OTCPK:PROM

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Executive Summary

Propel Media, Inc. operates as a diversified online advertising company in the United States and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.1%

PROM

-1.1%

US Interactive Media and Services

-1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-50.0%

PROM

30.7%

US Interactive Media and Services

18.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: PROM underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 30.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PROM underperformed the US Market which returned 18.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PROMIndustryMarket
7 Day7.1%-1.1%-1.3%
30 Day-17.7%8.1%5.3%
90 Day-1.6%7.8%7.5%
1 Year-50.0%-50.0%30.8%30.7%21.3%18.5%
3 Year-73.9%-73.9%46.3%46.2%42.4%32.9%
5 Year-85.0%-85.0%111.3%110.8%84.2%63.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Propel Media is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Propel Media has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Examine Propel Media'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.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through Propel Media regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Media industry.

Future Growth

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

21.3%

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 Propel Media 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.


Next Steps

  • Examine Propel Media'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.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on theOTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Propel Media's filings and announcementshere.
  • Explore growth companies in the Media industry.

Past Performance

How has Propel Media performed over the past 5 years?

36.2%

Historical Media annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if PROM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if PROM's profit margins have improved over the past year.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if PROM's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare PROM's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine if PROM's earnings growth over the past year exceeded the Interactive Media and Services industry average.


Return on Equity

High ROE: PROM has a negative Return on Equity (0%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is Propel Media's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Propel Media's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Propel Media has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of PROM’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Propel Media's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Media industry.

Dividend

What is Propel Media current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Next Steps

Management

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

5.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Marv Tseu (72 yo)

4.5yrs

Tenure

US$1,143,159

Compensation

Mr. Marvin Tseu, also known as Marv, Co-Founded SiteSmith Inc. He serves as Lead Independent Director at Plantronics, Inc. since February 10, 2020. He has been Vice Chairman of Plantronics, Inc. since Marc ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Marv's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD589.00K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Marvin Tseu
CEO & Director4.5yrsUS$1.14mno data
David Shapiro
COO, Secretary & Director2.83yrsUS$1.15mno data
Daniela Nabors
Chief Revenue Officer5.5yrsUS$672.90kno data
Howard Yeaton
Interim Chief Financial Officer5.75yrsno datano data

5.0yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: PROM's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Marvin Tseu
CEO & Director4.5yrsUS$1.14mno data
David Shapiro
COO, Secretary & Director2.83yrsUS$1.15mno data
Jonathan Ledecky
Independent Director5.75yrsUS$300.00kno data
Samuel Humphreys
Independent Non-Executive Chairman2.83yrsUS$300.00kno data

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PROM's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Propel Media, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Propel Media, Inc.
  • Ticker: PROM
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$14.469m
  • Shares outstanding: 241.14m
  • Website: https://www.propelmedia.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Propel Media, Inc.
  • 2010 Main Street
  • Suite 900
  • Irvine
  • California
  • 92614
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PROMOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDFeb 2015

Biography

Propel Media, Inc. operates as a diversified online advertising company in the United States and internationally. It delivers advertising via its online advertising platform called Propel Media Platform th ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 00:48
End of Day Share Price2020/10/19 00:00
Earnings2018/06/30
Annual Earnings2017/12/31


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.