Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for OTCPK:USEL using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model
The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for
is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We use
analyst's estimates of cash flows going forward 5 years for the 1st stage, the 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.
OTCPK:USEL DCF 1st Stage: Next 5 year cash flow forecast
Amount off the current price
is available for.
Share price is
vs Future cash flow value of
Current Discount Checks
to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the
current price. Less than 40% is even better.
usell.com's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
usell.com's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).
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
usell.com'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 usell.com 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 Electronic industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare usell.com's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare usell.com's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare usell.com's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if usell.com is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if usell.com 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 usell.com's filings and announcements here.
usell.com'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. Nikhil Raman, also known as Nik, Co-Founded usell.com, Inc. Mr. Raman has been the Chief Executive Officer of usell.com, Inc. since November 6, 2014 and has been Chief Financial Officer since May 30, 2018. Mr. Raman served as the Chief Operating Officer of usell.com, Inc. (a/k/a, Upstream Worldwide, Inc.) from January 27, 2012 to November 6, 2014. Mr. Raman served as a Client Manager at IBM from 2005 to 2008, where he was responsible for the product and services portfolio sales to financial services institutions. He founded Fort Knox Recycling, LLC and served as its Chief Executive Officer. From 2008 to 2010, he interned at FPL Energy’s Corporate Development Group. He has been a Director of usell.com Inc. since April 24, 2012. He served as a Director of Vapor Corp. from July 7, 2015 to March 2, 2016. Mr. Raman graduated from Harvard Business School.
Nik's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Nik's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Executive VP & Director
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman
Chief Technology Officer
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the usell.com board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors
Executive VP & Director
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
More shares have been bought than sold by usell.com insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
usell.com, Inc. operates as a market maker of used smartphones. It acquires products from individual consumers through its uSell.com Website, as well as from various carriers, big box retailers, and manufacturers through its subsidiary, We Sell Cellular. The company sells its devices to professional buyers, such as brick and mortar retailers, online retailers, large and small wholesalers, small repair shops, large refurbishing providers, and insurance companies, as well as directly to consumers through third party e-commerce platforms. The company was formerly known as Upstream Worldwide, Inc. and changed its name to uSell.com, Inc. in July 2012. uSell.com, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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