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MercadoLibre (MELI) Competitors

$1,629.32
-188.66 (-10.38%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

MELI vs. MSCI, FIS, GPN, CSGP, EBAY, UBER, Z, PDD, BABA, and CVS

Should you be buying MercadoLibre stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of MercadoLibre include MSCI (MSCI), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Global Payments (GPN), CoStar Group (CSGP), eBay (EBAY), Uber Technologies (UBER), Zillow Group (Z), PDD (PDD), Alibaba Group (BABA), and CVS Health (CVS).

MercadoLibre vs.

MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) and MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, community ranking and profitability.

MercadoLibre has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MSCI has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

MSCI has a net margin of 45.42% compared to MercadoLibre's net margin of 7.47%. MercadoLibre's return on equity of 44.56% beat MSCI's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MercadoLibre7.47% 44.56% 6.66%
MSCI 45.42%-111.17%21.37%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MercadoLibre$10.54B7.82$482M$19.5483.38
MSCI$2.53B17.79$1.15B$14.4039.51

MercadoLibre received 117 more outperform votes than MSCI when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.78% of users gave MSCI an outperform vote while only 64.97% of users gave MercadoLibre an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MercadoLibreOutperform Votes
638
64.97%
Underperform Votes
344
35.03%
MSCIOutperform Votes
521
65.78%
Underperform Votes
271
34.22%

MercadoLibre presently has a consensus price target of $1,804.29, suggesting a potential upside of 10.74%. MSCI has a consensus price target of $578.21, suggesting a potential upside of 1.62%. Given MercadoLibre's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe MercadoLibre is more favorable than MSCI.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MercadoLibre
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.91
MSCI
3 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.36

80.0% of MercadoLibre shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.6% of MSCI shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of MercadoLibre shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.1% of MSCI shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, MercadoLibre had 23 more articles in the media than MSCI. MarketBeat recorded 47 mentions for MercadoLibre and 24 mentions for MSCI. MercadoLibre's average media sentiment score of 0.54 beat MSCI's score of 0.39 indicating that MercadoLibre is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
MercadoLibre
12 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
22 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
MSCI
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

MercadoLibre beats MSCI on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MELI vs. The Competition

MetricMercadoLibreBusiness services IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$82.38B$18.05B$21.19B$7.52B
Dividend YieldN/A3.15%182.90%3.86%
P/E Ratio83.3819.4422.0018.81
Price / Sales7.823.482.9355.11
Price / Cash98.7620.2416.1652.42
Price / Book44.856.426.094.64
Net Income$482M$250.89M$644.85M$207.29M
7 Day Performance-7.88%-1.35%-0.99%-1.14%
1 Month Performance-7.57%3.35%2.63%3.54%
1 Year Performance40.84%1.65%3.02%5.53%

MercadoLibre Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MSCI
MSCI
4.6668 of 5 stars
$556.40
-2.2%
$578.21
+3.9%
+7.8%$44.01B$2.53B38.645,794Analyst Downgrade
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
4.0013 of 5 stars
$62.96
-1.1%
$66.00
+4.8%
-2.9%$37.30B$14.53B-1.5469,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
GPN
Global Payments
4.7398 of 5 stars
$130.74
-2.6%
$151.15
+15.6%
+17.0%$33.73B$9.65B34.5927,000Analyst Report
CSGP
CoStar Group
3.6369 of 5 stars
$81.24
-0.2%
$94.82
+16.7%
+19.9%$33.24B$2.39B82.065,653Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
EBAY
eBay
3.3164 of 5 stars
$43.59
+0.3%
$47.75
+9.5%
-3.0%$22.62B$9.80B8.6111,600Upcoming Earnings
UBER
Uber Technologies
4.7065 of 5 stars
$76.62
-2.3%
$72.10
-5.9%
+126.8%$159.10B$37.28B89.0930,400Analyst Report
Z
Zillow Group
0.476 of 5 stars
$53.52
-2.3%
$55.50
+3.7%
+26.8%$12.50B$1.95B-78.706,263
PDD
PDD
4.1688 of 5 stars
$131.30
-2.9%
$128.04
-2.5%
+48.3%$173.26B$18.93B29.5112,992News Coverage
BABA
Alibaba Group
4.3884 of 5 stars
$73.15
-1.0%
$115.44
+57.8%
-19.3%$185.62B$126.49B13.50235,216
CVS
CVS Health
4.808 of 5 stars
$76.35
-1.0%
$90.11
+18.0%
-11.1%$96.08B$357.78B11.82300,000

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This page (NASDAQ:MELI) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff