Contrasting Lendway (LDWY) & Its Rivals

Lendway (NASDAQ:LDWYGet Free Report) is one of 32 public companies in the “Advertising” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Lendway to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Lendway and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Lendway $28.44 million $10.05 million 4.33
Lendway Competitors $1.25 billion $248.78 million -0.29

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

6.1% of Lendway shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.4% of shares of all “Advertising” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.9% of Lendway shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.6% of shares of all “Advertising” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Lendway and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lendway 0 0 0 0 N/A
Lendway Competitors 229 443 574 6 2.29

As a group, “Advertising” companies have a potential upside of 78.88%. Given Lendway’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Lendway has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

Lendway has a beta of 1.93, indicating that its share price is 93% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lendway’s competitors have a beta of 0.95, indicating that their average share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lendway 44.58% -4.35% -3.03%
Lendway Competitors -39.80% -149.93% -18.99%


Lendway beats its competitors on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About Lendway

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Lendway, Inc. provides in-store advertising solutions to consumer-packaged goods manufacturers, retailers, shopper marketing agencies, and brokerages in the United States. It offers in-store signage solutions, which provides point-of-purchase services, brand equity signs, tear pads, and display marketing solutions; display solutions, such as a range of fully customized temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent displays; merchandising solutions; and on-pack solutions, which include BoxTalk, coupons, recipes, and cross-promotions. The company also operates a non-bank lending marketplace. The company was formerly known as Insignia Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Lendway, Inc. in August 2023. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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