Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND) is one of 47 public companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Bandwidth to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, earnings and risk.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
59.8% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Bandwidth and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Bandwidth and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Bandwidth presently has a consensus target price of $29.80, suggesting a potential upside of 29.51%. As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 39.81%. Given Bandwidth’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bandwidth has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Bandwidth and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Bandwidth||$152.13 million||$22.35 million||28.06|
|Bandwidth Competitors||$15.94 billion||$1.27 billion||16.28|
Bandwidth’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Bandwidth. Bandwidth is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Bandwidth competitors beat Bandwidth on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
Bandwidth Inc., formerly Bandwidth.com, Inc., is a cloud-based communications platform-as-a-service provider (CPaaS) that enables enterprises to create, scale and operate voice or text communications services across any mobile application or connected device or enterprises. The Company has two operating and reportable segments, CPaaS and Other. The Company’s solutions include a broad range of software APIs for voice and text functionality and IP voice network. The Company’s sophisticated and easy-to-use software APIs allow enterprises to enhance their products and services by incorporating advanced voice and text capabilities. The Company offers advanced monitoring, reporting and analytics, superior customer service, dedicated operating teams, and personalized support.
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