Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (NASDAQ: SPNS) is one of 97 public companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Sapiens International Corporation N.V. to similar businesses based off the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Sapiens International Corporation N.V. and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sapiens International Corporation N.V. 1.39% 6.77% 4.41%
Sapiens International Corporation N.V. Competitors -24.57% -412.82% -8.08%

Risk and Volatility

Sapiens International Corporation N.V. has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sapiens International Corporation N.V.’s competitors have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Sapiens International Corporation N.V. and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sapiens International Corporation N.V. 0 0 5 0 3.00
Sapiens International Corporation N.V. Competitors 511 2388 4016 133 2.54

Sapiens International Corporation N.V. presently has a consensus target price of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 24.28%. All “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential upside of 8.64%. Given Sapiens International Corporation N.V.’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Sapiens International Corporation N.V. is more favorable than its competitors.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

11.7% of Sapiens International Corporation N.V. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.9% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.0% of Sapiens International Corporation N.V. shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 23.6% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sapiens International Corporation N.V. and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Sapiens International Corporation N.V. $239.18 million $14.79 million 172.45
Sapiens International Corporation N.V. Competitors $1.26 billion $342.70 million 33.40

Sapiens International Corporation N.V.’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Sapiens International Corporation N.V.. Sapiens International Corporation N.V. is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently the more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Sapiens International Corporation N.V. beats its competitors on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Sapiens International Corporation N.V.

Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (Sapiens) is a provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a focus on the financial services sector. The Company operates in provider of software solutions segment. Its software solutions portfolio consists of Life, Pension, Annuity and Retirement Solutions, including software solutions for the management of a range of products for life, pension, annuity and retirement; Property and Casualty/General Insurance Solutions, including a software suite of solutions, supporting a range of business lines, including personal, commercial and specialty lines, as well as a solution for the management of reinsurance contracts; Sapiens DECISION, which is a business decision management solution, and Technology-Based Solutions, such as Sapiens eMerge. Its services include project delivery and implementation, business and technical consulting related to its products, project and program management, training and user acceptance testing.

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