NasdaqGM:UPLD

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Executive Summary

Upland Software, Inc. provides cloud-based enterprise work management software in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Upland Software's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UPLD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UPLD's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.1%

UPLD

-2.3%

US Software

-0.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

12.0%

UPLD

38.5%

US Software

19.6%

US Market

Return vs Industry: UPLD underperformed the US Software industry which returned 39.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UPLD underperformed the US Market which returned 21% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UPLDIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.1%-2.3%-0.9%
30 Day-0.8%-1.3%3.0%
90 Day2.0%1.3%11.5%
1 Year12.0%12.0%39.4%38.5%22.3%19.6%
3 Year93.5%93.5%124.9%117.8%45.3%35.7%
5 Year545.3%545.3%251.6%233.3%124.8%99.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Upland Software's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Upland Software undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

4.66x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UPLD ($45.56) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($28.87)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UPLD is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UPLD is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Software industry average.

PE vs Market: UPLD 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 UPLD's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UPLD is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.7x) compared to the US Software industry average (9.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Upland Software forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

36.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: UPLD is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: UPLD is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: UPLD is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: UPLD's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: UPLD's revenue (1.9% 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 UPLD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Upland Software performed over the past 5 years?

-34.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UPLD is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UPLD is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UPLD is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 34.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UPLD's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: UPLD is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (14.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UPLD has a negative Return on Equity (-22.69%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Upland Software's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UPLD's short term assets ($293.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($115.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: UPLD's short term assets ($293.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($591.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UPLD's debt to equity ratio (193%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: UPLD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38.3% to 193% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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 UPLD has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: UPLD is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 38.4% per year.


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Dividend

What is Upland Software current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UPLD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UPLD'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 UPLD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UPLD'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 UPLD's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

0.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jack McDonald (57 yo)

10.5yrs

Tenure

US$7,564,250

Compensation

Mr. John T. McDonald, also known as Jack, J.D., is the Co-Founder, Chairman of The Board and Chief Executive Officer at Silverback Enterprise Group Inc. Mr. McDonald serves as the Chairman and Chief Execut...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jack's total compensation ($USD7.56M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.85M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jack's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John McDonald
Founder10.5yrsUS$7.56m5.73%
$ 78.2m
Timothy Mattox
Co-President & COO0.83yrUS$6.09m1.1%
$ 15.0m
Rodney Favaron
Co-President & Chief Commercial Officer0.83yrUS$87.54k0.27%
$ 3.7m
Michael Hill
CFO, Treasurer & Secretary10.5yrsUS$3.27m0.60%
$ 8.1m
Paul Miller
Chief Information Officer0.92yrno datano data
Rochelle Delley
Vice President of Security & Complianceno datano datano data
Kinloch Gill
Senior VP2.5yrsno datano data
Austin Woody
Senior Vice President of Corporate Developmentno datano datano data
Jim Rudden
Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer0.92yrno datano data
Joseph Rodriguez
Senior Vice President of Global Account Sales0.75yrno datano data
Jen Verzal
Vice President of Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Mounir Hilal
Executive VP & GM8.92yrsno datano data

0.9yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: UPLD's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John McDonald
Founder10.5yrsUS$7.56m5.73%
$ 78.2m
Stephen Courter
Independent Director6.33yrsUS$95.04k0.035%
$ 482.2k
David May
Lead Independent Director3.25yrsUS$115.04k0.24%
$ 3.2m
Joe Ross
Independent Director3.25yrsUS$75.04k0.093%
$ 1.3m
Teresa Walsh
Independent Director0.83yrno data0.0027%
$ 37.4k

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: UPLD's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 16.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Upland Software, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Upland Software, Inc.
  • Ticker: UPLD
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 2010
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$1.364b
  • Shares outstanding: 29.46m
  • Website: https://uplandsoftware.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Upland Software, Inc.
  • Frost Bank Tower
  • Suite 1850
  • Austin
  • Texas
  • 78701-3788
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UPLDNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2014
16UDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2014

Biography

Upland Software, Inc. provides cloud-based enterprise work management software in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and internationally. The company offers a family of software applications un...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/15 23:08
End of Day Share Price2021/01/15 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.