LegalZoom.com, Inc. operates an online platform for legal and compliance solutions in the United States.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$26.25|
|52 Week High||US$26.21|
|52 Week Low||US$40.94|
|1 Month Change||-28.77%|
|3 Month Change||n/a|
|1 Year Change||n/a|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-30.65%|
Recent News & Updates
|LZ||US Professional Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how LZ performed against the US Professional Services industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how LZ performed against the US Market.
Stable Share Price: LZ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine LZ's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
LegalZoom.com, Inc. operates an online platform for legal and compliance solutions in the United States. The company’s platform offers products and services, including business formations, creating estate planning documents, protecting intellectual property, completing certain forms and agreements, providing access to independent attorney advice, and connecting customers with experts for tax preparation and bookkeeping services. It serves small businesses and individuals.
LegalZoom.com Fundamentals Summary
|LZ fundamental statistics|
Is LZ overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LZ income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$177.51m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.16|
|Net Profit Margin||-5.95%|
How did LZ perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is LegalZoom.com undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LZ ($26.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($24.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LZ is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LZ is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: LZ is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LZ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LZ has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Professional Services industry average.
How is LegalZoom.com forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LZ is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LZ is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: LZ's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LZ's revenue (19.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LZ's revenue (19.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LZ's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (39.1%)
How has LegalZoom.com performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LZ is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LZ is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Unable to establish if LZ's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years as it has been trading publicly for less than 3 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LZ's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LZ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (19%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LZ's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is LegalZoom.com's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LZ has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: LZ has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LZ has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: LZ's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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: Whilst unprofitable LZ has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: LZ is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 46.4% per year.
What is LegalZoom.com current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LZ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LZ'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 LZ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LZ'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 LZ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dan Wernikoff (49 yo)
Mr. Daniel A. Wernikoff, also known as Dan, is Chief Executive Officer and Director at LegalZoom.com, Inc. since October 2019. From March 2019 to August 2019, Mr. Wernikoff served as a Venture Partner at T...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dan's total compensation ($USD4.45M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.42M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Dan's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: LZ's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: LZ's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: LZ only recently listed within the past 12 months.
LegalZoom.com, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LegalZoom.com, Inc.
- Ticker: LZ
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$5.602b
- Shares outstanding: 196.90m
- Website: https://www.legalzoom.com
Number of Employees
- LegalZoom.com, Inc.
- 101 North Brand Boulevard
- 11th Floor
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/25 02:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 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.