NasdaqCM:BLIN

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Bridgeline Digital's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.5%

BLIN

3.7%

US Software

-0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-2.4%

BLIN

52.2%

US Software

13.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BLIN underperformed the US Software industry which returned 52.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BLIN underperformed the US Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BLINIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.5%3.7%-0.8%
30 Day-7.0%-5.5%-5.7%
90 Day10.1%10.0%8.6%
1 Year-2.4%-2.4%53.3%52.2%16.4%13.8%
3 Year-98.7%-98.7%148.7%140.5%36.9%27.8%
5 Year-99.4%-99.4%267.3%246.0%85.0%64.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

2.53x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BLIN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BLIN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


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 (6.9x).


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Future Growth

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

148.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BLIN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: BLIN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: BLIN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BLIN's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BLIN's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower 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


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Past Performance

How has Bridgeline Digital performed over the past 5 years?

16.4%

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 16.4% 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 (13.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BLIN has a negative Return on Equity (-0.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Bridgeline Digital's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BLIN's short term assets ($2.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($4.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: BLIN's short term assets ($2.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($842.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BLIN's debt to equity ratio (18.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BLIN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 48.2% to 18.5% 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 a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: BLIN has sufficient cash runway for 1 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 10% each year.


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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.


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Management

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

2.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ari Kahn (51 yo)

4.33yrs

Tenure

US$326,042

Compensation

Mr. Roger E. Kahn, also known as Ari, Ph.D., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Bridgeline Digital, Inc. since May 12, 2016 and its President since May 2016 and its Director since December 2017. Mr. K ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ari's total compensation ($USD326.04K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD604.44K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Roger Kahn
President4.33yrsUS$326.04k0.067%
$ 5.5k
Mark Downey
Executive VP1.17yrsUS$240.00kno data
Jim Voss
Executive Vice President of Technology3.17yrsno datano data
Stacey Ward
Senior VP7.08yrsno datano data
Brian Baloga
Executive Vice President of Sales1.5yrsno datano data
Thomas McGourty
Executive Vice President of Partnerships & Strategic Alliances1.58yrsno datano data
Carl Prizzi
Executive VP of Product Marketingno datano datano data
Joseph Marrow
Secretaryno datano datano data

2.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: BLIN's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Roger Kahn
President4.33yrsUS$326.04k0.067%
$ 5.5k
Joni Kahn
Independent Chairperson of the Board5.33yrsUS$36.00k0.013%
$ 1.1k
Michael Taglich
Director6.83yrsUS$18.00k1.25%
$ 103.0k
Kenneth Galaznik
Independent Director14.67yrsUS$28.00k0.014%
$ 1.1k
Scott Landers
Independent Director10.67yrsUS$26.00k0.013%
$ 1.0k

6.8yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BLIN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 58.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Bridgeline Digital, Inc.'s company bio, 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$8.222m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.42m
  • Website: https://www.bridgeline.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
  • 100 Summit Drive
  • Suite 916
  • Burlington
  • Massachusetts
  • 1803
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BLINNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2007
BL43DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 2007
BL43BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 2007

Biography

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, an ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/28 05:21
End of Day Share Price2020/09/25 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


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.