Luxoft Holding (NYSE: LXFT) is one of 97 public companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Luxoft Holding to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Volatility & Risk

Luxoft Holding has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Luxoft Holding’s competitors have a beta of 1.13, indicating that their average share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Luxoft Holding and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Luxoft Holding 1 4 4 0 2.33
Luxoft Holding Competitors 355 2101 3978 110 2.59

Luxoft Holding presently has a consensus price target of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 38.74%. As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential downside of 6.96%. Given Luxoft Holding’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Luxoft Holding is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Luxoft Holding and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Luxoft Holding $785.56 million $62.63 million 29.10
Luxoft Holding Competitors $1.82 billion $300.08 million 42.03

Luxoft Holding’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Luxoft Holding. Luxoft Holding is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.7% of Luxoft Holding shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.2% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.5% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Luxoft Holding and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Luxoft Holding 6.72% 18.90% 13.83%
Luxoft Holding Competitors -25.79% -221.75% -8.17%

Summary

Luxoft Holding competitors beat Luxoft Holding on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Luxoft Holding

Luxoft Holding, Inc., is a provider of software development services and information technology (IT) solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. The Company’s software development services consist of custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. The Company‚Äôs solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms that directly impact its clients’ business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation. The Company develops its solutions and delivers its services from 34 cities with delivery centers worldwide. Its products and platforms include Horizon, SuperCloud, Twister, iStockTrack, TEORA, Populus, AllView, CVNAR and Retail Engagement Suite (RES) in Internet of Things (IoT) space.

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