Rightside Group (NASDAQ: NAME) is one of 50 public companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Rightside Group to similar businesses based off the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Rightside Group and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Rightside Group N/A N/A 5.03
Rightside Group Competitors $948.69 million $126.74 million 53.35

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

Volatility & Risk

Rightside Group has a beta of -0.76, meaning that its share price is 176% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rightside Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.36, meaning that their average share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Rightside Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rightside Group 0 1 0 0 2.00
Rightside Group Competitors 439 1683 2617 104 2.49

Rightside Group currently has a consensus price target of $10.60, indicating a potential downside of 0.09%. All “Internet Services” companies have a potential upside of 5.67%. Given Rightside Group’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Rightside Group has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Rightside Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rightside Group -39.04% -15.14% -8.53%
Rightside Group Competitors -1.09% 26.60% 6.07%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

68.4% of Rightside Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.3% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of Rightside Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 22.9% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Rightside Group competitors beat Rightside Group on 10 of the 11 factors compared.

About Rightside Group

Rightside Group, Ltd. is a provider of domain name services that enable businesses and consumers to find, establish and maintain their digital address. The Company is a registrar, offering domain name registration and other related services to resellers and domain name registrants. It provides infrastructure services through its eNom brand. It has over 16.5 million domain names under management. It has a portfolio of over 40 generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) acquired through Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)’s expansion of new gTLDs. It has launched all of its gTLDs, including .NEWS, .LIVE, and .FAMILY, into general availability in the marketplace. Its registry services business builds a distribution network of over 125 ICANN accredited registrars, including GoDaddy, eNom and Name.com, as well as other complementary distribution partners, such as Website builders and e-mail service providers, that offer its gTLD domain names to businesses and consumers.

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