CommerceHub (NASDAQ: CHUBA) is one of 125 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare CommerceHub to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CommerceHub and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
CommerceHub $100.55 million $9.09 million 84.69
CommerceHub Competitors $2.28 billion $423.93 million 422.96

CommerceHub’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than CommerceHub. CommerceHub 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

25.6% of CommerceHub shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 19.3% of shares of all “Software” companies are held 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.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CommerceHub 10.81% 36.84% 15.62%
CommerceHub Competitors -44.10% -25.51% -9.42%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for CommerceHub and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CommerceHub 0 1 4 0 2.80
CommerceHub Competitors 275 2078 4400 86 2.63

CommerceHub currently has a consensus target price of $26.25, suggesting a potential upside of 19.21%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 2.56%. Given CommerceHub’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe CommerceHub is more favorable than its rivals.

CommerceHub Company Profile

CommerceHub, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based e-commerce fulfillment and marketing solutions that integrate supply, demand and delivery for retailers and consumer brands, manufacturers and distributors. The Company’s end-to-end solutions are provided through the CommerceHub software platform, a hub that streamlines integration and enables transactions among its retailer and supplier customers and their other trading partners, while also enabling them to access the online marketplaces, search engines, social and product advertising and other digital marketing channels where consumers browse and buy. Its solutions also help its customers integrate with the third-party logistics (3PL) providers, including fulfillment and delivery providers that take purchased products to the consumer’s doorstep. The Company’s solutions include Supply Solutions, Demand Solutions and Delivery Solutions.

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