ePlus (PLUS) Competitors

$80.11
+2.58 (+3.33%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)

PLUS vs. VECO, ROG, SMTC, ODD, UPST, YY, UCTT, VSAT, PD, and CALX

Should you be buying ePlus stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of ePlus include Veeco Instruments (VECO), Rogers (ROG), Semtech (SMTC), Oddity Tech (ODD), Upstart (UPST), JOYY (YY), Ultra Clean (UCTT), Viasat (VSAT), PagerDuty (PD), and Calix (CALX). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

ePlus vs.

Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) and ePlus (NASDAQ:PLUS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, community ranking, dividends, earnings, media sentiment, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

98.5% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.8% of ePlus shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of ePlus shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Veeco Instruments currently has a consensus target price of $36.57, suggesting a potential upside of 8.10%. ePlus has a consensus target price of $81.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.44%. Given ePlus' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Veeco Instruments is more favorable than ePlus.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Veeco Instruments
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
ePlus
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

In the previous week, ePlus had 2 more articles in the media than Veeco Instruments. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for ePlus and 1 mentions for Veeco Instruments. Veeco Instruments' average media sentiment score of 0.60 beat ePlus' score of 0.00 indicating that ePlus is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Veeco Instruments
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
ePlus
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Veeco Instruments$666.43M2.86-$30.37M-$0.65-52.05
ePlus$2.07B1.05$119.36M$4.7416.96

Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ePlus has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

ePlus has a net margin of 5.86% compared to ePlus' net margin of -4.56%. Veeco Instruments' return on equity of 15.26% beat ePlus' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Veeco Instruments-4.56% 11.10% 5.73%
ePlus 5.86%15.26%8.03%

Veeco Instruments received 199 more outperform votes than ePlus when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.75% of users gave ePlus an outperform vote while only 54.75% of users gave Veeco Instruments an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Veeco InstrumentsOutperform Votes
461
54.75%
Underperform Votes
381
45.25%
ePlusOutperform Votes
262
63.75%
Underperform Votes
149
36.25%

Summary

ePlus beats Veeco Instruments on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PLUS vs. The Competition

MetricePlusComputers, peripherals, & software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.17B$3.50B$18.93B$7.47B
Dividend YieldN/A1.23%2.79%3.97%
P/E Ratio16.9611.52229.0016.65
Price / Sales1.051.36529.9882.50
Price / Cash14.70185.0627.3327.23
Price / Book2.772.506.644.30
Net Income$119.36M$163.74M$623.95M$213.07M
7 Day Performance4.95%3.77%-0.25%0.67%
1 Month Performance4.67%-0.17%-3.67%-4.11%
1 Year Performance70.16%29.71%14.57%6.09%

ePlus Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VECO
Veeco Instruments
0.3598 of 5 stars
$36.42
+1.8%
$36.57
+0.4%
+73.0%$2.05B$666.43M-56.031,215Positive News
ROG
Rogers
3.5026 of 5 stars
$109.62
-0.5%
$205.00
+87.0%
-32.2%$2.05B$908.40M36.183,300Upcoming Earnings
SMTC
Semtech
3.6747 of 5 stars
$32.94
+1.7%
$39.35
+19.5%
+54.9%$2.13B$868.76M-1.941,917
ODD
Oddity Tech
2.57 of 5 stars
$35.00
+6.4%
$53.63
+53.2%
N/A$1.99B$508.69M34.31342
UPST
Upstart
2.3589 of 5 stars
$22.54
+2.7%
$26.00
+15.4%
+47.0%$1.98B$513.56M-7.771,388Gap Down
YY
JOYY
3.9474 of 5 stars
$31.81
-1.8%
$42.00
+32.0%
+14.6%$1.97B$2.27B6.406,681News Coverage
UCTT
Ultra Clean
1.7313 of 5 stars
$43.42
+2.1%
$52.33
+20.5%
+29.4%$1.94B$1.73B-62.937,184Positive News
VSAT
Viasat
3.3842 of 5 stars
$15.35
-2.1%
$38.17
+148.6%
-56.6%$1.92B$2.56B2.036,800
PD
PagerDuty
3.8902 of 5 stars
$20.72
-1.1%
$27.25
+31.5%
-40.1%$1.92B$430.70M-23.551,182Positive News
CALX
Calix
3.4901 of 5 stars
$29.37
-0.2%
$54.60
+85.9%
-38.5%$1.92B$1.04B65.271,760Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down

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This page (NASDAQ:PLUS) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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