AMEX:INUV

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Executive Summary

Inuvo, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, a technology company, provides data-driven platforms that automatically identify and message online audiences across video, mobile, connected TV, display, and social and native devices, channels, and formats in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.4%

INUV

0.5%

US Software

2.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-47.0%

INUV

19.6%

US Software

5.6%

US Market

Return vs Industry: INUV underperformed the US Software industry which returned 19.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: INUV underperformed the US Market which returned 5.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

INUVIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.4%0.5%2.3%
30 Day-7.7%0.05%-1.0%
90 Day-11.5%-3.8%-0.7%
1 Year-47.0%-47.0%21.3%19.6%7.9%5.6%
3 Year-77.3%-77.3%120.2%111.6%45.6%36.3%
5 Year-80.8%-80.8%177.4%157.4%65.8%47.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

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

1.32x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate INUV's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate INUV's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: INUV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate INUV's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: INUV is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Inuvo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

45.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: INUV's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: INUV's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if INUV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Inuvo performed over the past 5 years?

-66.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: INUV is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -66.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: INUV is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (19.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: INUV has a negative Return on Equity (-119.45%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: INUV is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: INUV is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Inuvo's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: INUV's short term assets ($6.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($15.7M)

Long Term Liabilities: INUV's short term assets (6.3M) exceeds its long term liabilities (5.2M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: INUV's debt to equity ratio (37.1%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: INUV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 79.3% to 37.1% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: INUV's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.506590x debt).


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: INUV has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: INUV has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -62.6% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage1.5%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

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


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Management

What is the CEO of Inuvo's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rich Howe (56yo)

6.8yrs

Tenure

US$708,897

Compensation

Mr. Richard K. Howe, also known as Rich, has been Director of Conversionpoint Holdings, Inc since 2019. He has been an Executive Chairman of Inuvo, Inc. since March 2012 and its Chief Executive Officer sin ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Rich 's total compensation ($USD708.90K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD493.00K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Rich 's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

6.8yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: INUV's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

6.7yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: INUV's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$200,10017 Jul 19
Patrick Terrell
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares667,000
Max PriceUS$0.30
BuyUS$495,00017 Jul 19
Charles Morgan
EntityIndividual
Role
Lead Director
Lead Independent Director
Shares1,650,000
Max PriceUS$0.30

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Wally Ruiz (68yo)

    CFO & Secretary

    • Tenure: 9.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$383.46k
  • Rich Howe (56yo)

    Executive Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$708.90k
  • John Pisaris (53yo)

    General Counsel

    • Tenure: 7.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$322.17k
  • Rick Anderson

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Trey Barrett (54yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 6.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$386.17k
  • Andrea Haldeman (52yo)

    Chief Revenue Officer

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • David Schwartz

    Vice President of Sales

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs

Board Members

  • Charles Morgan (76yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$57.06k
  • Pat Terrell (64yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$57.06k
  • Rich Howe (56yo)

    Executive Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$708.90k
  • Gordon Cameron (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$57.06k
  • G. Burnett (73yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$57.06k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Inuvo, Inc.
  • Ticker: INUV
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$13.344m
  • Shares outstanding: 48.96m
  • Website: https://www.inuvo.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Inuvo, Inc.
  • 500 President Clinton Avenue
  • Suite 300
  • Little Rock
  • Arkansas
  • 72201
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
INUVAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 1997
CD5NDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJul 1997

Biography

Inuvo, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, a technology company, provides data-driven platforms that automatically identify and message online audiences across video, mobile, connected TV, display, and s ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/17 00:26
End of Day Share Price2019/10/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.