Spotify Technology S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides audio streaming services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Spotify Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SPOT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SPOT's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SPOT exceeded the US Entertainment industry which returned 40.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SPOT exceeded the US Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Spotify Technology's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Spotify Technology (NYSE:SPOT) Stock A Year Ago, You Could Pocket A 80% Gain Today
1 month ago | Simply Wall StSpotify Technology S.A.'s (NYSE:SPOT) Shift From Loss To Profit
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat You Need To Know About Spotify Technology S.A.'s (NYSE:SPOT) Investor Composition
Is Spotify Technology undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SPOT ($320.89) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($65.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SPOT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SPOT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Entertainment industry average.
PE vs Market: SPOT 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 SPOT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SPOT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (20.4x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (3.6x).
How is Spotify Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 27 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SPOT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: SPOT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SPOT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SPOT's revenue (17.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SPOT's revenue (17.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SPOT is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Spotify Technology performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SPOT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SPOT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SPOT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 24.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SPOT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SPOT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (33.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SPOT has a negative Return on Equity (-26.97%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Spotify Technology's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SPOT's short term assets (€2.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€2.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: SPOT's short term assets (€2.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (€634.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SPOT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SPOT had no debt 5 years ago.
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 SPOT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SPOT is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 37.1% per year.
What is Spotify Technology current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SPOT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SPOT'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 SPOT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SPOT'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 SPOT'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
Daniel Ek (37 yo)
Mr. Daniel G. Ek founded Spotify Limited in 2006 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ek is Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Spotify Technology S.A. He has been a Director of Spot...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Daniel's total compensation ($USD299.82K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.98M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Daniel's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Founder||no data||€336.46k||8.15% |
|Co-Founder & Director||12.42yrs||€390.18k||0.0015% |
|Chief Freemium Business Officer||no data||€6.43m||no data|
|Chief Research & Development Officer||no data||€7.12m||no data|
|Chief Content & Advertising Business Officer||2.5yrs||€7.48m||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Global Affairs & Chief Legal Officer||4.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Australia & New Zealand||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Sales for Australia & New Zealand||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SPOT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Founder||no data||€336.46k||8.15% |
|Co-Founder & Director||12.42yrs||€390.18k||0.0015% |
|Lead Independent Director||0.50yr||€367.76k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||€364.29k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||€377.60k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||€327.05k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||€352.56k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.25yrs||€367.76k||no data|
|Independent Director||3yrs||€341.33k||no data|
Experienced Board: SPOT's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.8%.
Spotify Technology S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Spotify Technology S.A.
- Ticker: SPOT
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$60.836b
- Shares outstanding: 189.59m
- Website: https://www.spotify.com
Number of Employees
- Spotify Technology S.A.
- 42-44, avenue de la Gare
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SPF||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Apr 2018|
|0SPT||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Apr 2018|
|SPOT||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Apr 2018|
|639||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 2018|
|639||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 2018|
|SPOT N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Apr 2018|
|S1PO34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 4 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Spotify Technology S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides audio streaming services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Premi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/02 23:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/02 00:00|
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