MCHX Stock Overview
Marchex, Inc. operates as an analytics and solutions company that helps businesses connect, drive, measure, and convert callers into customers in the United States and Canada.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$1.83|
|52 Week High||US$3.63|
|52 Week Low||US$1.23|
|1 Month Change||-15.28%|
|3 Month Change||37.08%|
|1 Year Change||-39.80%|
|3 Year Change||-42.99%|
|5 Year Change||-40.78%|
|Change since IPO||-79.39%|
Recent News & Updates
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|MCHX||US Media||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MCHX exceeded the US Media industry which returned -45.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MCHX underperformed the US Market which returned -23.1% over the past year.
|MCHX Average Weekly Movement||8.3%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||7.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: MCHX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MCHX's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Marchex, Inc. operates as an analytics and solutions company that helps businesses connect, drive, measure, and convert callers into customers in the United States and Canada. Its products include Marchex Call Analytics, an analytics platform for enterprises, which depend on inbound phone calls to drive sales, appointments, and reservations; Marchex Call Analytics, Conversation Edition that enable actionable insights for enterprise, mid-sized, and small businesses; Text Analytics and Communications, a solution for intelligent mobile messaging, which enables sales, marketing, and operations teams in businesses to engage in two-way communications with field staff, prospects, and customers through text/SMS messages; Call Monitoring for call recording; and Marchex Marketing Edge, an analytics solution for marketers in enterprise, mid-sized and small businesses that depend on inbound phone calls to drive sales, appointments and reservations. The company’s Marchex Sales Engagement products comprise Marchex Engage, which combines Marchex artificial intelligence and machine learning with call monitoring and scoring services; Marchex Spotlight, a product for corporate and regional managers; Marchex Engage for Automotive; and Marchex Platform Services that allows businesses to add Marchex conversation intelligence to their existing workflows and enabling them to decode what happens in their conversations with customers.
Marchex Fundamentals Summary
|MCHX fundamental statistics|
Is MCHX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MCHX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$20.61m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.044|
|Net Profit Margin||-3.45%|
How did MCHX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is MCHX undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MCHX?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MCHX's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does MCHX's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|MCHX PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
HHS Harte Hanks
STBX Starbox Group Holdings
DMS Digital Media Solutions
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: MCHX is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.4x) compared to the peer average (4.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MCHX's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Media Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: MCHX is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Media industry average (0.9x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MCHX'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.
|Current PS Ratio||1.4x|
|Fair PS Ratio||0.9x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: MCHX is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MCHX when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MCHX's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MCHX's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.
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How is Marchex forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
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: MCHX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: MCHX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: MCHX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MCHX's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MCHX's revenue (5.9% 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 MCHX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Marchex 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: MCHX is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MCHX is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MCHX is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MCHX's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MCHX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (12.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MCHX has a negative Return on Equity (-3.68%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Marchex'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: MCHX's short term assets ($35.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($12.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: MCHX's short term assets ($35.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($701.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MCHX is debt free.
Reducing Debt: MCHX had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: MCHX has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: MCHX has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 27.7% each year
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What is Marchex current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MCHX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MCHX's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MCHX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MCHX's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: MCHX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as MCHX has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Russell Horowitz (55 yo)
Mr. Russell C. Horowitz serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer at Marchex, Inc since March 2020. He has been Chief Executive Officer at Archeo, Inc. since November 16, 2012 and its Chairman since October 18,...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Russell's total compensation ($USD1.01M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD780.01K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Russell's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: MCHX's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MCHX's board of directors are considered experienced (9.5 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
|23 Jun 22||BuyUS$13,326||Edenbrook Capital Partners, LLC||Company||10,296||US$1.32|
|22 Nov 21||BuyUS$1,996,785||Edenbrook Capital Partners, LLC||Company||798,714||US$2.50|
|10 Nov 21||BuyUS$61,678||Edenbrook Capital Partners, LLC||Company||22,412||US$2.75|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.4%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Marchex, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Marchex, Inc.
- Ticker: MCHX
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: US$75.705m
- Shares outstanding: 41.37m
- Website: https://www.marchex.com
Number of Employees
- Marchex, Inc.
- 520 Pike Street
- Suite 2000
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MCHX||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Class B Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2004|
|NHM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class B Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 2004|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/25 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/23 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.