QuinStreet, Inc., an Internet performance marketing company, provides customer acquisition services for its clients in the United States and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has QuinStreet's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: QNST's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
US Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: QNST underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 21.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QNST underperformed the US Market which returned 4.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is QuinStreet's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHow Does Investing In QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) Impact The Volatility Of Your Portfolio?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StQuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) Shareholders Have Enjoyed An Impressive 146% Share Price Gain
1 month ago | Simply Wall StQuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) Insiders Have Been Selling
Is QuinStreet undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: QNST ($9.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($13.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QNST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QNST is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.5x) compared to the Interactive Media and Services industry average (29.6x).
PE vs Market: QNST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.5x) compared to the US market (15.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: QNST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QNST is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (2.2x).
How is QuinStreet forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: QNST's forecast earnings growth (8.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: QNST's earnings (8.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: QNST's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: QNST's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: QNST's revenue (3.1% 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?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QNST has a large one-off gain of $12.0M impacting its March 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: QNST's current net profit margins (4%) are lower than last year (14.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QNST has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 72.2% 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 (-69%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Interactive Media and Services industry average (-16.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QNST's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.
How is QuinStreet's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QNST's short term assets ($179.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($90.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: QNST's short term assets ($179.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($20.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QNST is debt free.
Reducing Debt: QNST has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 46.3%.
Debt Coverage: QNST has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: QNST has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is QuinStreet's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QNST's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QNST's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QNST's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QNST's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of QNST's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Valenti (59yo)
Mr. Douglas Valenti, also known as Doug, founded QuinStreet, Inc. in 1999 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since July 1999. Mr. Valenti served as the President of QuinStreet Inc. Prior to QuinStree ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD3.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.27M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||6.67yrs||US$1.53m||0.21% $1.1m|
|CTO and President of Product & Technology||10.83yrs||US$1.55m||no data|
|Senior VP & Category Head of Financial Services||4.83yrs||US$1.15m||0.031% $159.8k|
|Senior VP & Category Head of Financial Services||4.83yrs||US$1.18m||0.031% $159.8k|
|Investor Relations Contact||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Legal & Privacy Officer||6.08yrs||US$563.33k||no data|
|Senior Vice President||3.42yrs||US$1.46m||no data|
|Senior Vice President||7.83yrs||US$543.98k||no data|
Experienced Management: QNST's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||20.83yrs||US$158.99k||0.082% $425.3k|
|Independent Director||20.83yrs||US$169.99k||1.08% $5.6m|
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$153.49k||0.051% $264.8k|
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||US$159.99k||0.17% $903.1k|
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$179.99k||0.026% $137.4k|
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||US$164.49k||no data|
|Independent Director||7yrs||US$187.49k||0.13% $662.1k|
Experienced Board: QNST's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: QNST insiders have only sold shares 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 3.6%.
QuinStreet, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: QuinStreet, Inc.
- Ticker: QNST
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$519.006m
- Shares outstanding: 51.95m
- Website: https://quinstreet.com
Number of Employees
- QuinStreet, Inc.
- 950 Tower Lane
- 6th Floor
- Foster City
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|QNST||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Feb 2010|
|5Q8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Feb 2010|
QuinStreet, Inc., an Internet performance marketing company, provides customer acquisition services for its clients in the United States and internationally. It offers online marketing services to its clients in the form of qualified clicks, leads, inquiries, calls, applications, customers, display advertisements, or impressions through its Websites or third-party publishers. The company provides its services in various verticals, such as financial services, education, home services, and business-to-business technology. QuinStreet, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/27 10:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/26 00:00|
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