Luxoft Holding (NYSE: LXFT) is one of 97 public companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Luxoft Holding to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.5% of Luxoft Holding shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.2% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 22.1% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Luxoft Holding has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Luxoft Holding’s rivals have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Luxoft Holding 6.72% 18.90% 13.83%
Luxoft Holding Competitors -24.87% -210.59% -7.75%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Luxoft Holding and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Luxoft Holding 1 4 4 0 2.33
Luxoft Holding Competitors 344 2046 3890 107 2.59

Luxoft Holding presently has a consensus target price of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 33.88%. As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential upside of 1.95%. Given Luxoft Holding’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Luxoft Holding is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Luxoft Holding $816.75 million $89.07 million 30.16
Luxoft Holding Competitors $1.27 billion $348.15 million 36.83

Luxoft Holding’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Luxoft Holding. Luxoft Holding 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.

Summary

Luxoft Holding rivals beat Luxoft Holding on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Luxoft Holding

Luxoft Holding, Inc., is a provider of software development services and information technology (IT) solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. The Company’s software development services consist of custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. The Company’s solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms that directly impact its clients’ business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation. The Company develops its solutions and delivers its services from 34 cities with delivery centers worldwide. Its products and platforms include Horizon, SuperCloud, Twister, iStockTrack, TEORA, Populus, AllView, CVNAR and Retail Engagement Suite (RES) in Internet of Things (IoT) space.

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