The Trade Desk, Inc., a technology company, provides a self-service omnichannel software platform that enables clients to purchase and manage data-driven digital advertising campaigns in the United States and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Trade Desk's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TTD's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: TTD underperformed the US Software industry which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TTD exceeded the US Market which returned -10.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Trade Desk's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StDid The Underlying Business Drive Trade Desk's (NASDAQ:TTD) Lovely 411% Share Price Gain?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is Trade Desk's (NASDAQ:TTD) P/E Ratio After Its Share Price Tanked?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling The Trade Desk, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTD) Shares?
Is Trade Desk 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: TTD ($193.21) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($353.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TTD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TTD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (79.4x) compared to the Software industry average (40x).
PE vs Market: TTD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (79.4x) compared to the US market (13.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TTD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TTD is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.3x) compared to the US Software industry average (4.3x).
How is Trade Desk forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TTD's forecast earnings growth (20.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: TTD's earnings (20.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TTD's revenue (19.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TTD's revenue (19.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TTD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23.1%)
How has Trade Desk performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TTD has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: TTD's current net profit margins (16.4%) are lower than last year (18.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TTD's earnings have grown significantly by 59.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TTD's earnings growth over the past year (22.9%) is below its 5-year average (59.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: TTD earnings growth over the past year (22.9%) exceeded the Software industry 18.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: TTD's Return on Equity (17.7%) is considered low.
How is Trade Desk's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TTD's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($930.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: TTD's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its long term liabilities ($185.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TTD is debt free.
Reducing Debt: TTD has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 72.7%.
Debt Coverage: TTD has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: TTD has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: TTD has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if TTD's debt is covered by short term assets.
What is Trade Desk's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TTD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TTD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TTD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TTD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TTD's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Green (42yo)
Mr. Jeffrey Terry Green, also known as Jeff, is the Founder of The Trade Desk, Inc. and has been its Chief Executive Officer and president since November 2011. He serves as the Chairman of the Board at The ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD10.78M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Founder & CTO||no data||US$4.16m||0.27% $24.0m|
|Chief Legal Officer||3.58yrs||US$4.16m||0.063% $5.5m|
|Chief Marketing Officer||2.33yrs||US$4.16m||0.068% $6.0m|
|Chief Strategy Officer & Director||1.17yrs||US$4.26m||0.080% $7.0m|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.33yr||no data||0.039% $3.4m|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief People Officer||0.92yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TTD's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
|Chief Strategy Officer & Director||1.17yrs||US$4.26m||0.080% $7.0m|
|Director||1yr||no data||0.023% $2.0m|
|Non-Employee Director||3.58yrs||US$561.94k||0.091% $8.0m|
|Non-Employee Director||7.83yrs||US$505.97k||0.020% $1.8m|
|Non-Employee Director||10yrs||US$519.91k||0.090% $7.9m|
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$851.49k||0.013% $1.1m|
|Non-Employee Director||4.25yrs||US$553.93k||0.021% $1.8m|
Experienced Board: TTD's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 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 4.9%.
The Trade Desk, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Trade Desk, Inc.
- Ticker: TTD
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 2009
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$8.796b
- Shares outstanding: 45.57m
- Website: https://www.thetradedesk.com
Number of Employees
- The Trade Desk, Inc.
- 42 North Chestnut Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TTD||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 2016|
|TT8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2016|
|0LF5||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||GB||USD||Sep 2016|
|TT8||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||CH||CHF||Sep 2016|
|TTD||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||AT||EUR||Sep 2016|
|TTD *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||MX||MXN||Sep 2016|
The Trade Desk, Inc., a technology company, provides a self-service omnichannel software platform that enables clients to purchase and manage data-driven digital advertising campaigns in the United States and internationally. The company’s platform allows clients to manage integrated advertising campaigns in various advertising channels and formats, including display, video, audio, native and social, and on a multitude of devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and connected TV (CTV). It serves advertising agencies and other service providers for advertisers. The Trade Desk, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Ventura, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/01 00:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/31 00:00|
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