Critical Review: Angie’s List (ANGI) and Its Peers
Angie’s List (NASDAQ: ANGI) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Angie’s List to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Volatility & Risk
Angie’s List has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Angie’s List’s rivals have a beta of 1.36, meaning that their average stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Angie’s List and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Angie’s List Competitors||440||1690||2625||104||2.49|
Angie’s List currently has a consensus target price of $9.81, suggesting a potential downside of 15.99%. As a group, “Internet Services” companies have a potential upside of 6.59%. Given Angie’s List’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Angie’s List has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
This table compares Angie’s List and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Angie’s List Competitors||0.37%||27.20%||6.30%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
82.3% of Angie’s List shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.3% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.2% of Angie’s List shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 22.9% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Angie’s List and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Angie’s List||$302.30 million||$3.60 million||-50.78|
|Angie’s List Competitors||$950.86 million||$126.85 million||54.27|
Angie’s List’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Angie’s List. Angie’s List 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.
Angie’s List rivals beat Angie’s List on 11 of the 12 factors compared.
Angie’s List Company Profile
Angie’s List, Inc. operates a national local services consumer review service and marketplace. As of December 31, 2016, the Company helped facilitate transactions between over five million members and its collection of service providers in over 700 categories of service nationwide. Its tools, services and content across multiple platforms enables consumers to research, shop for and purchase local services for needs, as well as rate and review the providers of these services across the United States. Its ratings and reviews assist its members in identifying and hiring the provider for their local service needs. Its services include member services and service provider services. It compiles a breadth of relevant, member-generated ratings and reviews that provide insights, which could otherwise be difficult for consumers to obtain on their own. Its primary source of service provider revenue is term-based sales of advertising to service providers.
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