Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Bandwidth to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Bandwidth and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Bandwidth $152.13 million $22.35 million 28.59
Bandwidth Competitors $15.94 billion $1.27 billion -90.39

Bandwidth’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Bandwidth. Bandwidth 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.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bandwidth N/A N/A N/A
Bandwidth Competitors 2.52% -1.47% 1.88%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Bandwidth and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bandwidth 0 0 5 0 3.00
Bandwidth Competitors 596 1693 1983 66 2.35

Bandwidth presently has a consensus price target of $29.80, suggesting a potential upside of 27.13%. As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 61.10%. Given Bandwidth’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Bandwidth has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.8% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Bandwidth competitors beat Bandwidth on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Bandwidth

Bandwidth Inc., formerly, Inc., is a cloud-based communications platform-as-a-service provider (CPaaS) that enables enterprises to create, scale and operate voice or text communications services across any mobile application or connected device or enterprises. The Company has two operating and reportable segments, CPaaS and Other. The Company’s solutions include a broad range of software APIs for voice and text functionality and IP voice network. The Company’s sophisticated and easy-to-use software APIs allow enterprises to enhance their products and services by incorporating advanced voice and text capabilities. The Company offers advanced monitoring, reporting and analytics, superior customer service, dedicated operating teams, and personalized support.

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