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Emerald Holding NYSE:EEX Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
EEX fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6

EEX Stock Overview

Emerald Holding, Inc. operates business-to-business (B2B) trade shows in the United States.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Emerald Holding
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$3.64
52 Week HighUS$5.62
52 Week LowUS$2.42
1 Month Change13.40%
3 Month Change1.11%
1 Year Change-32.97%
3 Year Change-67.35%
5 Year Change-83.38%
Change since IPO-81.33%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

EEXUS MediaUS Market

Return vs Industry: EEX matched the US Media industry which returned -33.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EEX underperformed the US Market which returned -20.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is EEX's price volatile compared to industry and market?
EEX volatility
EEX Average Weekly Movement10.3%
Media Industry Average Movement9.0%
Market Average Movement8.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: EEX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: EEX's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2013600Herve Sedky

Emerald Holding, Inc. operates business-to-business (B2B) trade shows in the United States. The company operates trade shows in various industry sectors, including retail, design and construction, technology, equipment, and safety and security. It also operates content and content-marketing websites, and related digital products, as well as produce publications.

Emerald Holding Fundamentals Summary

How do Emerald Holding's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
EEX fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$255.27m
Earnings (TTM)-US$85.10m
Revenue (TTM)US$231.10m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
EEX income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$84.50m
Gross ProfitUS$146.60m
Other ExpensesUS$231.70m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-1.21
Gross Margin63.43%
Net Profit Margin-36.82%
Debt/Equity Ratio152.4%

How did EEX perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is EEX undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for EEX?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

EEX key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue4.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA3253.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does EEX's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

EEX PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for EEX vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.3x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: EEX is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.1x) compared to the peer average (1.3x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does EEX's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Media Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: EEX is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Media industry average (1.1x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is EEX'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.

EEX PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1.1x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EEX's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of EEX when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: EEX ($3.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($54.58)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EEX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Emerald Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Media industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Emerald Holding has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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  • Examine whether Emerald Holding is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • Emerald Holding competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Emerald Holding performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EEX is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: EEX is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EEX is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 45.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: EEX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (18.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: EEX has a negative Return on Equity (-11.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Emerald Holding's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EEX's short term assets ($354.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($246.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: EEX's short term assets ($354.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($530.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EEX's net debt to equity ratio (77.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: EEX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 128.2% to 152.4% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

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: Whilst unprofitable EEX has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: EEX is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 21.6% per year.

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What is Emerald Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EEX's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: EEX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as EEX 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


Herve Sedky (51 yo)





Mr. Herve Sedky serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at Emerald Holding, Inc. (formerly known as Emerald Expositions Events, Inc.) since January 5, 2021. He serves as Director at Emerald Holding...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Herve's total compensation ($USD8.09M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.73M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Herve's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: EEX's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: EEX's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: EEX 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

Emerald Holding, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Emerald Holding, Inc.
  • Ticker: EEX
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2013
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: US$255.275m
  • Shares outstanding: 70.13m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Emerald Holding, Inc.
  • 100 Broadway
  • 14th Floor
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10005
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.