Comparing Luxoft Holding (LXFT) & Its Competitors

Luxoft Holding (NYSE: LXFT) is one of 105 publicly-traded companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Luxoft Holding to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.7% of Luxoft Holding shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.9% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 21.9% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Luxoft Holding and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Luxoft Holding 6.72% 18.90% 13.83%
Luxoft Holding Competitors -25.61% -208.32% -8.00%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Luxoft Holding and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Luxoft Holding 1 3 3 0 2.29
Luxoft Holding Competitors 363 2181 4111 119 2.59

Luxoft Holding currently has a consensus target price of $62.00, suggesting a potential upside of 33.62%. As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential upside of 0.08%. Given Luxoft Holding’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Luxoft Holding is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Luxoft Holding and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Luxoft Holding $785.56 million $62.63 million 28.82
Luxoft Holding Competitors $1.82 billion $300.56 million 42.33

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

Volatility and Risk

Luxoft Holding has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Luxoft Holding’s competitors have a beta of 1.06, indicating that their average share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Luxoft Holding competitors beat Luxoft Holding on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Luxoft Holding

Luxoft Holding, Inc., is a provider of software development services and information technology (IT) solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. The Company’s software development services consist of custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. The Company’s solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms that directly impact its clients’ business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation. The Company develops its solutions and delivers its services from 34 cities with delivery centers worldwide. Its products and platforms include Horizon, SuperCloud, Twister, iStockTrack, TEORA, Populus, AllView, CVNAR and Retail Engagement Suite (RES) in Internet of Things (IoT) space.

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