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Our Take On BATM Advanced Communications Ltd.'s (LON:BVC) CEO Salary

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The CEO of BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. (LON:BVC) is Zvi Marom. First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. Then we'll look at a snap shot of the business growth. And finally - as a second measure of performance - we will look at the returns shareholders have received over the last few years. This method should give us information to assess how appropriately the company pays the CEO.

Check out our latest analysis for BATM Advanced Communications

How Does Zvi Marom's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

According to our data, BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. has a market capitalization of UK£200m, and paid its CEO total annual compensation worth US$516k over the year to December 2018. It is worth noting that the CEO compensation consists almost entirely of the salary, worth US$516k. We looked at a group of companies with market capitalizations from US$100m to US$400m, and the median CEO total compensation was US$598k.

So Zvi Marom receives a similar amount to the median CEO pay, amongst the companies we looked at. While this data point isn't particularly informative alone, it gains more meaning when considered with business performance.

You can see a visual representation of the CEO compensation at BATM Advanced Communications, below.

LSE:BVC CEO Compensation, January 16th 2020

Is BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. Growing?

Over the last three years BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. has grown its earnings per share (EPS) by an average of 131% per year (using a line of best fit). It achieved revenue growth of 1.8% over the last year.

This demonstrates that the company has been improving recently. A good result. It's good to see a bit of revenue growth, as this suggests the business is able to grow sustainably. Shareholders might be interested in this free visualization of analyst forecasts.

Has BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. Been A Good Investment?

Boasting a total shareholder return of 146% over three years, BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. has done well by shareholders. This strong performance might mean some shareholders don't mind if the CEO were to be paid more than is normal for a company of its size.

In Summary...

Zvi Marom is paid around what is normal the leaders of comparable size companies.

Few would be critical of the leadership, since returns have been juicy and earnings per share are moving in the right direction. Indeed, many might consider the pay rather modest, given the solid company performance! Whatever your view on compensation, you might want to check if insiders are buying or selling BATM Advanced Communications shares (free trial).

Important note: BATM Advanced Communications may not be the best stock to buy. You might find something better in this list of interesting companies with high ROE and low debt.

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