Evolv Technologies (NASDAQ:EVLV – Get Free Report) is one of 22 public companies in the “Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Evolv Technologies to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Evolv Technologies and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Evolv Technologies||$55.19 million||-$86.41 million||-6.87|
|Evolv Technologies Competitors||$1.59 billion||$63.55 million||70.04|
Evolv Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Evolv Technologies. Evolv Technologies 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.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Evolv Technologies Competitors||-8.42%||-49.21%||1.74%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
52.2% of Evolv Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.4% of shares of all “Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.1% of Evolv Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 18.7% of shares of all “Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned 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.
Risk & Volatility
Evolv Technologies has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evolv Technologies’ competitors have a beta of 0.86, meaning that their average share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Evolv Technologies and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Evolv Technologies Competitors||143||848||2017||104||2.67|
Evolv Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $7.87, suggesting a potential upside of 18.12%. As a group, “Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 9.68%. Given Evolv Technologies’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Evolv Technologies is more favorable than its competitors.
Evolv Technologies competitors beat Evolv Technologies on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
Evolv Technologies Company Profile
Evolv Technologies Holdings, Inc. provides artificial intelligence (AI)-based weapons detection for security screening. Its products include Evolv Express, a touchless security screening system designed to detect firearms, improvised explosive devices, and tactical knives; and Evolv Insights that provides self-serve access, insights regarding visitor flow and arrival curves, location specific performance, system detection performance, and alarm statistics. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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