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Spark Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Spark Networks is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides Spark Networks buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding LOV positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Spark Networks available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from LOV buy-and-hold perspective. Additionally, see Spark Networks Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.
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For the selected time horizon Spark Networks has a mean deviation of 3.92, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 5.56, variance of 30.88, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
We provide advice to complement the current expert consensus on Spark Networks. Our dynamic recommendation engine harnesses multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the corporation potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Spark Networks is not overpriced, please validate all Spark Networks fundamentals, including its Number of Shares Shorted, Current Ratio, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between EBITDA and Number of Employees . Please also confirm Spark Networks Price to Earning to double-check your buy or sell decision is consistent with all fundamental data available and that the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle.

Spark Networks Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Spark Networks generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Spark Networks has high historical volatility and very poor performance
The company has $16.31 Million in debt which may indicate that it relies heavily on debt financing
The company has 16.31 M in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 68.2 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Spark Networks has Current Ratio of 0.39 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
The entity reported last year revenue of 112.46 M. Reported Net Loss for the year was (5.84 M) with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 35.06 M.
SPARK NETWORKS IN has about 11.74 M in cash with (3.88 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.91.
Roughly 56.0% of Spark Networks shares are owned by institutional investors
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Spark Networks current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price16.72
Target Mean Price16.72
Recommendation Mean1.50
Target High Price17.41
Number Of Analyst Opinions2
Target Low Price16.04

Spark Networks Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.55Value At Risk9.16
Potential Upside7.11Standard Deviation5.56
 Return Density 
    
  Distribution 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Canaan Partners Viii LlcCommon Shares4.1 M18.5 M
Peak6 Investments LlcCommon Shares2.5 M11.6 M
Osmium Partners LlcCommon Shares1.8 M8.3 M
Deer Vii Co LtdCommon Shares822.5 K3.7 M
Engine Capital Management LpCommon Shares604.6 K2.7 M
Harbourvest Partners LlcCommon Shares502.6 K2.3 M
Renaissance Technologies LlcCommon Shares227.4 KM

Spark Networks Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.56
β
Beta against DOW=0.0308
σ
Overall volatility
=5.56
Ir
Information ratio =0.1

Spark Networks Volatility Alert

Spark Networks exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.13 and kurtosis of 2.33. However, we advise investors to further study Spark Networks technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
    
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Spark Networks Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsSpark NetworksPeer Average
Return On Equity(0.15) (0.31) 
Return On Asset(0.06) (0.14) 
Profit Margin(0.029132) (1.27) 
Current Valuation82.74 M16.62 B
Shares Outstanding26.01 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders18.57 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions56.11 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted105.18 K4.71 M
Price to Earning(3.96) 28.72 
Price to Book3.26 9.51 
Price to Sales1.03 11.42 
Revenue112.46 M9.43 B
Gross Profit35.06 M27.38 B
EBITDA(3.08 M)3.9 B
Net Income(5.84 M)570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents11.74 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.91 5.01 
Total Debt16.31 M5.32 B
Debt to Equity68.20 48.70 
Current Ratio0.40 2.16 
Book Value Per Share13.44 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations(3.88 M)971.22 M
Short Ratio0.55 4.00 
Earnings Per Share(0.68) 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth(0.30) 4.89 
Number of Employees27318.84 K
Beta1.47-0.15
Market Capitalization160.74 M19.03 B
Total Asset33.08 M29.47 B
Retained Earnings(35.11 M)9.33 B
Working Capital(1.99 M)1.48 B
Current Asset9.44 M9.34 B
Current Liabilities11.44 M7.9 B
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