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Propel Media

OTCPK:PROM
Snowflake Description

Good value with acceptable track record.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
PROM
OTCPK
$25M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Media
Company description

Propel Media, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an online advertising company in the United States and internationally. The last earnings update was 481 days ago. More info.


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PROM Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-12.9%
OTCPK:PROM
0.8%
US Interactive Media and Services
-0.3%
US Market
1 Year Returns
6%
OTCPK:PROM
27.5%
US Interactive Media and Services
18.6%
US Market
PROM Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Propel Media (PROM) -12.9% 10.8% 10.8% 6% 712.7% -
US Interactive Media and Services 0.8% 3.8% 7% 27.5% 54% 116.1%
US Market -0.3% 2.2% 5.6% 18.6% 36.2% 52.2%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • PROM underperformed the Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 27.5% over the past year.
  • PROM underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 18.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility
PROM
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market
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Value

 Is Propel Media undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

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 undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Propel Media to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Propel Media.

OTCPK:PROM Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 12.6%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 1.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for OTCPK:PROM
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 1.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 5.4%
Interactive Media and Services Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 1.04
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 1.038 (1 + (1- 21%) (222.7%))
2.249
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
2
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 1.74% + (2 * 5.44%)
12.62%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for OTCPK:PROM using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Propel Media is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

Note: Free cash flow to equity valuations ignore the company's cash or debt.

OTCPK:PROM DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 12.62%)
2020 25.77 Est @ 26.21% 22.88
2021 30.63 Est @ 18.87% 24.15
2022 34.84 Est @ 13.73% 24.39
2023 38.37 Est @ 10.13% 23.85
2024 41.29 Est @ 7.62% 22.79
2025 43.71 Est @ 5.85% 21.42
2026 45.73 Est @ 4.62% 19.90
2027 47.44 Est @ 3.76% 18.33
2028 48.94 Est @ 3.15% 16.79
2029 50.27 Est @ 2.73% 15.32
Present value of next 10 years cash flows $209.00
OTCPK:PROM DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2029 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $50.27 × (1 + 1.74%) ÷ (12.62% – 1.74%)
$470.12
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= $470.12 ÷ (1 + 12.62%)10
$143.24
OTCPK:PROM Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $209.00 + $143.24
$352.24
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $352.24 / 250.01
$1.41
OTCPK:PROM Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $1.41
Current discount Discount to share price of $0.12
= -1 x ($0.12 - $1.41) / $1.41
91.3%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

Current Discount
Amount off the current price Propel Media is available for.
Intrinsic value
>50%
Share price is $0.12 vs Future cash flow value of $1.41
Current Discount Checks
For Propel Media to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • Propel Media's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
  • Propel Media'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 Propel Media's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Propel Media's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
OTCPK:PROM PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-06-30) in USD $0.04
OTCPK:PROM Share Price ** OTCPK (2019-12-04) in USD $0.12
United States of America Interactive Media and Services Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 26 Publicly-Listed Interactive Media and Services Companies 23.75x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 2,924 Publicly-Listed Companies 18.48x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Propel Media.

OTCPK:PROM PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= OTCPK:PROM Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 0.12 ÷ 0.04

3.18x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Propel Media is good value based on earnings compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.
  • Propel Media is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Propel Media's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
OTCPK:PROM PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 3.18x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United States of America Interactive Media and Services Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 23 Publicly-Listed Interactive Media and Services Companies 1.37x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,045 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Propel Media, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Propel Media's assets?
Raw Data
OTCPK:PROM PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-06-30) in USD $-0.11
OTCPK:PROM Share Price * OTCPK (2019-12-04) in USD $0.12
United States of America Interactive Media and Services Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 61 Publicly-Listed Interactive Media and Services Companies 2.78x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,088 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.78x
OTCPK:PROM PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= OTCPK:PROM Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 0.12 ÷ -0.11

-1.12x

* Primary Listing of Propel Media.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Propel Media has negative assets, we can't compare the value of its assets to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Propel Media's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Interactive Media and Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Interactive Media and Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Propel Media has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Propel Media expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

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 Propel Media 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 growth 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 it right!
Annual Growth Rate
18%
Expected Interactive Media and Services industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Propel Media expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare Propel Media's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare Propel Media's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare Propel Media's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
OTCPK:PROM Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United States of America Interactive Media and Services Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 18%
United States of America Interactive Media and Services Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 15.2%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.2%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.4%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
OTCPK:PROM Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 year ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
OTCPK:PROM Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-06-30 90 23 10
2018-03-31 91 20 1
2017-12-31 89 19 0
2017-09-30 79 16 10
2017-06-30 70 15 7
2017-03-31 65 15 4
2016-12-31 61 11 1
2016-09-30 63 13 1
2016-06-30 69 12 2
2016-03-31 73 9 1
2015-12-31 79 12 36
2015-09-30 83 14 40

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if Propel Media is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if Propel Media 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.
Raw Data
OTCPK:PROM Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 year ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Propel Media Company Filings, last reported 1 year ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

OTCPK:PROM Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-06-30 0.04
2018-03-31 0.00
2017-12-31 0.00
2017-09-30 0.04
2017-06-30 0.03
2017-03-31 0.01
2016-12-31 0.00
2016-09-30 0.00
2016-06-30 0.01
2016-03-31 0.01
2015-12-31 0.15
2015-09-30 0.18

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Propel Media will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Examine whether Propel Media is trading at Propel Media'san attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  2. Propel Media's future outlook can be gauged by looking at industry trends and market size, and determining how well-positioned the company is compared to its competitors. Take a look at other high-growth Media companies here
  3. 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 Propel Media's filings and announcements here.
  4. Use fundamentals to screen for another stock to analyse from our database of over 75,000 companies worldwide
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Future performance checks
We assess Propel Media's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Propel Media has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Propel Media performed over the past 5 years?

  • Propel Media's last earnings update was 481 days ago.
The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Propel Media's growth in the last year to its industry (Interactive Media and Services).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Insufficient data to establish if Propel Media's year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Propel Media's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average due to insufficient past data.
  • Propel Media's earnings growth has exceeded the US Interactive Media and Services industry average in the past year (39.4% vs 15.9%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Propel Media's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Propel Media Company Filings, last reported 1 year ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

OTCPK:PROM Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-06-30 89.70 9.58 22.23 5.44
2018-03-31 90.96 1.21 21.25 4.78
2017-12-31 88.67 -0.36 19.71 4.02
2017-09-30 78.99 10.02 16.38 3.06
2017-06-30 70.47 6.87 15.19 2.92
2017-03-31 64.54 3.64 15.38 3.20
2016-12-31 61.23 0.58 16.12 3.49
2016-09-30 63.32 0.95 16.27 4.22
2016-06-30 68.74 1.53 18.31 4.28
2016-03-31 72.61 1.48 18.33 4.21
2015-12-31 78.78 35.71 19.26 3.99
2015-09-30 83.28 40.34 18.54 3.34
2015-06-30 84.76 46.99 17.22 2.93
2015-03-31 86.28 54.18 16.43 2.47
2014-12-31 89.46 28.91 15.18 2.20
2014-09-30 91.02 31.44 12.34 2.48
2014-06-30 97.08 32.77 9.27 2.32
2014-03-31 105.82 39.61 6.55 2.06
2013-12-31 110.86 45.41 3.11 1.76
2012-12-31 89.35 35.20 2.70 1.62

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Propel Media has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) due to its liabilities exceeding its assets.
  • Propel Media used its assets more efficiently than the US Interactive Media and Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Propel Media has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Propel Media's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Interactive Media and Services industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. 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.
Propel Media has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Propel Media's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Propel Media's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Propel Media's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Propel Media's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Propel Media's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Propel Media has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Propel Media Company Filings, last reported 1 year ago.

OTCPK:PROM Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-06-30 -27.24 55.68 3.43
2018-03-31 -43.35 66.10 8.76
2017-12-31 -47.56 66.91 5.08
2017-09-30 -38.68 67.68 2.56
2017-06-30 -41.95 69.05 1.10
2017-03-31 -45.53 71.34 5.60
2016-12-31 -48.16 72.09 2.82
2016-09-30 -49.65 72.80 1.26
2016-06-30 -49.75 74.45 0.61
2016-03-31 -50.73 76.91 1.10
2015-12-31 -50.38 76.72 1.63
2015-09-30 -52.17 78.81 2.39
2015-06-30 -53.02 80.23 2.22
2015-03-31 -53.50 83.48 6.35
2014-12-31 2.71 0.00 3.68
2014-09-30 2.39 0.00 2.54
2014-06-30 1.85 0.02 2.53
2014-03-31 3.34 0.07 4.05
2013-12-31 3.34 0.07 4.05
2012-12-31 5.01 0.17 6.29
  • Propel Media has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets), this is a more serious situation compared with a high debt level.
  • Irrelevant to check if Propel Media's debt level has increased considering it has negative shareholder equity.
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.3%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 3.2x coverage).
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Financial health checks
We assess Propel Media's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Propel Media has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Propel Media's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Propel Media dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Propel Media shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Propel Media's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Propel Media's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
OTCPK:PROM Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Global Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 42 Stocks 0.5%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1959 Stocks 2.3%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Propel Media has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Propel Media's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Propel Media's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Propel Media has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Propel Media's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Propel Media afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Propel Media has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Propel Media's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

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.
CEO
Marv Tseu
COMPENSATION $1,143,159
AGE 71
TENURE AS CEO 3.7 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Marvin Tseu, also known as Marv, Co-Founded SiteSmith Inc. Mr. Tseu Co-Founded Active Reasoning Inc. in 2002 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from October 2002 to March 2006 and also served as its President. He has been the Chief Operating Officer at Future Ads LLC, a subsidiary of Propel Media, Inc., since April 2014. Mr. Tseu serves as an Advisor to the Board of Opsource Inc. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Exponential Interactive Inc. from July 2009 to September 2013. He has been the Chief Executive Officer at Propel Media, Inc. since April 30, 2016 and served as its President from April 30, 2016 to January 2015. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Axesstel Inc., from May 17, 2006 to November 21, 2007. Since November 2001, Mr. Tseu was a Consulting Venture Partner with Fuse Capital, a venture capital firm focusing on communications companies. From 2000 to 2002, he served as a Consulting Venture Partner at ComVentures, LLP, a venture capital firm focusing on communications companies. He has been a Serial Entrepreneur who has substantial executive and Board expertise. He was a member of the Plantronics senior management team from 1984 to 1996. From February 2001 to July 2001, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Method Networks Inc., From October 1999 to October 2000, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of SiteSmith Inc. From August 1998 to July 1999, he served as the President of Structured Internetworks, Inc. He held various positions at Plantronics, including Vice President of Sales and Marketing and President of subsidiary Walker Equipment Company. He served as Executive Vice President of Marketing & Sales and Member of the Board at CIDCO Inc. He has served as a Managing Partner of Waypoint Strategies since 2008. Mr. Tseu has years of experience founding, developing and leading networking and communication companies to Active Reasoning. He served as Chairman of Plantronics, Inc. since 1999. He has been Vice Chairman of Plantronics, Inc. since March 2018 and has been its Director since 1999. He has been Director of Propel Media, Inc. since January 2015. He serves as a Director of Dimension Data Cloud Solutions, Inc. He served as a Director of Active Reasoning, Inc., and served as its Member of Advisory Board. He served as a Director of Axesstel Inc. from May 17, 2006 to November 21, 2007. Mr. Tseu holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University.

CEO Compensation
  • Marv's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
  • Insufficient data for Marv 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 Propel Media management team in years:

4.2
Average Tenure
56
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Propel Media management team is about average.
Management Team

Marv Tseu

TITLE
CEO & Director
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
71
TENURE
3.7 yrs

David Shapiro

TITLE
COO, Secretary & Director
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
48
TENURE
3.7 yrs

Dani Nabors

TITLE
Chief Revenue Officer
COMPENSATION
$673K
AGE
41
TENURE
4.7 yrs

Howard Yeaton

TITLE
Interim Chief Financial Officer
AGE
64
TENURE
4.9 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Propel Media board of directors in years:

3.5
Average Tenure
60
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Propel Media board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Sam Humphreys

TITLE
Non-Executive Chairman
COMPENSATION
$300K
AGE
59
TENURE
2 yrs

Marv Tseu

TITLE
CEO & Director
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
71
TENURE
4.9 yrs

David Shapiro

TITLE
COO, Secretary & Director
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
48
TENURE
2 yrs

Jon Ledecky

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$300K
AGE
61
TENURE
4.9 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
X
Management checks
We assess Propel Media's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Propel Media has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

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Company Info

Description

Propel Media, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an online advertising company in the United States and internationally. It offers advertising solutions through Propel Media Platform, a real-time, bid-based, and online advertising platform that allows advertisers to target audiences and deliver video, display, and text based advertising. The company’s Propel Media Platform provides advertisers with a way to serve, manage, and maximize the performance of their online advertising purchasing. It offers a self-serve platform and a managed services options that provide advertisers various solutions to reach online audiences and acquire customers. The company primarily serves its advertising to users who are part of its owned and operated member-based network or the member-based networks of its third party application partners. Propel Media, Inc. provides its audience with access to its premium content for free and obtains the users’ permission to serve advertising to them while they peruse content on the Web. The company also operates DeepIntent platform, which provides a data-driven approach to programmatic advertising that integrates into its data management platform. Propel Media, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

Details
Name: Propel Media, Inc.
PROM
Exchange: OTCPK
Founded: 2006
$25,001,016
250,010,162
Website: http://www.propelmedia.com
Address: Propel Media, Inc.
2010 Main Street,
Suite 900,
Irvine,
California, 92614,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
OTCPK PROM Ordinary Shares Pink Sheets LLC US USD 04. Feb 2015
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
55
Propel Media employees.
Industry
Interactive Media and Services
Media
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/12/08 00:22
End of day share price update: 2019/12/04 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2018/08/14
Last earnings reported: 2018/06/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2017/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.