IonQ (IONQ) versus Its Rivals Financial Survey

IonQ (NYSE:IONQGet Rating) is one of 78 public companies in the “Computer integrated systems design” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare IonQ to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.3% of IonQ shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.1% of shares of all “Computer integrated systems design” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.1% of IonQ shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of shares of all “Computer integrated systems design” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
IonQ $2.10 million -$106.19 million -9.98
IonQ Competitors $1.73 billion -$31.68 million 52.74

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


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
IonQ -1,470.75% -9.72% -9.02%
IonQ Competitors -227.66% -33.28% -6.91%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for IonQ and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
IonQ 0 1 1 0 2.50
IonQ Competitors 230 1632 2823 51 2.57

IonQ currently has a consensus target price of $10.50, indicating a potential upside of 94.81%. As a group, “Computer integrated systems design” companies have a potential upside of 52.14%. Given IonQ’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe IonQ is more favorable than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

IonQ has a beta of 1.64, suggesting that its stock price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IonQ’s rivals have a beta of -6.36, suggesting that their average stock price is 736% less volatile than the S&P 500.


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

IonQ Company Profile

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IonQ, Inc. engages in the development of general-purpose quantum computing systems. It sells access to quantum computers with 20 qubits. The company makes access to its quantum computers through cloud platforms, such as Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Amazon Braket, Microsoft's Azure Quantum, and Google's Cloud Marketplace, as well as through its cloud service. IonQ, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in College Park, Maryland.

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