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QNST

QuinStreet NasdaqGS:QNST Stock Report

Last Price

US$10.15

Market Cap

US$565.1m

7D

7.7%

1Y

-43.1%

Updated

16 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
QNST fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

QNST Stock Overview

QuinStreet, Inc., an online performance marketing company, provides customer acquisition services for its clients in the United States and internationally.

QuinStreet Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for QuinStreet
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$10.15
52 Week HighUS$21.00
52 Week LowUS$8.28
Beta1.03
1 Month Change-10.18%
3 Month Change-14.99%
1 Year Change-43.14%
3 Year Change-36.80%
5 Year Change179.61%
Change since IPO-32.33%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

QNSTUS Interactive Media and ServicesUS Market
7D7.7%1.6%0.7%
1Y-43.1%-18.3%-10.8%

Return vs Industry: QNST underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -17.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QNST underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is QNST's price volatile compared to industry and market?
QNST volatility
QNST Average Weekly Movement7.4%
Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement12.3%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: QNST is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: QNST's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1999614Doug Valentihttps://www.quinstreet.com

QuinStreet, Inc., an online performance marketing company, provides customer acquisition services for its clients in the United States and internationally. The company offers online marketing services to its clients in the form of qualified clicks, leads, calls, applications, or customers through its websites or third-party publishers. It provides its services in various verticals, such as financial services and home services.

QuinStreet Fundamentals Summary

How do QuinStreet's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
QNST fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$565.06m
Earnings (TTM)US$3.07m
Revenue (TTM)US$586.80m

181.4x

P/E Ratio

0.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
QNST income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$586.80m
Cost of RevenueUS$526.25m
Gross ProfitUS$60.55m
Other ExpensesUS$57.48m
EarningsUS$3.07m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.056
Gross Margin10.32%
Net Profit Margin0.52%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did QNST perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is QuinStreet undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


181.44x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: QNST ($10.15) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.95)

Significantly Below Fair Value: QNST is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: QNST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (181.4x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (24.1x).

PE vs Market: QNST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (181.4x) compared to the US market (15.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: QNST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: QNST's PB Ratio (1.8x) is in line with the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.


Future Growth

How is QuinStreet forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

Future Growth Score

3/6

Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


112.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: QNST's forecast earnings growth (112.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: QNST's earnings (112.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: QNST's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: QNST's revenue (7.7% 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 QNST's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has QuinStreet performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

1/6

Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


11.3%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: QNST has a large one-off loss of $2.7M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: QNST's current net profit margins (0.5%) are lower than last year (4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: QNST has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 11.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: QNST's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: QNST had negative earnings growth (-85.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Interactive Media and Services industry average (-32.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: QNST's Return on Equity (1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is QuinStreet's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: QNST's short term assets ($193.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($104.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: QNST's short term assets ($193.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($28.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: QNST is debt free.

Reducing Debt: QNST had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: QNST has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: QNST has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is QuinStreet 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 QNST's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

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

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


Next Steps

Management

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

7.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Doug Valenti (61 yo)

22.83yrs

Tenure

US$3,231,590

Compensation

Mr. Douglas Valenti, also known as Doug, founded QuinStreet, Inc. in 1999 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since July 1999. Mr. Valenti served as the President of QuinStreet Inc. Prior to QuinStree...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD3.23M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.65M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: QNST's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: QNST's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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 2.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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Key Information

  • Name: QuinStreet, Inc.
  • Ticker: QNST
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: US$565.061m
  • Shares outstanding: 54.81m
  • Website: https://www.quinstreet.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • QuinStreet, Inc.
  • 950 Tower Lane
  • 6th Floor
  • Foster City
  • California
  • 94404
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/16 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/16 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.