Upwork Inc. operates an online platform that connects businesses and freelancers. Its platform comprise freelancers in content marketing, customer service, data science and analytics, graphic design, mobile development, sales, and web development categories. The company was formerly known as Elance-oDesk, Inc. and changed its name to Upwork Inc. in May 2015. Upwork Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Mountain View, California.
UPWK Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Upwork Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Upwork Inc ranked in the 55th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Upwork Inc ended up being:
Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is -17.84; that's higher than only 6.86% of US stocks in the Technology sector that have positive free cash flow.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 4% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 11% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
Upwork Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
AVNW, CPSI, NOW, ZBRA, and ACLS can be thought of as valuation peers to UPWK, in the sense that they are in the Technology sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.
Upwork Inc. (UPWK), the largest online talent solution, as measured by gross services volume (“GSV”), today announced that President and CEO, Hayden Brown, and Chief Financial Officer, Brian Kinion, will participate in a fireside chat at the Stifel 2020 Virtual Cross Sector Insight Conference on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 2:40 p.m. ET/11:40 a.m. PT. An audiocast of the event will be available in the Events and Presentations section of Upwork’s Investor Relations website at https://investors.upwork.com. During the course of this event, Upwork may disclose material developments affecting its business and/or financial performance.
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Upwork Inc. (UPWK), the largest online talent solution, as measured by gross services volume (“GSV”), today announced that President and CEO, Hayden Brown, and Chief Financial Officer, Brian Kinion, will participate in a fireside chat at the 15th Annual Virtual Needham Technology and Media Conference on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT. An audiocast of the event will be available in the Events and Presentations section of Upwork’s Investor Relations website at https://investors.upwork.com. During the course of this event, Upwork may disclose material developments affecting its business and/or financial performance.
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