IronNet (IRNT) and The Competition Head to Head Contrast

IronNet (NYSE:IRNTGet Rating) is one of 411 public companies in the “Prepackaged software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare IronNet to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

IronNet has a beta of 0.28, meaning that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IronNet’s peers have a beta of -8.96, meaning that their average share price is 996% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for IronNet and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
IronNet 2 2 0 0 1.50
IronNet Competitors 1658 11407 24420 533 2.63

IronNet presently has a consensus target price of $15.88, suggesting a potential upside of 1,280.43%. As a group, “Prepackaged software” companies have a potential upside of 43.15%. Given IronNet’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe IronNet is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
IronNet $27.54 million -$242.65 million -0.35
IronNet Competitors $1.83 billion $286.72 million 25.11

IronNet’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than IronNet. IronNet is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

20.7% of IronNet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.3% of shares of all “Prepackaged software” companies are held by institutional investors. 38.6% of IronNet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of shares of all “Prepackaged software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares IronNet and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
IronNet -1,052.76% -458.41% -161.81%
IronNet Competitors -81.17% -85.62% -8.53%


IronNet peers beat IronNet on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

About IronNet

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IronNet, Inc. designs and develops solutions for cyber-attacks. The company offers IronDefense, an advanced network detection and response solution that provides behavior-based and AI-driven analytics at the network level to detect anomalous activity at individual enterprises and prioritize the threats in its network; and IronDome, a threat-exchange solution that enables collective defense member enterprises to actively exchange individual anonymized cyber anomalies at machine speed in a community of public-private peers. It also provides a suite of technologies that provide real-time threat assessment and updates, behavioral modeling, big data analytics, and proactive threat detection and response capabilities; and consulting and training programs to protect against current and emerging cyber-threats. The company's services include cyber operations center, governance and maturity, cybersecurity readiness, incident response, and training services. It serves enterprise, defense, healthcare, government, and energy and utilities industries. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia with additional offices in Raleigh, North Carolina; London, United Kingdom; and Singapore.

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