TrueCar (TRUE) & The Competition Critical Contrast
TrueCar (NASDAQ: TRUE) is one of 50 public companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare TrueCar to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for TrueCar and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
TrueCar currently has a consensus price target of $18.50, suggesting a potential upside of 10.65%. As a group, “Internet Services” companies have a potential upside of 6.54%. Given TrueCar’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe TrueCar is more favorable than its rivals.
Risk and Volatility
TrueCar has a beta of 3, indicating that its share price is 200% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TrueCar’s rivals have a beta of 1.36, indicating that their average share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
91.7% of TrueCar shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.3% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.5% of TrueCar 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 large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares TrueCar and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares TrueCar and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|TrueCar||$306.80 million||-$16.51 million||-47.77|
|TrueCar Competitors||$950.86 million||$126.85 million||54.27|
TrueCar’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than TrueCar. TrueCar 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.
TrueCar rivals beat TrueCar on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
TrueCar Company Profile
TrueCar, Inc. is an Internet-based information, technology, and communication services company. The Company has a data-driven online platform, which features market data and analytics. The Company-branded platform is available on its TrueCar Website and mobile applications. It customizes and operates its platform on a co-branded basis for its affinity group marketing partners, including financial institutions, membership-based organizations, and employee buying programs for a range of enterprises. The Company enables users to obtain market-based pricing data on new and used cars, and to connect with its network of TrueCar Certified Dealers. Its network of over 13,000 TrueCar Certified Dealers consists primarily of new car franchises, as well as independent dealers selling used vehicles. Its subsidiary, ALG, Inc., provides forecasts and consulting services regarding determination of the residual value of an automobile at given future points in time.
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