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What Did Baylin Technologies Inc.'s (TSE:BYL) CEO Take Home Last Year?

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Randy Dewey became the CEO of Baylin Technologies Inc. (TSE:BYL) in 2015. This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison to CEO compensation at companies of similar size. Next, we'll consider growth that the business demonstrates. And finally - as a second measure of performance - we will look at the returns shareholders have received over the last few years. This process should give us an idea about how appropriately the CEO is paid.

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How Does Randy Dewey's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

At the time of writing our data says that Baylin Technologies Inc. has a market cap of CA$144m, and is paying total annual CEO compensation of CA$810k. (This figure is for the year to December 2018). While we always look at total compensation first, we note that the salary component is less, at CA$425k. We looked at a group of companies with market capitalizations under CA$262m, and the median CEO total compensation was CA$120k.

Thus we can conclude that Randy Dewey receives more in total compensation than the median of a group of companies in the same market, and of similar size to Baylin Technologies Inc.. However, this doesn't necessarily mean the pay is too high. We can get a better idea of how generous the pay is by looking at the performance of the underlying business.

You can see, below, how CEO compensation at Baylin Technologies has changed over time.

TSX:BYL CEO Compensation, July 8th 2019

Is Baylin Technologies Inc. Growing?

Baylin Technologies Inc. has increased its earnings per share (EPS) by an average of 45% a year, over the last three years (using a line of best fit). It achieved revenue growth of 44% over the last year.

This shows that the company has improved itself over the last few years. Good news for shareholders. Most shareholders would be pleased to see strong revenue growth combined with EPS growth. This combo suggests a fast growing business. Shareholders might be interested in this free visualization of analyst forecasts.

Has Baylin Technologies Inc. Been A Good Investment?

I think that the total shareholder return of 75%, over three years, would leave most Baylin Technologies Inc. shareholders smiling. 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...

We examined the amount Baylin Technologies Inc. pays its CEO, and compared it to the amount paid by similar sized companies. As discussed above, we discovered that the company pays more than the median of that group.

Importantly, though, the company has impressed with its earnings per share growth, over three years. In addition, shareholders have done well over the same time period. Considering this fine result for shareholders, we daresay the CEO compensation might be apt. CEO compensation is one thing, but it is also interesting to check if the CEO is buying or selling Baylin Technologies (free visualization of insider trades).

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