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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, US
Websitethetradedesk.com
Employee Ratings3.8

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)944(+33%)
Job Openings138
Revenue (FY, 2018)$477.3 M(+55%)
Share Price (Nov 2019)$229.2

Key People/Management at The Trade Desk

Jeff Green

Jeff Green

Chief Executive Officer, Founder & Chairman
Dave Pickles

Dave Pickles

Chief Technology Officer & Founder
Brian Stempeck

Brian Stempeck

Chief Strategy Officer
Paul Ross

Paul Ross

CFO
Vivian Yang

Vivian Yang

Chief Legal Officer
Susan Vobejda

Susan Vobejda

Chief Marketing Officer
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The Trade Desk Office Locations

The Trade Desk has offices in Ventura, Bellevue, Boulder, Chicago and in 17 other locations
Ventura, US (HQ)
42 N Chestnut St
Bellevue, US
10900 NE 8th St #305
Boulder, US
1048 Pearl St #200
Chicago, US
227 W Monroe St #3500
Denver, US
1800 Wazee St #430
Irvine, 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 $477.29 m in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2019)

164.2m

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

124.3m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

75.7%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

19.4m

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

21.9m

Market capitalization (15-Nov-2019)

10.3b

Closing stock price (15-Nov-2019)

229.2

Cash (30-Sep-2019)

173.4m

EV

10.3b
The Trade Desk's current market capitalization is $10.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

44.5m113.8m202.9m308.2m477.3m

Revenue growth, %

156%78%

Cost of goods sold

12.6m23.0m39.9m66.2m114.1m

Gross profit

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

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

4.0m133.4m156.0m207.2m

Accounts Receivable

191.9m377.2m599.6m834.8m

Prepaid Expenses

3.8m5.8m10.3m14.5m

Current Assets

199.8m516.4m765.8m1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

5.0k15.9m20.5m50.8m88.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

680.0k1.8m3.8m7.2m11.8m

Accounts Payable

35.7m50.0m209.5m171.8m177.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

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)

Cash From Operating Activities

16.9m22.6m39.0m(22.7m)(12.0m)7.0m11.8m12.4m38.5m9.7m20.8m88.3m
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

471.5 x

EV/CFO

117.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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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

$201.80 m$529.98 m$990.56 m

Enterprise Customers

566 566 566 566

DSO

94 93 76 88 86 105 82 95 102

Retention Rate

95%
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The Trade Desk Online and Social Media Presence

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The Trade Desk News and Updates

The Trade Desk wants the ad-tech industry to back its plan to save targeted ads, but its growing clout and competitors could stop it in its tracks

Ad-tech giant The Trade Desk has been pitching a free product that helps marketers store consumers' privacy and targeting preferences across devices. The company said it has more than 20 demand-side platforms, 30 supply-side platforms and 30 data-management platforms using or testing the product. …

The Trade Desk CEO talked up a new advertising partnership with Amazon but also downplayed the e-commerce giant's own growing ad business

The Trade Desk's CEO Jeff Green said a new deal with Amazon could be a big source of revenue growth while downplaying the e-commerce giant as a threat to his ad business. Green said Amazon has an "objectivity problem" with advertisers that sell on its platform. That will make it hard for Amazon t…

A new pitch deck from Disney and The Trade Desk advises media buyers to change how they plan around live TV like sports (DIS, TTD)

Disney executives touted the reach of its newly unified ad sales portfolio, which brings together brands like ABC, ESPN, Freeform, FX, and National Geographic, in an advertiser event with ad-tech firm The Trade Desk in New York in August. The legacy media giant said it can offer diverse audiences …

A private equity firm just paid $18 million for Sizmek’s contextual-targeting business, beating out The Trade Desk and Zefr. Here’s how its new leaders will help advertisers prepare for privacy regulations.

Bankrupt ad-tech firm Sizmek has sold Peer39, a contextual advertising company, to private-equity firm O3 Industries for $18 million. Peer39 got four offers during an auction in New York last week. Other bidders included ad-tech firms The Trade Desk and Zefr, according to sources. Peer39 will be l…

The Trade Desk hires Jonathan Carson as its first CRO

Adtech company The Trade Desk is announcing that it’s hired its very first chief revenue officer, Jonathan Carson. Carson’s past roles include serving as president of Mic, chief revenue officer at Vevo and CEO of digital for Nielsen. He told me he was excited to join The Trade Desk because it’s “a s…

The Trade Desk says YouTube's brand-safety snafu is its gain as brands like McDonald's and AT&T pull ads from the video platform

  Ad-tech firm The Trade Desk's revenue soared in 2018 to $477 million, ahead of its guidance of $464 million. Fourth-quarter revenue grew 56% year-over-year to hit $160.6 million. The company's move into streaming TV advertising particularly boosted revenue. The Trade Desk continues to be an out…
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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, Dave Pickles and Brian 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 $477.3 m.

  • What is The Trade Desk revenue per employee?

    Latest The Trade Desk revenue per employee is $505.6 k.

  • Who are The Trade Desk competitors?

    Competitors of The Trade Desk include AdColony, Dashbid and Telaria.

  • 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 17 other locations.

  • How many offices does The Trade Desk have?

    The Trade Desk has 23 offices.