Bandwidth Inc. operates as a cloud-based software-powered communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) provider in the United States. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Bandwidth's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BAND's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BAND exceeded the US Telecom industry which returned -15.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BAND exceeded the US Market which returned 19.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bandwidth's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs Bandwidth's (NASDAQ:BAND) 186% Share Price Increase Well Justified?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling Bandwidth Inc. (NASDAQ:BAND) Shares This Year?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHealth Check: How Prudently Does Bandwidth (NASDAQ:BAND) Use Debt?
Is Bandwidth undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BAND ($183.02) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($14.19)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BAND is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BAND is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Telecom industry average.
PE vs Market: BAND 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 BAND's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BAND is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.1x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.2x).
How is Bandwidth forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BAND is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: BAND is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: BAND's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BAND's revenue (19.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BAND's revenue (19.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BAND's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.7%).
How has Bandwidth performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BAND is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BAND is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BAND is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 44.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BAND's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BAND is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BAND has a negative Return on Equity (-7.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Bandwidth's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BAND's short term assets ($577.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($48.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: BAND's short term assets ($577.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($296.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BAND's debt to equity ratio (87.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if BAND's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BAND's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (1.4%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if BAND's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Bandwidth current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BAND's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BAND's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BAND's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BAND's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BAND's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Morken (51 yo)
Mr. David A. Morken serves as an Advisor of Sovereign's Capital. He focuses on investments in IT at the firm. He Co-Founded Bandwidth Inc. (formerly known as Bandwidth.com, Inc.) in 1999 and serves as its ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD2.25M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.61M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Co-Founder||no data||US$2.25m||4.93% |
|Chief Financial Officer||no data||US$1.31m||0.031% |
|General Counsel & Secretary||10.75yrs||US$911.82k||0.047% |
|Chief Marketing Officer||8.75yrs||US$746.58k||0.031% |
|Chief People Officer||10.75yrs||US$1.02m||0.026% |
|Chief Technology Officer||no data||no data||0.13% |
|Chief Information Officer||1yr||no data||0.019% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Customer Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Product||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Product Officer||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Controller & Assistant Treasurer||no data||no data||0.030% |
Experienced Management: BAND's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
|Co-Founder||no data||US$2.25m||4.93% |
|Independent Director||7.67yrs||US$140.00k||0.036% |
|Member of Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$132.50k||0.013% |
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$132.50k||0.022% |
Experienced Board: BAND's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.3%.
Bandwidth Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bandwidth Inc.
- Ticker: BAND
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Alternative Carriers
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: US$4.423b
- Shares outstanding: 24.17m
- Website: https://www.bandwidth.com
Number of Employees
- Bandwidth Inc.
- 900 Main Campus Drive
- Suite 500
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BAND||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2017|
|5XB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2017|
Bandwidth Inc. operates as a cloud-based software-powered communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) provider in the United States. The company operates in two segments, CPaaS and Other. Its platform ena ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/20 00:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/19 00:00|
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