BNFT:NSD-Benefitfocus, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Software-Application | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 13.07

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 0.43B

Volume

0.10M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 16.50 (+26.24%)

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Benefitfocus, Inc. provides cloud-based benefits management technology solutions for employers and health plans in the United States. Its products for employers comprise Benefitplace, a cloud-based benefits management portal that streamlines online enrollment, employee communication, and benefit administration; Health Insights, a data analytics solution; ACA Management and Reporting, a solution for employers to manage ACA compliance; Billing & Payments, an application that synchronizes enrollment and billing information to streamline the monthly billing process, automate adjustments, and enhance accuracy of payments; and COBRA Administration, a solution that simplifies management of Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, benefits. The company's products for health plans include Enrollment that provides platform for carriers to automate enrollment across all segments of their commercial group business; Billing & Payments, an electronic invoice presentment and payment solution; Exchange, a solution that bridges the integration gap between health plan and employer systems; and Quoting that gives health plans and brokers tools to organize and proactively manage accounts, track leads, generate quotes, and create proposals for multiple products. Its products for brokers consist of Health Insights that support strategic decisions for their clients with on-demand health plan analytics; Benefit Catalog, which allows brokers to offer products to their clients; and benefit catalog consultative support for brokers through benefit advisors. The company also provides implementation services to its customers in order to help ensure seamless deployment and effective utilization of its solutions; and employers with expanded support services. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software-Application)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -9.74% 28% F 24% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -9.74% 28% F 23% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 27.76% 41% F 46% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 27.76% 41% F 45% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -69.86% 7% F 8% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -69.86% 7% F 7% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -7.98% 17% F 10% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -7.98% 17% F 10% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 49.09% 44% F 36% F
Risk Adjusted Return -16.25% 15% F 13% F
Market Capitalization 0.43B 39% F 50% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software-Application)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 15.68 60% D- 27% F
EV/EBITDA 18.12 75% C 47% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -980.90% 1% F 10% F
Return on Invested Capital 1.76% 55% F 58% F
Return on Assets 2.56% 61% D- 68% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio -379.27% 97% A+ 98% A+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.63 20% F 20% F
Short Percent 9.36% 25% F 21% F
Beta 1.75 26% F 20% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.