CYREN (NASDAQ: CYRN) is one of 65 publicly-traded companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare CYREN to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.
This table compares CYREN and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for CYREN and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
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As a group, “Application Software” companies have a potential upside of 6.87%. Given CYREN’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe CYREN has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
26.1% of CYREN shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.6% of shares of all “Application Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.7% of shares of all “Application Software” 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.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares CYREN and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
CYREN’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than CYREN. CYREN 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.
Volatility & Risk
CYREN has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CYREN’s rivals have a beta of 1.60, suggesting that their average stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.
CYREN rivals beat CYREN on 7 of the 9 factors compared.
CYREN Company Profile
CYREN Ltd. (CYREN) is engaged in developing and marketing information security solutions for protecting Web, e-mail and mobile transactions. The Company is a Security-as-a-Service provider of integrated cloud-based security technology solutions that mitigate cyber threats, malware attacks, information leaks, legal liability and productivity loss through the application of cyber intelligence. It delivers security services to a range of customers and original equipment manufacturer, and service provider distribution partners, including network and security vendors offering content security gateways, unified threat management solutions and antivirus solutions, and to service providers, such as Software-as-a-Service vendors, Web hosting providers and Internet service providers. Its technologies include CYREN GlobalView Cloud and Recurrent Pattern Detection. Its offerings include CYREN WebSecurity (CWS), CYREN EmailSecurity, Cyber Intelligence Suite and Embedded Solutions.
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