BNFT:NSD-Benefitfocus, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Software—Application | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 14.41

Change

+1.49 (+11.53)%

Market Cap

USD 0.42B

Volume

0.53M

Average Target Price

USD 18.00 (+24.91%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Benefitfocus, Inc. provides cloud-based benefits management platform for consumers, employees, employers, insurance brokers, carriers, and suppliers in the United States. The company's products for insurance carriers include MarketPlace Enroll for carriers to automate enrollment to various commercial group business; MarketPlace Bill, an electronic invoice presentment and payment solution; MarketPlace Exchange, a solution that bridges the integration gap between carrier and employer systems; and MarketPlace Quote for carriers and brokers tools to organize and manage accounts, track leads, generate quotes, and create proposals for various products. Its products for employers comprise Benefitfocus Marketplace that streamlines online enrollment, employee communication, and benefit administration; Insights, a data analytics solution; ACA Management and Reporting, a solution for employers to manage ACA compliance; MarketPlace 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 also provides BenefitSAIGE Analytics that aggregates benefit cost and claims data from relevant sources, identifies cost drivers, recognizes trends, and predicts future risks and costs; and BenefitsPlace, a transaction-oriented, marketplace solution that connects employers, brokers, insurance carriers, suppliers, and consumers on a single platform. In addition, it provides professional services, such as discovery, configuration and deployment, integration, testing, and training services; technical support services; and fulfillment, dependent verification, and HR administration services. The company was founded 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 -34.32% 8% F 13% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -34.32% 8% F 12% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -39.91% 6% F 9% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -39.91% 6% F 9% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -64.80% 12% F 13% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -64.80% 12% F 12% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -8.95% N/A N/A 20% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -8.95% N/A N/A 19% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 45.89% N/A N/A 25% F
Risk Adjusted Return -19.50% N/A N/A 24% F
Market Capitalization 0.42B 44% F 52% 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%

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 -22.64 87% B+ 87% B+
EV/EBITDA 33.92 45% F 24% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Return on Invested Capital -14.87% 39% F 31% F
Return on Assets -0.70% 46% F 43% F
Debt to Equity Ratio -732.92% 98% A+ 99% A+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 8.55 13% F 16% F
Short Percent 10.80% 17% F 21% F
Beta 1.58 27% F 26% 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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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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 free cash flow

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

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.

Negative cashflow

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

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.