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Palantir Technologies

Market Cap

US$37.7b

Last Updated

2021/05/17 23:10 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

Palantir Technologies Inc. builds and deploys software platforms for the intelligence community in the United States to assist in counterterrorism investigations and operations. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with limited growth.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PLTR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PLTR's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

10.8%

PLTR

0.2%

US Software

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

PLTR

36.6%

US Software

46.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how PLTR performed against the US Software industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how PLTR performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

PLTRIndustryMarket
7 Day10.8%0.2%-0.6%
30 Day-8.9%-7.1%-1.8%
90 Day-26.5%-7.6%0.2%
1 Yearn/a37.5%36.6%48.4%46.0%
3 Yearn/a123.5%117.2%60.5%50.4%
5 Yearn/a294.8%274.8%125.9%100.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Palantir Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

21.08x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PLTR ($20.46) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($19.72)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PLTR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (21.1x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.7x).


Future Growth

How is Palantir Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

65.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: PLTR's revenue (25.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PLTR's revenue (25.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: PLTR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (1.5%).


Past Performance

How has Palantir Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

-146.0%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PLTR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PLTR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if PLTR's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PLTR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (23.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PLTR has a negative Return on Equity (-68.42%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Palantir Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PLTR's short term assets ($2.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($667.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: PLTR's short term assets ($2.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($540.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PLTR's debt to equity ratio (11%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PLTR's debt to equity ratio has reduced 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 PLTR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: PLTR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 18.7% per year.


Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLTR'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 PLTR'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?

10.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Alex Karp (53 yo)

18.33yrs

Tenure

US$1,098,513,297

Compensation

Dr. Alexander C. Karp, also known as Alex, Co-Founded Palantir Technologies, Inc. in 2003 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Director since 2003. He was President at Palantir Technologies Inc. D...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Alex's total compensation ($USD1.10B) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.20M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PLTR's management team is seasoned and experienced (10 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: PLTR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: PLTR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: PLTR only recently listed within the past 12 months.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Palantir Technologies Inc.
  • Ticker: PLTR
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$37.685b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.88b
  • Website: https://www.palantir.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Palantir Technologies Inc.
  • 1555 Blake Street
  • Suite 250
  • Denver
  • Colorado
  • 80202
  • United States

Listings


Biography

Palantir Technologies Inc. builds and deploys software platforms for the intelligence community in the United States to assist in counterterrorism investigations and operations. The company provides Palant...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/17 23:10
End of Day Share Price2021/05/17 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.