SPT Stock Overview
Sprout Social, Inc. designs, develops, and operates a web-based social media management platform in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$43.61|
|52 Week High||US$145.42|
|52 Week Low||US$38.39|
|1 Month Change||-39.57%|
|3 Month Change||-39.57%|
|1 Year Change||-30.51%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||162.71%|
Recent News & Updates
Sprout Social: You Won't Regret Buying The Dip
Shares of Sprout Social dipped more than 10% after reporting Q1 results, despite beating Wall Street's expectations. The company raised its growth outlook for the year and is expecting robust 34-35% y/ growth over FY21. Sprout Social remains a competent player in a nascent market for social media management tools, and addresses a large >$50B TAM. It is also close to hitting breakeven on a pro forma operating margin basis. The company's ~11x forward revenue multiple is reasonable for Sprout Social's growth profile.
|SPT||US Software||US Market|
Return vs Industry: SPT underperformed the US Software industry which returned -10.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SPT underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|SPT Average Weekly Movement||14.2%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||11.4%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: SPT is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SPT's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
Sprout Social, Inc. designs, develops, and operates a web-based social media management platform in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It provides cloud software that brings together social messaging, data, and workflows in a unified system of record, intelligence, and action. The company offers provides various integrated tools in a range of functions comprising social engagement/response, publishing, reporting and analytics, social listening and business intelligence, reputation management, employee advocacy, and automation and workflows.
Sprout Social Fundamentals Summary
|SPT fundamental statistics|
Is SPT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SPT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$50.78m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.59|
|Net Profit Margin||-15.69%|
How did SPT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Sprout Social undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SPT ($43.61) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($35.6)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SPT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SPT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Software industry average.
PE vs Market: SPT 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 SPT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SPT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (16.6x) compared to the US Software industry average (3.6x).
How is Sprout Social forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SPT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: SPT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: SPT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SPT's revenue (27.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SPT's revenue (27.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SPT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0.5%).
How has Sprout Social performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SPT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SPT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SPT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SPT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SPT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (29.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SPT has a negative Return on Equity (-22.48%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Sprout Social's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SPT's short term assets ($226.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($107.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: SPT's short term assets ($226.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($20.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SPT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SPT had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable SPT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SPT is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 56.2% per year.
What is Sprout Social current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SPT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SPT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SPT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SPT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SPT has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Justyn Howard (41 yo)
Mr. Justyn Russell Howard is a Co-Founder of Sprout Social, Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Director since April 2010. He serves as Chairman at Sprout Social, Inc. since December 28, 202...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Justyn's total compensation ($USD5.61M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.45M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Justyn's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: SPT's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SPT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Sprout Social, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sprout Social, Inc.
- Ticker: SPT
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 2010
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.374b
- Shares outstanding: 54.44m
- Website: https://www.sproutsocial.com
Number of Employees
- Sprout Social, Inc.
- 131 South Dearborn Street
- Suite 700
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/16 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/16 00:00|
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.