SP Plus (NASDAQ: SP) is one of 120 publicly-traded companies in the “OTHER CONS DISC” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare SP Plus to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for SP Plus and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|SP Plus Competitors||436||2337||3496||148||2.52|
This table compares SP Plus and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|SP Plus Competitors||-7.86%||5.55%||2.72%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares SP Plus and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SP Plus||$1.59 billion||$41.20 million||18.94|
|SP Plus Competitors||$1.75 billion||$88.20 million||24.81|
SP Plus’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than SP Plus. SP Plus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Volatility & Risk
SP Plus has a beta of 1.09, indicating that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SP Plus’ peers have a beta of -31.73, indicating that their average share price is 3,273% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
96.4% of SP Plus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.0% of shares of all “OTHER CONS DISC” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of SP Plus shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.1% of shares of all “OTHER CONS DISC” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
SP Plus beats its peers on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
SP Plus Company Profile
SP Plus Corporation (SP Plus) is a provider of parking management, ground transportation and other ancillary services to commercial, institutional and municipal clients in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. The Company’s segments include Region One (Urban), Region Two (Airport transportation), Region Three and Other. Region One (Urban) encompasses its services in healthcare facilities, municipalities, including government facilities, hotels, commercial real estate, residential communities, retail, colleges and universities, as well as ancillary services such as shuttle and transportation services, valet services, taxi and livery dispatch services. Region Two (Airport transportation) encompasses its services at all major airports, as well as ancillary services, which includes shuttle and transportation services and valet services. Region Three encompasses other operating segments, including USA Parking and event planning, including shuttle and transportation services.
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