QNST Stock Overview
QuinStreet, Inc., an online performance marketing company, provides customer acquisition services for its clients in the United States and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$10.15|
|52 Week High||US$21.00|
|52 Week Low||US$8.28|
|1 Month Change||-10.18%|
|3 Month Change||-14.99%|
|1 Year Change||-43.14%|
|3 Year Change||-36.80%|
|5 Year Change||179.61%|
|Change since IPO||-32.33%|
Recent News & Updates
|QNST||US Interactive Media and Services||US Market|
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.
|QNST Average Weekly Movement||7.4%|
|Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement||12.3%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
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
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
|QNST fundamental statistics|
Is QNST overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|QNST income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$526.25m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.056|
|Net Profit Margin||0.52%|
How did QNST perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is QuinStreet undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
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.
How is QuinStreet forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
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: 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
How has QuinStreet performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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.
How is QuinStreet's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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 ($28.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QNST is debt free.
Reducing Debt: QNST had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: QNST has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: QNST has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is QuinStreet current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QNST's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QNST's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QNST's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QNST's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as QNST has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Valenti (61 yo)
Mr. Douglas Valenti, also known as Doug, founded QuinStreet, Inc. in 1999 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since July 1999. Mr. Valenti served as the President of QuinStreet Inc. Prior to QuinStree...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: QNST's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: QNST's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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 2.2%.
QuinStreet, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- QuinStreet, Inc.
- 950 Tower Lane
- 6th Floor
- Foster City
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/16 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/16 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.