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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$3.52|
|52 Week High||US$15.25|
|52 Week Low||US$3.20|
|1 Month Change||-15.18%|
|3 Month Change||-22.98%|
|1 Year Change||-61.15%|
|3 Year Change||-48.24%|
|5 Year Change||-93.29%|
|Change since IPO||-99.77%|
Recent News & Updates
Is Dolphin Entertainment (NASDAQ:DLPN) Using Debt In A Risky Way?
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|DLPN||US Entertainment||US Market|
Return vs Industry: DLPN underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned -46.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DLPN underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|DLPN Average Weekly Movement||14.1%|
|Entertainment Industry Average Movement||12.5%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: DLPN is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DLPN's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
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
|DLPN fundamental statistics|
Is DLPN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DLPN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.11m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.58|
|Net Profit Margin||-14.76%|
How did DLPN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Dolphin Entertainment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
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 Ratio
PE vs Industry: DLPN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Entertainment industry average.
PE vs Market: DLPN 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 DLPN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DLPN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (1.9x).
How is Dolphin Entertainment forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DLPN's revenue (21.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DLPN's revenue (21.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster 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
How has Dolphin Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 47.9% 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 (23.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DLPN has a negative Return on Equity (-20.02%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Dolphin Entertainment's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DLPN's short term assets ($20.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($15.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: DLPN's short term assets ($20.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($15.2M).
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.
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 25.7% each year
What is Dolphin Entertainment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bill O'Dowd (52 yo)
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 ($USD528.10K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD770.21K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: DLPN's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: DLPN's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).
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 6.2%.
Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.
- Ticker: DLPN
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: US$28.443m
- Shares outstanding: 8.08m
- Website: https://www.dolphinentertainment.com
Number of Employees
- Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.
- 150 Alhambra Circle
- Suite 1200
- Coral Gables
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/15 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/13 00:00|
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.