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Latest Valuation: QuinStreet (NASDAQ: QNST)


QuinStreet trades as part of the online media industry and is part of the technology sector. The company CEO is Douglas Valenti. QuinStreet Inc is an online marketing and media company that delivers qualified clicks and inquiries at low cost with great scalability. The company’s operations and revenue are in North America, but has emerging businesses in Brazil and India.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The QNST stock showed a previous change of 2.74% with an open at 16.15 and a close of 16.53. It reached an intraday high of 16.57 and a low of 15.95.

SeekingAlpha:  QuinStreet: Undervalued And Prepared For Growth


The stock has a market cap of $829.0m with 50.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 47.5m shares. Trading volume reached 512,182 shares compared to its average volume of 629,342 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, QuinStreet shares returned 3.05% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 14.47%. Over three months, it changed 26.47%. In one year it has changed 20.66% and within that year its 52-week high was 20.02 and its 52-week low was 12.12. QNST stock is 36.39% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 15.00 and a 50 day moving average of 14.73. Currently QNST stock is trading 10.22% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  QuinStreet buys personal finance website


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.32 that ended on 30th of June 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 51.66. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.11. The TTM EPS is 0.38, which comes to a TTM PE of 43.50.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 0.02
4thQtr of 2018 1.00
3rdQtr of 2018 0.10
2ndQtr of 2018 0.10
1stQtr of 2018 0.14

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 25.67, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 35.61%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 0.68.

SeekingAlpha:  QuinStreet buys personal finance website

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 38.38%, return on assets is 26.49%, profit margin is 16.11%, price-to-sales is 2.00 and price-to-book is 3.77.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 6  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 4  :Overall Score

John Jones
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