Comparing Markforged (MKFG) & Its Competitors

Markforged (NYSE:MKFGGet Rating) is one of 29 public companies in the “Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Markforged to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Markforged 21.87% -31.45% -18.89%
Markforged Competitors 5.81% -20.55% -2.38%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Markforged and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Markforged $91.22 million $3.86 million -34.63
Markforged Competitors $1.17 billion $31.46 million 27.68

Markforged’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Markforged. Markforged 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Markforged and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Markforged 0 1 4 0 2.80
Markforged Competitors 246 1313 2262 80 2.56

Markforged presently has a consensus target price of $8.25, suggesting a potential upside of 197.83%. As a group, “Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 35.77%. Given Markforged’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Markforged is more favorable than its rivals.

Risk & Volatility

Markforged has a beta of 0.89, meaning that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Markforged’s rivals have a beta of -0.04, meaning that their average stock price is 104% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

54.1% of Markforged shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.2% of shares of all “Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 18.0% of shares of all “Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Markforged rivals beat Markforged on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

Markforged Company Profile (Get Rating)

Markforged Holding Corporation produces and sells 3D printers, materials, software, and other related services worldwide. The company offers desktop, industrial, and metal 3D printers; and composite, continuous fiber, and metal parts, as well as advanced 3D printing software. It serves customers in aerospace, military and defense, industrial automation, space exploration, healthcare, and automotive industries. Markforged Holding Corporation was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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