Cnova NV (CNV) & The Competition Head-To-Head Review

Cnova NV (NASDAQ: CNV) is one of 29 public companies in the “E-commerce & Auction Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Cnova NV to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.


This table compares Cnova NV and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cnova NV -3.30% N/A -6.49%
Cnova NV Competitors -1,537.86% -31.01% -7.17%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Cnova NV and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cnova NV 0 1 0 0 2.00
Cnova NV Competitors 87 678 1570 84 2.68

As a group, “E-commerce & Auction Services” companies have a potential upside of 11.90%. Given Cnova NV’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Cnova NV has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

Cnova NV has a beta of 2.64, indicating that its share price is 164% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cnova NV’s peers have a beta of 1.53, indicating that their average share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

3.0% of Cnova NV shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.7% of shares of all “E-commerce & Auction Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 17.9% of shares of all “E-commerce & Auction Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cnova NV and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Cnova NV N/A N/A -5.64
Cnova NV Competitors $5.30 billion $868.94 million -27.31

Cnova NV’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Cnova NV. Cnova NV is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


Cnova NV peers beat Cnova NV on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

About Cnova NV

Cnova N.V. is an e-commerce company with its two markets in France and Brazil. The Company offers differentiated delivery and payment solutions. It operates through three segments: Cdiscount France, Cdiscount International and Cnova Brazil. The Cdiscount France segment is engaged in the retail sales of consumer products through and specialized Websites in France. The Cdiscount International segment is engaged in retail sales of consumer products through Websites created by Cdiscount S.A. (Cdiscount) outside of France. The Cnova Brazil segment is engaged in retail sales of consumer products through Websites in Brazil, including,,,,, and wholesale activities and E-Hub. As of December 31, 2015, it offered over 29 million product offerings on its sites through its direct sales and marketplace businesses across various categories, such as consumer electronics, home appliances and computers.

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