Park City Group (NASDAQ: PCYG) is one of 118 public companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Park City Group to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Park City Group and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Park City Group $18.94 million $4.34 million 78.57
Park City Group Competitors $1.49 billion $438.72 million 38.82

Park City Group’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Park City Group. Park City Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Park City Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Park City Group 19.95% 11.50% 9.22%
Park City Group Competitors -43.38% -25.11% -9.90%

Risk and Volatility

Park City Group has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its stock price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Park City Group’s competitors have a beta of 0.98, indicating that their average stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

29.0% of Park City Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.4% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 37.5% of Park City Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 20.0% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Park City Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Park City Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Park City Group Competitors 264 2010 4274 84 2.63

Park City Group presently has a consensus price target of $16.50, suggesting a potential upside of 50.00%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 4.13%. Given Park City Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Park City Group is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Park City Group beats its competitors on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Park City Group

Park City Group, Inc. is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider. The Company delivers its services through software products designed, developed, marketed and supported by the Company. The Company also has a Professional Services business, which conducts customization, implementation and training. The Company has approximately two services groups, such as The Business Analytics Group and The Professional Services Group. The Business Analytics Group offers business-consulting services to suppliers and retailers in the grocery, convenience store and specialty retail industries. The Professional Services Group provides consulting services. The Company’s solutions include Advanced Commerce and Supply-Chain Solutions, and Food Safety Solutions. The Company’s primary advanced commerce and supply-chain solutions include Scan Based Trading, ScoreTracker, Vendor Managed Inventory, Store Level Replenishment, Enterprise Supply Chain Planning, Fresh Market Manager and ActionManager.

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