Talkspace (TALK) versus Its Competitors Critical Contrast

Talkspace (OTCMKTS:TALKGet Rating) is one of 33 public companies in the “Health services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Talkspace to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Talkspace -69.57% -51.63% -43.57%
Talkspace Competitors -325.87% -481.74% -38.64%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Talkspace $113.67 million -$62.74 million -1.13
Talkspace Competitors $1.36 billion -$98.47 million 29.60

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

52.4% of Talkspace shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by institutional investors. 42.0% of Talkspace shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Talkspace and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Talkspace 0 2 0 0 2.00
Talkspace Competitors 7 129 274 0 2.65

Talkspace currently has a consensus target price of $1.33, indicating a potential upside of 121.67%. As a group, “Health services” companies have a potential upside of 117.86%. Given Talkspace’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Talkspace is more favorable than its competitors.

Volatility and Risk

Talkspace has a beta of 0.66, indicating that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Talkspace’s competitors have a beta of 1.48, indicating that their average share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Talkspace Company Profile

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Talkspace, Inc. operates as a virtual behavior healthcare company. It delivers healthcare through encrypted web and mobile platform. The company offers treatment options for every need, including psychiatry or adolescent, individual, or couples therapy. The members can send text, video, and voice messages to their therapists and engage in live video sessions. Talkspace, Inc. is based in New York, New York.

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