Match Group (NASDAQ: MTCH) is one of 44 public companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Match Group to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.
This table compares Match Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Match Group Competitors||-15.70%||-46.65%||-1.75%|
Match Group has a beta of 0.29, suggesting that its share price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Match Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.41, suggesting that their average share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Match Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Match Group||$1.33 billion||$350.14 million||80.98|
|Match Group Competitors||$6.96 billion||$966.00 million||37.81|
Match Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Match Group. Match Group 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 and Insider Ownership
21.9% of Match Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by institutional investors. 18.1% of Match Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Match Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Match Group Competitors||506||1896||4605||226||2.63|
Match Group currently has a consensus price target of $39.00, suggesting a potential downside of 7.39%. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies have a potential upside of 12.44%. Given Match Group’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Match Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Match Group rivals beat Match Group on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
About Match Group
Match Group, Inc., incorporated on February 13, 2009, is a provider of dating products. The Company operates in the Dating segment. The Dating segment consists of all of its dating businesses across the globe. As of March 31, 2017, the Company operated a portfolio of over 45 brands, including Match, Tinder, PlentyOfFish, Meetic, OkCupid, Pairs, Twoo, OurTime, BlackPeopleMeet and LoveScout24, each designed to manage its users’ likelihood of finding a romantic connection. As of March 31, 2017, the Company offered its dating products in 42 languages across more than 190 countries.
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