NTN Buzztime, Inc. provides interactive entertainment and dining technology to bars and restaurants in the United States and Canada. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has NTN Buzztime's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NTN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NTN underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned 42% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NTN underperformed the US Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is NTN Buzztime's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StNTN Buzztime (NYSEMKT:NTN) Has Debt But No Earnings; Should You Worry?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StAuditors Are Concerned About NTN Buzztime (NYSEMKT:NTN)
6 months ago | Simply Wall StEasy Come, Easy Go: How NTN Buzztime (NYSEMKT:NTN) Shareholders Got Unlucky And Saw 93% Of Their Cash Evaporate
Is NTN Buzztime 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: Insufficient data to calculate NTN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NTN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NTN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Entertainment industry average.
PE vs Market: NTN 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 NTN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NTN is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (3.8x).
How is NTN Buzztime forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 NTN Buzztime 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine NTN Buzztime's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
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How has NTN Buzztime performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NTN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NTN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NTN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 37.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NTN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NTN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (44.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NTN has a negative Return on Equity (-252.98%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is NTN Buzztime's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NTN's short term assets ($4.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: NTN's short term assets ($4.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NTN's debt to equity ratio (168%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: NTN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 92.3% to 168% over the past 5 years.
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: NTN has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: NTN is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 6 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
What is NTN Buzztime current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NTN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NTN'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 NTN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NTN'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 NTN'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 board tenure
Allen Wolff (48 yo)
Mr. Allen Wolff serves as the Chief Executive Officer & Director at NTN Buzztime Inc. since January 14, 2020 and its Chairman of the Board since April 2, 2020. He had been the Chief Financial Officer and E ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Allen's total compensation ($USD319.53K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD604.44K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Allen's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||1yr||US$319.53k||2.9% |
|Member of Advisory Council||6.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$32.17k||1.91% |
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$11.74k||0% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.83yr||US$3.51k||0.65% |
Experienced Board: NTN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NTN 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 2.3%.
NTN Buzztime, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NTN Buzztime, Inc.
- Ticker: NTN
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$5.554m
- Shares outstanding: 2.94m
- Website: https://www.buzztime.com
Number of Employees
- NTN Buzztime, Inc.
- 1800 Aston Avenue
- Suite 100
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NTN||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1990|
NTN Buzztime, Inc. provides interactive entertainment and dining technology to bars and restaurants in the United States and Canada. Its principal product and service is its tablet platform. The company al ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/28 23:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/28 00:00|
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