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Executive Summary

Cloudera, Inc. provides a suite of data analytics and management products in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and fair value.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CLDR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Software


US Market

1 Year Return




US Software


US Market

Return vs Industry: CLDR underperformed the US Software industry which returned 28.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CLDR matched the US Market which returned 4.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day3.2%-0.3%2.5%
30 Day22.9%7.3%5.1%
90 Day10.2%11.9%2.0%
1 Year5.1%5.1%30.9%29.9%10.9%8.4%
3 Year-55.1%-55.1%123.7%116.0%30.5%21.9%
5 Yearn/a203.2%184.8%56.9%39.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News


Is Cloudera 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: CLDR ($9.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($20.41)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CLDR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CLDR is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.6x).

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Future Growth

How is Cloudera forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: CLDR's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CLDR's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CLDR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.6%).

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Past Performance

How has Cloudera performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CLDR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CLDR is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CLDR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -5.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CLDR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (6.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CLDR has a negative Return on Equity (-23.4%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Cloudera's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CLDR's short term assets ($707.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($579.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: CLDR's short term assets ($707.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($281.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CLDR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CLDR has not had any debt for 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: CLDR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if CLDR has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

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What is Cloudera's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

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


Average management tenure


Rob Bearden (52yo)





Mr. Robert G. Bearden, also known as Rob, serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Cloudera, Inc. since January 2020. He serves as Chief Executive Officer at Docker, Inc since June 2019 and ser ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD7.24M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.98M).

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

Leadership Team

Robert Bearden
President0.33yrUS$7.24m0.18% $5.2m
James Frankola
Chief Financial Officer7.58yrsUS$8.37m0.48% $14.0m
Arun Murthy
Chief Product Officer1.33yrsUS$5.97m0.25% $7.4m
Scott Davidson
Chief Operating Officer1.33yrsno datano data
Scott Reasoner
Chief Accounting Officer1.33yrsno data0.030% $863.4k
Kevin Cook
Vice President of Corporate Development & Investor Relationsno datano datano data
David Howard
Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary0.083yrno datano data
Mick Hollison
Chief Marketing Officer3.58yrsno datano data
Bob Mahan
Chief Human Resources Officer0.25yrno datano data
Vishal Rao
Senior Vice President of Field Operations5.17yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: CLDR's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Robert Bearden
President0.33yrUS$7.24m0.18% $5.2m
Peter Fenton
Independent Director1.33yrsUS$292.50k0.27% $7.8m
Nicholas Graziano
Independent Chairman of Board0.75yrUS$475.61kno data
Paul Cormier
Independent Director1.33yrsUS$285.00k0.078% $2.3m
Kevin Klausmeyer
Independent Director1.33yrsUS$300.00k0.036% $1.1m
Michael Stankey
Independent Director3.25yrsUS$292.50k0.038% $1.1m
Jesse Lynn
Independent Director0.75yrUS$469.69kno data
Rosemary Schooler
Independent Director2.42yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: CLDR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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: CLDR 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 7.7%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Cloudera, Inc.
  • Ticker: CLDR
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2008
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$2.897b
  • Shares outstanding: 295.35m
  • Website: https://www.cloudera.com

Number of Employees


  • Cloudera, Inc.
  • 395 Page Mill Road
  • Palo Alto
  • California
  • 94306
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CLDRNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDApr 2017
710DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURApr 2017
0I0NLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDApr 2017


Cloudera, Inc. provides a suite of data analytics and management products in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company operates through two segments, Subscription and Services. It offers Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub that allows companies to execute various analytic functions against a shared set of governed and secures data in public and private clouds, and data centers; Cloudera Data Warehouse, a hybrid cloud solution for self-service analytics; Cloudera Data Science and Engineering enables users to streamline, simplify, and scale big data processing; and Cloudera Operational DB that enables stream processing and real-time analytics on continuously changing data. The company also provides Hortonworks Data Platform, a data management platform that helps organizations to securely store, process, and analyze various data assets; Cloudera DataFlow, a data platform that collects, curates and analyzes data; Cloudera Data Science Workbench that enables self-service data science for the enterprise; and Cloudera Altus, a platform-as-a-service offering In addition, it offers Cloudera SDX, a solution that enables common security, governance, lineage, and metadata management for multiple analytics functions; and Cloudera Workload XM, an analytic workload experience management cloud service. Further, the company provides consulting, professional, and education services. It serves corporate enterprises and public sector organizations primarily through its direct sales force. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/28 05:20
End of Day Share Price2020/05/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/01/31

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.