Box, Inc. provides a cloud content management platform that enables organizations of various sizes to manage and share their content from anywhere on any device. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Box's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BOX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BOX's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BOX underperformed the US Software industry which returned 41.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BOX underperformed the US Market which returned 52.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Box's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Box 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: BOX ($20.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.51)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BOX is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BOX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Software industry average.
PE vs Market: BOX 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 BOX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BOX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (21.9x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.8x).
How is Box forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BOX is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BOX is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: BOX's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BOX's revenue (8.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BOX's revenue (8.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BOX's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (47.6%).
How has Box performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BOX is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BOX is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BOX is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BOX's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BOX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (22.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BOX has a negative Return on Equity (-28.75%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Box's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BOX's short term assets ($879.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($612.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: BOX's short term assets ($879.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($587.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BOX's debt to equity ratio (197.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BOX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 29.1% to 197.8% 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: Whilst unprofitable BOX has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: BOX is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 64.9% per year.
What is Box current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BOX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BOX'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 BOX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BOX'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 BOX'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
Aaron Levie (35 yo)
Mr. Aaron Levie Co-Founded Box, Inc. in 2005 and serves as Chief Executive Officer since April 2005 Director since April 2005. Mr. Levie is the visionary behind Box's product and platform strategy, which i...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Aaron's total compensation ($USD232.72K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.40M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Aaron's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BOX's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BOX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7%.
Box, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Box, Inc.
- Ticker: BOX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$3.374b
- Shares outstanding: 162.67m
- Website: https://www.box.com
Number of Employees
- Box, Inc.
- 900 Jefferson Avenue
- Redwood City
- United States
Box, Inc. provides a cloud content management platform that enables organizations of various sizes to manage and share their content from anywhere on any device. The company’s Software-as-a-Service platfor...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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