Everyday Health (NYSE: EVDY) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Professional Information Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Everyday Health to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Everyday Health and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Everyday Health -9.73% -14.40% -6.75%
Everyday Health Competitors 6.41% 27.78% 4.90%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Everyday Health and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Everyday Health N/A N/A -11.29
Everyday Health Competitors $3.41 billion $997.58 million 17.06

Everyday Health’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Everyday Health. Everyday Health 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.

Volatility and Risk

Everyday Health has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Everyday Health’s rivals have a beta of 0.99, meaning that their average share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Everyday Health and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Everyday Health 0 4 0 0 2.00
Everyday Health Competitors 72 506 686 6 2.49

Everyday Health currently has a consensus target price of $10.63, indicating a potential upside of 1.19%. As a group, “Professional Information Services” companies have a potential downside of 2.84%. Given Everyday Health’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Everyday Health is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.1% of Everyday Health shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.6% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.8% of Everyday Health shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.2% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Everyday Health rivals beat Everyday Health on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

Everyday Health Company Profile

Everyday Health, Inc., formerly Waterfront Media Inc., operates a digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare marketers that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. The Company’s platform combines content from brands, data and analytics. The Company’s segment is providing digital health marketing and communications solutions. The Company’s flagship brand, Everyday Health, is a health information portal that provides consumers with actionable health information intended to empower users to manage their health and wellness. The Company’s flagship professional property, MedPage Today, includes a team of approximately 30 journalists, including editors, reporters and videographers, and provides clinical news based on research findings published in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as research reported at various medical conferences around the world.

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