Reviewing Xura (MESG) & The Competition

Xura (NASDAQ: MESG) is one of 185 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Xura to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Xura and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Xura N/A N/A -16.13
Xura Competitors $2.79 billion $288.44 million 305.13

Xura’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Xura. Xura is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


This table compares Xura and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Xura -37.80% -54.10% -12.53%
Xura Competitors -22.64% -277.28% -5.11%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Xura and its competitors, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Xura 0 0 0 0 N/A
Xura Competitors 776 4728 7438 175 2.53

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 10.53%. Given Xura’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Xura has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

61.4% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Xura competitors beat Xura on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

Xura Company Profile

Xura, Inc. (Xura) is a United States-based provider of digital communications services. The Company offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a range of mobile devices and platforms. Its digital communications services include Xura Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Xura Rich Communications Suite (RCS), Xura Signaling Fraud Management, Xura Telco-Web Gateways, Xura Communications Suite and Xura Message Controller. Its monetization services include low credit services and value added services. The Company helps communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises to navigate and monetize the digital ecosystem through its cloud-based offerings. It also offers Rich Web and Mobile Application Development Framework. The Company helps operators around the world to secure their networks and protect their customers. The Company offers its solutions to people through service providers and enterprises in approximately 140 countries.

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