CuriosityStream Inc. operates as a factual streaming service and media company.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$9.89|
|52 Week High||US$7.44|
|52 Week Low||US$24.00|
|1 Month Change||-10.98%|
|3 Month Change||-10.09%|
|1 Year Change||18.02%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-11.70%|
Recent News & Updates
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.
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.
|CURI||US Entertainment||US Market|
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.
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
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
|CURI fundamental statistics|
Is CURI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CURI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$14.76m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 09, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.04|
|Net Profit Margin||-120.69%|
How did CURI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is CuriosityStream undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is CuriosityStream forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
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.
How has CuriosityStream performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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 ($24.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CURI is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CURI had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: CURI has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: CURI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 11.4% each year
What is CuriosityStream current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CURI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CURI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CURI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CURI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CURI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Clint Stinchcomb (54 yo)
Mr. Clint Stinchcomb serves as President and Chief Executive Officer CuriosityStream Inc. since June 2018. He is a Director at CuriosityStream Inc. since October 2018. Prior to serving as the President and...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Clint's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: CURI's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: CURI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 38.6%.
CuriosityStream Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- CuriosityStream Inc.
- 8484 Georgia Avenue
- Suite 700
- Silver Spring
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/27 23:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/27 00:00|
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