Critical Survey: Materialise NV (MTLS) vs. Its Peers
Materialise NV (NASDAQ: MTLS) is one of 22 public companies in the “Computer Peripherals” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Materialise NV to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.
This table compares Materialise NV and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Materialise NV Competitors||-46.45%||-19.80%||-8.97%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Materialise NV and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Materialise NV||$150.43 million||$12.02 million||-446.00|
|Materialise NV Competitors||$1.18 billion||$50.73 million||-40.30|
Materialise NV’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Materialise NV. Materialise NV is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
10.9% of Materialise NV shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.6% of shares of all “Computer Peripherals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.1% of shares of all “Computer Peripherals” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Materialise NV has a beta of 1.8, indicating that its stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Materialise NV’s peers have a beta of 0.91, indicating that their average stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Materialise NV and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Materialise NV Competitors||107||331||453||21||2.43|
Materialise NV currently has a consensus price target of $14.17, indicating a potential upside of 5.88%. As a group, “Computer Peripherals” companies have a potential upside of 26.72%. Given Materialise NV’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Materialise NV has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Materialise NV Company Profile
Materialise NV is a Belgium-based company engaged in the software industry. The Company is a provider of additive manufacturing software and of three dimensional (3D) printing services. Materialise NV incorporates of 3D printing experience into a range of software solution and 3D printing services, through which the Company seeks to form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Its solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build 3D printing applications. The Company operates in the domestic market and worldwide, including Colombia, Brazil, Australia, Malaysia, China, Japan, Austria, Poland, Germany and France, among others.
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