Contrasting Bandwidth (BAND) and Its Competitors

Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Bandwidth to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Bandwidth and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Bandwidth $152.13 million $22.35 million N/A
Bandwidth Competitors $15.94 billion $1.27 billion -175.27

Bandwidth’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Bandwidth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Bandwidth and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bandwidth 0 0 5 0 3.00
Bandwidth Competitors 496 1519 1644 57 2.34

Bandwidth currently has a consensus target price of $29.80, suggesting a potential upside of 26.92%. As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 45.45%. Given Bandwidth’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Bandwidth has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

59.8% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Bandwidth and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bandwidth N/A N/A N/A
Bandwidth Competitors 1.54% -3.83% 1.57%

Summary

Bandwidth peers beat Bandwidth on 8 of the 11 factors compared.

About Bandwidth

Bandwidth Inc., formerly Bandwidth.com, Inc., is a cloud-based communications platform-as-a-service provider (CPaaS) that enables enterprises to create, scale and operate voice or text communications services across any mobile application or connected device or enterprises. The Company has two operating and reportable segments, CPaaS and Other. The Company’s solutions include a broad range of software APIs for voice and text functionality and IP voice network. The Company’s sophisticated and easy-to-use software APIs allow enterprises to enhance their products and services by incorporating advanced voice and text capabilities. The Company offers advanced monitoring, reporting and analytics, superior customer service, dedicated operating teams, and personalized support.

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