Lendway (LDWY) vs. Its Competitors Head-To-Head Comparison

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Lendway and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lendway 0 0 0 0 N/A
Lendway Competitors 230 448 589 18 2.31

As a group, “Advertising” companies have a potential upside of 62.02%. Given Lendway’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Lendway has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

Lendway has a beta of 1.93, suggesting that its stock price is 93% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lendway’s rivals have a beta of 0.97, suggesting that their average stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lendway 44.58% -4.25% -3.15%
Lendway Competitors -52.83% -73.08% -18.45%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Lendway and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Lendway $18.80 million $10.05 million 4.43
Lendway Competitors $645.65 million $186.07 million 1.01

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

6.1% of Lendway shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.3% of shares of all “Advertising” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.9% of Lendway shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 19.3% of shares of all “Advertising” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Lendway Company Profile

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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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