Castlight Health, inc. (NYSE: CSLT) is one of 18 public companies in the “Medical Software & Technology Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Castlight Health, inc. to related businesses based off the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Castlight Health, inc. has a beta of 1.66, meaning that its stock price is 66% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Castlight Health, inc.’s rivals have a beta of 1.33, meaning that their average stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Castlight Health, inc. and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Castlight Health, inc. $115.24 million -$48.77 million -9.11
Castlight Health, inc. Competitors $375.89 million $34.57 million 9.62

Castlight Health, inc.’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Castlight Health, inc.. Castlight Health, inc. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently the more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Castlight Health, inc. and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Castlight Health, inc. -42.54% -36.30% -24.42%
Castlight Health, inc. Competitors -18.37% -12.06% -2.29%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Castlight Health, inc. and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Castlight Health, inc. 1 4 2 0 2.14
Castlight Health, inc. Competitors 111 477 785 16 2.51

Castlight Health, inc. presently has a consensus target price of $4.63, indicating a potential upside of 12.80%. All “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies have a potential upside of 16.67%. Given Castlight Health, inc.’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Castlight Health, inc. has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

41.3% of Castlight Health, inc. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.2% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 37.4% of Castlight Health, inc. shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 24.4% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” 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.

Summary

Castlight Health, inc. rivals beat Castlight Health, inc. on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

About Castlight Health, inc.

Castlight Health, Inc. offers a health benefits platform that engages employees to make healthcare decisions, and enables employers to communicate and measure their benefit programs. The Company operates through cloud-based products segment. Its technology offering aggregates data and applies analytics to make healthcare data transparent. Its products deliver employee engagement and enable employers to integrate benefit programs into a single platform available to employees and their families. Its health benefits platform engages external data and its substantial user base to provide a single, end-to-end solution that engages employees through personalized and relevant communications. Its offering provides employers the opportunity to communicate, measure, and get value out of their benefits and programs on a real-time basis. It offers cross-sell products, such as Castlight Action, Castlight Pharmacy, Castlight Dental, Castlight Elevate, Castlight Protect and Castlight Rewards.

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