MINDBODY (NASDAQ: MB) is one of 114 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare MINDBODY to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for MINDBODY and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MINDBODY 0 3 6 0 2.67
MINDBODY Competitors 388 2295 4349 115 2.59

MINDBODY presently has a consensus price target of $30.75, suggesting a potential upside of 26.80%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 11.06%. Given MINDBODY’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe MINDBODY is more favorable than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares MINDBODY and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
MINDBODY $159.77 million -$8.80 million -53.89
MINDBODY Competitors $1.54 billion $453.42 million 42.03

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

92.8% of MINDBODY shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.0% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of MINDBODY shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

MINDBODY has a beta of -0.45, suggesting that its stock price is 145% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MINDBODY’s rivals have a beta of 0.98, suggesting that their average stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MINDBODY -11.34% -12.49% -9.51%
MINDBODY Competitors -38.55% -43.23% -9.38%

MINDBODY Company Profile

MINDBODY, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based business management software for the wellness services industry and operates as a consumer marketplace with local business subscribers on its platform. The Company’s subscribers provide a range of wellness services to active consumers. Its integrated software and payments platform helps business owners in the wellness services industry run, market and build their businesses. It also helps consumers discover, evaluate, engage and transact with these businesses through the Web and mobile devices. The platform addresses various aspects of operating a wellness business, including client scheduling and online booking; retail point-of-sale; analytics and reporting; user experience; mobility; social integration; dynamic cloud-based architecture; open platform for third-party application development; integration with other cloud-based partners, and security and compliance.

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