Log in

NASDAQ:EGOVNIC Competitors & Alternatives

$23.10
+0.18 (+0.79 %)
(As of 07/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$22.94
Now: $23.10
$23.26
50-Day Range
$22.41
MA: $23.60
$25.73
52-Week Range
$15.49
Now: $23.10
$25.94
Volume227,700 shs
Average Volume446,090 shs
Market Capitalization$1.55 billion
P/E Ratio30.80
Dividend Yield1.56%
Beta0.33

Competitors

NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) Vs. FB, EQIX, SE, EBAY, CSGP, and TWTR

Should you be buying EGOV stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" are considered alternatives and competitors to NIC, including Facebook (FB), Equinix (EQIX), SEA (SE), eBay (EBAY), CoStar Group (CSGP), and Twitter (TWTR).

NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares NIC and Facebook's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIC14.10%21.07%13.60%
Facebook28.57%21.54%16.34%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for NIC and Facebook, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIC02112.75
Facebook134002.89

NIC presently has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 16.88%. Facebook has a consensus price target of $247.7805, indicating a potential upside of 3.12%. Given NIC's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe NIC is more favorable than Facebook.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NIC and Facebook's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIC$354.20 million4.37$50.43 million$0.7730.00
Facebook$70.70 billion9.68$18.49 billion$6.4337.37

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

Risk and Volatility

NIC has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Facebook has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

86.2% of NIC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.1% of Facebook shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of NIC shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.1% of Facebook shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Facebook beats NIC on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) and Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares NIC and Equinix's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIC14.10%21.07%13.60%
Equinix9.00%5.80%2.18%

Dividends

NIC pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Equinix pays an annual dividend of $10.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. NIC pays out 46.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equinix pays out 46.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equinix has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.2% of NIC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.6% of Equinix shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of NIC shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Equinix shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

NIC has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinix has a beta of 0.41, meaning that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for NIC and Equinix, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIC02112.75
Equinix021602.89

NIC presently has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 16.88%. Equinix has a consensus price target of $705.7778, indicating a potential downside of 2.34%. Given NIC's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe NIC is more favorable than Equinix.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NIC and Equinix's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIC$354.20 million4.37$50.43 million$0.7730.00
Equinix$5.56 billion11.16$507.45 million$22.8131.68

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

Summary

Equinix beats NIC on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) and SEA (NYSE:SE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares NIC and SEA's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIC$354.20 million4.37$50.43 million$0.7730.00
SEA$2.18 billion17.20$-1,462,800,000.00($2.27)-50.40

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

86.2% of NIC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of SEA shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of NIC shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of SEA shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for NIC and SEA, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIC02112.75
SEA01713.00

NIC currently has a consensus price target of $27.00, suggesting a potential upside of 16.88%. SEA has a consensus price target of $59.00, suggesting a potential downside of 48.43%. Given NIC's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe NIC is more favorable than SEA.

Profitability

This table compares NIC and SEA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIC14.10%21.07%13.60%
SEA-41.46%-83.74%-21.83%

Risk & Volatility

NIC has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SEA has a beta of 1.38, meaning that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

NIC beats SEA on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) and NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for eBay and NIC, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
eBay2161002.29
NIC02112.75

eBay presently has a consensus price target of $47.6154, suggesting a potential downside of 15.23%. NIC has a consensus price target of $27.00, suggesting a potential upside of 16.88%. Given NIC's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe NIC is more favorable than eBay.

Dividends

eBay pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. NIC pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. eBay pays out 27.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NIC pays out 46.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Profitability

This table compares eBay and NIC's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
eBay44.44%63.44%10.19%
NIC14.10%21.07%13.60%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares eBay and NIC's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
eBay$10.80 billion3.65$1.79 billion$2.3224.21
NIC$354.20 million4.37$50.43 million$0.7730.00

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

92.7% of eBay shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.2% of NIC shares are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of eBay shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of NIC shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

eBay has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NIC has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

eBay beats NIC on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) and CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

86.2% of NIC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.2% of CoStar Group shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of NIC shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of CoStar Group shares are held 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for NIC and CoStar Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIC02112.75
CoStar Group11902.73

NIC currently has a consensus target price of $27.00, suggesting a potential upside of 16.88%. CoStar Group has a consensus target price of $729.7273, suggesting a potential upside of 0.48%. Given NIC's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe NIC is more favorable than CoStar Group.

Profitability

This table compares NIC and CoStar Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIC14.10%21.07%13.60%
CoStar Group20.68%9.84%8.29%

Risk & Volatility

NIC has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoStar Group has a beta of 1.1, indicating that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NIC and CoStar Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIC$354.20 million4.37$50.43 million$0.7730.00
CoStar Group$1.40 billion20.24$314.96 million$9.1279.63

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

Summary

CoStar Group beats NIC on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares NIC and Twitter's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIC14.10%21.07%13.60%
Twitter36.39%3.22%2.19%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares NIC and Twitter's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIC$354.20 million4.37$50.43 million$0.7730.00
Twitter$3.46 billion7.34$1.47 billion$1.9916.25

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for NIC and Twitter, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIC02112.75
Twitter424902.14

NIC currently has a consensus target price of $27.00, suggesting a potential upside of 16.88%. Twitter has a consensus target price of $33.1389, suggesting a potential upside of 2.47%. Given NIC's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe NIC is more favorable than Twitter.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.2% of NIC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.5% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of NIC shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Twitter shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

NIC has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Twitter has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

NIC beats Twitter on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
1.8$240.28+2.9%$682.87 billion$70.70 billion32.92Decrease in Short Interest
Equinix logo
EQIX
Equinix
1.8$722.67+0.6%$61.73 billion$5.56 billion121.66
SEA logo
SE
SEA
1.3$114.41+2.8%$38.47 billion$2.18 billion-53.97
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
1.9$56.17+3.2%$38.20 billion$10.80 billion9.32Increase in Short Interest
CoStar Group logo
CSGP
CoStar Group
1.6$726.24+1.1%$28.02 billion$1.40 billion88.03
Twitter logo
TWTR
Twitter
1.3$32.34+4.5%$24.85 billion$3.46 billion19.96Decrease in Short Interest
Verisign logo
VRSN
Verisign
1.1$210.81+0.2%$24.36 billion$1.23 billion31.65Decrease in Short Interest
Akamai Technologies logo
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
1.5$112.61+0.5%$18.36 billion$2.89 billion37.41Increase in Short Interest
ANGI Homeservices logo
ANGI
ANGI Homeservices
1.0$15.01+10.5%$6.65 billion$1.33 billion500.50High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
LogMeIn logo
LOGM
LogMeIn
1.4$85.52+0.2%$4.16 billion$1.26 billion-251.51
Envestnet logo
ENV
Envestnet
1.4$74.71+0.2%$4.00 billion$900.13 million-679.18
Stamps.com logo
STMP
Stamps.com
1.2$195.89+0.0%$3.35 billion$571.85 million58.47
J2 Global logo
JCOM
J2 Global
1.8$61.69+3.9%$2.94 billion$1.37 billion17.14High Trading Volume
LivePerson logo
LPSN
LivePerson
1.3$43.69+0.5%$2.91 billion$291.61 million-24.41Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
SPS Commerce logo
SPSC
SPS Commerce
1.2$76.14+0.1%$2.66 billion$279.12 million75.76
Cornerstone OnDemand logo
CSOD
Cornerstone OnDemand
1.8$38.11+2.3%$2.43 billion$576.52 million-158.79Increase in Short Interest
Cimpress logo
CMPR
Cimpress
1.0$74.20+0.7%$2.08 billion$2.75 billion14.00Decrease in Short Interest
Yelp logo
YELP
Yelp
1.5$22.39+0.5%$1.61 billion$1.01 billion69.97
Perficient logo
PRFT
Perficient
1.6$35.65+0.5%$1.17 billion$565.53 million29.71
Limelight Networks logo
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.4$7.78+4.5%$930.96 million$200.63 million-77.80Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
TechTarget logo
TTGT
TechTarget
1.3$30.28+0.8%$827.24 million$133.96 million54.07
Carbonite logo
CARB
Carbonite
1.5$22.98+0.0%$804.53 million$296.41 million18.38
Blucora logo
BCOR
Blucora
1.8$11.68+1.7%$558.88 million$717.95 million-1.69Increase in Short Interest
QuinStreet logo
QNST
QuinStreet
1.8$10.58+1.5%$541.35 million$455.15 million28.59Insider Selling
Meet Group logo
MEET
Meet Group
1.1$6.25+0.3%$448.03 million$211.70 million56.82
ZIX logo
ZIXI
ZIX
2.0$6.98+0.3%$395.80 million$173.43 million-19.38
Brightcove logo
BCOV
Brightcove
1.6$7.81+0.8%$302.07 million$184.46 million-12.20Decrease in Short Interest
Liquidity Services logo
LQDT
Liquidity Services
2.1$5.62+5.7%$191.02 million$226.52 million-9.69
DHI Group logo
DHX
DHI Group
2.5$2.14+0.5%$113.10 million$149.37 million26.75Decrease in Short Interest
Travelzoo logo
TZOO
Travelzoo
0.9$5.82+6.2%$65.83 million$111.41 million-11.88Increase in Short Interest
Marchex logo
MCHX
Marchex
2.2$1.52+5.3%$63.97 million$106.13 million-2.58Increase in Short Interest
Great Elm Capital Group logo
GEC
Great Elm Capital Group
1.4$2.10+10.0%$55.74 million$51.18 million0.00Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
RealNetworks logo
RNWK
RealNetworks
1.0$1.34+5.2%$48.56 million$172.11 million-1.94Decrease in Short Interest
Synacor logo
SYNC
Synacor
0.5$1.11+1.8%$44.58 million$121.85 million-3.96Decrease in Short Interest
Support.com logo
SPRT
Support.com
0.8$1.40+0.0%$26.86 million$63.33 million10.00Decrease in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 7/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

30 Days of MarketBeat All Access for $1.00

Sign up for MarketBeat All Access to gain access to MarketBeat's full suite of research tools:

  • Best-in-Class Portfolio Monitoring

    View the latest news, buy/sell ratings, SEC filings and insider transactions for your stocks. Compare your portfolio performance to leading indices and get personalized stock ideas based on your portfolio.

  • Stock Ideas and Recommendations

    Get daily stock ideas top-performing Wall Street analysts. Get short term trading ideas from the MarketBeat Idea Engine. View which stocks are hot on social media with MarketBeat's trending stocks report.

  • Advanced Stock Screeners and Research Tools

    Identify stocks that meet your criteria using seven unique stock screeners. See what's happening in the market right now with MarketBeat's real-time news feed. Export data to Excel for your own analysis.

Start Your Risk-Free Trial Subscription Here

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.