BIRD Stock Overview
Blackbird plc develops and operates a cloud-based video editing and publishing platform under the Blackbird name in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.19|
|52 Week High||UK£0.39|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.15|
|1 Month Change||16.67%|
|3 Month Change||13.24%|
|1 Year Change||-37.90%|
|3 Year Change||165.52%|
|5 Year Change||318.48%|
|Change since IPO||-62.26%|
Recent News & Updates
|BIRD||GB Software||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: BIRD underperformed the UK Software industry which returned -22.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BIRD underperformed the UK Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|BIRD Average Weekly Movement||6.9%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||5.6%|
|Market Average Movement||5.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: BIRD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BIRD's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Blackbird plc develops and operates a cloud-based video editing and publishing platform under the Blackbird name in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally. The company’s platform is used for video viewing, editing, and publishing. It serves news, sports, entertainment, and other sectors.
Blackbird Fundamentals Summary
|BIRD fundamental statistics|
Is BIRD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BIRD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£155.69k|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.0058|
|Net Profit Margin||-103.31%|
How did BIRD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is BIRD undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for BIRD?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is BIRD's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does BIRD's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|BIRD PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: BIRD is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (34.3x) compared to the peer average (2.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does BIRD's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.K. Software Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: BIRD is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (34.3x) compared to the UK Software industry average (3.5x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is BIRD's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||34.3x|
|Fair PS Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BIRD's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of BIRD when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BIRD's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BIRD's fair value for valuation analysis.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BIRD's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Blackbird forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Blackbird has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has Blackbird performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BIRD is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BIRD is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BIRD is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 3.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BIRD's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BIRD is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (-14.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BIRD has a negative Return on Equity (-16.49%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Blackbird's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BIRD's short term assets (£13.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: BIRD's short term assets (£13.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£131.9K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BIRD is debt free.
Reducing Debt: BIRD has not had any debt for past 5 years.
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: BIRD has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: BIRD has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 5.9% each year
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What is Blackbird current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BIRD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BIRD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BIRD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BIRD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as BIRD has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ian McDonough (49 yo)
Mr. Ian McDonough has been the Chief Executive Officer of Blackbird plc (formerly known as Forbidden Technologies plc) since September 1, 2017. Mr. McDonough served as Senior Vice President and Managing Di...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ian's total compensation ($USD272.79K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD334.27K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BIRD's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BIRD's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BIRD insiders have bought more shares than they have sold 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 8.7%.
Blackbird plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Blackbird plc
- Ticker: BIRD
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: UK£70.756m
- Shares outstanding: 367.57m
- Website: https://www.blackbird.video
Number of Employees
- Blackbird plc
- Tuition House
- 27-37 St. George’s Road
- Greater London
- SW19 4EU
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.