NYSE:RAMP

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

LiveRamp Holdings, Inc., a technology company, provides enterprise customer management platform solutions in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.5%

RAMP

0.7%

US IT

0.06%

US Market


1 Year Return

-29.2%

RAMP

36.9%

US IT

19.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: RAMP underperformed the US IT industry which returned 36.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RAMP underperformed the US Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RAMPIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.5%0.7%0.06%
30 Day-11.5%4.4%1.7%
90 Day-21.9%15.9%9.0%
1 Year-29.2%-29.2%38.3%36.9%21.8%19.3%
3 Year31.0%31.0%110.3%101.2%49.5%39.9%
5 Year92.3%92.3%151.1%128.7%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is LiveRamp Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

18.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RAMP ($38.46) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($47.08)

Significantly Below Fair Value: RAMP is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RAMP is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US IT industry average (4.4x).


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Future Growth

How is LiveRamp Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

62.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: RAMP's revenue (22.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RAMP's revenue (22.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: RAMP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.6%).


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Past Performance

How has LiveRamp Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-47.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RAMP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: RAMP is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RAMP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -47.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: RAMP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (13.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: RAMP has a negative Return on Equity (-14.89%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is LiveRamp Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RAMP's short term assets ($933.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($149.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: RAMP's short term assets ($933.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($52.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RAMP is debt free.

Reducing Debt: RAMP has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 41.7%.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: RAMP has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if RAMP's debt is covered by short term assets.


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: RAMP has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

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


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Years0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RAMP's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RAMP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RAMP's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: RAMP is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of RAMP'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?

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Scott Howe (51yo)

8.6yrs

Tenure

US$6,576,429

Compensation

Mr. Scott E. Howe is the Chief Executive Officer of Liveramp Holdings, Inc. Mr. Howe served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Liveramp Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as Acxiom Holdings) since ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Scott's total compensation ($USD6.58M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.88M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Scott Howe
CEO & Director8.6yrsUS$6.58m1.71% $44.4m
Warren Jenson
President0yrsUS$7.25m0.46% $12.0m
James Arra
President & Chief Commercial Officer0yrsUS$8.00m0.24% $6.2m
Anneka Gupta
President and Head of Products & Platforms0yrsUS$7.69m0.34% $8.7m
Gerald Jones
EVP & Chief Ethics and Legal Officer0yrsUS$4.49m0.32% $8.4m
Chris Garber
Senior Vice President of Finance & Operations0yrsno datano data
Diego Panama
General Manager of Brands & Technology Platforms0.8yrsno datano data
Janet Cinfio
Chief Information Officer & Senior VP4.3yrsno datano data
Lauren Dillard
Chief Communications Officer6.1yrsno datano data
Amy Stewart
Senior VP0.8yrsno datano data

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: RAMP's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Scott Howe
CEO & Director8.6yrsUS$6.58m1.71% $44.4m
Richard Fox
Independent Director7.5yrsUS$223.00k0.046% $1.2m
John Battelle
Independent Director7.5yrsUS$198.00k0.053% $1.4m
Clark Kokich
Non-Executive Chairman0.5yrsUS$213.00k0.10% $2.7m
William Henderson
Independent Director19.1yrsUS$233.00k0.055% $1.4m
William Dillard
Independent Director32.1yrsUS$198.00k0.081% $2.1m
Vivian Chow
Director0yrsno datano data
Timothy Cadogan
Independent Director7.8yrsUS$198.00k0.050% $1.3m
Debora Tomlin
Independent Director3.9yrsUS$205.50k0.025% $659.9k

7.6yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: RAMP's board of directors are considered experienced (7.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

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


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: LiveRamp Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: RAMP
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded:
  • Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$2.591b
  • Shares outstanding: 67.36m
  • Website: https://www.liveramp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • LiveRamp Holdings, Inc.
  • 225 Bush Street
  • 17th Floor
  • San Francisco
  • California
  • 94104
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RAMPNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDDec 1983
XIMDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURDec 1983

Biography

LiveRamp Holdings, Inc., a technology company, provides enterprise customer management platform solutions in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company offers IdentityLink, an identity platform that connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world, powering the people-based marketing that allows consumers to connect with the brands and products they love. It serves financial, insurance and investment services, retail, automotive, telecommunications, high tech, consumer packaged goods, healthcare, travel, entertainment, non-profit, and government industries. The company was formerly known as Acxiom Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to LiveRamp Holdings, Inc. in October 2018. LiveRamp Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco, California. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/21 02:22
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.