Spark Networks

Spark Networks is a provider of online personals services in the United States and internationally. The Company's Web sites enable adults to meet online, participate in a community and form relationships. It provides this opportunity through many features on its Web sites, such as profiles, onsite email centers, real-time chat rooms, instant messaging services and offline singles events. The key Web sites include JDate.com, Spark.com, BlackSingles.com, SilverSingles.com, LDSSingles.com and ChristianMingle.com. Spark Networks operates several international Web sites and maintain operations in the United States and Israel.

Type
Public
HQ
Los Angeles, US
Founded
1997
Size (employees)
129 (est)
Website
spark.net
Spark Networks was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, US

Spark Networks Office Locations

Spark Networks has offices in Los Angeles, Lehi and Herzliya
Los Angeles, US (HQ)
600 11150 Santa Monica Blvd
Herzliya, IL
1 Sapir St
Lehi, US
240 3300 Ashton Blvd

Spark Networks Data and Metrics

Spark Networks Financial Metrics

Spark Networks's revenue was reported to be $35.1 m in FY, 2016 which is a 27% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

35.1 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

(27%)

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

22.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

63%

Net income (FY, 2016)

(6.9 m)

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

2.5 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(7.9 m)

Market capitalization (27-Jun-2017)

31.5 m

Closing share price (27-Jun-2017)

1

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

11.4 m
Spark Networks's current market capitalization is $31.5 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

69.4 m61.6 m48.1 m35.1 m

Revenue growth, %

(11%)(22%)(27%)

Cost of goods sold

56 m34.3 m24.1 m12.9 m

Gross profit

13.5 m27.3 m24.1 m22.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%44%50%63%

Sales and marketing expense

5.6 m5.1 m4.1 m4.8 m

General and administrative expense

10.5 m13.3 m10.4 m9 m

Operating expense total

16.1 m18.4 m14.5 m13.8 m

EBITDA

5.5 m2.8 m2.5 m

EBITDA margin, %

9%6%7%

EBIT

(12.1 m)(938 k)(1.1 m)(7.9 m)

EBIT margin, %

(17%)(2%)(2%)(22%)

Pre tax profit

(11.9 m)(1.5 m)(1.2 m)(7.9 m)

Income tax expense

495 k(375 k)243 k(1 m)

Net Income

(12.4 m)(1.1 m)(1.4 m)(6.9 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

14.7 m11.7 m6.6 m11.4 m

Accounts Receivable

1.6 m1.3 m790 k525 k

Current Assets

19.4 m15.6 m9.4 m13.7 m

PP&E

3.9 m4.1 m5.6 m4.5 m

Goodwill

9.3 m8.6 m14.5 m10.5 m

Total Assets

35.3 m31 m33.1 m31.8 m

Accounts Payable

1.5 m1.3 m1.7 m819 k

Current Liabilities

16.6 m12.8 m11.4 m7.4 m

Total Liabilities

20.1 m15.3 m14.1 m9.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

70.7 m72.5 m77.2 m87.2 m

Retained Earnings

(56.4 m)(57.6 m)(59 m)(65.9 m)

Total Equity

15.1 m15.8 m19 m22.1 m

Financial Leverage

2.3 x2 x1.7 x1.4 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(12.4 m)(1.1 m)(1.4 m)(6.9 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

2 m2.1 m2.3 m3.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(59 k)261 k434 k198 k

Accounts Payable

782 k(2.1 m)57 k(1.2 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(7.8 m)(1.3 m)1.6 m(1.4 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(2.7 m)(2.3 m)(3.6 m)(2.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(3 m)(2.5 m)(9.6 m)(2.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

15.1 m829 k2.9 m9.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

61 k36 k95 k14 k
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

Spark Networks Operating Metrics

Spark Networks's Paying Subscribers was reported to be 142.4 k in FY, 2016, which is a 29% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Average Paying Subscribers

261.73 k203.56 k178.41 k

Paying Subscribers

215.52 k200.02 k142.37 k

Trademarks (US)

5

Trademarks Foreign

6

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