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$693.54
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$686.77
Now: $693.54
$705.35
50-Day Range
$692.38
MA: $773.58
$835.00
52-Week Range
$477.87
Now: $693.54
$839.77
Volume880,685 shs
Average Volume492,760 shs
Market Capitalization$61.80 billion
P/E Ratio135.99
Dividend Yield1.54%
Beta0.39

Competitors

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) Vs. FB, SE, TWTR, EBAY, CSGP, and VRSN

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

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.1% of Equinix shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of Facebook shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Equinix shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 14.1% of Facebook shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Equinix and Facebook, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equinix021802.90
Facebook144012.89

Equinix currently has a consensus price target of $804.6842, indicating a potential upside of 16.03%. Facebook has a consensus price target of $295.1860, indicating a potential upside of 7.11%. Given Equinix's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Equinix is more favorable than Facebook.

Risk & Volatility

Equinix has a beta of 0.39, meaning that its share price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Facebook has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equinix$5.56 billion11.11$507.45 million$22.8130.41
Facebook$70.70 billion11.10$18.49 billion$6.4342.86

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%
Facebook32.00%23.27%18.12%

Summary

Facebook beats Equinix on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) and SEA (NYSE:SE) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equinix$5.56 billion11.11$507.45 million$22.8130.41
SEA$2.18 billion26.71$-1,462,800,000.00($2.27)-78.28

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Equinix and SEA, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equinix021802.90
SEA12612.70

Equinix currently has a consensus price target of $804.6842, indicating a potential upside of 16.03%. SEA has a consensus price target of $156.5455, indicating a potential downside of 11.90%. Given Equinix's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Equinix is more favorable than SEA.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.1% of Equinix shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.8% of SEA shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Equinix shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of SEA shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%
SEA-39.03%-107.94%-21.91%

Risk & Volatility

Equinix has a beta of 0.39, meaning that its share price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SEA has a beta of 1.44, meaning that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Equinix beats SEA on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion10.67$1.47 billion$1.9923.33
Equinix$5.56 billion11.11$507.45 million$22.8130.41

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

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter4221002.17
Equinix021802.90

Twitter presently has a consensus target price of $39.8571, indicating a potential downside of 14.16%. Equinix has a consensus target price of $804.6842, indicating a potential upside of 16.03%. Given Equinix's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Equinix is more favorable than Twitter.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

71.9% of Twitter shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.1% of Equinix shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Equinix 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.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-32.54%-12.17%-8.11%
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%

Volatility and Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinix has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Equinix beats Twitter on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
eBay$10.80 billion3.22$1.79 billion$2.3221.75
Equinix$5.56 billion11.11$507.45 million$22.8130.41

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

Dividends

eBay pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Equinix pays an annual dividend of $10.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. eBay pays out 27.6% 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. eBay has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Equinix has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for eBay and Equinix, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
eBay0141202.46
Equinix021802.90

eBay presently has a consensus target price of $60.64, indicating a potential upside of 20.20%. Equinix has a consensus target price of $804.6842, indicating a potential upside of 16.03%. Given eBay's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe eBay is more favorable than Equinix.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

85.3% of eBay shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.1% of Equinix shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of eBay shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Equinix shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

eBay has a beta of 1.32, indicating that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinix has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its share price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
eBay50.42%82.73%11.84%
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%

Summary

eBay beats Equinix on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) and CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Equinix and CoStar Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equinix021802.90
CoStar Group011002.91

Equinix presently has a consensus target price of $804.6842, indicating a potential upside of 16.03%. CoStar Group has a consensus target price of $884.3333, indicating a potential upside of 0.48%. Given Equinix's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Equinix is more favorable than CoStar Group.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%
CoStar Group17.57%7.58%6.05%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.1% of Equinix shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.3% of CoStar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Equinix 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 hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Equinix and CoStar Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equinix$5.56 billion11.11$507.45 million$22.8130.41
CoStar Group$1.40 billion24.78$314.96 million$9.1296.50

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

Risk & Volatility

Equinix has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoStar Group has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) and Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
VeriSign$1.23 billion18.41$612.30 million$5.1538.59
Equinix$5.56 billion11.11$507.45 million$22.8130.41

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

Risk and Volatility

VeriSign has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinix has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its share price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
VeriSign02102.33
Equinix021802.90

VeriSign currently has a consensus price target of $229.6667, indicating a potential upside of 15.57%. Equinix has a consensus price target of $804.6842, indicating a potential upside of 16.03%. Given Equinix's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Equinix is more favorable than VeriSign.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
VeriSign63.32%-54.86%43.14%
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.3% of VeriSign shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.1% of Equinix shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of VeriSign shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Equinix shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Equinix beats VeriSign on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Equinix Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
2.1$275.59+0.5%$784.96 billion$70.70 billion31.39Insider Selling
SEA logo
SE
SEA
1.2$177.70+0.4%$58.11 billion$2.18 billion-71.94Analyst Revision
Twitter logo
TWTR
Twitter
1.3$46.43+2.6%$36.93 billion$3.46 billion-33.89Insider Selling
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
2.2$50.45+0.2%$34.78 billion$10.80 billion7.02Insider Selling
CoStar Group logo
CSGP
CoStar Group
1.6$880.09+1.2%$34.69 billion$1.40 billion118.13Analyst Report
VeriSign logo
VRSN
VeriSign
1.6$198.72+0.6%$22.68 billion$1.23 billion29.48
Akamai Technologies logo
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
1.6$103.74+1.2%$16.89 billion$2.89 billion30.42Analyst Revision
ANGI Homeservices logo
ANGI
ANGI Homeservices
1.0$12.26+5.9%$6.13 billion$1.33 billion1,227.23
Envestnet logo
ENV
Envestnet
1.4$79.40+0.2%$4.28 billion$900.13 million-610.77
J2 Global logo
JCOM
J2 Global
1.4$88.99+0.3%$4.06 billion$1.37 billion20.09Insider Selling
LivePerson logo
LPSN
LivePerson
1.2$55.65+4.7%$3.72 billion$291.61 million-29.92
SPS Commerce logo
SPSC
SPS Commerce
1.5$99.80+1.5%$3.52 billion$279.12 million93.27
Stamps.com logo
STMP
Stamps.com
1.3$181.27+1.6%$3.31 billion$571.85 million34.27Analyst Upgrade
Cornerstone OnDemand logo
CSOD
Cornerstone OnDemand
1.5$43.84+0.4%$2.83 billion$576.52 million-85.96Analyst Upgrade
Yelp logo
YELP
Yelp
1.4$33.90+1.7%$2.51 billion$1.01 billion-199.40
Cimpress logo
CMPR
Cimpress
1.8$96.20+0.5%$2.50 billion$2.48 billion63.29
NIC logo
EGOV
NIC
1.8$23.83+1.4%$1.60 billion$354.20 million26.48
Perficient logo
PRFT
Perficient
1.2$47.00+1.3%$1.55 billion$565.53 million41.59
TechTarget logo
TTGT
TechTarget
1.5$51.44+3.8%$1.45 billion$133.96 million88.69
QuinStreet logo
QNST
QuinStreet
1.6$18.47+3.7%$976.93 million$490.34 million54.32
Blucora logo
BCOR
Blucora
2.0$13.62+0.3%$654.36 million$717.95 million-2.36
Brightcove logo
BCOV
Brightcove
1.8$15.38+14.2%$612.22 million$184.46 million-41.57High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
Heavy News Reporting
Limelight Networks logo
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.9$4.50+3.1%$553.38 million$200.63 million-75.00
ZIX logo
ZIXI
ZIX
1.9$7.11+1.0%$405.21 million$173.43 million-22.93
Liquidity Services logo
LQDT
Liquidity Services
1.6$9.90+1.4%$337.05 million$226.52 million-23.02
Travelzoo logo
TZOO
Travelzoo
1.3$9.73+1.6%$110.05 million$111.41 million-8.46
DHI Group logo
DHX
DHI Group
2.1$1.95+0.5%$102.25 million$149.37 million-3.31
Marchex logo
MCHX
Marchex
1.6$2.18+0.0%$86.27 million$106.13 million-3.07
Great Elm Capital Group logo
GEC
Great Elm Capital Group
0.7$2.72+1.5%$71.79 million$64.10 million-5.33
RealNetworks logo
RNWK
RealNetworks
0.8$1.58+3.2%$60.48 million$172.11 million-2.72
Synacor logo
SYNC
Synacor
0.7$1.39+2.9%$55.11 million$121.85 million-4.63
Support.com logo
SPRT
Support.com
0.7$1.92+1.6%$37.21 million$63.33 million13.72
This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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