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CURI

CuriosityStreamNasdaqCM:CURI Stock Report

Market Cap

US$520.2m

7D

-6.4%

1Y

18.0%

Updated

27 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
CURI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

CURI Overview

CuriosityStream Inc. operates as a factual streaming service and media company.

CuriosityStream Competitors

Walt Disney

NYSE:DIS

US$308.1b

Netflix

NasdaqGS:NFLX

US$293.7b

Cinedigm

NasdaqGM:CIDM

US$406.4m

Gaia

NasdaqGM:GAIA

US$193.2m

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for CuriosityStream
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$9.89
52 Week HighUS$7.44
52 Week LowUS$24.00
Beta0
1 Month Change-10.98%
3 Month Change-10.09%
1 Year Change18.02%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-11.70%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 05

CuriosityStream: Super Interesting, But Speculative

CuriosityStream is growing at very rapid pace that is expected to continue. The company has potential for significant operating leverage. Its focus on factual content allows the company to sidestep a direct "streaming war" with larger competitors.

Aug 13

CuriosityStream: 60%+ Upside Despite Post-Earnings Rally

CuriosityStream reported better-than-expected results, with sequential revenues and subscribers growing by 55% and 25%, respectively. The platform features great retention rates and robust growth catalysts. The stock remains significantly inexpensive against its growth potential.

Shareholder Returns

CURIUS EntertainmentUS Market
7D-6.4%0.3%-0.3%
1Y18.0%32.6%37.0%

Return vs Industry: CURI underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned 30% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CURI underperformed the US Market which returned 33.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CURI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CURI volatility
CURI Beta0
Industry Beta1.04
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: CURI is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CURI's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
201563Clint Stinchcombhttps://www.curiositystream.com

CuriosityStream Inc. operates as a factual streaming service and media company. The company provides premium video programming services in various categories of factual entertainment, including science, history, society, nature, lifestyle, and technology through direct subscription video on-demand (SVoD) platforms accessible by internet connected devices, or indirectly via distribution partners who deliver CuriosityStream content via the distributor’s platform or system; and through bundled content licenses for SVoD and linear offerings, partner bulk sales, brand partnerships, and content sales. As of March 31, 2021, it had approximately 16 million total paying subscribers, including direct subscribers, partner direct subscribers, and bundled MVPD subscribers.

CuriosityStream Fundamentals Summary

How do CuriosityStream's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CURI fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$520.16m
Earnings (TTM)-US$54.77m
Revenue (TTM)US$45.39m

11.5x

P/S Ratio

-9.5x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CURI income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$45.39m
Cost of RevenueUS$14.76m
Gross ProfitUS$30.62m
ExpensesUS$85.40m
Earnings-US$54.77m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Nov 09, 2021

Earnings per share (EPS)-1.04
Gross Margin67.48%
Net Profit Margin-120.69%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did CURI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

3.08x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CURI is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (3.9x).


Future Growth

How is CuriosityStream forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

71.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CURI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: CURI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: CURI's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CURI's revenue (40.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CURI's revenue (40.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

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


Past Performance

How has CuriosityStream performed over the past 5 years?

4.2%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CURI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CURI is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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

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

Earnings vs Industry: CURI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (15.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CURI has a negative Return on Equity (-29.37%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is CuriosityStream's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CURI's short term assets ($120.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($38.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: CURI's short term assets ($120.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($24.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CURI is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CURI had no debt 5 years ago.


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: CURI has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: CURI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 11.4% each year


Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CURI'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 CURI'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?

1.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Clint Stinchcomb (54 yo)

3.33yrs

Tenure

US$13,635,914

Compensation

Mr. Clint Stinchcomb serves as President and Chief Executive Officer CuriosityStream Inc. since June 2018. He is a Director at CuriosityStream Inc. since October 2018. Prior to serving as the President and...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Clint's total compensation ($USD13.64M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.70M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Clint's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CURI's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: CURI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 38.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: CuriosityStream Inc.
  • Ticker: CURI
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 2015
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$520.163m
  • Shares outstanding: 52.59m
  • Website: https://www.curiositystream.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • CuriosityStream Inc.
  • 8484 Georgia Avenue
  • Suite 700
  • Silver Spring
  • Maryland
  • 20910
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/27 23:13
End of Day Share Price2021/10/27 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.