Covisint Corp (NASDAQ: COVS) is one of 196 publicly-traded companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Covisint Corp to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Covisint Corp and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Covisint Corp N/A N/A -7.90
Covisint Corp Competitors $2.14 billion $366.36 million 16.10

Covisint Corp’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Covisint Corp. Covisint Corp 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.

Volatility & Risk

Covisint Corp has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Covisint Corp’s rivals have a beta of 1.27, meaning that their average share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.5% of Covisint Corp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.2% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of Covisint Corp shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.1% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Covisint Corp 8.37% 10.72% 7.55%
Covisint Corp Competitors -20.90% -62.73% -4.25%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Covisint Corp and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Covisint Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Covisint Corp Competitors 672 4386 7394 165 2.56

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential upside of 0.58%. Given Covisint Corp’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Covisint Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Covisint Corp Company Profile

Covisint Corporation provides an open, enterprise class cloud platform (Platform) enabling organizations to build solutions that identify, authenticate and connect users, devices, applications and information. The Company’s Auto Supply Portal is involved in the development and integration of three cloud-based technologies, such as identity management, data integration and exchange services, and portal services. The Company’s Platform is delivered through the cloud as a Platform as a Service (PaaS). The Company’s Platform supports production-critical applications, and offers security, scalability and reliability. The Platform’s various capabilities include Identity services, Messaging and orchestration services and Internet of Things (IoT) Services. Its customers include large, across the globe distributed organizations and mid-sized organizations with external business relationships, as well as the participants in their business relationships.

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