Talkspace (TALK) and Its Rivals Head to Head Comparison

Talkspace (NASDAQ:TALKGet Free Report) is one of 35 public companies in the “Health services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Talkspace to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Talkspace $119.57 million -$79.67 million -5.83
Talkspace Competitors $1.52 billion -$94.28 million 12.64

Talkspace’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Talkspace. Talkspace 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.

Risk & Volatility

Talkspace has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Talkspace’s rivals have a beta of 1.37, meaning that their average stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Talkspace and its rivals, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Talkspace 0 1 0 0 2.00
Talkspace Competitors 11 165 319 0 2.62

Talkspace presently has a consensus price target of $1.00, suggesting a potential downside of 42.86%. As a group, “Health services” companies have a potential upside of 91.98%. Given Talkspace’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Talkspace has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Talkspace -38.70% -35.11% -29.10%
Talkspace Competitors -136.74% -192.16% -18.53%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

46.4% of Talkspace shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.9% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by institutional investors. 18.4% of Talkspace shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 22.0% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Talkspace rivals beat Talkspace on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Talkspace Company Profile

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Talkspace, Inc. operates as a virtual behavioral healthcare company. The company offers psychotherapy and psychiatry services through its platform to individuals, enterprises, and health plans through both business-to-business and business-to-consumer channels. It provides text, audio, and video-based psychotherapy from licensed therapists. The company offers Talkspace for Business for employees to access its platform services on a benefit plan paid by the employer; and Talkspace Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Talkspace Behavioral Health plan, that provides online therapy to employees through EAP and behavioral health benefits. Talkspace, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in New York, New York.

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