying the landlord in stocks, and sought financing through the end of 2016 by seeking investor financing. It may be three or more years away from any profitability.

The company faces tremendous risks: (1) another company solves the near-field charging problem sooner and better; (2) Dialog Semiconductors does not prove to be a reliable partner for integrating into consumer electronics; (3) patent infringement from copy-cat technology firms.

Some opportunities are that this company appears to be the closest to solving this near-field charging problem, and that would give it a lead in the devices used in IoT. Battery limitations as they are, users might expect their IoT devices to work many years and might not be able to easily charge them depending on the location and use, so a near-field solution would bridge that shortfall. The technology only charges 15 feet or 30-feet in the circular configuration, so there are still some considerable limitations to the technology.

Adoption of the technology requires marketing the transmitter and receiver. The transmitter would go into TVs, fridge doors, wi-fi routers, and the like. Receivers would be the powered devices, basically anything that is currently hand-held/electronic.

The CEO is a manager rather than a technologist/engineer, but this may be the right fit for the company as it really needs to find a way to get itself to a marketable position. Stephen Rizzone, the CEO, has been granted generous stock purchase options in addition to a low-6 digit salary, although the company is as of yet unprofitable. There are 73 employees.

Overall I'm optimistic that this company will either turn the corner to proftiability in the next 3-5 years through success with its technology, or will be bought up by a larger firm.


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MonkeyPick (69.23) Score: +104.53

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Member Name Member
Call Time
Score Commentary
MonkeyPick 69.23 12/28/2017 Underperform 5Y $29.81 -65.01% +9.13% +74.15 1 Comment
elektragreen159 96.07 1/24/2017 Underperform 5Y $17.00 -38.65% +28.97% +67.62 0 Comment
VUGrad 93.57 12/13/2016 Underperform 5Y $16.45 -36.59% +28.14% +64.74 0 Comment
MMCapitalMgmt 99.94 1/6/2015 Underperform 5Y $12.14 -14.09% +44.49% +58.57 0 Comment
wolpe 58.95 1/5/2018 Underperform NS $21.45 -51.38% +7.15% +58.52 0 Comment
walt373 99.86 3/27/2017 Underperform 5Y $15.26 -31.65% +25.90% +57.55 0 Comment
naughtyguy 33.98 3/20/2018 Underperform 5Y $19.83 -47.40% +7.77% +55.17 0 Comment
gcaderas 76.82 4/21/2017 Underperform 3Y $14.75 -29.29% +24.12% +53.41 0 Comment
tbolioli 98.28 8/1/2016 Underperform 5Y $12.30 -15.20% +34.44% +49.64 0 Comment
nessumsar 69.48 6/20/2016 Underperform 5Y $11.54 -9.62% +39.83% +49.45 0 Comment

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TrackJimCramer 85.64 6/6/2017 Underperform 3W $15.83 -34.11% +20.06% +54.17 0 Comment
TrackBWS 96.39 9/19/2016 Underperform NS $18.73 -28.19% +11.98% +40.17 4/26/2017 @ $13.45 0 Comment

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