Reviewing Overstock.com (OSTK) and The Competition
Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK) is one of 29 public companies in the “E-commerce & Auction Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Overstock.com to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.
Risk and Volatility
Overstock.com has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Overstock.com’s rivals have a beta of 1.53, indicating that their average stock price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Overstock.com and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Overstock.com and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Overstock.com||$1.83 billion||-$1.70 million||-48.27|
|Overstock.com Competitors||$2.64 billion||$882.67 million||-31.65|
Overstock.com’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Overstock.com. Overstock.com is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Overstock.com and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Overstock.com currently has a consensus target price of $26.50, indicating a potential upside of 5.58%. As a group, “E-commerce & Auction Services” companies have a potential upside of 5.16%. Given Overstock.com’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Overstock.com is more favorable than its rivals.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
44.3% of Overstock.com shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.7% of shares of all “E-commerce & Auction Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 28.9% of Overstock.com shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.9% of shares of all “E-commerce & Auction Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Overstock.com beats its rivals on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
Overstock.com, Inc. is an online retailer and incubator of blockchain technology. Through its online retail business, the Company offers a range of price-competitive brand name, non-brand name and closeout products, including furniture, home decor, bedding and bath, housewares, jewelry and watches, apparel and designer accessories, health and beauty products, electronics and computers, and sporting goods. It operates Retail and Medici businesses. Its Retail business consists of its Direct and Partner segments. Its Other segment consists of Medici. The Company also sells various books, magazines, compact discs (CDs), digital versatile discs (DVDs) and video games. The Company sells these products and services through its Internet Websites located at www.overstock.com, www.o.co and www.o.biz. The Company’s other offerings include Worldstock Fair Trade, Main Street Revolution, Farmers Market, Pet Adoptions, Insurance and Supplier Oasis.
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