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Volume43,142 shs
Average Volume213,179 shs
Market Capitalization£675.95 million
P/E Ratio171.14
Dividend Yield1.11%
BetaN/A

Competitors

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) Vs. IWG, SRP, BCA, DATA, RWS, and KWS

Should you be buying SMS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "business services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Smart Metering Systems, including IWG (IWG), Serco Group (SRP), BCA Marketplace (BCA), GlobalData (DATA), RWS (RWS), and Keywords Studios (KWS).

IWG (LON:IWG) and Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares IWG and Smart Metering Systems' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
IWGN/AN/AN/A
Smart Metering SystemsN/AN/AN/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares IWG and Smart Metering Systems' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
IWG£2.65 billion1.04N/AGBX 49.605.52
Smart Metering Systems£114.28 million5.91N/AGBX 3.50171.14

IWG is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Smart Metering Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

IWG pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.07 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Smart Metering Systems pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. IWG pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Smart Metering Systems pays out 200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for IWG and Smart Metering Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
IWG04202.33
Smart Metering Systems02102.33

IWG presently has a consensus target price of GBX 306.50, indicating a potential upside of 11.86%. Smart Metering Systems has a consensus target price of GBX 678.67, indicating a potential upside of 13.30%. Given Smart Metering Systems' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Smart Metering Systems is more favorable than IWG.

Serco Group (LON:SRP) and Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) are both small-cap services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Serco Group and Smart Metering Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Serco Group01802.89
Smart Metering Systems02102.33

Serco Group presently has a consensus target price of GBX 172.88, indicating a potential upside of 9.97%. Smart Metering Systems has a consensus target price of GBX 678.67, indicating a potential upside of 13.30%. Given Smart Metering Systems' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Smart Metering Systems is more favorable than Serco Group.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Serco Group and Smart Metering Systems' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Serco Group£3.25 billion0.60N/AGBX 4.2037.43
Smart Metering Systems£114.28 million5.91N/AGBX 3.50171.14

Serco Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Smart Metering Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Serco Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Smart Metering Systems pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Serco Group pays out 0.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Smart Metering Systems pays out 200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Profitability

This table compares Serco Group and Smart Metering Systems' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Serco GroupN/AN/AN/A
Smart Metering SystemsN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Serco Group beats Smart Metering Systems on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) and BCA Marketplace (LON:BCA) are both small-cap services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Smart Metering Systems pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. BCA Marketplace pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Smart Metering Systems pays out 200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. BCA Marketplace pays out 1.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Smart Metering Systems and BCA Marketplace, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Smart Metering Systems02102.33
BCA Marketplace0000N/A

Smart Metering Systems currently has a consensus price target of GBX 678.67, indicating a potential upside of 13.30%. Given Smart Metering Systems' higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Smart Metering Systems is more favorable than BCA Marketplace.

Profitability

This table compares Smart Metering Systems and BCA Marketplace's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Smart Metering SystemsN/AN/AN/A
BCA MarketplaceN/AN/AN/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Smart Metering Systems and BCA Marketplace's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Smart Metering Systems£114.28 million5.91N/AGBX 3.50171.14
BCA Marketplace£3.03 billion0.61N/AGBX 8.6027.47

BCA Marketplace is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Smart Metering Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Smart Metering Systems beats BCA Marketplace on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) and GlobalData (LON:DATA) are both small-cap services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Smart Metering Systems and GlobalData's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Smart Metering Systems£114.28 million5.91N/AGBX 3.50171.14
GlobalData£178.20 million9.46N/AGBX 5.60254.46

Smart Metering Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than GlobalData, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Smart Metering Systems and GlobalData, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Smart Metering Systems02102.33
GlobalData01002.00

Smart Metering Systems presently has a consensus target price of GBX 678.67, indicating a potential upside of 13.30%. GlobalData has a consensus target price of GBX 1,200, indicating a potential downside of 15.79%. Given Smart Metering Systems' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Smart Metering Systems is more favorable than GlobalData.

Profitability

This table compares Smart Metering Systems and GlobalData's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Smart Metering SystemsN/AN/AN/A
GlobalDataN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Smart Metering Systems pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. GlobalData pays an annual dividend of GBX 15 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Smart Metering Systems pays out 200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. GlobalData pays out 267.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Smart Metering Systems is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Smart Metering Systems beats GlobalData on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) and RWS (LON:RWS) are both small-cap services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk and dividends.

Dividends

Smart Metering Systems pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. RWS pays an annual dividend of GBX 9 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Smart Metering Systems pays out 200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. RWS pays out 56.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. RWS is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Smart Metering Systems and RWS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Smart Metering SystemsN/AN/AN/A
RWSN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Smart Metering Systems and RWS, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Smart Metering Systems02102.33
RWS01302.75

Smart Metering Systems presently has a consensus price target of GBX 678.67, indicating a potential upside of 13.30%. RWS has a consensus price target of GBX 613.75, indicating a potential upside of 3.50%. Given Smart Metering Systems' higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Smart Metering Systems is more favorable than RWS.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Smart Metering Systems and RWS's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Smart Metering Systems£114.28 million5.91N/AGBX 3.50171.14
RWS£353.01 million4.62N/AGBX 15.9037.30

RWS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Smart Metering Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

RWS beats Smart Metering Systems on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Keywords Studios (LON:KWS) and Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) are both small-cap services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Dividends

Keywords Studios pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Smart Metering Systems pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Keywords Studios pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Smart Metering Systems pays out 200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Profitability

This table compares Keywords Studios and Smart Metering Systems' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Keywords StudiosN/AN/AN/A
Smart Metering SystemsN/AN/AN/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Keywords Studios and Smart Metering Systems' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Keywords StudiosN/AN/AN/AGBX 20.8087.07
Smart Metering Systems£114.28 million5.91N/AGBX 3.50171.14

Keywords Studios is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Smart Metering Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Keywords Studios and Smart Metering Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Keywords Studios20402.33
Smart Metering Systems02102.33

Keywords Studios presently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,691.83, indicating a potential downside of 6.58%. Smart Metering Systems has a consensus target price of GBX 678.67, indicating a potential upside of 13.30%. Given Smart Metering Systems' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Smart Metering Systems is more favorable than Keywords Studios.

Summary

Smart Metering Systems beats Keywords Studios on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
IWG logo
IWG
IWG
1.7$274.00-2.0%£2.76 billion£2.65 billion5.52
Serco Group logo
SRP
Serco Group
0.7$157.20-0.8%£1.92 billion£3.25 billion37.43
BCA Marketplace logo
BCA
BCA Marketplace
1.0$236.20-100.0%£1.85 billion£3.03 billion27.47
DATA
GlobalData
0.7$1,425.00-0.0%£1.72 billion£178.20 million254.46
RWS logo
RWS
RWS
1.0$593.00-0.0%£1.64 billion£353.01 million37.30
Keywords Studios logo
KWS
Keywords Studios
1.0$1,811.00-1.9%£1.33 billionN/A87.07
Capita logo
CPI
Capita
1.8$40.50-6.4%£675.93 million£3.68 billion-10.38
James Fisher & Sons logo
FSJ
James Fisher & Sons
1.4$1,392.00-1.4%£674.48 million£617.10 million19.15
ITE Group logo
ITE
ITE Group
1.4N/AN/A£616.29 million£208.10 million-92.33High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
Equiniti Group logo
EQN
Equiniti Group
2.2$145.20-0.6%£529.31 million£555.70 million17.29
Johnson Service Group logo
JSG
Johnson Service Group
1.8$115.00-0.5%£510.57 million£350.60 million13.86
Restore logo
RST
Restore
2.3$390.00-0.5%£487.40 million£215.60 million30.23High Trading Volume
Paypoint logo
PAY
Paypoint
1.9$581.00-1.4%£402.97 million£213.26 million8.76High Trading Volume
KGH
Knights Group
0.7$405.00-0.0%£307.79 million£60.78 million59.56High Trading Volume
Mitie Group logo
MTO
Mitie Group
1.7$84.70-0.8%£307.39 million£2.17 billion3.47Analyst Report
Speedy Hire logo
SDY
Speedy Hire
1.8$54.80-5.8%£271.84 million£406.70 million17.13
Charles Taylor logo
CTR
Charles Taylor
1.3N/AN/A£269.53 million£281.84 million-63.89
HYVE
Hyve Group
1.1$90.00-0.6%£238.62 million£209.19 million-0.41High Trading Volume
Ricardo logo
RCDO
Ricardo
1.8$397.00-0.8%£215.76 million£389.20 million11.64
ASY
Andrews Sykes Group
1.1$550.00-0.0%£208.76 million£77.25 million15.45
DWF
DWF Group
2.2$64.00-3.9%£207.72 million£338.38 million16.84Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
MANO
Manolete Partners
1.4$410.00-18.3%£178.64 million£18.68 million24.12Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Mears Group logo
MER
Mears Group
1.6$150.00-0.3%£165.18 million£905.08 million-2.51
Gateley logo
GTLY
Gateley
1.5$138.00-0.0%£162.30 million£108.93 million11.60
StatPro Group logo
SOG
StatPro Group
1.3N/AN/A£158.89 million£55.86 million-108.57
De La Rue logo
DLAR
De La Rue
1.6$128.00-1.3%£155.76 million£466.80 million3.91High Trading Volume
SBIZ
Simplybiz Group
1.6$152.50-3.0%£154.85 million£62.77 million16.94High Trading Volume
Begbies Traynor Group logo
BEG
Begbies Traynor Group
1.1$98.00-4.9%£121.47 million£65.86 million31.61Dividend Cut
High Trading Volume
RPS Group logo
RPS
RPS Group
1.7$51.00-0.0%£116.75 million£612.60 million-102.00Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Inspired Energy logo
INSE
Inspired Energy
2.3$16.00-0.0%£115.05 million£49.30 million32.00
MIND
Mind Gym
1.3N/AN/A£104.47 million£48.25 million16.10High Trading Volume
KCT
Kin and Carta
0.8$59.90-0.3%£103.39 million£150.70 million-33.28High Trading Volume
John Menzies logo
MNZS
John Menzies
1.9$120.20-1.8%£101.34 million£1.33 billion9.39High Trading Volume
D4T4
D4t4 Solutions
0.6$235.00-0.0%£94.55 million£21.75 million21.36Heavy News Reporting
FRAN
Franchise Brands
0.7$94.50-2.1%£90.46 million£44.01 million27.79
Science Group logo
SAG
Science Group
0.7$235.00-0.0%£85.23 million£57.25 million-52.22
Castleton Technology logo
CTP
Castleton Technology
1.2N/AN/A£77.42 million£25.08 million20.60
FIN
Finablr
1.5$11.03-0.0%£77.18 million£34.23 million-1.67High Trading Volume
RBGP
Rosenblatt Group
1.0$74.00-12.2%£63.34 million£19.94 million9.87Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
MUR
Murgitroyd Group
0.9N/AN/A£62.37 million£47.97 million20.30
GOR
Gordon Dadds Group
0.8$136.00-100.0%£50.29 million£52.58 million-4.74
Tungsten logo
TUNG
Tungsten
0.6$38.45-0.0%£48.48 million£36.63 million-8.54
SWG
Shearwater Group
1.3$200.00-2.5%£46.16 million£35.28 million-10.05
Belvoir Lettings logo
BLV
Belvoir Lettings
1.8$122.50-1.6%£42.30 million£19.25 million9.50High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
ASTO
AssetCo
0.6$350.00-0.0%£41.52 million£135,000.00-22.88High Trading Volume
WYG logo
WYG
WYG
0.6N/AN/A£39.97 million£154.43 million-8.13
Braemar Shipping Services logo
BMS
Braemar Shipping Services
1.8$124.00-2.4%£38.37 million£120.79 million10.69
FLTA
Filta Group
1.4$102.00-2.0%£33.03 million£24.92 million72.86High Trading Volume
DRV
Driver Group
1.0$67.50-6.7%£30.26 million£56.82 million13.50High Trading Volume
CPP
CPPGroup
1.4$336.00-3.5%£28.37 million£138.87 million-28.00
This page was last updated on 7/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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