ARC Group Worldwide (NASDAQ: ARCW) is one of 47 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare ARC Group Worldwide to related businesses based off the strength of its dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Volatility & Risk

ARC Group Worldwide has a beta of 3.42, indicating that its share price is 242% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ARC Group Worldwide’s competitors have a beta of 1.07, indicating that their average share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for ARC Group Worldwide and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ARC Group Worldwide 0 1 1 0 2.50
ARC Group Worldwide Competitors 604 1670 1926 74 2.34

ARC Group Worldwide currently has a consensus price target of $5.75, suggesting a potential upside of 139.58%. All “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 32.29%. Given ARC Group Worldwide’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe ARC Group Worldwide is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ARC Group Worldwide and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
ARC Group Worldwide $111.99 million $9.57 million -60.00
ARC Group Worldwide Competitors $12.57 billion $4.19 billion 1.12

ARC Group Worldwide’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than ARC Group Worldwide. ARC Group Worldwide 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.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

17.2% of ARC Group Worldwide shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of ARC Group Worldwide shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ARC Group Worldwide -0.70% -7.31% -2.91%
ARC Group Worldwide Competitors 0.56% -0.24% 1.46%

Summary

ARC Group Worldwide competitors beat ARC Group Worldwide on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About ARC Group Worldwide

ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. is a manufacturing company. The Company has four segments: Precision Components Group, 3DMT Group, Flanges and Fittings Group, and Wireless Group. It provides a set of manufacturing solutions, from design and prototyping through production. Through the Company’s product offering, it provides its customers with a prototyping and production solution for both precision metal and plastic fabrication. The Precision Components Group companies provide fabricated metal components using processes, consisting of metal injection molding, precision metal stamping and hermetic sealing. The 3DMT Group focuses on rapid prototyping, short-run production and rapid tooling. The Flange and Fittings Group consists of General Flange and Forge. The Wireless Group focuses on wireless broadband technology related to propagation and optimization. The Wireless Group designs and develops hardware, including antennas, radios and related accessories.

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