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How to buy Spark Networks stock | $2.81

Learn how to easily invest in Spark Networks stock.

Spark Networks SE is an internet content & information business based in the US. Spark Networks shares (LOV) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Spark Networks employs 250 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – LOV – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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Spark Networks stock price (NYSE MKT: LOV)

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Spark Networks shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-24.
Latest market close$2.81
52-week range$2.66 - $8.40
50-day moving average $3.21
200-day moving average $4.75
Wall St. target price$6.49
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.87

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Is it a good time to buy Spark Networks stock?

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Spark Networks price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.81 from 2021-10-26

1 week (2021-10-20) -7.57%
1 month (2021-09-27) -21.29%
3 months (2021-07-27) -31.80%
6 months (2021-04-27) -61.29%
1 year (2020-10-27) -37.83%
2 years (2019-10-25) -48.15%
3 years (2018-10-26) 9.87
5 years (2016-10-23) N/A

Is Spark Networks under- or over-valued?

Valuing Spark Networks stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Spark Networks's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Spark Networks's EBITDA

Spark Networks's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $24.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Spark Networks's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Spark Networks financials

Revenue TTM $230.5 million
Operating margin TTM 6.77%
Gross profit TTM $90.6 million
Return on assets TTM 3.26%
Return on equity TTM -98.54%
Profit margin -43.74%
Book value $1.61
Market capitalisation $75.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Spark Networks shares

There are currently 171,107 Spark Networks shares held short by investors – that's known as Spark Networks's "short interest". This figure is 27.7% up from 134,017 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Spark Networks shares can be evaluated.

Spark Networks's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Spark Networks's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Spark Networks shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Spark Networks shares traded daily (recently around 145005.93220339). Spark Networks's SIR currently stands at 1.18. In other words for every 100,000 Spark Networks shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1180 shares are currently held short.

However Spark Networks's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Spark Networks shares, or, against the total number of tradable Spark Networks shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Spark Networks's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Spark Networks shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0098% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Spark Networks shares, roughly 10 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Spark Networks.

Find out more about how you can short Spark Networks stock.

Spark Networks share dividends

We're not expecting Spark Networks to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Spark Networks share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Spark Networks's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.66 up to $8.4. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LOV.US volatility(beta: 1.83)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Spark Networks's is 1.8322. This would suggest that Spark Networks's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Spark Networks overview

Spark Networks SE operates online dating sites and mobile applications. It focuses on catering to the 40+ age demographic and religious minded singles for serious relationships in North America and other international markets. The company operates its dating platforms under the Zoosk, EliteSingles, Christian Mingle, Jdate, JSwipe, SilverSingles, etc. brands. Spark Networks SE is headquartered in Berlin, Germany. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Spark Networks is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 12.152% of Spark Networks shares are held by insiders and 42.442% by institutions.
How many people work for Spark Networks?
Latest data suggests 250 work at Spark Networks.
When does the fiscal year end for Spark Networks?
Spark Networks's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Spark Networks based?
Spark Networks's address is: Kohlfurter Strasse 41/43, Berlin, Germany, 10999
What is Spark Networks's ISIN number?
Spark Networks's international securities identification number is: US8465171002
What is Spark Networks's CUSIP number?
Spark Networks's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 846517100

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