Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) is one of 185 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Informatica to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Informatica and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Informatica 0 0 0 0 N/A
Informatica Competitors 746 4668 7422 172 2.54

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 5.51%. Given Informatica’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Informatica has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Informatica N/A N/A 48.25
Informatica Competitors $2.79 billion $290.02 million 320.68

Informatica’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Informatica. Informatica 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 and Volatility

Informatica has a beta of 1.44, suggesting that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Informatica’s rivals have a beta of 1.15, suggesting that their average stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

63.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.5% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Informatica 7.21% 7.17% 4.83%
Informatica Competitors -19.82% -251.74% -3.59%

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation is an independent provider of enterprise data integration software and services. The Company’s product portfolio centers on data offers a range of solutions, both on-premise and in the cloud, for data integration, data quality, big data, master data management, data security, data exchange and data preparation, among others. The Company licenses its software and provides services to end-user customers in a range of industries, including automotive, energy and utilities, entertainment/media, financial services, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, public sector, retail, services, technology, telecommunications and travel/transportation. The Company’s products comprise a data integration platform that allows business and Information Technology (IT) executives, architects and managers to provide relevant data to the business. The Informatica Platform, powered by Vibe virtual data machine, handles various types of data integration and data management projects.

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