Finjan Holdings (NASDAQ: FNJN) is one of 65 publicly-traded companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Finjan Holdings to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Finjan Holdings and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Finjan Holdings 37.53% 169.10% 51.53%
Finjan Holdings Competitors -62.15% -91.89% -16.29%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Finjan Holdings and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Finjan Holdings $36.60 million $22.66 million 6.03
Finjan Holdings Competitors $761.46 million $137.65 million -12.25

Finjan Holdings’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Finjan Holdings. Finjan Holdings is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Finjan Holdings and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Finjan Holdings 0 0 2 0 3.00
Finjan Holdings Competitors 178 1507 2858 96 2.62

Finjan Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential upside of 79.37%. As a group, “Application Software” companies have a potential upside of 4.89%. Given Finjan Holdings’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Finjan Holdings is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

Finjan Holdings has a beta of -0.52, indicating that its stock price is 152% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Finjan Holdings’ rivals have a beta of 1.60, indicating that their average stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

34.2% of Finjan Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.6% of shares of all “Application Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.6% of Finjan Holdings shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.7% of shares of all “Application Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Finjan Holdings beats its rivals on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Finjan Holdings

Finjan Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a cybersecurity company, provides intellectual property licensing and enforcement services. The company owns a portfolio of patents related to software and hardware technologies that proactively detect malicious code and thereby protects end users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, trojans, and other Web and network threats. Its patented technologies are used in specific cybersecurity technology areas, including endpoint/cloud software, Web gateway/Internet infrastructure, networking equipment markets, and mobile security. The company’s technology scans and repels the latest and unknown threats to network, Web, and endpoint devices on a real-time basis. It also provides investments in cybersecurity technologies and intellectual property; offers cyber risk and cyber security advisory services; and develops mobile security applications. Finjan Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in East Palo Alto, California.

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