MicroStrategy Incorporated provides enterprise analytics software and services worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has MicroStrategy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MSTR is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MSTR's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MSTR exceeded the US Software industry which returned 39.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MSTR exceeded the US Market which returned 21% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is MicroStrategy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StDoes MicroStrategy's (NASDAQ:MSTR) Returns On Capital Reflect Well On The Business?
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ:MSTR) Shares?
Is MicroStrategy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MSTR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MSTR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MSTR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (2882.8x) compared to the US Software industry average (58.7x).
PE vs Market: MSTR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (2882.8x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MSTR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MSTR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (13.8x) compared to the US Software industry average (9.6x).
How is MicroStrategy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if MSTR's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if MSTR's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if MSTR's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.
High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if MSTR's revenue 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 MSTR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has MicroStrategy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MSTR has a large one-off loss of $44.2M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: MSTR's current net profit margins (0.4%) are lower than last year (5.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MSTR's earnings have declined by 40.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MSTR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MSTR had negative earnings growth (-92.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (14.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MSTR's Return on Equity (0.5%) is considered low.
How is MicroStrategy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MSTR's short term assets ($218.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($243.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: MSTR's short term assets ($218.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($139.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MSTR is debt free.
Reducing Debt: MSTR has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MSTR has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: MSTR has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is MicroStrategy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MSTR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MSTR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MSTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MSTR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MSTR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael Saylor (55 yo)
Mr. Michael J. Saylor has been the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of MicroStrategy Inc. since November 1989 and had been its President since January 8, 2016 until July 2020. Previously, ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD1.07M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.20M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||31.17yrs||US$1.07m||21.17% |
|CFO & President||0.50yr||US$6.81m||0% |
|CTO & Senior EVP||6.17yrs||US$2.09m||0% |
|Senior EVP||6.08yrs||US$2.08m||0.000050% |
|Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Marketing||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Worldwide Alliances and Channels||6.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of North American Sales||6.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Product Marketing and Enterprise Analytics||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Sales Engineer||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Solution Management||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & General Manager of Public Sector||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MSTR's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||31.17yrs||US$1.07m||21.17% |
|Independent Director||18.25yrs||US$470.05k||0.054% |
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$412.25k||0.021% |
|Independent Director||6.75yrs||US$445.81k||0.0022% |
|Independent Director||16.17yrs||US$452.25k||0% |
Experienced Board: MSTR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.2 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
MicroStrategy Incorporated's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: MicroStrategy Incorporated
- Ticker: MSTR
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$5.357b
- Shares outstanding: 9.27m
- Website: https://www.microstrategy.com
Number of Employees
- MicroStrategy Incorporated
- 1850 Towers Crescent Plaza
- Tysons Corner
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MSTR||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1998|
|MIGA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1998|
|MIGA||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1998|
MicroStrategy Incorporated provides enterprise analytics software and services worldwide. It offers MicroStrategy 2020, an enterprise platform, which provides a modern analytics experience by delivering in...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/16 00:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/15 00:00|
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