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Bandwidth (BAND) Competitors

$15.79
+0.32 (+2.07%)
(As of 05:30 PM ET)

BAND vs. LPSN, AVPT, MLNK, SOUN, EVBG, ZUO, BB, OPRA, PDFS, and MTTR

Should you be buying Bandwidth stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Bandwidth include LivePerson (LPSN), AvePoint (AVPT), MeridianLink (MLNK), SoundHound AI (SOUN), Everbridge (EVBG), Zuora (ZUO), BlackBerry (BB), Opera (OPRA), PDF Solutions (PDFS), and Matterport (MTTR). These companies are all part of the "prepackaged software" industry.

Bandwidth vs.

Bandwidth (NASDAQ:BAND) and LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, profitability and risk.

LivePerson received 59 more outperform votes than Bandwidth when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 58.61% of users gave Bandwidth an outperform vote while only 58.37% of users gave LivePerson an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
BandwidthOutperform Votes
422
58.61%
Underperform Votes
298
41.39%
LivePersonOutperform Votes
481
58.37%
Underperform Votes
343
41.63%

Bandwidth has a beta of 1.49, indicating that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LivePerson has a beta of 1.74, indicating that its share price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Bandwidth has a net margin of -4.60% compared to LivePerson's net margin of -31.27%. Bandwidth's return on equity of -2.49% beat LivePerson's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bandwidth-4.60% -2.49% -0.70%
LivePerson -31.27%-56.82%-3.45%

Bandwidth has higher revenue and earnings than LivePerson. Bandwidth is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than LivePerson, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bandwidth$601.12M0.71-$16.34M-$1.12-14.10
LivePerson$401.98M0.14-$100.43M-$1.44-0.44

Bandwidth currently has a consensus price target of $25.63, suggesting a potential upside of 63.74%. LivePerson has a consensus price target of $1.38, suggesting a potential upside of 119.47%. Given LivePerson's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe LivePerson is more favorable than Bandwidth.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bandwidth
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40
LivePerson
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

68.5% of Bandwidth shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.8% of LivePerson shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.2% of Bandwidth shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.0% of LivePerson shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Bandwidth had 9 more articles in the media than LivePerson. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Bandwidth and 3 mentions for LivePerson. Bandwidth's average media sentiment score of 0.66 beat LivePerson's score of 0.14 indicating that Bandwidth is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Bandwidth
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
LivePerson
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Bandwidth beats LivePerson on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ 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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BAND vs. The Competition

MetricBandwidthPrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$426.49M$22.53B$22.08B$8.42B
Dividend YieldN/A2.07%2.69%4.09%
P/E Ratio-14.1062.46240.3816.14
Price / Sales0.718.24540.4367.21
Price / Cash9.0667.5030.3930.92
Price / Book1.398.746.484.19
Net Income-$16.34M$370.81M$626.23M$216.16M
7 Day Performance0.89%-1.11%-0.13%-1.18%
1 Month Performance-26.25%-6.66%-2.19%-4.22%
1 Year Performance21.27%2.04%13.37%0.00%

Bandwidth Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LPSN
LivePerson
1.103 of 5 stars
$0.60
+3.4%
$1.38
+129.1%
-86.9%$53.18M$401.98M-0.421,095Gap Up
AVPT
AvePoint
0.9392 of 5 stars
$9.04
+0.1%
$10.00
+10.6%
+64.3%$1.68B$271.83M-113.002,543Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
MLNK
MeridianLink
0.2705 of 5 stars
$20.37
+0.9%
$19.60
-3.8%
+1.3%$1.56B$303.62M-37.72676News Coverage
SOUN
SoundHound AI
1.7785 of 5 stars
$4.43
-4.1%
$6.88
+55.3%
+1.5%$1.46B$45.87M-11.66260Gap Down
EVBG
Everbridge
2.6321 of 5 stars
$34.75
+0.1%
$29.75
-14.4%
+28.7%$1.45B$448.79M-22.281,593
ZUO
Zuora
2.713 of 5 stars
$9.61
-1.7%
$12.17
+26.6%
-18.0%$1.40B$431.66M-22.351,618Analyst Forecast
Positive News
BB
BlackBerry
1.2391 of 5 stars
$2.34
-7.1%
$4.08
+74.5%
-53.1%$1.38B$853M-9.752,647Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
OPRA
Opera
4.526 of 5 stars
$14.60
+0.6%
$20.75
+42.1%
-22.7%$1.29B$396.83M7.77592
PDFS
PDF Solutions
3.2883 of 5 stars
$33.63
-1.6%
$41.00
+21.9%
-20.7%$1.29B$165.84M672.60493Positive News
MTTR
Matterport
1.1244 of 5 stars
$3.98
+0.3%
$4.50
+13.1%
+33.7%$1.25B$157.75M-6.63438

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This page (NASDAQ:BAND) was last updated on 6/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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