Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Gridsum Holding. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Gridsum Holding's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 Gridsum Holding 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Software industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Gridsum Holding's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Gridsum Holding's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Gridsum Holding's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Gridsum Holding is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Gridsum Holding is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Gridsum Holding's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Guosheng Qi serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Beijing Gridsum Technology Co., Ltd. Mr. Qi founded Beijing Gridsum in 2005. He is a Co-Owner of Fairy Spirit Limited. Mr. Qi co-founded Gridsum Holding Inc. and also has been its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director since 2005. Mr. Qi holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Software from Tsinghua University.
Insufficient data for Guosheng to compare compensation growth.
Insufficient data for Guosheng to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
management team in years:
The tenure for the Gridsum Holding management team is about average.
Chairman & CEO
Co-President & Executive Director
Co-Chief Financial Officer
Co-Chief Financial Officer
COO & Director
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Strategy Officer
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Gridsum Holding board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Is Gridsum Holding Inc's (NASDAQ:GSUM) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?
Does GSUM generate an acceptable amount of cash through operations? … Over the past year, GSUM has borrowed debt capital of around CN¥65.09M. … With this increase in debt, GSUM currently has CN¥593.88M remaining in cash and short-term investments , ready to deploy into the business.
Who Really Owns Gridsum Holding Inc (NASDAQ:GSUM)?
In this analysis, my focus will be on developing a perspective on Gridsum Holding Inc’s (NASDAQ:GSUM) latest ownership structure, a less discussed, but important factor. … Private Company Ownership Another important group of owners for potential investors in GSUM are private companies that hold a stake of 11.59% in GSUM. … Thus, potential investors should look into these business relations and check how it can impact long-term shareholder returns.Next Steps: The company's high institutional ownership makes margin of safety a very important consideration to existing investors since long bull and bear trends often emerge when these big-ticket investors see a change in long-term potential of the company.
How Much Money Does Gridsum Holding Inc (NASDAQ:GSUM) Have Left?
Additional cash raising may dilute the value of your shares, and since Gridsum Holding is currently burning more cash than it is making, it’s likely the business will need funding for future growth. … See our latest analysis for Gridsum Holding What is cash burn? … NasdaqGS:GSUM Income Statement Jan 31st 18 When will Gridsum Holding need to raise more cash?
What You Must Know About Gridsum Holding Inc's (NASDAQ:GSUM) Financial Strength
Does GSUM generate enough cash through operations? … Over the past year, GSUM has borrowed debt capital of around CN¥65.1M , which is mainly comprised of near term debt. … Risk around debt is very low for GSUM, and the company also has the ability and headroom to increase debt if needed going forward.Next Steps: GSUM’s cash flow coverage indicates it could improve its operating efficiency in order to meet demand for debt repayments should unforeseen events arise.
How Gridsum Holding Inc's (NASDAQ:GSUM) EPS Dropped 41.5%, Did Its Industry Show Weakness Too?
After reading Gridsum Holding Inc's (NASDAQ:GSUM) latest earnings update (30 September 2017), I found it beneficial to look back at how the company has performed in the past and compare this against the most recent numbers. … To account for any quarterly or half-yearly updates, I use data from the most recent 12 months, which either annualizes the most recent 6-month earnings update, or in some cases, the most recent annual report is already the latest available financial data. … Though Gridsum Holding's past data is helpful, it is only one aspect of my investment thesis.
Are You Backing The Right Horse With Gridsum Holding Inc (GSUM)?
This rate is larger than the growth rate of the US stock market as a whole. … NasdaqGS:GSUM PE PEG Gauge Nov 24th 17 The software tech sector's PE is currently hovering around 43x, higher than the rest of the US stock market PE of 22x. … Use our free playform to see my list of over 1000 other tech companies trading on the market.
Gridsum Holding Inc. provides data analysis software for enterprises and government agencies in China. Its proprietary distributed data architecture allows its customers to collect and analyze information; and Gridsum Big Data platform and Gridsum Prophet performs multi-dimensional correlation analysis and analyzes complex real-time events. The company offers Web Dissector to analyze customer Websites by monitoring and analyzing key performance indicators; Mobile Dissector to understand mobile app user activity; SEM Dissector for search engine marketing; SEO Dissector, a search engine optimization tool; Ad Dissector, an advertisement performance monitoring and optimization product; Contribution Dissector to track and analyze user behavior from original access to ultimate conversion; Audience Dissector, an audience analysis product; and Recommendation Engine, a data driven content recommendation solution. It also provides Government Web Dissector, a digital intelligence solution; Government Website Group Integrated Management Platform, an integrated management platform; Streaming Dissector, a real-time viewership analysis for digital online video; Video Dissector, an online video content analytics tool; TV Dissector, an analytics tool; Rating Plus, a television viewing data analytics tool; and Media Dissector, a mass, social, and user-generated content media monitoring and analytics tool. In addition, the company offers Law Dissector, a search and statistical analysis tool; Smart Push, a legal research tool; voice recognition and transcription system; Information Dissector, an insightful analytical system; Social Listening, a cloud-based social listening solution; Gridsum Dashboard, a data visualization tool; and Gridsum Report Center, an automated report generation and distribution tool. Further, it develops new media analytics and information discovery solutions to address customer needs. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.
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