Glu Mobile Inc. develops, publishes, and markets a portfolio of free-to-play mobile games for the users of smartphones and tablet devices.
Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Glu Mobile's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: F2P's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: F2P underperformed the German Entertainment industry which returned -15.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: F2P underperformed the German Market which returned -20.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Glu Mobile's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Glu Mobile undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: F2P (€5.58) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€25.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: F2P is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: F2P is poor value based on its PE Ratio (99x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (27.2x).
PE vs Market: F2P is poor value based on its PE Ratio (99x) compared to the German market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: F2P is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: F2P is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.4x) compared to the DE Entertainment industry average (1.1x).
How is Glu Mobile forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: F2P's forecast earnings growth (56.7% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: F2P's earnings (56.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: F2P's revenue (11.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: F2P's revenue (11.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: F2P's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.9%)
How has Glu Mobile performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: F2P has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: F2P became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: F2P has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -6.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: F2P has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: F2P has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (-50.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: F2P's Return on Equity (4.4%) is considered low.
How is Glu Mobile's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: F2P's short term assets ($214.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($150.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: F2P's short term assets ($214.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($64.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: F2P is debt free.
Reducing Debt: F2P has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: F2P has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if F2P's debt is covered by short term assets.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: F2P is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: F2P is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Glu Mobile's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate F2P's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate F2P's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if F2P's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if F2P's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of F2P's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Nick Earl (53yo)
Mr. Nick Earl has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Glu Mobile Inc. since November 10, 2016. Mr. Earl served as the President of Global Studios at Glu Mobile, Inc. from November 5, 2015 to ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Nick's total compensation ($USD9.31M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Nick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||5.33yrs||US$375.00k||0.54% $4.5m|
|Executive VP||11.67yrs||US$3.42m||0.17% $1.4m|
|VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||9.58yrs||US$883.95k||0.14% $1.2m|
|Chief Revenue Officer||3.92yrs||US$2.11m||no data|
|VP of Accounting & Principal Accounting Officer||2.75yrs||no data||0.015% $126.8k|
|Chief Technology Officer||4.5yrs||US$1.18m||no data|
|Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Studios||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Revenue Platform||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: F2P's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||5.33yrs||US$375.00k||0.54% $4.5m|
|Independent Director||14.58yrs||US$311.60k||0.052% $431.6k|
|Director||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||15yrs||US$326.71k||0.14% $1.2m|
|Lead Director||4yrs||US$376.26k||0.023% $192.1k|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$311.71k||0.017% $137.2k|
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$326.60k||0.11% $877.9k|
|Independent Director||4.67yrs||US$321.71k||0.017% $137.2k|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||no data||0.0044% $36.6k|
Experienced Board: F2P's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: F2P insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.1%.
Glu Mobile Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Glu Mobile Inc.
- Ticker: F2P
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$888.188m
- Listing Market Cap: US$823.261m
- Shares outstanding: 150.03m
- Website: https://www.glu.com
Number of Employees
- Glu Mobile Inc.
- 875 Howard Street
- Suite 100
- San Francisco
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|F2P||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 2007|
|GLUU||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2007|
|GLUU||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Mar 2007|
|0QZL||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Mar 2007|
Glu Mobile Inc. develops, publishes, and markets a portfolio of free-to-play mobile games for the users of smartphones and tablet devices. The company publishes titles primarily in four genres, including home décor, sports and action, fashion and celebrity, and time management. It portfolio of compelling games based on its own intellectual property, such as Cooking Dash, Covet Fashion, Deer Hunter, Design Home, and QuizUp, as well as games based on or significantly incorporating third party licensed brands, including Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, MLB Tap Sports Baseball, and Restaurant Dash with Gordon Ramsay. It markets, sells, and distributes its games primarily through direct-to-consumer digital storefronts, such as the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and others. The company was formerly known as Sorrent, Inc. and changed its name to Glu Mobile Inc. in May 2005. Glu Mobile Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/06 22:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/06 00:00|
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