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PayPoint (PAY) Competitors

GBX 543
+2.00 (+0.37%)
(As of 04:35 PM ET)

PAY vs. BYIT, SPT, BOKU, WPS, EPO, FNX, SEE, BLTG, IOM, and BKS

Should you be buying PayPoint stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of PayPoint include Bytes Technology Group (BYIT), Spirent Communications (SPT), Boku (BOKU), W.A.G payment solutions (WPS), Earthport (EPO), Fonix Mobile (FNX), Seeing Machines (SEE), Blancco Technology Group (BLTG), iomart Group (IOM), and Beeks Financial Cloud Group (BKS). These companies are all part of the "software - infrastructure" industry.

PayPoint vs.

Bytes Technology Group (LON:BYIT) and PayPoint (LON:PAY) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, community ranking, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and media sentiment.

Bytes Technology Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than PayPoint. PayPoint is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bytes Technology Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bytes Technology Group£207.02M6.64£46.85M£0.193,007.89
PayPoint£213.56M1.85£30.47M£0.431,262.79

Bytes Technology Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 644, indicating a potential upside of 12.39%. PayPoint has a consensus target price of GBX 675, indicating a potential upside of 24.31%. Given Bytes Technology Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe PayPoint is more favorable than Bytes Technology Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bytes Technology Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
PayPoint
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Bytes Technology Group has a net margin of 22.63% compared to Bytes Technology Group's net margin of 14.27%. PayPoint's return on equity of 67.01% beat Bytes Technology Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bytes Technology Group22.63% 67.01% 10.12%
PayPoint 14.27%30.59%7.00%

Bytes Technology Group has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PayPoint has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

66.6% of Bytes Technology Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.6% of PayPoint shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.5% of Bytes Technology Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 32.1% of PayPoint shares are owned by company 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.

PayPoint received 332 more outperform votes than Bytes Technology Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 93.33% of users gave Bytes Technology Group an outperform vote while only 61.68% of users gave PayPoint an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Bytes Technology GroupOutperform Votes
14
93.33%
Underperform Votes
1
6.67%
PayPointOutperform Votes
346
61.68%
Underperform Votes
215
38.32%

Bytes Technology Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 9 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. PayPoint pays an annual dividend of GBX 38 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Bytes Technology Group pays out 4,736.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. PayPoint pays out 8,837.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

In the previous week, PayPoint had 1 more articles in the media than Bytes Technology Group. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for PayPoint and 4 mentions for Bytes Technology Group. PayPoint's average media sentiment score of 0.83 beat Bytes Technology Group's score of 0.57 indicating that Bytes Technology Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Bytes Technology Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
PayPoint
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Bytes Technology Group beats PayPoint on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PAY and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PAY vs. The Competition

MetricPayPointSoftware IndustryComputer SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£394.76M£439.96M£20.57B£1.41B
Dividend Yield6.82%2.78%2.72%11.82%
P/E Ratio1,262.79719.42229.701,692.25
Price / Sales1.85246.38536.12280,096.75
Price / Cash91.4414.0128.8932.62
Price / Book3.554.946.332.71
Net Income£30.47M-£3.11M£618.88M£165.77M
7 Day Performance-0.18%0.15%0.40%8.75%
1 Month Performance3.04%2.98%3.23%3.12%
1 Year Performance37.99%19.02%27.59%14.11%

PayPoint Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BYIT
Bytes Technology Group
0.6782 of 5 stars
GBX 582.50
-3.5%
GBX 644
+10.6%
+25.6%£1.40B£207.02M3,065.79930Dividend Increase
SPT
Spirent Communications
1.2516 of 5 stars
GBX 183.60
+0.5%
GBX 219.50
+19.6%
+1.9%£1.05B£474.30M6,120.001,656Positive News
High Trading Volume
BOKU
Boku
0.5682 of 5 stars
GBX 192.40
+0.9%
GBX 210
+9.1%
+23.4%£578.16M£82.72M6,413.33305
WPS
W.A.G payment solutions
0 of 5 stars
GBX 71.20
+2.6%
N/A-27.8%£491.30M£2.09B-1,186.671,329Gap Up
EPO
Earthport
0 of 5 stars
GBX 37.70
+2.2%
N/A+0.0%£240.49M£32.56M-20.94214Gap Up
FNX
Fonix Mobile
0 of 5 stars
GBX 235
-0.6%
N/A+11.9%£232.60M£71.76M2,350.0045
SEE
Seeing Machines
0.7894 of 5 stars
GBX 4.75
-4.0%
GBX 10
+110.5%
-17.2%£197.60M£59.12M-475.00399Gap Down
BLTG
Blancco Technology Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 225
+1.4%
N/AN/A£174.53M£44.15M5,625.00300
IOM
iomart Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 138
+0.7%
GBX 185
+34.1%
-11.0%£154.85M£125.12M2,300.00480Dividend Cut
BKS
Beeks Financial Cloud Group
1.1105 of 5 stars
GBX 174
+0.6%
GBX 240
+37.9%
+46.7%£115.73M£24.92M17,400.00105

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This page (LON:PAY) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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