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
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
LiveWorld. 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
LiveWorld'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 LiveWorld 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
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 LiveWorld's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare LiveWorld's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare LiveWorld's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if LiveWorld is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if LiveWorld 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 LiveWorld's filings and announcements here.
LiveWorld'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. Peter H. Friedman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Talk City Inc. Mr. Friedman co-founded Liveworld Inc.,in April 1996 and has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since April 1996. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Liveworld Inc. until October 2006. Mr. Friedman worked at Apple Computer, Inc., from 1984 to February 1996, where he served in multiple roles including as the Vice President and General Manager of Apple's Internet/Online Services business unit. In this position, he managed and grew Apple's AppleLink relationship marketing and support online services, oversaw the launch and growth of eWorld, Apple's consumer online service and a series of Internet-based services such as Salon and Youth Central. Mr. Friedman also held various senior marketing roles at Apple. He has been the Chairman of the Board and Director of Liveworld Inc. since April 1996. Mr. Friedman received an MBA degree from The Harvard Business School and a B.A. degree in American History from Brown University.
Insufficient data for Peter to compare compensation growth.
Insufficient data for Peter to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to 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 LiveWorld management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Chief Community Officer & Executive VP
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Sales
Vice President of Marketing
Senior Director of Human Resources
Chief Social Strategist and Pharma Practice Lead
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure of the
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the LiveWorld board of directors is about average.
LiveWorld, Inc. provides social media solutions for global brands. The company is involved in developing strategy, creating and publishing content, engaging customers, moderating content, managing crises, and gleaning insight from social media. It offers engagement services, including social architecture, audit, and competitive analysis; content programming plans and authoring; day-to-day online engagement and community management; social media crisis management; highlights and custom reporting; and strategy consulting services. The company also provides content moderation services, such as moderation plans and guidelines, moderator selection and training, hourly content moderation, moderation management, moderation program model, and highlights and custom reporting. In addition, it offers insight services comprising setup, customization, training, and support; management, tagging, and analysis; and listening and monitoring of the social Web. Further, it provides listening services that include brand monitoring, social Web listening, market research listening programs, customizable listening track offerings, human management and analysis, and real-time monitoring or 30-day rear-view listening reports. Additionally, the company offers LiveEngage, a social content marketing suite that enables brand managers or customer support agents to directly respond to escalated content; LiveMod, a content moderation software enables human moderators to accept, reject, and escalate content in context; and LiveInsight software, an analytics and insights solution designed to engage and scale human review and analysis. It serves various industries, including retail, consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical, financial and travel services, healthcare, automotive, technology, and media and entertainment. The company was formerly known as Talk City, Inc. and changed its name to Liveworld, Inc. in May 2001. Liveworld, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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