Head to Head Contrast: PCS Edventures!.com (PCSV) vs. Its Rivals

PCS Edventures!.com (OTCMKTS:PCSVGet Rating) is one of 76 publicly-traded companies in the “Educational services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare PCS Edventures!.com to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PCS Edventures!.com and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PCS Edventures!.com $4.07 million $730,000.00 5.02
PCS Edventures!.com Competitors $477.53 million -$36.10 million 2.35

PCS Edventures!.com’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than PCS Edventures!.com. PCS Edventures!.com 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.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

48.6% of shares of all “Educational services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 42.9% of PCS Edventures!.com shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 20.4% of shares of all “Educational services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

PCS Edventures!.com has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PCS Edventures!.com’s peers have a beta of 0.46, suggesting that their average stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for PCS Edventures!.com and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PCS Edventures!.com 0 0 0 0 N/A
PCS Edventures!.com Competitors 155 796 1318 11 2.52

As a group, “Educational services” companies have a potential upside of 34.97%. Given PCS Edventures!.com’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PCS Edventures!.com has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


This table compares PCS Edventures!.com and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PCS Edventures!.com 17.65% 501.03% 31.31%
PCS Edventures!.com Competitors -1.22% -17.57% -0.51%


PCS Edventures!.com beats its peers on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

PCS Edventures!.com Company Profile

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PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. develops, markets, and distributes technology-based educational products and services to the pre-kindergarten through university classroom, the K-12 afterschool, the private learning center, and the home school markets in the United States and internationally. Its products include PCS Edventures! Labs, a learning center that offers teaching in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); and PCS BrickLab, a system of building blocks combined with PCS curriculum resources that address technology, math, construction engineering, communication, and science principles. The company also provides PCS Digital Media Labs, which contains lesson plans, a hard cover mobile case, digital cameras, camcorders or voice recorders, accessories, and a teacher guide; and PCS Academy of Engineering Lab, a STEM based program that is designed for use in tech-ed programs and for various environments through 10 student modules, such as hardware, software, lab furniture, and curriculum. In addition, it offers PCS Edventures Robotics system, a platform that provides various robotics lab implementations to its RiQ robot kits for home users, as well as engages students in various areas, including computer programming, physics, math, and other topics; PCS Discover STEM Lab, a modular program that provides activities for afterschool facilitators in the areas of STEM; summer camp packages, which offer summer camp solutions for schools and afterschool programs; and Riot, a racing drone product. The company was formerly known as PCS Education Systems, Inc. and changed its name to PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. in March 2000. PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Boise, Idaho.

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