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Skillz (NYSE:SKLZ) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %

: -144.93% (As of Sep. 2022)
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Skillz's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was $252.1 Mil. Skillz's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $-366.3 Mil. Skillz's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was -144.93%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Skillz's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

SKLZ' s Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1579.68   Med: -14.13   Max: -1.08
Current: -909.09

During the past 4 years, the highest Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) of Skillz was -1.08%. The lowest was -1579.68%. And the median was -14.13%.

SKLZ's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked worse than
99.67% of 602 companies
in the Interactive Media industry
Industry Median: 1.55 vs SKLZ: -909.09

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Skillz's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was 0.00%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Skillz Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Skillz's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Skillz Annual Data
Trend Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %
- - -2.02 -7.16

Skillz Quarterly Data
Dec18 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -4.84 -7.16 -27.40 -75.19 -144.93

Competitive Comparison

For the Electronic Gaming & Multimedia subindustry, Skillz's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Skillz Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Skillz's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Skillz's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %'s extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Skillz Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

In his book, The Little That Beat the Market, hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt defines Earnings Yield as operating income divided by enterprise value.

Skillzs Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)=EBIT/Enterprise Value
=-199.151/2779.586
=-7.16 %

Skillz's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-366.3 Mil.



Skillz  (NYSE:SKLZ) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

Joel Greenblatt defines the earnings yield using the above equation because it more accurately reflects the company's profitability relative to its stock price. Items like interest payment and tax etc. are not directly related to the company's operational profitability.

Enterprise Value instead of market cap (share price) is used in the calculation because it is the real price stock and bond investors together pay for the company.


Be Aware

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % based on Don Yacktman's definition is a better measure of the expected rate of return for a stock.


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Skillz (NYSE:SKLZ) Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
P.O. Box 445, San francisco, CA, USA, 94104
Skillz Inc is a mobile game development company. Its platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games.
Executives
Seth Schorr director PO BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104
Jason Roswig officer: President & CFO PO BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104
Henry M. Hoffman director PO BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104
Shari Glazer director PO BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104
Doris Fritz-bianchi officer: Head of People SKILLZ INC C/O CHARLOTTE EDELMAN, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104
Vatsal Bhardwaj officer: Chief Product Officer SKILLZ INC C/O CHARLOTTE EDELMAN, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104
Stanley Mbugua officer: Chief Accounting Officer SKILLZ INC, PO BOX 455, SAN FRAN CA 94104
Ian J Lee officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O SKILLZ INC., P.O. BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104-0445
Christopher S Gaffney director C/O GREAT HILL PARTNERS, L.P., 200 CLARENDON STREET, 29TH FLOOR, BOSTON MA 02116
Jerome Leon Bruckheimer director PHILPOTT MEEKS, 10030 VENTURA BOULEVARD, SUITE 380, ENCINO CA 91436
Scott D Henry officer: Chief Financial Officer 3355 LAS VEGAS BOULEVARD SOUTH, LAS VEGAS NV 89109
Kent Wakeford director SKILLZ INC., C/O CHARLOTTE EDELMAN, P.O. BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104-0445
Vandana Mehta-krantz director SKILLZ INC., C/O CHARLOTTE EDELMAN, P.O. BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104-0445
Miriam Aguirre officer: Chief Technology Officer SKILLZ INC., C/O CHARLOTTE EDELMAN, P.O. BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104-0445
Favian Garcia officer: Controller SKILLZ INC., C/O CHARLOTTE EDELMAN, P.O. BOX 445, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104-0445

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