Slack Technologies, Inc. operates Slack, a business technology software platform in the United States and internationally.
Excellent balance sheet with concerning outlook.
Share Price & News
How has Slack Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WORK's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how WORK performed against the US Software industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how WORK performed against the US Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Slack Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Slack Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WORK ($28.58) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($9.72)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WORK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WORK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Software industry average.
PE vs Market: WORK 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 WORK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WORK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (22.4x) compared to the US Software industry average (4.3x).
How is Slack Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WORK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: WORK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: WORK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WORK's revenue (19.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WORK's revenue (19.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WORK is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Slack Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WORK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WORK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if WORK's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WORK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WORK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (18.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WORK has a negative Return on Equity (-78.51%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Slack Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WORK's short term assets ($970.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($519.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: WORK's short term assets ($970.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($197.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WORK is debt free.
Reducing Debt: WORK has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: WORK has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if WORK'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: WORK has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if WORK has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Slack Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WORK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WORK'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 WORK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WORK'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 WORK'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
Daniel Butterfield (46yo)
Mr. Daniel Stewart Butterfield o-founded Slack Technologies, Inc. and has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman since February 2009. He serves as President of Slack Technologies, Inc. Mr. Butterfield c ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Daniel's total compensation ($USD10.35M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.74M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Daniel's compensation with company performance.
|CFO & Treasurer||2.17yrs||US$3.80m||0.37% $59.0m|
|Senior Vice President of Sales & Customer Success||2.08yrs||US$1.54m||0.043% $6.8m|
|Co-Founder & CTO||no data||no data||2.98% $471.9m|
|Chief Accounting Officer||no data||no data||0.028% $4.5m|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Secretary||3.25yrs||no data||0.039% $6.2m|
|Chief Marketing Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Business Development & Corporate Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of People||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WORK's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$1.75m||0.038% $6.0m|
|Lead Independent Director||no data||no data||0.19% $30.4m|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||no data||0.025% $3.9m|
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$3.02m||0.073% $11.6m|
|Independent Director||10yrs||no data||0.062% $9.8m|
|Independent Director||0.50yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: WORK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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: WORK only recently listed within the past 12 months, with total shares outstanding growing by 228.1% in the past year..
Slack Technologies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Slack Technologies, Inc.
- Ticker: WORK
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2009
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$15.858b
- Shares outstanding: 556.81m
- Website: https://slack.com
Number of Employees
- Slack Technologies, Inc.
- 500 Howard Street
- San Francisco
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WORK||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2019|
|8S0||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2019|
|WORK||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jun 2019|
|WORKS *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jun 2019|
Slack Technologies, Inc. operates Slack, a business technology software platform in the United States and internationally. Its platform brings together people, applications, and data, as well as sells its offering under a software-as-a-service model. The company was formerly known as Tiny Speck, Inc. and changed its name to Slack Technologies, Inc. in 2014. Slack Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/28 04:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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