Limelight Networks, Inc. provides content delivery and related services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Limelight Networks's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LLNW's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LLNW exceeded the US IT industry which returned 12.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LLNW exceeded the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Limelight Networks's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StWhen Should You Buy Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW)?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own Shares In Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW)?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAn Intrinsic Calculation For Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW) Suggests It's 40% Undervalued
Is Limelight Networks undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LLNW ($7.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($8.74)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LLNW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LLNW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US IT industry average.
PE vs Market: LLNW 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 LLNW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LLNW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.6x) compared to the US IT industry average (3.6x).
How is Limelight Networks forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LLNW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: LLNW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: LLNW's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LLNW's revenue (9.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LLNW's revenue (9.6% 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 LLNW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Limelight Networks performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LLNW is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LLNW is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LLNW is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 29.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LLNW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LLNW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (14.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LLNW has a negative Return on Equity (-7.78%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Limelight Networks's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LLNW's short term assets ($67.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($35.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: LLNW's short term assets ($67.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LLNW is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LLNW had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: LLNW has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if LLNW has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Limelight Networks's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LLNW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LLNW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LLNW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LLNW's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LLNW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Lento (59yo)
Mr. Robert A. Lento, also known as Bob, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Limelight Networks, Inc. since January 2013. Mr. Lento served as an Interim Chief Executive Officer of Limeligh ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD3.02M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP||5.25yrs||US$1.01m||0.55% $5.0m|
|Senior Vice President of Development & Delivery||6.83yrs||US$1.06m||0.53% $4.9m|
|Senior Vice President of Sales||1.5yrs||US$1.90m||0.055% $504.6k|
|Chief Strategy Officer||no data||US$1.31m||0.83% $7.7m|
|no data||US$1.11m||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||no data||no data||0.15% $1.4m|
|Senior Vice President of Operations||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Global Marketing||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LLNW's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board||7.42yrs||US$234.45k||0.21% $1.9m|
|Independent Director||13.42yrs||US$197.45k||0.026% $235.6k|
|Independent Director||11.67yrs||US$198.45k||0.23% $2.1m|
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||US$184.45k||0.093% $859.7k|
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||US$178.45k||0.070% $645.9k|
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$178.45k||0.044% $401.3k|
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$178.45k||0.061% $564.1k|
Experienced Board: LLNW's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LLNW insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.2%.
Limelight Networks, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Limelight Networks, Inc.
- Ticker: LLNW
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Internet Services and Infrastructure
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$921.372m
- Shares outstanding: 119.66m
- Website: https://www.limelight.com
Number of Employees
- Limelight Networks, Inc.
- 1465 North Scottsdale Road
- Suite 400
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LLNW||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2007|
|LNK||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2007|
|0JUZ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jun 2007|
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides content delivery and related services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates private networks that deliver Websites, mobile applications, videos, music, software, games, and APIs; offers live and on-demand video delivery services; and provides online video platforms that help organizations manage, publish, syndicate, analyze, and monetize video contents. It also offers edge cloud services; cloud security services that provide defense against malicious apps, Website attacks, and unauthorized content access; and cloud storage services. In addition, the company provides professional services; and other infrastructure services, such as transit and rack space services. It serves media companies operating in the television, music, radio, newspaper, magazine, movie, gaming, software, and social media industries, as well as technology companies and other entities conducting businesses online. Limelight Networks, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/13 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/10 00:00|
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