Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Frankly is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Frankly has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Frankly. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Frankly's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Frankly has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Software industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Frankly's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Frankly's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Frankly's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Frankly is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Frankly is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Frankly's filings and announcements here.
Frankly's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Louis Schwartz, also known as Lou, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Frankly Inc., since April 12, 2018 and served as its Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer since February 2016 until April 2018. He serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Frankly Media LLC. Mr. Schwartz served as President at Frankly Media LLC from September 21, 2015 to October 12, 2015. He served as Chief Strategy Officer at Frankly Media LLC until September 21, 2015. He served as Chief Digital Officer of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. since October 13, 2014. Mr. Schwartz led WWE's Digital Media division and be a key member of its senior management team. His primary focus is on expanding WWE's digital and social media presence and profitability. He is responsible for developing strategic plans and initiatives for all digital platforms including WWE.com, WWE App and social media where WWE has a passionate fan base of nearly 415 million worldwide. In addition, Mr. Schwartz oversee product development and operations for WWE Network, the first over-the-top (OTT) 24/7 streaming network from October 2014 with scheduled and live programming as well as a massive video-on-demand library. He is a seasoned technology and digital media executive who has more than 20 years of experience in strategy, marketing, product development, finance and operations management. He is known as a key pioneer in the development of Internet video management and delivery and the emerging OTT multi-screen TV market. Prior to joining WWE, Mr. Schwartz served as the Chief Executive Officer of UUX from November 2012, where he successfully led the merger of Totalmovie, a leading Latin American retail OTT service, with OTT Networks, a best-in-class Brazilian content management software and service company, to form the first cloud based OTT platform for next generation operators around the world. Before UUX, Mr. Schwartz served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Americas and General Counsel for Piksel Inc. from March 2010 to March 2012, (formerly Kit Digital, Inc.), where he led regional operations, corporate governance, business development, strategic direction, product management, software development and delivery processes. Earlier in Schwartz's career, In May 2000, he co-founded Multicast Media Technologies and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Multicast Media Technologies Inc., which was sold to Piksel in March 2010. Mr. Schwartz graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate Finance before receiving a Juris Doctorate from the Mississippi College School of Law.
Lou's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Lou's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Frankly management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
CEO & Director
COO, CTO & Chief Product Officer
Chief Revenue Officer
CFO & Treasurer
Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development?
Senior Vice President of Product
Senior Vice President of Engineering
Senior Vice President of Customer Success?
Vice President of Finance & Operations
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Frankly board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Frankly Inc. operates as a software-as-a-service provider of content management and digital publishing software in the United States. It provides an integrated software platform for brands and media companies to create, distribute, analyze, and monetize their content on Web, mobile, and television primarily. The company offers white-labeled software platform, which enables media companies to publish their official content on multiscreen devices. Its platform consists of content management system, native mobile and over-the-top applications, responsive Web framework, data management platform, and digital video and advertising solutions. It also offers professional services, including installation and Website design. Frankly Inc. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Long Island City, New York.
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