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KLDI

KLDiscovery OTCPK:KLDI Stock Report

Last Price

US$5.30

Market Cap

US$226.3m

7D

0%

1Y

-39.4%

Updated

17 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials
KLDI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

KLDI Stock Overview

KLDiscovery Inc. provides eDiscovery, information governance, and data recovery solutions to corporations, law firms, government agencies, and individual consumers worldwide.

Risk Analysis

Shares are highly illiquid


KLDiscovery Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for KLDiscovery
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$5.30
52 Week HighUS$9.00
52 Week LowUS$1.01
Beta0.028
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change-24.29%
1 Year Change-39.43%
3 Year Change-48.04%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-45.86%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

KLDIUS SoftwareUS Market
7D0%0.3%2.7%
1Y-39.4%-9.0%-8.1%

Return vs Industry: KLDI underperformed the US Software industry which returned -10.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KLDI underperformed the US Market which returned -10.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KLDI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KLDI volatility
KLDI Average Weekly Movementn/a
Software Industry Average Movement11.5%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine KLDI's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine KLDI's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19851,220Chris Weilerhttps://www.kldiscovery.com

KLDiscovery Inc. provides eDiscovery, information governance, and data recovery solutions to corporations, law firms, government agencies, and individual consumers worldwide. The company offers eDiscovery solutions, including Nebula Ecosystem, an information governance and eDiscovery platform, which helps to facilitate the identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, and exchange of electronically stored information (ESI); eDiscovery.com Review, a platform used to search, review and exchange ESI; and Relativity, a document review tool. It also provides KLD Analytics, which offers technology-assisted review tools for predictive coding, workflow, email threading, near-duplicate detection, and language identification; KLD Processing, a processing platform; technology enabled managed review services; digital forensics services; and information archiving services.

KLDiscovery Fundamentals Summary

How do KLDiscovery's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KLDI fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$226.32m
Earnings (TTM)-US$55.27m
Revenue (TTM)US$326.93m

0.7x

P/S Ratio

-4.1x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KLDI income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$326.93m
Cost of RevenueUS$169.75m
Gross ProfitUS$157.17m
Other ExpensesUS$212.44m
Earnings-US$55.27m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-1.29
Gross Margin48.08%
Net Profit Margin-16.91%
Debt/Equity Ratio763.5%

How did KLDI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

1/6

Valuation Score 1/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


3.37x

Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KLDI's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KLDI's fair value for valuation analysis.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KLDI is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.4x) compared to the US Software industry average (3.6x).


Future Growth

How is KLDiscovery forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


17.7%

Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings

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 KLDiscovery 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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Past Performance

How has KLDiscovery performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


5.6%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KLDI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KLDI is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KLDI is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: KLDI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (29.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KLDI has a negative Return on Equity (-82.2%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is KLDiscovery's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KLDI's short term assets ($154.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($40.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: KLDI's short term assets ($154.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($525.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KLDI's net debt to equity ratio (706.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if KLDI's debt to equity ratio has reduced 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: KLDI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: KLDI has sufficient cash runway for 2.5 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 37.6% each year.


Dividend

What is KLDiscovery current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KLDI'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 KLDI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as KLDI has not reported any payouts.


Next Steps

Management

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

4.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Chris Weiler (58 yo)

17.33yrs

Tenure

US$1,262,987

Compensation

Mr. Christopher J. Weiler, also known as Chris, serves on the board of Proof Technology, Inc. He serves as an Operating Advisor at Blue Heron Capital, LLC since 2022. He co-founded KLDiscovery in 2005. He...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD1.26M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.68M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KLDI's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KLDI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

KLDiscovery Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: KLDiscovery Inc.
  • Ticker: KLDI
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Implied Market Cap: US$226.316m
  • Shares outstanding: 42.70m
  • Website: https://www.kldiscovery.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • KLDiscovery Inc.
  • 8201 Greensboro Drive
  • Suite 300
  • McLean
  • Virginia
  • 22102
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/17 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/16 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.