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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
SPOT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. SPOT: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SPOT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 5754.5 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
1.43
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.39
SPOT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SPOT: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SPOT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.39
0.05
0.39
Altman Z-Score: 4.95
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -4.56
SPOT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. SPOT: -4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SPOT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.11  Med: -11.82 Max: -4.56
Current: -4.56
-12.11
-4.56
Net Margin % -22.71
SPOT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SPOT: -22.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SPOT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.2  Med: -18.26 Max: -11.86
Current: -22.71
-30.2
-11.86
ROE % -143.13
SPOT's ROE % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. SPOT: -143.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SPOT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -255.15  Med: -177.8 Max: -100.44
Current: -143.13
-255.15
-100.44
ROA % -40.43
SPOT's ROA % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. SPOT: -40.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SPOT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.61  Med: -33.84 Max: -21.88
Current: -40.43
-49.61
-21.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -286.07
SPOT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 34.22 vs. SPOT: -286.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SPOT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1652.27  Med: -628.53 Max: -276.54
Current: -286.07
-1652.27
-276.54
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 8999
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Traded in other countries:639.Germany, SPF.Switzerland,
Headquarter Location:Luxembourg
Spotify Technology SA offers music streaming subscription service. Its platform includes Monthly active users and Premium Subscribers. It operates and manages business in two reportable segments Premium and Ad-Supported.

Spotify, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, is one of the world's largest music streaming service providers, with over 150 million total listeners. The firm monetizes its users through both a paid subscription model, referred to as its premium service, and an ad-based model, referred to as its ad-supported service. Revenue from premium and ad-supported services represented 90% and 10% of Spotify's 2017 total revenue, respectively.

Top Ranked Articles about Spotify Technology SA

How Spotify Could Reverse Its Underperformance of the S&P 500 The company’s strategy may lead to an improved outlook
The pursuit of a two-sided business model could transform Spotify Technology SA’s (NYSE:SPOT) financial performance. The company has the potential to generate revenue growth from its suppliers, as well as from consumers. Deals with artists, as opposed to record labels, could increase sales and allow the company to provide complementary services such as talent management. Read more...
Spotify Sinks on Disappointing Guidance Streaming service posts 3rd-quarter earnings beat
Music streaming company Spotify Technology SA (NYSE:SPOT) reported third-quarter results before the opening bell on Thursday, recording a modest increase in premium subscribers. Read more...
Report: Developing Opportunities within Spotify Technology SA, Vornado Realty Trust, Merus N.V, Teekay Tankers, PagSeguro Digital, and Liberty Oilfield Services — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018
George Soros’ Top 6 Buys in 2nd Quarter Soros Fund manager's top buys include Spotify, AT&T, Pandora and Facebook
Soros Fund Management LLC manager George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) disclosed on Tuesday that his six top buys for the second quarter were Spotify Technology SA (NYSE:SPOT), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P), Coupa Software Inc. (NASDAQ:COUP), Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE:DVN). Read more...
Chase Coleman Syncs With Spotify Guru establishes stake in newly public streaming company
Tiger Global Management founder Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio) disclosed he established a 7.19% stake in Spotify Technology SA (NYSE:SPOT) on June 6. Read more...
Wall Street Higher on Monday Spotify rises, Perrigo falls
U.S. markets opened in positive territory on Monday, with investors looking to see if President Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports will have an impact on American manufacturing. Read more...
Spotify Earnings: Here Are the Red Flags Revamped ad-model, slowing premium growth and aggressive user retention strategy are some of the key concerns
Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) reported its first quarter earnings on Wednesday, posting mixed results. In-line with analyst estimates, revenue increased 26.4% year-over-year to reach $1.14 billion. However, the company posted a net loss of $1.01 per share, missing the consensus by a wide margin. Analysts were modeling for a net loss of 36 cents a share. Read more...
Is Spotify’s New Version the Right Move? Spotify recently went public with a splash. Now, the company needs to see strong growth in subscribers, but a new version, expected to be released soon, may hinder this goal
It hasn’t been long since Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) made its public debut. Hitting the market with a splash, Spotify stock climbed dramatically on its first day of trading and has held strong value since. Now, the company is getting even more spotlight as news breaks that the company plans on launching an entirely new version of its free service. While many are excited to learn about this updated Spotify, the truth is that the move could be an incredibly bad one. Read more...
Is Spotify a Buy? On one hand, the company is poised for double-digit growth. On the other, competition and content intensive nature of the business is hard to ignore
A few days back, Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) had an unconventional listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The company pulled off a successful direct listing as the stock opened at $165.90, well above its reference price of $132. Spotify, however, didn’t raise any money from the listing; only a portion of insiders’ shares were listed on the market. Nonetheless, the stock was down roughly 16% by the closing bell on Thursday, putting initial buyers out of the money. Read more...
Spotify Makes Strong Market Debut Company opens NYSE trading at $165.90 per share
Spotify Technology SA (NYSE:SPOT) debuted on the New York Stock Exchange at $165.90 per share on Tuesday. The opening price was approximately $30 higher than NYSE’s reference price of $132. Read more...

Ratios

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PB Ratio 13.22
SPOT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. SPOT: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SPOT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.43  Med: 26.16 Max: 29.63
Current: 13.22
12.43
29.63
PS Ratio 4.26
SPOT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SPOT: 4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SPOT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 5.61 Max: 6.18
Current: 4.26
3.99
6.18
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 100.16
SPOT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 26.75 vs. SPOT: 100.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SPOT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 94.04  Med: 316.91 Max: 358.92
Current: 100.16
94.04
358.92
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 71.92
SPOT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. SPOT: 71.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SPOT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.53  Med: 203.92 Max: 230.95
Current: 71.92
67.53
230.95
EV-to-EBIT -92.09
SPOT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 22.83 vs. SPOT: -92.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SPOT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -131.5  Med: -66.5 Max: -55.3
Current: -92.09
-131.5
-55.3
EV-to-EBITDA -112.44
SPOT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.26 vs. SPOT: -112.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SPOT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -160.7  Med: -74.9 Max: -62.3
Current: -112.44
-160.7
-62.3
EV-to-Revenue 3.85
SPOT's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. SPOT: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SPOT' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 5.4 Max: 5.9
Current: 3.85
4.1
5.9
Current Ratio 0.88
SPOT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SPOT: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPOT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.88
0.88
1.56
Quick Ratio 0.88
SPOT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SPOT: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPOT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.88
0.88
1.56
Days Sales Outstanding 19.14
SPOT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 50.08 vs. SPOT: 19.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SPOT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.14  Med: 27.57 Max: 45.91
Current: 19.14
19.14
45.91
Days Payable 25.67
SPOT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 56.49 vs. SPOT: 25.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SPOT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.89  Med: 23.57 Max: 27.25
Current: 25.67
19.89
27.25

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 14.85
SPOT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. SPOT: 14.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SPOT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.94  Med: 25.52 Max: 31.42
Current: 14.85
13.94
31.42
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.76
SPOT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. SPOT: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SPOT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 0.98 Max: 1
Current: 0.76
0.71
1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.12
SPOT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. SPOT: -1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SPOT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: -1.5 Max: -0.8
Current: -1.12
-1.8
-0.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,828.95
EPS (TTM) $ -8.54
52-Week Range $126.75 - 198.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)179.78

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Revenue (Mil $) 5,833 7,477 9,251 12,095
EBIT (Mil $) -178 -292 -198
EBITDA (Mil $) -148 -154 22 383
EPS ($) -3.92 -1.90 -1.14 0.07
EPS without NRI ($) -3.92 -1.90 -1.14 0.07
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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