SEA (NYSE: SE) is one of 62 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare SEA to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This table compares SEA and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This table compares SEA and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SEA Competitors||$191.72 million||$24.15 million||1,029.78|
SEA’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than SEA. SEA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for SEA and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
SEA currently has a consensus target price of $18.67, suggesting a potential upside of 73.16%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 29.37%. Given SEA’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe SEA is more favorable than its rivals.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
68.7% of SEA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.0% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of SEA shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
SEA rivals beat SEA on 7 of the 11 factors compared.
Sea Limited, an Internet platform company, engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in Greater Southeast Asia. It provides Garena digital entertainment platform for users to access mobile and PC online games, and eSports operations; and access to other entertainment content, such as live streaming of online gameplay and social features. The company also operates Shopee e-commerce platform, a third-party marketplace that connects buyers and sellers through the Shopee mobile app and Websites. In addition, it offers digital financial services to individuals and businesses, including e-wallet and payment services through the AirPay mobile app and AirPay counter applications on mobile phones or computers; and payment processing services for Shopee, as well as acts as a payment processing platform for Garena's prepaid cards. The company was formerly known as Garena Interactive Holding Limited and changed its name to Sea Limited in April 2017. Sea Limited was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Singapore.
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