Coupang (CPNG) and The Competition Financial Comparison

Coupang (NYSE:CPNGGet Rating) is one of 49 public companies in the “Catalog & mail-order houses” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Coupang to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

71.7% of Coupang shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.0% of shares of all “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies are held by institutional investors. 28.9% of shares of all “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Coupang and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Coupang -8.38% -46.10% -14.50%
Coupang Competitors -8.24% -24.41% -3.80%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Coupang and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Coupang $18.41 billion -$1.54 billion -12.71
Coupang Competitors $15.72 billion $855.51 million -9.16

Coupang has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. Coupang is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Coupang and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Coupang 0 2 4 0 2.67
Coupang Competitors 287 1253 3356 63 2.64

Coupang currently has a consensus target price of $37.80, suggesting a potential upside of 112.48%. As a group, “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies have a potential upside of 39.90%. Given Coupang’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Coupang is more favorable than its competitors.


Coupang competitors beat Coupang on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

Coupang Company Profile (Get Rating)

Coupang, Inc. owns and operates in e-commerce business through its mobile applications and Internet websites primarily in South Korea. It sells various products and services in the categories of home goods and décor products, apparel, beauty products, fresh food and groceries, sporting goods, electronics, and everyday consumables, as well as travel, and restaurant order and delivery services. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

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