i3 Verticals (NASDAQ: IIIV) is one of 127 public companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare i3 Verticals to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk and valuation.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
25.1% of i3 Verticals shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.1% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.5% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company 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 i3 Verticals and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|i3 Verticals Competitors||4.55%||0.50%||1.09%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for i3 Verticals and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|i3 Verticals Competitors||957||4343||7990||348||2.57|
i3 Verticals presently has a consensus price target of $24.40, indicating a potential downside of 3.33%. As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 25.89%. Given i3 Verticals’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe i3 Verticals has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares i3 Verticals and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|i3 Verticals||$323.51 million||-$6.89 million||45.07|
|i3 Verticals Competitors||$2.69 billion||$401.77 million||1.06|
i3 Verticals’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than i3 Verticals. i3 Verticals is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
i3 Verticals rivals beat i3 Verticals on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
About i3 Verticals
i3 Verticals, Inc. provides integrated payment and software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses and organizations in education, non-profit, public sector, property management, and healthcare markets in the United States. The company offers payment processing services, including merchant onboarding, risk and underwriting, authorization, settlement, chargeback processing, and other merchant support. Its payment processing services enable clients to accept electronic payments, facilitating the exchange of funds and transaction data between clients, financial institutions, and payment networks. The company also licenses software; and provides ongoing support, and other point of sale-related solutions. It offers its solutions to its clients through direct sales force, as well as through a network of distribution partners, including independent software vendors, value-added resellers, independent sales organizations, and other referral partners, such as financial institutions. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.
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