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

Volatility and 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ARC Group Worldwide and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) 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.

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%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for ARC Group Worldwide and its competitors, as reported 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 target price of $5.75, indicating 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 possible upside, analysts plainly believe ARC Group Worldwide is more favorable than its competitors.

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 company insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

ARC Group Worldwide Company Profile

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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