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Gartner (IT) Competitors

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IT vs. VRSK, EFX, RKT, GPN, APP, SYM, FIS, WCN, VLTO, and SQ

Should you be buying Gartner stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Gartner include Verisk Analytics (VRSK), Equifax (EFX), Rocket Companies (RKT), Global Payments (GPN), AppLovin (APP), Symbotic (SYM), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Waste Connections (WCN), Veralto (VLTO), and Block (SQ). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

Gartner vs.

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) and Gartner (NYSE:IT) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, community ranking, media sentiment, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Verisk Analytics has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gartner has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Gartner had 14 more articles in the media than Verisk Analytics. MarketBeat recorded 28 mentions for Gartner and 14 mentions for Verisk Analytics. Gartner's average media sentiment score of 1.06 beat Verisk Analytics' score of 0.53 indicating that Verisk Analytics is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Verisk Analytics
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Gartner
9 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Verisk Analytics received 88 more outperform votes than Gartner when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.11% of users gave Verisk Analytics an outperform vote while only 58.66% of users gave Gartner an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Verisk AnalyticsOutperform Votes
545
65.11%
Underperform Votes
292
34.89%
GartnerOutperform Votes
457
58.66%
Underperform Votes
322
41.34%

Verisk Analytics presently has a consensus price target of $254.31, indicating a potential upside of 1.38%. Gartner has a consensus price target of $474.50, indicating a potential upside of 5.70%. Given Verisk Analytics' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Gartner is more favorable than Verisk Analytics.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Verisk Analytics
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.43
Gartner
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Verisk Analytics$2.68B13.36$614.60M$5.3646.83
Gartner$5.90B5.90$882.47M$10.0544.59

Verisk Analytics has a net margin of 28.45% compared to Verisk Analytics' net margin of 13.35%. Gartner's return on equity of 268.19% beat Verisk Analytics' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Verisk Analytics28.45% 268.19% 20.04%
Gartner 13.35%141.55%11.98%

90.0% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of Gartner shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Gartner shares are owned by 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

Verisk Analytics and Gartner tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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IT vs. The Competition

MetricGartnerManagement services IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$34.79B$5.63B$5.65B$17.88B
Dividend YieldN/A3.45%3.03%3.45%
P/E Ratio44.5913.1230.1322.78
Price / Sales5.9069.091,093.4210.47
Price / Cash32.0415.6327.3219.39
Price / Book48.4410.494.705.94
Net Income$882.47M$225.26M$84.93M$976.39M
7 Day Performance0.07%-1.41%-1.58%-1.13%
1 Month Performance-0.48%-4.78%0.72%2.92%
1 Year Performance37.76%-9.70%6.06%20.72%

Gartner Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VRSK
Verisk Analytics
4.004 of 5 stars
$246.93
+0.2%
$254.31
+3.0%
+16.2%$35.23B$2.73B46.077,500Analyst Revision
EFX
Equifax
4.8971 of 5 stars
$247.37
+1.1%
$270.19
+9.2%
+12.5%$30.58B$5.35B55.0914,900Positive News
RKT
Rocket Companies
2.3734 of 5 stars
$14.60
+1.2%
$10.60
-27.4%
+69.7%$28.99B$3.80B132.7414,700Positive News
High Trading Volume
GPN
Global Payments
4.9917 of 5 stars
$110.19
+0.7%
$150.00
+36.1%
+2.6%$28.13B$9.78B21.8627,000Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Positive News
APP
AppLovin
3.0908 of 5 stars
$83.44
-3.4%
$71.72
-14.0%
+218.9%$27.49B$2.63B49.671,745Positive News
SYM
Symbotic
3.0523 of 5 stars
$45.06
+5.4%
$55.69
+23.6%
+37.4%$26.00B$1.18B-187.741,300
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
4.7758 of 5 stars
$76.39
+0.8%
$78.11
+2.2%
+34.4%$42.49B$9.89B-7.4760,000
WCN
Waste Connections
4.4511 of 5 stars
$165.66
-0.3%
$179.33
+8.3%
+18.9%$42.85B$8.19B53.7922,539Analyst Forecast
VLTO
Veralto
1.7846 of 5 stars
$96.94
+1.1%
$95.18
-1.8%
N/A$23.93B$5.04B0.0016,000Dividend Announcement
SQ
Block
4.5068 of 5 stars
$71.17
+2.1%
$87.59
+23.1%
+11.1%$43.91B$21.92B92.4312,985Insider Selling

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This page (NYSE:IT) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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