ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ: EXLS) is one of 99 publicly-traded companies in the “Business Support Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare ExlService Holdings to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.
Risk & Volatility
ExlService Holdings has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ExlService Holdings’ rivals have a beta of 1.13, suggesting that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares ExlService Holdings and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|ExlService Holdings Competitors||-53.39%||-160.62%||0.34%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
94.7% of ExlService Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.0% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.8% of ExlService Holdings shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.7% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for ExlService Holdings and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|ExlService Holdings Competitors||620||1837||2583||62||2.41|
ExlService Holdings currently has a consensus target price of $59.82, suggesting a potential downside of 1.60%. As a group, “Business Support Services” companies have a potential downside of 5.92%. Given ExlService Holdings’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe ExlService Holdings is more favorable than its rivals.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares ExlService Holdings and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ExlService Holdings||$720.56 million||$101.10 million||30.86|
|ExlService Holdings Competitors||$1.10 billion||$177.95 million||22.84|
ExlService Holdings’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than ExlService Holdings. ExlService Holdings is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
ExlService Holdings beats its rivals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
About ExlService Holdings
ExlService Holdings, Inc. is an operations management and analytics company. The Company segments include Insurance; Healthcare; Travel, Transportation and Logistics; Finance and Accounting (F&A); Analytics, and All Other. The Insurance operating segment serves property and casualty insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, annuity and retirement services companies. The Healthcare operating segment serves healthcare payers and providers. The Travel, Transportation and Logistics operating segment primarily serves clients in the travel, transport and logistics industries. The F&A operating segment provides finance and accounting business process management (BPM) services across an array of F&A processes. The Analytics services focus on driving business outcomes for its customers by generating data-driven insights across all parts of its customers’ businesses. The All Other segment includes banking and financial services, utilities and consulting operating segments.
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