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How Much Did BATM Advanced Communications Ltd.'s (LON:BVC) CEO Pocket Last Year?

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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. The aim of all this is to consider the appropriateness of CEO pay levels.

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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£196m, and pays its CEO total annual compensation worth US$516k. (This figure is for the year to December 2018). Notably, that's an increase of 30% over the year before. It is worth noting that the CEO compensation consists almost entirely of the salary, worth US$516k. We examined companies with market caps from US$100m to US$400m, and discovered that the median CEO total compensation of that group was US$678k.

So Zvi Marom is paid around the average of the companies we looked at. Although this fact alone doesn't tell us a great deal, it becomes more relevant when considered against the business performance.

The graphic below shows how CEO compensation at BATM Advanced Communications has changed from year to year.

LSE:BVC CEO Compensation, May 31st 2019

Is BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. Growing?

BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. has increased its earnings per share (EPS) by an average of 118% a year, over the last three years (using a line of best fit). In the last year, its revenue is up 12%.

Overall this is a positive result for shareholders, showing that the company has improved in recent years. It's also good to see decent revenue growth in the last year, suggesting the business is healthy and growing. It could be important to check this free visual depiction of what analysts expect for the future.

Has BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. Been A Good Investment?

Boasting a total shareholder return of 208% over three years, BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. has done well by shareholders. As a result, some may believe the CEO should be paid more than is normal for companies of similar size.

In Summary...

Remuneration for Zvi Marom is close enough to the median pay for a CEO of a similar sized company .

The company is growing earnings per share and total shareholder returns have been pleasing. So one could argue the CEO compensation is quite modest, if you consider company performance! If you think CEO compensation levels are interesting you will probably really like this free visualization of insider trading at BATM Advanced Communications.

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