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Executive Summary

Inuvo, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, a technology company, develops and sells information technology solutions in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

16.7%

INUV

-2.2%

US Software

-1.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

39.9%

INUV

59.2%

US Software

17.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: INUV underperformed the US Software industry which returned 64% over the past year.

Return vs Market: INUV exceeded the US Market which returned 18.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

INUVIndustryMarket
7 Day16.7%-2.2%-1.4%
30 Day2.1%4.9%4.7%
90 Day-31.5%13.1%8.2%
1 Year39.9%39.9%60.3%59.2%20.5%17.8%
3 Year-52.8%-52.8%146.5%138.3%42.2%32.7%
5 Year-86.2%-86.2%254.9%234.2%83.4%62.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: INUV ($0.41) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($1.89)

Significantly Below Fair Value: INUV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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 (1.7x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.4x).


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Future Growth

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

4.8%

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 (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: INUV's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

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?

-51.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: INUV is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: INUV is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: INUV is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 51.2% 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 (12.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: INUV has a negative Return on Equity (-23.54%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Inuvo's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: INUV's short term assets ($7.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($8.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: INUV's short term assets ($7.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: INUV's debt to equity ratio (18.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: INUV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 15.9% to 18.9% 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: INUV has sufficient cash runway for 6 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if INUV 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 Inuvo current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate INUV'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 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

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

7.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rich Howe (57 yo)

7.83yrs

Tenure

US$485,813

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 ($USD485.81K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD589.00K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Richard Howe
Executive Chairman & CEO7.83yrsUS$485.81k1.93%
$ 760.9k
Wallace Ruiz
Chief Financial Officer10.33yrsUS$306.32k0.43%
$ 170.8k
Don Barrett
Chief Operating Officer7.67yrsUS$292.62k0.47%
$ 184.4k
John Pisaris
General Counsel & Secretary8.58yrsUS$322.17k0.38%
$ 151.2k
David Schwartz
Vice President of Sales3.83yrsno datano data
Andrea Haldeman
Chief Revenue Officer3.33yrsno datano data
Laura Blank
Investor Relations Officerno datano datano data

7.8yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: INUV's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Richard Howe
Executive Chairman & CEO7.83yrsUS$485.81k1.93%
$ 760.9k
Charles Morgan
Lead Independent Director7.67yrsUS$17.30k5.29%
$ 2.1m
Gordon Cameron
Independent Director3.92yrsUS$17.30k0.42%
$ 165.0k
G. Burnett
Independent Director3.92yrsUS$17.30k1.48%
$ 585.4k

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: INUV's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 98.5%.


Top Shareholders

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$39.441m
  • Shares outstanding: 97.17m
  • 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, develops and sells information technology solutions in the United States. The company’s platforms identify and message online audiences ac ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 23:49
End of Day Share Price2020/10/21 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.