Stride, Inc., a technology-based education service company, provides proprietary and third-party online curriculum, software systems, and educational services to facilitate individualized learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) in the United States and internationally. Its technology-based products and services enable clients to attract, enroll, educate, track progress, and support students. The company offers integrated package of systems, services, products, and professional expertise to support a virtual or blended public school; individual online courses and supplemental educational products; and products and services for the general education market focused on subjects, including math, English, science, and history for kindergarten through twelfth grade students. It also provides career learning products and services that are focused on developing skills to enter in industries, including information technology, health care, and business; and focused post-secondary career learning programs, which include skills training for software engineering, healthcare, and medical fields to adult learners under Galvanize, Tech Elevator, and MedCerts brand names, as well as provides staffing and talent development services to employers. Stride, Inc. serves public and private schools, school districts, charter boards, consumers, employers, and government agencies. The company was formerly known as K12 Inc. and changed its name to Stride, Inc. in December 2020. Stride, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Stride, Inc.
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +4.49%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +0.86%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +6.53%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +1.29%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +8.27%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +2.02%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 2.01.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -0.11.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at -0.04.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +14.89%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +2.79%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +35.85%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +13.1%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +10.04%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +1.47%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +15.94%.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +4.84%.