Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp (NASDAQ: NINE) is one of 115 public companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
60.5% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 17.4% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp Competitors||-48.81%||-22.79%||-6.77%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp||0||3||6||0||2.67|
|Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp Competitors||375||2313||4837||103||2.61|
Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp presently has a consensus target price of $30.61, suggesting a potential upside of 1,659.26%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 14.84%. Given Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp is more favorable than its rivals.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp||N/A||N/A||15.82|
|Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp Competitors||$2.26 billion||$415.41 million||510.32|
Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp. Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp 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.
Risk and Volatility
Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp has a beta of 0.25, meaning that its stock price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp’s rivals have a beta of 0.89, meaning that their average stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.
About Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp
Ninetowns Internet Technology Group Company Limited is a software company that enables enterprises and trade-related People’s Republic of China Government agencies to streamline the import/export process in China. It operates in four segments: enterprise software and related maintenance services , software development services segment, B2C e-commerce and, and real estate development. The enterprise software and related maintenance services segment is engaged in the development, distribution and sale of software products, the provision of customer maintenance services to end users, and the research and development of new enterprise software. The software development services segment is responsible for the development and integration of software in accordance with the customers’ specifications and requirements. The B2C e-commerce consists of food and grocery sales and services and targets Chinese consumers. Real estate development segment includes real estate development operations.
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