Information Services Group (NASDAQ: III) is one of 98 public companies in the “Business Support Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Information Services Group to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

41.9% of Information Services Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.0% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.0% of Information Services Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.9% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Information Services Group has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Information Services Group’s peers have a beta of 1.12, indicating that their average stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Information Services Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Information Services Group -3.46% -10.15% -2.66%
Information Services Group Competitors -129.08% -181.21% -5.97%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Information Services Group and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Information Services Group $240.81 million $13.26 million -16.32
Information Services Group Competitors $1.11 billion $178.14 million 21.28

Information Services Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Information Services Group. Information Services Group 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Information Services Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Information Services Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Information Services Group Competitors 735 2086 2674 84 2.38

Information Services Group presently has a consensus target price of $6.50, suggesting a potential upside of 81.06%. As a group, “Business Support Services” companies have a potential downside of 1.89%. Given Information Services Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Information Services Group is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

Information Services Group beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Information Services Group

Information Services Group, Inc. is a technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. The Company operates in the segment of fact-based sourcing advisory services. It supports private and public sector organizations to transform and optimize their operational environments through research, benchmarking, consulting and managed services with a focus on information technology, business process transformation, program management services and enterprise resource planning. It offers service lines, including research, consulting, managed services, network carrier services, robotic process automation (RPA), outsourcing advisory and provider services. It specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; technology strategy and operations design; change management, and technology research and analysis.

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