Contrasting Blend Labs (BLND) and Its Competitors

Blend Labs (NYSE:BLNDGet Rating) is one of 111 publicly-traded companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Blend Labs to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Blend Labs and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Blend Labs $234.49 million -$169.14 million -3.17
Blend Labs Competitors $7.85 billion $2.07 billion 16.23

Blend Labs’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Blend Labs. Blend Labs 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.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Blend Labs -79.46% -44.18% -21.28%
Blend Labs Competitors -11.42% -13.89% -5.61%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

52.8% of Blend Labs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.5% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.0% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Blend Labs and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Blend Labs 0 8 2 0 2.20
Blend Labs Competitors 1113 4487 9287 297 2.58

Blend Labs presently has a consensus price target of $7.86, indicating a potential upside of 143.38%. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies have a potential upside of 64.36%. Given Blend Labs’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Blend Labs is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Blend Labs rivals beat Blend Labs on 11 of the 12 factors compared.

About Blend Labs (Get Rating)

Blend Labs, Inc. provides cloud-based software platform solutions for financial services firms in the United States. It operates in two segments, Blend Platform and Title365. The company offers a suite of white-label products for mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, vehicle loans, personal loans, credit cards, and deposit accounts. It also provides a suite of mortgage products that facilitates homeownership journey for consumers comprising close, income verification for mortgage, homeowners insurance, and realty. In addition, the company offers title search procedures for title insurance policies, escrow, and other closing and settlement services, as well as other trustee services; and professional and consulting services. It serves banks, credit unions, financial technology companies, and non-bank mortgage lenders. Blend Labs, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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