Reviewing BlackSky Technology (BKSY) and Its Competitors

BlackSky Technology (NYSE:BKSYGet Rating) is one of 48 publicly-traded companies in the “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare BlackSky Technology to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

BlackSky Technology has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BlackSky Technology’s peers have a beta of -2.80, suggesting that their average stock price is 380% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BlackSky Technology and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
BlackSky Technology $65.35 million -$74.34 million -2.10
BlackSky Technology Competitors $4.41 billion $647.07 million 2.28

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

13.6% of BlackSky Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.3% of shares of all “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of BlackSky Technology shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 19.7% of shares of all “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares BlackSky Technology and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BlackSky Technology -113.68% -50.69% -28.38%
BlackSky Technology Competitors -245.87% -53.25% -5.15%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for BlackSky Technology and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BlackSky Technology 0 0 3 0 3.00
BlackSky Technology Competitors 287 1535 2492 107 2.55

BlackSky Technology presently has a consensus price target of $3.33, indicating a potential upside of 152.53%. As a group, “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies have a potential upside of 25.87%. Given BlackSky Technology’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe BlackSky Technology is more favorable than its peers.


BlackSky Technology peers beat BlackSky Technology on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About BlackSky Technology

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BlackSky Technology Inc. provides geospatial intelligence, imagery and related data analytic products and services, and mission systems that include the development, integration, and operations of satellite and ground systems to commercial and government customers worldwide. The company processes a range of observations from its constellation, as well as various space, internet-of-things, and terrestrial based sensors and data feeds. Its products are used in government defense and intelligence; commercial, construction, and industrial; and catastrophe, climate, and environment applications. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.

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