Connecture (CNXR) & The Competition Head-To-Head Comparison

Connecture (OTCMKTS: CNXR) is one of 46 public companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Connecture to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Connecture $81.89 million -$26.53 million -0.13
Connecture Competitors $954.98 million $110.67 million 664.34

Connecture’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Connecture. Connecture 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

38.8% of Connecture shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 68.6% of Connecture shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 20.9% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Connecture -19.38% N/A -17.70%
Connecture Competitors 1.43% 37.97% 7.54%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Connecture and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Connecture 0 0 0 0 N/A
Connecture Competitors 417 1632 2746 93 2.51

As a group, “Internet Services” companies have a potential upside of 3.18%. Given Connecture’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Connecture has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Risk and Volatility

Connecture has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Connecture’s competitors have a beta of 1.43, suggesting that their average stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Connecture competitors beat Connecture on 7 of the 9 factors compared.

About Connecture

Connecture, Inc. provides a Web-based consumer shopping, enrollment and retention platform for health insurance distribution. The Company caters its services to health insurance marketplace operators, such as health plans, brokers and exchange operators. It operates through four segments: Enterprise/Commercial, Enterprise/State, Medicare and Private Exchange. The Enterprise/Commercial segment offers insurance distribution solutions to health plans. The Enterprise/State segment offers the sales automation solutions to state Governments, which allow its customers to offer customized individual and small group exchanges. The Medicare segment offers Web-based Medicare plan comparison, prescription drug comparison and enrollment tools for health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, pharmacies, field marketing organizations and call centers. The Private Exchange segment offers defined-contribution benefit exchange solutions to benefit consultants, brokers, exchange operators and aggregators.

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