Spark Stock Performance

LOV -  USA Stock  

USD 3.31  0.15  4.34%

On a scale of 0 to 100, Spark Networks holds a performance score of 5. The entity has a beta of 0.6728, which indicates possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what Spark's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, Spark Networks returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Spark Networks will be expected to be smaller as well. Although it is vital to follow Spark Networks current price movements, it is good to be conservative about what you can do with the information regarding equity historical returns. The philosophy towards measuring future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By inspecting Spark Networks technical indicators, you can presently evaluate if the expected return of 0.4% will be sustainable into the future. Please operates Spark Networks market risk adjusted performance, variance, as well as the relationship between the Variance and potential upside to make a quick decision on whether Spark Networks existing price patterns will revert.

Spark Stock Performance 

 
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Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Spark Networks are ranked lower than 5 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 90 days. In spite of fairly weak basic indicators, Spark Networks showed solid returns over the last few months and may actually be approaching a breakup point. ...more

Spark Price Channel

Quick Ratio0.22
Fifty Two Week Low2.2100
Target High Price6.00
Fifty Two Week High8.4000
Target Low Price6.00

Spark Networks Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  277.00  in Spark Networks on October 19, 2021 and sell it today you would earn a total of  54.00  from holding Spark Networks or generate 19.49% return on investment over 90 days. Spark Networks is generating 0.4047% of daily returns assuming volatility of 5.0737% on return distribution over 90 days investment horizon. In other words, 43% of stocks are less volatile than Spark, and above 93% of all equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 90 days.
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Considering the 90-day investment horizon Spark Networks is expected to generate 6.4 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 6.4 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.08 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly 0.03 per unit of risk.

Spark Networks Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for Spark Networks' investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of stocks, such as Spark Networks, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a Spark Networks' price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

Sharpe Ratio = 0.0798

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Based on monthly moving average Spark Networks is performing at about 5% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of Spark Networks by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

About Spark Networks Performance

To evaluate Spark Networks Stock as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when Spark Networks generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare Spark Stock's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand Spark Networks stock market performance in a much more refined way. At Macroaxis, we take it even further. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents Spark's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Return on Average Assets(0.07) (0.07) 
Return on Average Equity(0.17) (0.17) 
Return on Invested Capital(0.05) (0.06) 
Return on Sales(0.0333) (0.0359) 
Spark Networks SE operates online dating sites and mobile applications. The company operates its dating platforms under the Zoosk, EliteSingles, Christian Mingle, Jdate, JSwipe, SilverSingles, etc. brands. Spark Networks operates under Internet Content Information classification in the United States and is traded on NYSEMKT Exchange. It employs 250 people.

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Spark Networks has very high historical volatility over the last 90 days
Spark Networks was previously known as Spark Networks SE and was traded on NYSEMKT Exchange under the symbol LOV.
The company has 101.81 M in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 2.47, meaning that the company heavily relies on borrowing funds for operations. Spark Networks has a current ratio of 0.26, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
The entity reported the last year's revenue of 223 M. Reported Net Loss for the year was (103.36 M) with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 90.58 M.
About 13.0% of Spark Networks outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
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Is Spark Networks' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Spark Networks. If investors know Spark will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Spark Networks listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Spark Networks is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Spark that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Spark Networks' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Spark Networks' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Spark Networks' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Spark Networks' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Spark Networks' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Spark Networks value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Spark Networks' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.