Analyzing CompoSecure (CMPO) and The Competition

CompoSecure (NASDAQ:CMPOGet Rating) is one of 68 public companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare CompoSecure to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

CompoSecure has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CompoSecure’s peers have a beta of 6.63, indicating that their average share price is 563% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

14.0% of CompoSecure shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.6% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.9% of CompoSecure shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 22.2% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by company 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 Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for CompoSecure and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CompoSecure 0 0 3 0 3.00
CompoSecure Competitors 240 1127 1663 58 2.50

CompoSecure currently has a consensus price target of $14.33, indicating a potential upside of 186.67%. As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies have a potential upside of 58.61%. Given CompoSecure’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe CompoSecure is more favorable than its peers.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CompoSecure and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CompoSecure $267.95 million $13.51 million 2.26
CompoSecure Competitors $4.39 billion $857.64 million -1.09

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

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CompoSecure 10.97% -3.01% 19.54%
CompoSecure Competitors -34.24% 16.87% 1.87%

Summary

CompoSecure beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

CompoSecure Company Profile

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CompoSecure, Inc. manufactures and designs metal, plastic, composite ID, and proprietary financial transaction cards in the United States and internationally. Its primary metal form factors include embedded, metal veneer lite, metal veneer, and full metal products. The company also offers Arculus Cold Storage Wallet, a three-factor authentication solution, which comprise the Arculus Key card Cold Storage hardware device and companion Arculus Wallet mobile App to keep the Private Key in the Arculus Key card highly secure and store cryptocurrency and digital assets. It serves financial institutions, plastic card manufacturers, government agencies, system integrators, and security specialists. The company was founded in 1910 and is based in Somerset, New Jersey.

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