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COUR

CourseraNYSE:COUR Stock Report

Last Price

US$20.00

Market Cap

US$2.8b

7D

-11.4%

1Y

n/a

Updated

21 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
COUR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

COUR Stock Overview

Coursera, Inc. operates an online educational content platform that connects learners, educators, and institutions.

Coursera Competitors

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Coursera
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$20.00
52 Week HighUS$62.53
52 Week LowUS$19.93
Beta0
1 Month Change-17.39%
3 Month Change-40.53%
1 Year Changen/a
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-55.56%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 21

Broken Growth Stocks: Coursera

This is a new series of articles focused on growth companies that have seen a significant decline in their stock prices in recent weeks. Coursera is uniquely positioned to disrupt an industry that has seen very little innovation and is out of reach for most folks who want to get a quality education. Based on my model, the company is potentially 60% undervalued at these levels.

Dec 28
We're Hopeful That Coursera (NYSE:COUR) Will Use Its Cash Wisely

We're Hopeful That Coursera (NYSE:COUR) Will Use Its Cash Wisely

Even when a business is losing money, it's possible for shareholders to make money if they buy a good business at the...

Shareholder Returns

COURUS Consumer ServicesUS Market
7D-11.4%-3.2%-4.0%
1Yn/a-67.8%6.6%

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how COUR performed against the US Consumer Services industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how COUR performed against the US Market.

Price Volatility

Is COUR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
COUR volatility
COUR Average Weekly Movement7.7%
Consumer Services Industry Average Movement9.7%
Market Average Movement6.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: COUR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: COUR's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2011779Jeff Maggioncaldahttps://www.coursera.org

Coursera, Inc. operates an online educational content platform that connects learners, educators, and institutions. It offers online courses that include data science, business, computer science, information technology, health, social sciences, logic, project management, and digital marketing services; campus student plans; degree courses; and certification education. Coursera, Inc. was formerly known as Dkandu, Inc. and changed its name to Coursera, Inc. in April 2012.

Coursera Fundamentals Summary

How do Coursera's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
COUR fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$2.76b
Earnings (TTM)-US$124.19m
Revenue (TTM)US$383.59m

7.2x

P/S Ratio

-22.2x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
COUR income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$383.59m
Cost of RevenueUS$161.86m
Gross ProfitUS$221.73m
ExpensesUS$345.93m
Earnings-US$124.19m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 10, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.90
Gross Margin57.80%
Net Profit Margin-32.38%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did COUR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Coursera undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.65x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate COUR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate COUR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: COUR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Services industry average.

PE vs Market: COUR 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 COUR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: COUR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.6x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (1.6x).


Future Growth

How is Coursera forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

-1.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: COUR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: COUR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: COUR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: COUR's revenue (19.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: COUR's revenue (19.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: COUR is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


Past Performance

How has Coursera performed over the past 5 years?

-101.1%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: COUR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: COUR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if COUR's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare COUR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: COUR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: COUR has a negative Return on Equity (-16.43%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Coursera's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: COUR's short term assets ($888.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($181.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: COUR's short term assets ($888.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($17.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: COUR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: COUR has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: COUR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: COUR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 8.2% each year


Dividend

What is Coursera current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COUR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COUR'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 COUR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COUR'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 COUR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jeff Maggioncalda (52 yo)

4.58yrs

Tenure

US$14,914,743

Compensation

Mr. Jeffrey Nacey Maggioncalda, also known as Jeff, has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Coursera, Inc. since June 2017. He previously served for 18 years as the founding CEO at Fina...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD14.91M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.15M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jeff's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: COUR's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: COUR's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: COUR only recently listed within the past 12 months.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Coursera, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Coursera, Inc.
  • Ticker: COUR
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$2.757b
  • Shares outstanding: 137.84m
  • Website: https://www.coursera.org

Number of Employees


Location

  • Coursera, Inc.
  • 381 East Evelyn Avenue
  • Mountain View
  • California
  • 94041
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/21 00:10
End of Day Share Price2022/01/20 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.