NasdaqGS:TZOO

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Executive Summary

Travelzoo provides travel, entertainment, and local deals from travel and entertainment companies, and local businesses in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Travelzoo's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: TZOO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

16.2%

TZOO

6.1%

US Interactive Media and Services

-0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-13.6%

TZOO

38.7%

US Interactive Media and Services

18.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: TZOO underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 38.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TZOO underperformed the US Market which returned 18.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

TZOOIndustryMarket
7 Day16.2%6.1%-0.4%
30 Day39.0%14.8%8.0%
90 Day47.9%15.6%9.4%
1 Year-13.6%-13.6%38.8%38.7%21.0%18.3%
3 Year17.1%17.1%50.9%50.8%42.1%32.7%
5 Year-4.4%-4.4%123.6%123.1%85.6%64.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Travelzoo's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: TZOO ($8.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($35.22)

Significantly Below Fair Value: TZOO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: TZOO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.

PE vs Market: TZOO 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 TZOO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TZOO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1401.6x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (2.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Travelzoo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

111.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: TZOO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: TZOO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: TZOO's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: TZOO's revenue (18.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TZOO's revenue (18.4% 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 TZOO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Travelzoo performed over the past 5 years?

-44.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TZOO is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: TZOO is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TZOO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 44.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare TZOO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: TZOO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (-12.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: TZOO has a negative Return on Equity (-377.29%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Travelzoo's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TZOO's short term assets ($56.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($70.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: TZOO's short term assets ($56.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($16.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TZOO's debt to equity ratio (114.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: TZOO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 25.3% to 114.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: TZOO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (430%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if TZOO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Travelzoo current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TZOO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TZOO'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 TZOO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

2.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Holger Bartel (53 yo)

4.75yrs

Tenure

US$482,000

Compensation

Mr. Holger Bartel, Ph.D. has been Global Chief Executive Officer of Travelzoo Inc. since January 1, 2016. Mr. Bartel served as the Chairman of Travelzoo Inc. since June 2010 until May 22, 2017. Mr. Bartel ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Holger's total compensation ($USD482.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD579.76K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Holger's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Holger Bartel
Global Chief Executive Officer4.75yrsUS$482.00k0.44%
$ 427.5k
Lisa Su
Chief Accounting Officer2yrsUS$364.30kno data
Ralph Bartel
Founder3.42yrsno data39.5%
$ 38.2m
Wayne Lee
Interim Chief Financial Officer2yrsUS$370.49kno data
Christina Ciocca
General Counsel1.42yrsno datano data
Tara Kraft
Head of Publishing3.42yrsno datano data
Sharry Sun
Global Head of Brand2.42yrsno datano data
Scott Wang
Head of Strategy of Asia Pacific & GM of Greater China1.42yrsno datano data
Christian Smart
General Manager of Germany3.83yrsUS$393.15k0.12%
$ 119.7k
Lijun Qi
Investor Relations Professionalno datano datano data

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: TZOO's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ralph Bartel
Founder3.42yrsno data39.5%
$ 38.2m
Christina Ciocca
General Counsel1.42yrsno datano data
Beatrice Tarka
Independent Director5.17yrsUS$67.92kno data
Mary Reilly
Independent Director7.08yrsUS$107.44kno data
Liqun Liu
Independent Director3.42yrsUS$70.16kno data

3.4yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: TZOO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Travelzoo's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Travelzoo
  • Ticker: TZOO
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$96.704m
  • Shares outstanding: 11.31m
  • Website: https://www.travelzoo.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Travelzoo
  • 590 Madison Avenue
  • 37th Floor
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10022
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TZOONasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDAug 2002
TXM1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURAug 2002

Biography

Travelzoo provides travel, entertainment, and local deals from travel and entertainment companies, and local businesses in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Its publications and products include ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/24 00:40
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.