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The Trade Desk is a technology company that empowers buyers of advertising. The Company provides a self-service platform that enables ad buyers to manage data-driven digital advertising campaigns using their own teams across various advertising formats, including display, video, and social, and on a multitude of devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and connected TV. 
TypePublic
Founded2009
HQVentura, CA, US
Websitethetradedesk.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)944(+33%)
Job Openings426
Revenue (FY, 2020)$836 M(+27%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$74.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at The Trade Desk

Jeff Green

Jeff Green

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Kathryn E. Falberg

Kathryn E. Falberg

Director & Investor
Brian J. Stempeck

Brian J. Stempeck

Chief Strategy Officer & Director
Jay Grant

Jay Grant

Chief Legal Officer
Eric B. Paley

Eric B. Paley

Director
Blake Grayson

Blake Grayson

Chief Financial Officer
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The Trade Desk Office Locations

The Trade Desk has offices in Ventura, Bellevue, Boulder, Chicago and in 16 other locations
Ventura, CA, US (HQ)
42 N Chestnut St
Bellevue, WA, US
10900 NE 8th St #305
Boulder, CO, US
1048 Pearl St #200
Chicago, IL, US
227 W Monroe St #3500
Denver, CO, US
1800 Wazee St #430
Irvine, CA, US
400 Spectrum Center Dr #550
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The Trade Desk Financials and Metrics

The Trade Desk Revenue

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The Trade Desk's revenue was reported to be $836.03 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

836.0m

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

657.2m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

78.6%

Net income (FY, 2020)

242.3m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

144.2m

Market capitalization (22-Jul-2021)

3.5b

Closing stock price (22-Jul-2021)

74.1

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

437.4m

EV

3.4b
The Trade Desk's current market capitalization is $3.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

44.5m113.8m202.9m308.2m477.3m661.1m836.0m

Revenue growth, %

156%78%

Cost of goods sold

12.6m23.0m39.9m66.2m114.1m156.2m178.8m

Gross profit

32.0m90.9m163.1m242.0m363.2m504.9m657.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

18.0m24.5m28.8m30.4m47.2m53.0m53.4m72.8m79.4m85.7m198.0m118.8m121.0m159.9m164.2m160.7m139.4m216.1m

Cost of goods sold

4.5m5.1m6.0m7.5m8.7m10.4m12.5m15.2m17.4m29.3m33.7m35.3m39.9m40.2m42.1m44.8m

Gross profit

13.4m19.3m22.8m22.9m38.5m42.5m40.8m57.7m62.0m89.5m87.3m124.6m124.3m120.5m97.2m171.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

75%79%79%75%82%80%76%79%78%75%72%78%76%75%70%79%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

4.0m133.4m156.0m207.2m130.9m437.4m

Accounts Receivable

191.9m377.2m599.6m834.8m1.2b1.6b

Prepaid Expenses

3.8m5.8m10.3m14.5m27.9m102.2m

Current Assets

199.8m516.4m765.8m1.1b1.4b2.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

5.0k15.9m20.5m50.8m88.1m108.3m242.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

680.0k1.8m3.8m7.2m11.8m21.7m28.6m

Accounts Payable

35.7m50.0m209.5m171.8m177.7m191.8m481.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

(14.8m)(36.6m)75.0m31.2m86.6m60.2m405.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(1.0m)6.6m10.2m4.9m23.8m34.0m9.1m28.4m48.7m10.2m38.0m57.4m24.1m49.2m90.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

819.0k1.7m2.6m1.5m3.2m5.2m2.3m4.8m8.1m4.5m9.3m15.2m6.5m13.3m20.8m

Accounts Payable

(6.5m)55.4m94.4m(87.9m)(28.5m)51.9m(49.7m)11.2m(2.8m)(138.9m)(51.9m)(21.4m)(206.0m)(214.4m)47.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

16.9m22.6m39.0m(22.7m)(12.0m)7.0m11.8m12.4m38.5m9.7m20.8m88.3m52.7m149.0m237.5m
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The Trade Desk Operating Metrics

The Trade Desk's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 566 in Q3, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Calculated Billings

$201.8 m$529.98 m$990.56 m

Enterprise Customers

566566566566

DSO

94937688861058295102

Retention Rate

95%
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The Trade Desk Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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The Trade Desk Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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The Trade Desk Online and Social Media Presence

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The Trade Desk Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    78/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    91/100

  • Compensation

    A

    84/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    80/100

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The Trade Desk News and Updates

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Will The Trade Desk Stock Continue To Recover?

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Should You Buy The Trade Desk Stock After 17% Decline Last Week?

The stock price for The Trade Desk, an ad technology player that helps companies buy digital ads across publishers, has declined by close to 24% over the last month and is down by about 17% over the last week (five trading days). In comparison, the S&P 500 was up by about 1% over the same period…

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The Trade Desk Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was The Trade Desk founded?

    The Trade Desk was founded in 2009.

  • Who are The Trade Desk key executives?

    The Trade Desk's key executives are Jeff Green, Kathryn E. Falberg and Brian J. Stempeck.

  • How many employees does The Trade Desk have?

    The Trade Desk has 944 employees.

  • What is The Trade Desk revenue?

    Latest The Trade Desk annual revenue is $836 m.

  • What is The Trade Desk revenue per employee?

    Latest The Trade Desk revenue per employee is $885.6 k.

  • Who are The Trade Desk competitors?

    Competitors of The Trade Desk include Viant, Verizon Media and AdColony.

  • Where is The Trade Desk headquarters?

    The Trade Desk headquarters is located at 42 N Chestnut St, Ventura.

  • Where are The Trade Desk offices?

    The Trade Desk has offices in Ventura, Bellevue, Boulder, Chicago and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does The Trade Desk have?

    The Trade Desk has 23 offices.