Splunk Inc. provides software and cloud solutions that deliver and operationalize insights from the data generated by digital systems in the United States and internationally. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Splunk's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SPLK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SPLK's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SPLK underperformed the US Software industry which returned 41.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SPLK underperformed the US Market which returned 44.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Splunk's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) By 50%?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StSplunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) Insiders Have Been Selling
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Splunk's (NASDAQ:SPLK) Share Price Gain Of 197% Well Earned?
Is Splunk 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: SPLK ($120.94) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($209.69)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SPLK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SPLK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Software industry average.
PE vs Market: SPLK 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 SPLK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SPLK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (15.9x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.9x).
How is Splunk forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 32 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SPLK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: SPLK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: SPLK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SPLK's revenue (21.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SPLK's revenue (21.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SPLK is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Splunk performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SPLK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SPLK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SPLK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 24.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SPLK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SPLK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (30.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SPLK has a negative Return on Equity (-86.13%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Splunk's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SPLK's short term assets ($3.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: SPLK's short term assets ($3.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SPLK's debt to equity ratio (181.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SPLK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.1% to 181.8% over the past 5 years.
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: SPLK has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SPLK has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Splunk current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SPLK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SPLK'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 SPLK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SPLK'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 SPLK'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
Doug Merritt (56 yo)
Mr. Douglas Merritt, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at Splunk Inc. since November 19, 2015. He serves as an Independent Director at Dragoneer Growth Opport...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug 's total compensation ($USD27.38M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug 's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: SPLK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SPLK's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.2%.
Splunk Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Splunk Inc.
- Ticker: SPLK
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$19.824b
- Shares outstanding: 163.92m
- Website: https://www.splunk.com
Number of Employees
- Splunk Inc.
- 270 Brannan Street
- San Francisco
- United States
Splunk Inc. provides software and cloud solutions that deliver and operationalize insights from the data generated by digital systems in the United States and internationally. The company offers Splunk Pla...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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