The OLB Group (NASDAQ: OLB) is one of 219 publicly-traded companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare The OLB Group to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
1.8% of The OLB Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.1% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 53.2% of The OLB Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.1% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” 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.
This table compares The OLB Group and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|The OLB Group||$9.77 million||-$1.78 million||-12.65|
|The OLB Group Competitors||$2.91 billion||$326.42 million||76.01|
The OLB Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than The OLB Group. The OLB Group 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.
Volatility and Risk
The OLB Group has a beta of 1.79, meaning that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The OLB Group’s rivals have a beta of 2.95, meaning that their average share price is 195% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for The OLB Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|The OLB Group||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|The OLB Group Competitors||1198||6021||11254||322||2.57|
The OLB Group currently has a consensus target price of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 92.31%. As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 32.29%. Given The OLB Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe The OLB Group is more favorable than its rivals.
This table compares The OLB Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|The OLB Group||-24.38%||-25.81%||-18.95%|
|The OLB Group Competitors||-1.34%||-77.12%||2.11%|
The OLB Group rivals beat The OLB Group on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
The OLB Group Company Profile
OLB Group, Inc. engages in the provision of integrated business solutions and payment facilitator verticals. The firm offers solutions for manufacturers, retailers and single store retailers. It focuses on providing merchants with products and services through its various online platforms, including financial and transaction processing services and support for crowd funding and other capital raising initiatives. The company was founded by Ronny Yakov on November 18, 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
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