Market Intelligence Center  Aug 5  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Shutterfly Inc. (SFLY). Look at the Dec. '14 $47.50 covered call for a net debit in the $43.76 area. This trade has a duration of...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 31  Comment 
Shutterfly, Inc. (SLFY) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 30, 2014 5:00 p.m. ET Executives Michael Look – VP, IR Jeff Housenbold – President and CEO Brian Regan – SVP and CFO Analysts Heath Terry – Goldman...
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Benzinga  Jul 30  Comment 
Shutterfly (NASDAQ: SFLY) is moving higher Wednesday following word of a dealReporter rumor of a potential buyout from the likes of Yahoo, Microsoft and Apple. Shutterfly was previously mentioned to have received helped from Qatalyst...
Cloud Computing  Jul 18  Comment 
Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY), the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized photo products and services offered through a family of lifestyle brands, today announced it has appointed Gautam ...
Cloud Computing  Jul 9  Comment 
Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY), the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services offered through a family of lifestyle brands, today announced that it will release its financial...
TheStreet.com  Jul 3  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Shutterfly, Inc. are down -2.30% to $48.85 after it was reported that the company that turns digital photos into printed albums, is working with investment bank Qatalyst Partners LLC to find buyers for the...
Benzinga  Jul 3  Comment 
Shutterfly (NASDAQ: SFLY) shares shot up nearly 15 percent Wednesday after Bloomberg reported that the company hired Qatalyst Partners to help explore sales. Topeka Capital analyst Victor Anthony weighed in on the possibility of a sale, “We...
Motley Fool  Jul 3  Comment 
The blue chips inched higher again on a strong jobs report, while Constellation Brands and Shutterfly both gained for separate reasons.
Benzinga  Jul 2  Comment 
Bloomberg reported Shutterfly (NASDAQ: SFLY) is working with a Qatalyst Partners to find buyers for the internet publishing service. Goldman Sachs analyst Heath Terry mentioned the Shutterfly rumor and said there is high interest in digital...


Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) is a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service that enables consumers to share, print and preserve their memories by leveraging the company's technology-based platform and manufacturing processes. The company offers services for users to store, edit, and organize their digital photos. In the past fiscal year, new mobile technology, such as smartphones and iPads have given Shutterfly new channels for its products. Shutterfly's products have predominantly sold during the Holiday Season as gifts, giving the firm a risk of expecting most of its revenues during that time period.

Business Overview

In the past fiscal year, SFLY achieved year-over-year revenue and net income growth due to expanded mobile technology services[1] As the mobile technology industry strengthens, and photography continues to shift to digital media, Shutterfly should expect continued growth in the 2011 fiscal year.

Trends and Forces

Mobile Technology Gives New Channels for Photographs

The smartphone and iPad industries have grown tremendously recently, giving SFLY new channels to market its products. Shutterfly currently has applications for both the iPhone and iPad.[2]

Reliance on Holiday Season Sales

Shutterfly's consumer products, such as photo albums and personalized coffee mugs, are typically bought as gifts and not as everyday items. From this, the firm typically receives a majority of its annual sales during the Holiday Season (mid October to mid January). Weak Holiday Season sales can possibly cause a net loss for SFLY during the fiscal year.


The market for digital photography is large, fragmented, evolving, and intensely competitive, and the company expects competition to increase in the future. The company faces challenges from a variety of companies including:


  1. SFLY 2010 10-k
  2. Shutterfly Website, "Mobile"
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