IZEA Story

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IZEA -- USA Stock  

USD 3.20  0.01  0.31%

With so much uncertainty about the communication services space, it is fair to go over IZEA Inc against current market trends. We are going to address the reasons why we are still confident in anticipation of a recovery. The returns on investing in IZEA and the market returns of the last few months appear uncorrelated. The appearance of strong basic indicators of the company suggests a short-term price swing for investors of IZEA. The stock is undergoing an active upward rally.
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Our current technical analysis of IZEA Inc (NASDAQ:IZEA)
The company's average rating is Hold from 2 analysts. Do analysts base this consensus on technical analyses? We know that typical technical analysis utilizes price momentum, patterns, and trends looking at historical prices. It aims to identify signals based on IZEA market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of IZEA. Let us look at a few aspects of IZEA technical analysis.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of IZEA Inc. In general, we focus on analyzing IZEA stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build IZEA's daily price indicators and compare them against related drivers such as momentum indicators and various other types of predictive indicators. Using this methodology combined with a more conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of IZEA's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for IZEA, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect IZEA price patterns. Please read more on our technical analysis page or use our predictive modules below to complement your research.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of IZEA's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of IZEA in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as IZEA. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against IZEA's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, IZEA's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in IZEA Inc.

How does IZEA Stands against Peers?

Analyzing IZEA competition or peers my help you to expand the diversification possibilities of your existing portfolios and to get a better perspective on locking in new positions. Try to analyze the advantages of investing in traded instruments related to IZEA across multiple sectors and thematic ideas. A good competitive analysis can cover a lot of different areas. But what areas to choose depends on who you are. The more exhaustive you are in your analysis, the more effective your competitive analysis will be.
Check out IZEA Competition Details

How IZEA utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of IZEA, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash IZEA is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The IZEA cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. IZEA Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at (2.61 Million)

Exercise or conversion by Ryan Schram of 100000 shares of IZEA subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by IZEA insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
IZEA insider trading alert for exercise of restricted stock units by Ryan Schram, Chief Operating Officer, on 5th of January 2021. This event was filed by Izea Worldwide Inc with SEC on 2021-01-05. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Closer look at IZEA Semi Variance

IZEA Inc has current Semi Variance of 14.37. Semi-variance provides a good measure of downside volatility for equity or a portfolio. It is similar to variance, but it only looks at periods where the returns are less than the target or average level.

Semi-variance is the square of semi-deviation. Semi-variance is calculated by averaging the deviations of returns that have a result that is less than the mean.

Semi Variance 
 = 
SUM(RET DEV)2 
N(ZERO) 
 = 
14.37
SUM = Summation notation
RET DEV = Actual return deviation over selected period
N(ZERO) = Number of points with returns less than zero
Let's now compare IZEA Semi Variance to its closest peers:
IZEA
CD
FB
EVER
FENG
IZEA14.370889696497462
CD19.27
FB4.35
EVER7.89
FENG65.91

Are IZEA technical ratios showing a bounce back?

IZEA current downside variance builds up over 21.74. IZEA Inc is displaying above-average volatility over the selected time horizon. Investors should scrutinize IZEA Inc independently to ensure intended market timing strategies are aligned with expectations about IZEA volatility.

Our Final Takeaway

Whereas other companies under the internet content & information industry are still a bit expensive, IZEA may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. To conclude, as of the 8th of January 2021, we believe IZEA is currently overvalued. It slowly supersedes the market and projects very low probability of distress in the next two years. Our concluding 30 days 'Buy-vs-Sell' recommendation on the company is Cautious Hold.

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