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Sprout Social is a company developing social media management solutions. It offers a platform that provides monitoring and engagement, planning and publishing, reporting and analytics, and other capabilities. The platform delivers unified social inbox, brand keywords, message completion, collision detection, comment moderation, review management, message tasking and tagging, social CRM, chatbots, reporting, influencer list, and other features.

TypePublic
Founded2010
HQChicago, US
Websitesproutsocial.com
Employee Ratings4.9
Culture scoreB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)689(+2%)
Job Openings11
Revenue (FY, 2018)$87.8 M(+96%)
Share Price (May 2020)$27.6 (+14%)

Key People/Management at Sprout Social

Justyn Howard

Justyn Howard

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
Aaron Rankin

Aaron Rankin

Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder
Gil Lara

Gil Lara

Chief Creative Officer, Co-Founder
Peter Soung

Peter Soung

Director of Engineering, Co-Founder
Rachael Pfenning

Rachael Pfenning

SVP, Operations
Jamie Gilpin

Jamie Gilpin

Chief Marketing Officer
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Sprout Social Office Locations

Sprout Social has offices in Chicago, Seattle and Dublin 2
Chicago, US (HQ)
131 S Dearborn St #700
Seattle, US
World Trade Center, 2211 Elliott Ave #300Seattle
Dublin 2, IE
2 Charlemont St, Saint Kevin's
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Sprout Social Financials and Metrics

Sprout Social Revenue

Sprout Social's revenue was reported to be $87.81 m in FY, 2018 which is a 95.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

30.5m

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

22.3m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

73.1%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(10.5m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(10.9m)

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

1.4b

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

27.6

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

137.4m

EV

1.3b
Sprout Social's current market capitalization is $1.4 b.
Annual
USDY, 2014Y, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

15.1m22.4m44.8m87.8m

Revenue growth, %

100%96%

Cost of goods sold

10.0m21.0m

Gross profit

34.8m66.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

17.4m18.8m20.4m23.4m24.8m26.4m30.5m

Cost of goods sold

5.0m5.2m5.4m5.8m6.2m7.2m8.2m

Gross profit

12.4m13.6m15.0m17.5m18.5m19.2m22.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

71%72%74%75%75%73%73%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

4.8m26.2m

Accounts Receivable

6.4m10.6m

Prepaid Expenses

1.1m2.5m

Current Assets

14.2m42.9m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

12.6m137.4m

Accounts Receivable

10.3m12.3m

Prepaid Expenses

3.2m5.3m

Current Assets

30.8m161.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(21.9m)(20.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4m4.0m

Accounts Payable

3.9m1.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

(14.3m)(17.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

(17.0m)(21.0m)(10.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9m3.2m1.1m

Accounts Payable

481.0k(333.0k)(305.0k)

Cash From Operating Activities

(12.3m)(9.7m)(4.5m)
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

-116.5 x

EV/CFO

-283.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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Sprout Social Operating Metrics

Sprout Social's Customers was reported to be 23.1 k in Q3, 2019.
Sep, 2014Feb, 2016Nov, 2017FY, 2017Feb, 2018Jun, 2018Q3, 2018Dec, 2018FY, 2018Sep, 2019Q3, 2019Dec, 2019

Customers

14 k16 k15 k18.80 k19 k24 k20.76 k25 k21.14 k20 k23.07 k

Countries

97 100

Messages Sent per Day

350 m450 m

Trademarks

7
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Sprout Social Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Simply MeasuredDecember 05, 2017
Simply Measured, Inc
Sprout Social Canada
Sprout Social Limited
Sprout Social UK Ltd
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Sprout Social Revenue Breakdown

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Sprout Social revenue breakdown by business segment: 99.5% from Subscription and 0.5% from Other

Sprout Social revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.9% from Asia Pacific, 16.1% from EMEA and 78.0% from Americas

Human Capital Metrics

Source: github.com
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Sprout Social Online and Social Media Presence

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Sprout Social Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    61/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    82/100

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Sprout Social News and Updates

SaaS earnings bump Dropbox, Box and Sprout Social

A quick hit as we have a podcast to record, but a few public companies in the broader SaaS market reported earnings in the past week. Their results are worth unpacking as they paint a good picture of what the markets are hunting for in modern software companies. Of course, we’re covering the firms’ …

Sprout Social stock skyrockets after first post-IPO quarterly results

Sprout Social Inc. shares rose more than 29% in the extended session Wednesday after the social-media management company posted a narrower-than-expected adjusted quarterly loss and sales were above Wall Street expectations. Sprout Social said it lost $25.9 million, or $1.11 a share, in the fourth q…

Chicago’s Sprout Social prices IPO mid-range at $17 per share, raising $150M

On the heels of Bill.com’s debut, Chicago-based social media software company Sprout Social priced its IPO last night at $17 per share, in the middle of its proposed $16 to $18 per-share range. Selling 8.8 million shares, Sprout raised just under $150 million in its debut. Underwriters have the opti…

Sprout Social Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprout Social, Inc. (“Sprout Social” or the “Company”) announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,823,530 shares of Class A common stock at a price to the public of $17.00 per share. In addition, the Company has granted the underwrite…

Sprout Social sets IPO terms, could raise up to $159 million

Sprout Social set terms for its initial public offering, in which the provider of social media services for businesses could raise up to $158.8 million. The Chicago-based company is offering 8.82 million Class A shares in the IPO, which is expected to price between $16 and $18 a share. If the under…

Sprout Social Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

CHICAGO, Dec. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprout Social, Inc. (“Sprout Social” or the “Company”) announced today the launch of its initial public offering of 8,823,530 shares of Class A common stock. The initial public offering price is expected to be between $16.00 and $18.00 per share, before u…
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Sprout Social Blogs

How to Use Social Media Listening to Identify Likely Buyers

As social marketers, we’re always looking for new approaches to identify and reach likely buyers. Which social networks do our likely buyers use most? Read more... This post How to Use Social Media Listening to Identify Likely Buyers originally appeared on Sprout Social.

4 Fresh Ways to Think About Targeting on Social

One of our most popular Data & Drinks events brought together a panel of social media experts from a wide variety of industries—eCommerce, SaaS, Read more... This post 4 Fresh Ways to Think About Targeting on Social originally appeared on Sprout Social.

Storytelling on Social Media: How to Do It Better

The most common problem that brands have marketing themselves on social isn’t rooted in product strength or the quality and structure of marketing plans. Read more... This post Storytelling on Social Media: How to Do It Better originally appeared on Sprout Social.

8 Competitive Benchmark Tactics to Measure Your Brand

Quick question: how does your brand’s social presence stack up against your competition? Because if you’re looking at little more than followers and Likes Read more... This post 8 Competitive Benchmark Tactics to Measure Your Brand originally appeared on Sprout Social.

Top 5 Social Media Hacks to Grow Your Real Estate Business

The housing market’s strong recovery means that more and more new real estate agents are joining the workforce with every passing month. However, in Read more... This post Top 5 Social Media Hacks to Grow Your Real Estate Business originally appeared on Sprout Social.

The ABCs of Testing on Social Media

Jen Joyce, Senior Social Strategy Consultant for WONGDOODY, and Lucy Hitz, our very own Head of Marketing Communications, recently chatted on our webinar about Read more... This post The ABCs of Testing on Social Media originally appeared on Sprout Social.
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Sprout Social Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sprout Social founded?

    Sprout Social was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Sprout Social key executives?

    Sprout Social's key executives are Justyn Howard, Aaron Rankin and Gil Lara.

  • How many employees does Sprout Social have?

    Sprout Social has 689 employees.

  • What is Sprout Social revenue?

    Latest Sprout Social annual revenue is $87.8 m.

  • What is Sprout Social revenue per employee?

    Latest Sprout Social revenue per employee is $127.5 k.

  • Who are Sprout Social competitors?

    Competitors of Sprout Social include Talkwalker, Sysomos and Socialbakers.

  • Where is Sprout Social headquarters?

    Sprout Social headquarters is located at 131 S Dearborn St #700, Chicago.

  • Where are Sprout Social offices?

    Sprout Social has offices in Chicago, Seattle and Dublin 2.

  • How many offices does Sprout Social have?

    Sprout Social has 3 offices.