Critical Survey: Luxoft Holding (LXFT) vs. Its Rivals
Luxoft Holding (NYSE: LXFT) is one of 107 publicly-traded companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Luxoft Holding to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
78.7% of Luxoft Holding shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.1% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.5% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Luxoft Holding has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Luxoft Holding’s rivals have a beta of 1.10, indicating that their average share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Luxoft Holding and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Luxoft Holding Competitors||363||2179||4108||118||2.59|
Luxoft Holding currently has a consensus price target of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 41.30%. As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential downside of 0.65%. Given Luxoft Holding’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Luxoft Holding is more favorable than its rivals.
This table compares Luxoft Holding and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Luxoft Holding Competitors||-25.39%||-205.62%||-7.95%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Luxoft Holding and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Luxoft Holding||$785.56 million||$62.63 million||28.57|
|Luxoft Holding Competitors||$1.82 billion||$300.70 million||31.81|
Luxoft Holding’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Luxoft Holding. Luxoft Holding 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.
Luxoft Holding rivals beat Luxoft Holding on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
About Luxoft Holding
Luxoft Holding, Inc., is a provider of software development services and information technology (IT) solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. The Company’s software development services consist of custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. The Company’s solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms that directly impact its clients’ business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation. The Company develops its solutions and delivers its services from 34 cities with delivery centers worldwide. Its products and platforms include Horizon, SuperCloud, Twister, iStockTrack, TEORA, Populus, AllView, CVNAR and Retail Engagement Suite (RES) in Internet of Things (IoT) space.
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