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Blackboxstocks NasdaqCM:BLBX Stock Report

Last Price


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30 Sep, 2022


Company Financials +
BLBX fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

BLBX Stock Overview

Blackboxstocks Inc. develops and markets financial technology and social media hybrid platform.

Blackboxstocks Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Blackboxstocks
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$0.74
52 Week HighUS$8.00
52 Week LowUS$0.64
1 Month Change-37.81%
3 Month Change-48.96%
1 Year Change-89.44%
3 Year Change-84.42%
5 Year Change-94.22%
Change since IPO-87.97%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

BLBXUS SoftwareUS Market

Return vs Industry: BLBX underperformed the US Software industry which returned -30.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BLBX underperformed the US Market which returned -21.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BLBX's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BLBX volatility
BLBX Average Weekly Movement11.6%
Software Industry Average Movement8.9%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: BLBX is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BLBX's weekly volatility has decreased from 17% to 12% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

About the Company

n/a15Gust Kepler

Blackboxstocks Inc. develops and markets financial technology and social media hybrid platform. It offers Blackbox System, a subscription-based software as a service that provides real-time proprietary analytics and news for stock and options traders. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Blackboxstocks Fundamentals Summary

How do Blackboxstocks's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BLBX fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$9.39m
Earnings (TTM)-US$4.94m
Revenue (TTM)US$5.83m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BLBX income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$2.13m
Gross ProfitUS$3.71m
Other ExpensesUS$8.65m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.39
Gross Margin63.55%
Net Profit Margin-84.78%
Debt/Equity Ratio21.8%

How did BLBX perform over the long term?

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


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

BLBX 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/Revenue0.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-0.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

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

BLBX PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for BLBX vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average5.6x
MFH Mercurity Fintech Holding
BZWR Business Warrior
KERN Akerna
BLBX Blackboxstocks

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: BLBX is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.6x) compared to the peer average (5.6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does BLBX's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Software Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: BLBX is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Software industry average (4.2x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is BLBX'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.

BLBX PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1.6x
Fair PS Ratio4.1x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: BLBX is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (4.1x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BLBX's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BLBX's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Blackboxstocks forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BLBX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: BLBX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: BLBX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BLBX's revenue (49.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BLBX's revenue (49.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BLBX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Blackboxstocks 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: BLBX is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BLBX is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BLBX is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 20.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: BLBX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (13.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: BLBX has a negative Return on Equity (-108.37%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Blackboxstocks's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BLBX's short term assets ($7.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: BLBX's short term assets ($7.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($354.1K).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BLBX has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if BLBX's debt to equity ratio has reduced 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: BLBX has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: BLBX has sufficient cash runway for 1.2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 2.5% each year.

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What is Blackboxstocks's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Blackboxstocks Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Blackboxstocks dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Blackboxstocks)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.7%
Market Top 25% (US)4.7%
Industry Average (Software)1.1%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Blackboxstocks)n/a

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

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


Gust Kepler (57 yo)





Mr. Gust C. Kepler has been the Chief Executive Officer, President & Director at Blackboxstocks Inc. since December 1, 2015 and served its Chief Financial Officer & Secretary since December 1, 2021 until S...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Gust Kepler's Compensation vs Blackboxstocks Earnings
How has Gust Kepler's remuneration changed compared to Blackboxstocks's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$83kUS$12k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$23kUS$12k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$12kUS$12k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$12kUS$12k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$12kUS$12k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016US$2kUS$2k


Compensation vs Market: Gust's total compensation ($USD82.62K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD772.00K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BLBX's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: BLBX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

NasdaqCM:BLBX Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
16 Jun 22BuyUS$17,928Winspear Investments LLCCompany15,000US$1.30
16 Jun 22BuyUS$86,985Ray BalestriIndividual71,366US$1.27
20 May 22BuyUS$15,810Winspear Investments LLCCompany10,000US$1.58
26 Nov 21BuyUS$13,090Ray BalestriIndividual4,000US$3.55
17 Nov 21BuyUS$417,550Winspear Investments LLCCompany89,000US$5.00
15 Nov 21BuyUS$100,000Ray BalestriIndividual20,000US$5.00

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of BLBX?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Private Companies00%
Individual Insiders5,371,57742.3%
General Public6,905,89754.4%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 22.9%.

Top Shareholders

Top 19 shareholders own 45.57% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Gust Kepler
2,332,435$1.7m0%no data
Stephen Chiang
1,000,000$740.1k0%no data
David Kyle
833,334$616.8k0%no data
Eric Pharis
791,615$585.9k0%no data
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
166,473$123.2k0%no data
Brandon Smith
146,668$108.5k-0.03%no data
GoalFusion Wealth Management LLC
Ray Balestri
131,414$97.3k3.58%no data
Dalya Sulaiman
111,111$82.2k0%no data
Geode Capital Management, LLC
30,245$22.4k10.93%no data
Robert Winspear
25,000$18.5k0%no data
Virtu Financial LLC, Asset Management Arm
19,453$14.4k0%no data
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
15,476$11.5k0%no data
BlackRock, Inc.
12,857$9.5k0%no data
UBS Asset Management
12,821$9.5k0%no data
Concord Wealth Partners, LLC
2,500$1.9k0%no data
Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., Securities Investments
1,500$1.1k0%no data
Tower Research Capital LLC
1,113$823.7-76.77%no data
Wells Fargo & Company, Private Banking and Investment Banking Arm
52$38.510.64%no data

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Blackboxstocks Inc.
  • Ticker: BLBX
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Implied Market Cap: US$9.389m
  • Shares outstanding: 12.69m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Blackboxstocks Inc.
  • 5430 LBJ Freeway
  • Suite 1485
  • Dallas
  • Texas
  • 75240
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BLBXNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 2015
LI5DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 2015

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/30 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 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.