Critical Survey: Informatica (INFA) & The Competition

Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) is one of 7 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting – NEC” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Informatica to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and valuation.


This table compares Informatica and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Informatica 7.21% 7.17% 4.83%
Informatica Competitors -6.45% -8.40% -3.89%

Risk and Volatility

Informatica has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Informatica’s rivals have a beta of 1.20, indicating that their average share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Informatica and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Informatica N/A N/A 48.25
Informatica Competitors N/A N/A -762.69

Informatica 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Informatica and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Informatica 0 0 0 0 N/A
Informatica Competitors 13 108 166 2 2.54

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting – NEC” companies have a potential downside of 1.16%. Given Informatica’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Informatica has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


Informatica beats its rivals on 5 of the 6 factors compared.

Informatica Company Profile

Informatica Corporation is an independent provider of enterprise data integration software and services. The Company’s product portfolio centers on data offers a range of solutions, both on-premise and in the cloud, for data integration, data quality, big data, master data management, data security, data exchange and data preparation, among others. The Company licenses its software and provides services to end-user customers in a range of industries, including automotive, energy and utilities, entertainment/media, financial services, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, public sector, retail, services, technology, telecommunications and travel/transportation. The Company’s products comprise a data integration platform that allows business and Information Technology (IT) executives, architects and managers to provide relevant data to the business. The Informatica Platform, powered by Vibe virtual data machine, handles various types of data integration and data management projects.

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