MINDBODY (NASDAQ: MB) is one of 115 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare MINDBODY to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

MINDBODY has a beta of -0.45, suggesting that its share price is 145% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MINDBODY’s peers have a beta of 0.98, suggesting that their average share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares MINDBODY and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
MINDBODY $159.77 million -$8.80 million -55.11
MINDBODY Competitors $1.52 billion $447.67 million 42.20

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for MINDBODY and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MINDBODY 0 3 6 0 2.67
MINDBODY Competitors 388 2298 4358 115 2.59

MINDBODY currently has a consensus target price of $30.75, indicating a potential upside of 23.99%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 9.55%. Given MINDBODY’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe MINDBODY is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares MINDBODY and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MINDBODY -11.34% -12.49% -9.51%
MINDBODY Competitors -39.67% -43.98% -9.83%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

92.8% of MINDBODY shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.4% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.2% of MINDBODY shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.0% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

MINDBODY beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About MINDBODY

MINDBODY, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based business management software for the wellness services industry and operates as a consumer marketplace with local business subscribers on its platform. The Company’s subscribers provide a range of wellness services to active consumers. Its integrated software and payments platform helps business owners in the wellness services industry run, market and build their businesses. It also helps consumers discover, evaluate, engage and transact with these businesses through the Web and mobile devices. The platform addresses various aspects of operating a wellness business, including client scheduling and online booking; retail point-of-sale; analytics and reporting; user experience; mobility; social integration; dynamic cloud-based architecture; open platform for third-party application development; integration with other cloud-based partners, and security and compliance.

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