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Bridgeline DigitalNasdaqCM:BLIN Stock Report

Market Cap

US$21.2m

7D

-9.0%

1Y

-10.0%

Updated

07 Dec, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
BLIN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

BLIN Stock Overview

Bridgeline Digital, Inc. operates as a digital engagement company in the United States.

Bridgeline Digital Competitors

Adobe

NasdaqGS:ADBE

US$296.0b

salesforce.com

NYSE:CRM

US$254.9b

HubSpot

NYSE:HUBS

US$33.7b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Bridgeline Digital
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$2.52
52 Week HighUS$14.38
52 Week LowUS$2.15
Beta2.95
1 Month Change-27.59%
3 Month Change-44.62%
1 Year Change-10.00%
3 Year Change-83.75%
5 Year Change-98.40%
Change since IPO-99.96%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 10
We Think Shareholders Are Less Likely To Approve A Pay Rise For Bridgeline Digital, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:BLIN) CEO For Now

We Think Shareholders Are Less Likely To Approve A Pay Rise For Bridgeline Digital, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:BLIN) CEO For Now

In the past three years, the share price of Bridgeline Digital, Inc. ( NASDAQ:BLIN ) has struggled to grow and now...

Aug 13
Here's Why Shareholders May Want To Be Cautious With Increasing Bridgeline Digital, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:BLIN) CEO Pay Packet

Here's Why Shareholders May Want To Be Cautious With Increasing Bridgeline Digital, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:BLIN) CEO Pay Packet

Shareholders of Bridgeline Digital, Inc. ( NASDAQ:BLIN ) will have been dismayed by the negative share price return...

Jul 15

Bridgeline Digital Inc.: Where Do We Go From Here?

Bridgeline Digital was an undiscovered company with a strong balance sheet a few months ago. It has reported significant YoY improvements on many fronts this fiscal year. The BLIN stock has outperformed lately climbing approximately 500% and hit $14.30 a few days ago. Since day one, we have been moving off the beaten path discovering many outperformers with the most recent one being BLIN.

Shareholder Returns

BLINUS SoftwareUS Market
7D-9.0%-6.7%-2.6%
1Y-10.0%28.4%17.8%

Return vs Industry: BLIN underperformed the US Software industry which returned 28.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BLIN underperformed the US Market which returned 16.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BLIN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BLIN volatility
BLIN Average Weekly Movement8.8%
Software Industry Average Movement7.6%
Market Average Movement6.2%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market14.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: BLIN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BLIN's weekly volatility has decreased from 18% to 9% over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
200039Ari Kahnhttps://www.bridgeline.com

Bridgeline Digital, Inc. operates as a digital engagement company in the United States. The company’s Bridgeline’s Unbound platform enables companies and developers to create websites, web applications, and online stores. It offers Bridgeline Unbound Experience Manager, a marketing automation engine and content management system; Bridgeline Unbound Content Manager that enables non-technical users to create, edit, and publish content via a browser-based interface; and Bridgeline Unbound Commerce, an online B2B and B2C commerce solution that allows users to manage domestic and international commerce initiatives.

Bridgeline Digital Fundamentals Summary

How do Bridgeline Digital's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BLIN fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$21.15m
Earnings (TTM)-US$4.26m
Revenue (TTM)US$11.86m

1.8x

P/S Ratio

-5.0x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BLIN income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$11.86m
Cost of RevenueUS$4.10m
Gross ProfitUS$7.76m
ExpensesUS$12.02m
Earnings-US$4.26m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.51
Gross Margin65.42%
Net Profit Margin-35.91%
Debt/Equity Ratio11.9%

How did BLIN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Bridgeline Digital undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.54x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BLIN ($2.52) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.26)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BLIN is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BLIN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Software industry average.

PE vs Market: BLIN 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 BLIN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BLIN is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.9x).


Future Growth

How is Bridgeline Digital forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

112.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: BLIN's revenue (33.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BLIN's revenue (33.3% 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 BLIN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Bridgeline Digital performed over the past 5 years?

17.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BLIN is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BLIN is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BLIN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 17.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: BLIN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (20.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BLIN has a negative Return on Equity (-24.84%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Bridgeline Digital's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BLIN's short term assets ($7.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($12.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: BLIN's short term assets ($7.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

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

Reducing Debt: BLIN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 50.4% to 11.9% 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: BLIN has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if BLIN has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


Dividend

What is Bridgeline Digital current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BLIN'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 BLIN'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?

0.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ari Kahn (52 yo)

5.58yrs

Tenure

US$315,624

Compensation

Mr. Roger E. Kahn, also known as Ari, Ph D., serves as President at Bridgeline Digital, Inc. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Bridgeline Digital, Inc. since May 12, 2016 and serves as its Directo...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ari's total compensation ($USD315.62K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD567.11K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ari's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BLIN's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: BLIN's board of directors are considered experienced (9.7 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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 89.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
  • Ticker: BLIN
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$21.152m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.39m
  • Website: https://www.bridgeline.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
  • 100 Sylvan Road
  • Suite G700
  • Woburn
  • Massachusetts
  • 1801
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/12/07 00:28
End of Day Share Price2021/12/06 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/09/30


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.