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Distribution Solutions Group (DSGR) Competitors

$31.22
+0.01 (+0.03%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

DSGR vs. MLNK, GEO, LUMN, AMPL, NVEE, TWKS, KFRC, GOTU, BBU, and GCT

Should you be buying Distribution Solutions Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Distribution Solutions Group include MeridianLink (MLNK), The GEO Group (GEO), Lumen Technologies (LUMN), Amplitude (AMPL), NV5 Global (NVEE), Thoughtworks (TWKS), Kforce (KFRC), Gaotu Techedu (GOTU), Brookfield Business Partners (BBU), and GigaCloud Technology (GCT). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

Distribution Solutions Group vs.

Distribution Solutions Group (NASDAQ:DSGR) and MeridianLink (NYSE:MLNK) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings and community ranking.

Distribution Solutions Group currently has a consensus price target of $36.25, suggesting a potential upside of 16.11%. MeridianLink has a consensus price target of $18.43, suggesting a potential downside of 2.75%. Given Distribution Solutions Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Distribution Solutions Group is more favorable than MeridianLink.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Distribution Solutions Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
MeridianLink
2 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.86

Distribution Solutions Group has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MeridianLink has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

92.4% of Distribution Solutions Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of MeridianLink shares are held by institutional investors. 74.4% of Distribution Solutions Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 20.1% of MeridianLink shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Distribution Solutions Group$1.15B1.27$7.41M$0.13240.15
MeridianLink$288.05M5.16$1.29M-$0.23-82.39

MeridianLink received 11 more outperform votes than Distribution Solutions Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 27.27% of users gave MeridianLink an outperform vote while only 14.29% of users gave Distribution Solutions Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Distribution Solutions GroupOutperform Votes
1
14.29%
Underperform Votes
6
85.71%
MeridianLinkOutperform Votes
12
27.27%
Underperform Votes
32
72.73%

Distribution Solutions Group has a net margin of 0.37% compared to MeridianLink's net margin of -6.15%. Distribution Solutions Group's return on equity of 5.65% beat MeridianLink's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Distribution Solutions Group0.37% 5.65% 2.50%
MeridianLink -6.15%-2.05%-1.10%

In the previous week, MeridianLink had 1 more articles in the media than Distribution Solutions Group. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for MeridianLink and 0 mentions for Distribution Solutions Group. Distribution Solutions Group's average media sentiment score of 0.00 equaled MeridianLink'saverage media sentiment score.

Company Overall Sentiment
Distribution Solutions Group Neutral
MeridianLink Neutral

Summary

Distribution Solutions Group beats MeridianLink on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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DSGR vs. The Competition

MetricDistribution Solutions GroupMachinery, equipment, & supplies IndustryBusiness SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.46B$1.71B$7.06B$7.54B
Dividend YieldN/A0.78%2.66%3.86%
P/E Ratio240.1563.8315.3315.99
Price / Sales1.271.271,634.4669.98
Price / Cash16.3010.5219.4254.97
Price / Book2.152.175.344.60
Net Income$7.41M$82.00M$87.11M$207.21M
7 Day Performance-5.39%-2.93%-2.19%-1.09%
1 Month Performance-2.83%10.50%3.18%3.27%
1 Year Performance39.84%2.90%5.25%5.59%

Distribution Solutions Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MLNK
MeridianLink
0.2897 of 5 stars
$18.87
-1.3%
$18.43
-2.3%
+20.7%$1.48B$288.05M-82.04751
GEO
The GEO Group
2.5163 of 5 stars
$11.29
-2.8%
$14.00
+24.1%
+28.0%$1.42B$2.38B13.6015,800Gap Down
LUMN
Lumen Technologies
3.2212 of 5 stars
$1.62
-9.0%
$1.81
+12.1%
-57.9%$1.63B$14.56B-0.1529,000News Coverage
AMPL
Amplitude
1.1871 of 5 stars
$13.75
-3.8%
$14.00
+1.8%
-10.1%$1.64B$238.07M-16.57675Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
NVEE
NV5 Global
2.278 of 5 stars
$104.52
-7.2%
$119.67
+14.5%
-5.0%$1.66B$786.78M37.733,644Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
Gap Down
TWKS
Thoughtworks
2.9643 of 5 stars
$4.14
-6.1%
$7.75
+87.2%
-48.9%$1.32B$1.30B-41.4012,500Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
KFRC
Kforce
1.9895 of 5 stars
$65.81
-4.3%
$68.33
+3.8%
+10.9%$1.30B$1.53B21.032,000Positive News
GOTU
Gaotu Techedu
0.6644 of 5 stars
$4.96
-2.6%
$3.90
-21.4%
+67.2%$1.29B$362.21M49.604,002Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
BBU
Brookfield Business Partners
4.8425 of 5 stars
$22.84
-2.8%
$29.67
+29.9%
+25.5%$1.70B$55.07B3.52102,000Gap Down
GCT
GigaCloud Technology
2.2537 of 5 stars
$31.54
flat
$18.00
-42.9%
+544.9%$1.28B$490.07M18.13764News Coverage
Gap Down

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This page (NASDAQ:DSGR) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff