NasdaqCM:DLPN

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. operates as an independent entertainment marketing and premium content production company in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Reasonable growth potential and fair value.

Risks

  • Dolphin Entertainment has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

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Share Price & News

How has Dolphin Entertainment's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.7%

NasdaqCM:DLPN

-0.5%

US Entertainment

0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-63.5%

NasdaqCM:DLPN

2.9%

US Entertainment

-0.7%

US Market

DLPN underperformed the Entertainment industry which returned 5.1% over the past year.

DLPN underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

DLPNIndustryMarket
7 Day6.7%-0.5%0.2%
30 Day-11.2%-1.5%-2.7%
90 Day-18.5%-1.6%1.6%
1 Year-63.5%-63.5%3.7%2.9%1.6%-0.7%
3 Year-93.0%-93.0%63.3%57.9%40.0%30.9%
5 Year-64.8%-64.8%85.9%74.3%53.8%36.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Dolphin Entertainment's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Dolphin Entertainment undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Dolphin Entertainment's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Dolphin Entertainment's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Dolphin Entertainment is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Entertainment industry average.

Dolphin Entertainment is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Dolphin Entertainment, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Dolphin Entertainment is good value based on assets compared to the US Entertainment industry average.


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Future Growth

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

64.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Dolphin Entertainment's revenue is expected to grow by 13% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Dolphin Entertainment's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Dolphin Entertainment's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Dolphin Entertainment's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Dolphin Entertainment's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Dolphin Entertainment will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Dolphin Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?

6.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Dolphin Entertainment does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Dolphin Entertainment's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Dolphin Entertainment's 1-year growth to the US Entertainment industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Dolphin Entertainment has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Dolphin Entertainment has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Entertainment industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Dolphin Entertainment improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Dolphin Entertainment's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Dolphin Entertainment's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Dolphin Entertainment's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Dolphin Entertainment's level of debt (108.4%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

Dolphin Entertainment had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, it is now positive therefore their debt level has improved.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.7x debt.


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.

Dolphin Entertainment has sufficient cash runway for 1.3 years based on current free cash flow.

Dolphin Entertainment has sufficient cash runway for 2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -70.3% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Dolphin Entertainment's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Dolphin Entertainment's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Dolphin Entertainment has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Dolphin Entertainment's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Dolphin Entertainment has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Dolphin Entertainment's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bill O'Dowd (50yo)

11.2yrs

Tenure

US$529,290

Compensation

Mr. William O'Dowd, IV, also known as Bill, has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Dolphin Digital Media, Inc. (also known as Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.) since June 25, 2008 and its Presiden ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Bill's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Bill's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

4.1yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Dolphin Entertainment management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

4.7yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Dolphin Entertainment board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Dolphin Entertainment individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$35,00028 Jun 19
William O'Dowd
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman
Shares17,500
Max PriceUS$2.00
BuyUS$4,40006 Jun 19
Nicholas Stanham
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares4,000
Max PriceUS$1.10
BuyUS$19,99731 Dec 18
William O'Dowd
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman
Shares14,990
Max PriceUS$1.33
BuyUS$7,09026 Nov 18
Nicholas Stanham
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$1.42

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Leslee Dart (64yo)

    Co-Chief Executive Officer of 42West

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
  • Bill O'Dowd (50yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 11.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$529.29k
  • Mirta Negrini (55yo)

    CFO, COO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$200.00k
  • Amanda Lundberg (53yo)

    Co-Chief Executive Officer of 42West

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
  • Lois O’Neill (50yo)

    President of the Door

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Board Members

  • Nelson Famadas (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
  • Allan Mayer (69yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs
  • Bill O'Dowd (50yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 11.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$529.29k
  • Michael Espensen (69yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 11.2yrs
  • Mirta Negrini (55yo)

    CFO, COO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$200.00k
  • Nicholas Stanham (51yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
  • Claudia Grillo (60yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Anthony Leo (42yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
  • Charles Dougiello (42yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.
  • Ticker: DLPN
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$14.113m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.31m
  • Website: https://www.dolphinentertainment.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.
  • 2151 Le Jeune Road
  • Suite 150-Mezzanine
  • Coral Gables
  • Florida
  • 33134
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DLPNNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDSep 2006

Biography

Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. operates as an independent entertainment marketing and premium content production company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Entertainment Publicity and Marketin ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/21 00:05
End of Day Share Price2019/08/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.