NASDAQ:EGOV

NIC Competitors

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$33.96
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$34.00
50-Day Range
$33.80
MA: $34.03
$34.71
52-Week Range
$19.24
Now: $33.96
$35.35
Volume984,243 shs
Average Volume878,998 shs
Market Capitalization$2.28 billion
P/E Ratio37.73
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta0.27

Competitors

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

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), SEA (SE), Equinix (EQIX), Twitter (TWTR), eBay (EBAY), and CoStar Group (CSGP).

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Facebook and NIC, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Facebook153612.86
NIC12012.25

Facebook presently has a consensus target price of $327.2564, indicating a potential upside of 6.88%. NIC has a consensus target price of $30.50, indicating a potential downside of 10.19%. Given Facebook's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Facebook is more favorable than NIC.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

65.0% of Facebook shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.7% of NIC shares are held by institutional investors. 14.1% of Facebook shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of NIC 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.

Risk and Volatility

Facebook has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NIC has a beta of 0.27, meaning that its share price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Facebook32.00%23.27%18.12%
NIC14.94%23.51%15.34%

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Facebook$70.70 billion12.33$18.49 billion$6.4347.62
NIC$354.20 million6.44$50.43 million$0.7744.10

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.

Summary

Facebook beats NIC on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SEA$2.18 billion37.95$-1,462,800,000.00($2.27)-111.20
NIC$354.20 million6.44$50.43 million$0.7744.10

NIC has lower revenue, but higher earnings 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.

Volatility and Risk

SEA has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NIC has a beta of 0.27, meaning that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SEA-38.59%-144.79%-22.93%
NIC14.94%23.51%15.34%

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SEA02802.80
NIC12012.25

SEA presently has a consensus price target of $204.9167, suggesting a potential downside of 18.82%. NIC has a consensus price target of $30.50, suggesting a potential downside of 10.19%. Given NIC's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe NIC is more favorable than SEA.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.4% of SEA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.7% of NIC shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of SEA shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of NIC shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

NIC beats SEA on 10 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 superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.7% of NIC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.4% 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 endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIC12012.25
Equinix021812.95

NIC currently has a consensus price target of $30.50, indicating a potential downside of 10.19%. Equinix has a consensus price target of $825.5789, indicating a potential upside of 16.58%. Given Equinix's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Equinix is more favorable than NIC.

Risk and Volatility

NIC has a beta of 0.27, indicating that its share price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinix has a beta of 0.31, indicating that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIC$354.20 million6.44$50.43 million$0.7744.10
Equinix$5.56 billion11.37$507.45 million$22.8131.05

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIC14.94%23.51%15.34%
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%

Dividends

NIC pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Equinix pays an annual dividend of $11.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. NIC pays out 46.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equinix pays out 50.3% 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. NIC has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Equinix has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Equinix beats NIC on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIC14.94%23.51%15.34%
Twitter-31.70%-12.42%-7.89%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for NIC and Twitter, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIC12012.25
Twitter1211602.39

NIC currently has a consensus price target of $30.50, suggesting a potential downside of 10.19%. Twitter has a consensus price target of $67.6923, suggesting a potential downside of 3.46%. Given Twitter's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Twitter is more favorable than NIC.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.7% of NIC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.2% of Twitter shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of NIC shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Twitter 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.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIC$354.20 million6.44$50.43 million$0.7744.10
Twitter$3.46 billion16.18$1.47 billion$1.9935.24

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.

Risk & Volatility

NIC has a beta of 0.27, indicating that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Twitter has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

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

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for eBay and NIC, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
eBay0141302.48
NIC12012.25

eBay currently has a consensus target price of $67.4815, indicating a potential upside of 3.93%. NIC has a consensus target price of $30.50, indicating a potential downside of 10.19%. Given eBay's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe eBay is more favorable than NIC.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
eBay50.42%82.73%11.84%
NIC14.94%23.51%15.34%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.1% of eBay shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.7% of NIC shares are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of eBay shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of NIC shares are held by company 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares eBay and NIC's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
eBay$10.80 billion4.09$1.79 billion$2.3227.99
NIC$354.20 million6.44$50.43 million$0.7744.10

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.

Risk & Volatility

eBay has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NIC has a beta of 0.27, meaning that its share price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

eBay pays an annual dividend of $0.72 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 1.1%. eBay pays out 31.0% 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. eBay has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and NIC has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. eBay is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

eBay beats NIC on 13 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 business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIC14.94%23.51%15.34%
CoStar Group17.57%7.58%6.05%

Volatility and Risk

NIC has a beta of 0.27, suggesting that its share price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoStar Group has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for NIC and CoStar Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIC12012.25
CoStar Group001003.00

NIC presently has a consensus price target of $30.50, suggesting a potential downside of 10.19%. CoStar Group has a consensus price target of $925.3636, suggesting a potential upside of 2.26%. Given CoStar Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe CoStar Group is more favorable than NIC.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

89.7% of NIC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.1% of CoStar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of NIC shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of CoStar Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIC$354.20 million6.44$50.43 million$0.7744.10
CoStar Group$1.40 billion25.48$314.96 million$9.1299.22

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 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


NIC Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
1.8$306.18-0.5%$871.90 billion$70.70 billion34.87Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SEA logo
SE
SEA
1.2$252.42-0.9%$82.55 billion$2.18 billion-85.86
Equinix logo
EQIX
Equinix
2.4$708.14-1.5%$63.23 billion$5.56 billion138.85
Twitter logo
TWTR
Twitter
1.3$70.12-2.3%$55.97 billion$3.46 billion-50.81Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
2.0$64.93-0.9%$44.18 billion$10.80 billion9.03Analyst Report
CoStar Group logo
CSGP
CoStar Group
1.6$904.93-0.9%$35.66 billion$1.40 billion121.47
VeriSign logo
VRSN
VeriSign
1.6$208.16-0.1%$23.54 billion$1.23 billion30.88Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
Akamai Technologies logo
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
1.6$105.96-0.1%$17.29 billion$2.89 billion31.07Insider Selling
Opendoor Technologies logo
OPEN
Opendoor Technologies
1.6$18.39-7.4%$10.62 billionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
Angi logo
ANGI
Angi
0.6$16.80-1.2%$8.40 billion$1.33 billion1,681.68Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
J2 Global logo
JCOM
J2 Global
1.4$127.97-0.1%$5.78 billion$1.37 billion28.89
Envestnet logo
ENV
Envestnet
1.2$75.21-0.7%$4.09 billion$900.13 million-578.54
LivePerson logo
LPSN
LivePerson
1.6$58.62-1.1%$3.97 billion$291.61 million-31.52Insider Selling
SPS Commerce logo
SPSC
SPS Commerce
1.5$105.64-0.2%$3.79 billion$279.12 million93.49Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Stamps.com logo
STMP
Stamps.com
1.7$205.70-0.6%$3.78 billion$571.85 million25.49
Yelp logo
YELP
Yelp
1.4$40.36-0.0%$3.02 billion$1.01 billion-237.40Analyst Report
Cornerstone OnDemand logo
CSOD
Cornerstone OnDemand
1.7$45.81-2.3%$2.98 billion$576.52 million-89.82Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Cimpress logo
CMPR
Cimpress
1.6$101.85-1.8%$2.65 billion$2.48 billion67.01News Coverage
Perficient logo
PRFT
Perficient
1.5$64.73-0.5%$2.14 billion$565.53 million63.46News Coverage
TechTarget logo
TTGT
TechTarget
1.7$75.00-1.0%$2.11 billion$133.96 million119.05Analyst Upgrade
QuinStreet logo
QNST
QuinStreet
2.0$20.20-0.3%$1.08 billion$490.34 million34.24Decrease in Short Interest
Brightcove logo
BCOV
Brightcove
1.6$21.42-1.0%$862.11 million$184.46 million-57.89
Blucora logo
BCOR
Blucora
1.9$16.40-1.5%$791.12 million$717.95 million-2.85
Liquidity Services logo
LQDT
Liquidity Services
1.3$17.77-3.4%$620.58 million$205.94 million-161.55Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Limelight Networks logo
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.8$3.54-0.6%$439.44 million$200.63 million-59.00Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
ZIX logo
ZIXI
ZIX
1.9$7.64-0.8%$435.88 million$173.43 million-24.63High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Travelzoo logo
TZOO
Travelzoo
1.2$15.72-1.3%$180.76 million$111.41 million-12.09Upcoming Earnings
DHI Group logo
DHX
DHI Group
2.0$3.25-0.9%$170.10 million$149.37 million-5.51
RealNetworks logo
RNWK
RealNetworks
0.8$3.63-20.1%$140.13 million$172.11 million-7.26Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
Marchex logo
MCHX
Marchex
1.8$2.90-1.0%$119.79 million$106.13 million-4.08Insider Buying
Synacor logo
SYNC
Synacor
0.7$2.19-0.0%$87.37 million$121.85 million-7.30News Coverage
Support.com logo
SPRT
Support.com
0.4$3.81-13.6%$74.89 million$63.33 million127.04Gap Up
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