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DLPN

Dolphin Entertainment NasdaqCM:DLPN Stock Report

Last Price

US$3.19

Market Cap

US$29.0m

7D

-0.6%

1Y

-67.5%

Updated

26 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
DLPN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

DLPN Stock Overview

Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent entertainment marketing and premium content development company in the United States.

Dolphin Entertainment Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Dolphin Entertainment
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$3.19
52 Week HighUS$15.25
52 Week LowUS$3.00
Beta2.16
1 Month Change-17.57%
3 Month Change-37.45%
1 Year Change-67.55%
3 Year Change-39.24%
5 Year Change-93.62%
Change since IPO-99.79%

Recent News & Updates

May 25

Dolphin Entertainment: A High Risk But Higher Reward Bet

DLPN has made a roundtrip from the $3s to the $30s and back to the $3s. There are several issues that caused the recent drop, including a weak market, broad NFT sell off and internal issues. At the current price, DLPN is highly attractive, with up to 100% upside potential in the medium term. Investing in DLPN is a bet on CEO and founder Bill O'Dowd.

Shareholder Returns

DLPNUS EntertainmentUS Market
7D-0.6%6.0%6.6%
1Y-67.5%-50.8%-18.4%

Return vs Industry: DLPN underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned -50.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DLPN underperformed the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DLPN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DLPN volatility
DLPN Average Weekly Movement11.6%
Entertainment Industry Average Movement11.7%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: DLPN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DLPN's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
n/a202Bill O'Dowdhttps://www.dolphinentertainment.com

Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent entertainment marketing and premium content development company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Entertainment Publicity, and Marketing and Content Production. The Entertainment Publicity and Marketing segment offers public relations, entertainment content marketing, strategic communications, social media and digital marketing, creative branding, talent publicity, and entertainment marketing services, as well as produces promotional video content.

Dolphin Entertainment Fundamentals Summary

How do Dolphin Entertainment's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
DLPN fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$29.03m
Earnings (TTM)-US$6.46m
Revenue (TTM)US$35.73m

0.8x

P/S Ratio

-4.5x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DLPN income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$35.73m
Cost of RevenueUS$3.58m
Gross ProfitUS$32.14m
Other ExpensesUS$38.61m
Earnings-US$6.46m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.71
Gross Margin89.97%
Net Profit Margin-18.09%
Debt/Equity Ratio27.0%

How did DLPN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is DLPN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for DLPN?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

DLPN key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA82.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does DLPN's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

DLPN PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for DLPN vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average16x
CPOP Pop Culture Group
1.1xn/aUS$35.1m
KUKE Kuke Music Holding
1.2xn/aUS$57.4m
LIZI Lizhi
0.2x3.6%US$61.0m
SPQS SportsQuest
61.5xn/aUS$11.4m
DLPN Dolphin Entertainment
0.8x19.6%US$29.0m

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: DLPN is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.8x) compared to the peer average (16x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does DLPN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Entertainment Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: DLPN is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (1.9x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is DLPN'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.

DLPN PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.8x
Fair PS Ratio1.7x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: DLPN is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.7x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of DLPN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DLPN's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DLPN's fair value for valuation analysis.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DLPN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


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Future Growth

How is Dolphin Entertainment forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


129.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: DLPN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).

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

High Growth Earnings: DLPN is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: DLPN's revenue (19.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DLPN's revenue (19.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if DLPN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Dolphin Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


39.7%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DLPN is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DLPN is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DLPN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 39.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: DLPN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (3.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: DLPN has a negative Return on Equity (-28.18%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Dolphin Entertainment's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DLPN's short term assets ($18.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($15.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: DLPN's short term assets ($18.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($14.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DLPN has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: DLPN had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.


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

Forecast Cash Runway: DLPN has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 24.8% each year


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Dividend

What is Dolphin Entertainment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DLPN'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 DLPN has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

7.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bill O'Dowd (52 yo)

26.42yrs

Tenure

US$682,880

Compensation

Mr. William O'Dowd, IV, also known as Bill, has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. since June 25, 2008 and its President since 1996. Mr. O'Dowd founded Dolphin Ent...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD682.88K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD749.40K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: DLPN's management team is seasoned and experienced (7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: DLPN's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 19.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.
  • Ticker: DLPN
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: US$29.032m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.10m
  • Website: https://www.dolphinentertainment.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.
  • 150 Alhambra Circle
  • Suite 1200
  • Coral Gables
  • Florida
  • 33134
  • United States

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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.