Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND) is one of 46 public companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Bandwidth to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability and risk.
This table compares Bandwidth and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This table compares Bandwidth and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Bandwidth||$152.13 million||$22.35 million||28.41|
|Bandwidth Competitors||$16.60 billion||$1.32 billion||15.82|
Bandwidth’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Bandwidth. Bandwidth 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.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
59.1% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.1% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Bandwidth and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Bandwidth presently has a consensus price target of $29.80, suggesting a potential upside of 27.90%. As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 41.22%. Given Bandwidth’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bandwidth has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Bandwidth rivals 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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