YuMe (NYSE: YUME) is one of 63 publicly-traded companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare YuMe to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and profitability.
YuMe pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. YuMe pays out 30.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Application Software” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out -10,668.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. YuMe lags its competitors as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
Volatility & Risk
YuMe has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, YuMe’s competitors have a beta of 1.68, meaning that their average share price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for YuMe and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
YuMe presently has a consensus price target of $3.00, suggesting a potential downside of 36.44%. As a group, “Application Software” companies have a potential upside of 2.32%. Given YuMe’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe YuMe has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
38.3% of YuMe shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.7% of shares of all “Application Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 29.3% of YuMe shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.0% of shares of all “Application Software” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares YuMe and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares YuMe and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|YuMe||$159.78 million||$10.08 million||47.20|
|YuMe Competitors||$769.36 million||$137.09 million||-10.20|
YuMe’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than YuMe. YuMe is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
YuMe competitors beat YuMe on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
YuMe, Inc. (YuMe) is an independent provider of multi-screen video advertising technology, connecting brand advertisers, digital media property owners and consumers of video content across a range of Internet-connected devices. The Company operating segments include Domestic and International. The Company offers advertising customers end-to-end marketing solutions by combining data-driven technologies with deep insight into audience behavior. The Company also offers demand-side platform (DSP), called YuMe for Advertisers, to find relevant audiences and deliver targeted advertising, and a supply-side platform (SSP), called YuMe for Publishers (YFP 5.0), which helps aggregate audiences, define audience characteristics and offer monetization opportunities for digital media property owners. Its technologies serve the specific needs of brand advertisers and enable them to find and target brand-receptive audiences across a range of Internet connected devices and digital media properties.
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