Fastly, Inc. operates an edge cloud platform for processing, serving, and securing its customer’s applications in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Fastly's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FSLY is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FSLY's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FSLY underperformed the US IT industry which returned 35.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FSLY underperformed the US Market which returned 37.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fastly's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StWhat Percentage Of Fastly, Inc. (NYSE:FSLY) Shares Do Insiders Own?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StFastly (NYSE:FSLY) Share Prices Have Dropped 31% In The Last Year
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHealth Check: How Prudently Does Fastly (NYSE:FSLY) Use Debt?
Is Fastly 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: FSLY ($48.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($49.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FSLY is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FSLY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US IT industry average.
PE vs Market: FSLY 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 FSLY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FSLY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.3x) compared to the US IT industry average (5.1x).
How is Fastly forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FSLY is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: FSLY is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: FSLY is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FSLY's revenue (20.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FSLY's revenue (20.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FSLY is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Fastly performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FSLY is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FSLY is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FSLY is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 45.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FSLY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FSLY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (16.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FSLY has a negative Return on Equity (-12.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Fastly's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FSLY's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($98.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: FSLY's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($995.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FSLY's debt to equity ratio (89%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if FSLY's debt to equity ratio has reduced 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: FSLY has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if FSLY has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Fastly current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FSLY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FSLY'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 FSLY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FSLY'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 FSLY'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
Joshua Bixby (43 yo)
Mr. Joshua Bixby has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Fastly Inc. since February 18, 2020. He has been Director at Hydrolix Inc. since September 2019. He has been Founder & Investor & Board...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joshua's total compensation ($USD8.05M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.51M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joshua's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: FSLY's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: FSLY's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 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: FSLY insiders have only sold shares 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 11.3%.
Fastly, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fastly, Inc.
- Ticker: FSLY
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Internet Services and Infrastructure
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$5.572b
- Shares outstanding: 115.66m
- Website: https://www.fastly.com
Number of Employees
- Fastly, Inc.
- 475 Brannan Street
- Suite 300
- San Francisco
- United States
Fastly, Inc. operates an edge cloud platform for processing, serving, and securing its customer’s applications in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally. The edge cloud is a categ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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