Reviewing Shutterstock (SSTK) & Its Competitors
Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Shutterstock to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.
This table compares Shutterstock and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Shutterstock and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Shutterstock||$517.47 million||$57.99 million||41.72|
|Shutterstock Competitors||$938.19 million||$120.35 million||53.76|
Shutterstock’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Shutterstock. Shutterstock 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.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Shutterstock and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Shutterstock presently has a consensus target price of $38.40, indicating a potential upside of 13.64%. As a group, “Internet Services” companies have a potential upside of 6.08%. Given Shutterstock’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Shutterstock is more favorable than its rivals.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
62.9% of Shutterstock shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 47.3% of Shutterstock shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.9% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Shutterstock has a beta of 1.45, suggesting that its stock price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shutterstock’s rivals have a beta of 1.36, suggesting that their average stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Shutterstock rivals beat Shutterstock on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Shutterstock Company Profile
Shutterstock, Inc. (Shutterstock) is a global technology company that operates a two-sided marketplace for professionals to license content. The Company’s library of content includes digital imagery, which consists of licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations and video clips that customers use in their visual communications, such as Websites, digital and print marketing materials, corporate communications, books, publications and video content, and commercial music, which consists of music tracks and sound effects and which is often used to complement digital imagery. It also offers digital asset management services through its cloud-based digital asset management platform (webdam). Its global marketplace brings together users and contributors of content by providing a collection of content its customers can pay to license and incorporate into their work and by compensating contributors as their content is licensed to customers.
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