Spire Global (SPIR) vs. Its Rivals Critical Comparison

Spire Global (NYSE:SPIRGet Rating) is one of 42 public companies in the “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Spire Global to related companies based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Spire Global and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Spire Global $43.38 million -$19.31 million -2.87
Spire Global Competitors $3.21 billion -$802.12 million -3.05

Spire Global’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Spire Global. Spire Global is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

25.3% of Spire Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.7% of shares of all “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.7% of Spire Global shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.2% of shares of all “Communication services, 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 stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Spire Global has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Spire Global’s competitors have a beta of 1.30, suggesting that their average share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Spire Global -50.58% 4.90% 2.54%
Spire Global Competitors -70.13% -62.46% -11.70%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Spire Global and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Spire Global 1 1 1 0 2.00
Spire Global Competitors 143 454 617 19 2.42

Spire Global presently has a consensus target price of 5.35, indicating a potential upside of 251.97%. As a group, “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 57.78%. Given Spire Global’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Spire Global is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Spire Global competitors beat Spire Global on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Spire Global

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Spire Global, Inc. develops a hardware and intelligent analytics platform that tracks the oceans, skies, and weather. It serves maritime, weather, aviation, space services, earth intelligence, and federal industries. Spire Global, Inc. has a strategic partnership with TAC Index Limited. Spire Global, Inc. was formerly known as Nanosatisfi, Inc. and changed its name to Spire Global, Inc. in July 2014. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California with additional offices in Boulder, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Glasgow, United Kingdom; Luxembourg; and Singapore.

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