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Here’s What We Think About BOS Better Online Solutions Ltd’s (NASDAQ:BOSC) CEO Pay

Yuval Viner became the CEO of BOS Better Online Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:BOSC) in 2010. This analysis aims first to contrast CEO compensation with other companies that have similar market capitalization. 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. The aim of all this is to consider the appropriateness of CEO pay levels.

See our latest analysis for B.O.S Better Online Solutions

How Does Yuval Viner’s Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

Our data indicates that BOS Better Online Solutions Ltd is worth US$7.5m, and total annual CEO compensation is US$278k. We note that’s an increase of 34% above last year. We examined a group of similar sized companies, with market capitalizations of below US$200m. The median CEO compensation in that group is US$293k.

So Yuval Viner 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.

The graphic below shows how CEO compensation at B.O.S Better Online Solutions has changed from year to year.

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Is BOS Better Online Solutions Ltd Growing?

On average over the last three years, BOS Better Online Solutions Ltd has grown earnings per share (EPS) by 50% each year. Its revenue is up 16% over last year.

This demonstrates that the company has been improving recently. A good result. IThis sort of respectable year-on-year revenue growth is often seen at a healthy, growing business.

We don’t have analyst forecasts, but shareholders might want to examine this detailed historical graph of earnings, revenue and cash flow.

Has BOS Better Online Solutions Ltd Been A Good Investment?

With a three year total loss of 2.8%, BOS Better Online Solutions Ltd would certainly have some dissatisfied shareholders. This suggests it would be unwise for the company to pay the CEO too generously.

In Summary…

Yuval Viner is paid around what is normal the leaders of comparable size companies.

We think that the EPS growth is very pleasing, but we find the returns over the last three years to be lacking. Considering the improvement in earnings per share, one could argue that the CEO pay is appropriate, albeit not too low. CEO compensation is one thing, but it is also interesting to check if the CEO is buying or selling BOS Better Online Solutions Ltd (free visualization of insider trades).

Or you could feast your eyes on this interactive graph depicting past earnings, cash flow and revenue.

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.