Fluent, Inc. provides data-driven digital marketing services primarily in the United States.
Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Fluent's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FLNT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FLNT underperformed the US Media industry which returned -6.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FLNT underperformed the US Market which returned 7.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fluent's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDid Fluent, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLNT) Insiders Buy Up More Shares?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StOne Fluent, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLNT) Analyst Just Lifted Their Revenue Forecasts By A Notable 10%
1 month ago | Simply Wall StSuch Is Life: How Fluent (NASDAQ:FLNT) Shareholders Saw Their Shares Drop 69%
Is Fluent 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: FLNT ($1.84) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FLNT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FLNT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Media industry average.
PE vs Market: FLNT 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 FLNT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FLNT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Media industry average (1.5x).
How is Fluent forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FLNT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: FLNT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: FLNT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FLNT's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FLNT's revenue (4.9% 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 FLNT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Fluent performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FLNT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FLNT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FLNT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 61.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FLNT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FLNT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (6.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FLNT has a negative Return on Equity (-1.12%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Fluent's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FLNT's short term assets ($76.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($43.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: FLNT's short term assets ($76.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($52.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FLNT's debt to equity ratio (22.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FLNT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.1% to 22.8% over the past 5 years.
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: Whilst unprofitable FLNT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: FLNT is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 68.8% per year.
What is Fluent current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FLNT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FLNT'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 FLNT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FLNT'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 FLNT'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
Ryan Schulke (37yo)
Mr. Ryan Schulke is a Founder of Fluent, Inc. ( formerly known as Cogint, Inc.) and has been its Chief Executive Officer since March 26, 2018. Mr. Schulke has been the Chief Executive Officer of Fluent, LL ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ryan's total compensation ($USD448.05K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD606.95K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ryan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||1.42yrs||US$2.44m||0.055% $77.4k|
|Chief Operating Officer||2.33yrs||US$2.60m||0.25% $344.6k|
|Chief Technology Officer||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Corporate Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of People||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Product & Technology||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FLNT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$195.00k||0.052% $72.6k|
|Independent Director||4.58yrs||US$195.00k||0.12% $164.6k|
|Independent Director||0.58yr||US$55.25k||no data|
Experienced Board: FLNT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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: FLNT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Fluent, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fluent, Inc.
- Ticker: FLNT
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$140.265m
- Shares outstanding: 76.23m
- Website: https://www.fluentco.com
Number of Employees
- Fluent, Inc.
- 300 Vesey Street
- 9th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FLNT||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2015|
|7TM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 2015|
Fluent, Inc. provides data-driven digital marketing services primarily in the United States. The company also offers customer acquisition services by operating digital marketing campaigns, through which the company connects its advertiser clients with consumers. It delivers data and performance-based marketing executions to approximately 500 consumer brands, direct marketers, and agencies across a range of industries, including financial products and services, media and entertainment, health and wellness, staffing and recruitment, and retail and consumer Fluent, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/08 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/07 00:00|
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