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NYSE:WEX

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$208.35
-9.60 (-4.40 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$205.00
Now: $208.35
$219.59
50-Day Range
$187.22
MA: $208.04
$230.00
52-Week Range
$71.12
Now: $208.35
$234.64
Volume869,992 shs
Average Volume322,782 shs
Market Capitalization$9.19 billion
P/E Ratio72.85
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.86

Competitors

WEX (NYSE:WEX) Vs. V, MA, FIS, FISV, ADP, and GPN

Should you be buying WEX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "data processing & outsourced services" are considered alternatives and competitors to WEX, including Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Fiserv (FISV), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), and Global Payments (GPN).

Visa (NYSE:V) and WEX (NYSE:WEX) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Visa and WEX, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Visa042402.86
WEX09702.44

Visa presently has a consensus target price of $224.1852, suggesting a potential upside of 5.55%. WEX has a consensus target price of $199.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.30%. Given Visa's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Visa is more favorable than WEX.

Profitability

This table compares Visa and WEX's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%
WEX7.47%16.87%3.98%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Visa and WEX's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Visa$21.85 billion18.98$10.87 billion$5.0442.14
WEX$1.72 billion5.33$99.01 million$8.3424.98

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

Risk & Volatility

Visa has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WEX has a beta of 1.86, meaning that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.5% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.7% of WEX shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Visa shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of WEX shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Visa beats WEX on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEX (NYSE:WEX) and Mastercard (NYSE:MA) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for WEX and Mastercard, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEX09702.44
Mastercard032702.90

WEX currently has a consensus target price of $199.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.30%. Mastercard has a consensus target price of $356.4194, suggesting a potential upside of 0.73%. Given Mastercard's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Mastercard is more favorable than WEX.

Profitability

This table compares WEX and Mastercard's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEX7.47%16.87%3.98%
Mastercard43.13%114.80%22.01%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WEX and Mastercard's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEX$1.72 billion5.33$99.01 million$8.3424.98
Mastercard$16.88 billion20.82$8.12 billion$7.7745.54

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

Volatility and Risk

WEX has a beta of 1.86, suggesting that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mastercard has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.7% of WEX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Mastercard shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of WEX shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Mastercard shares are held 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

Mastercard beats WEX on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEX (NYSE:WEX) and Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for WEX and Fidelity National Information Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEX09702.44
Fidelity National Information Services061912.81

WEX currently has a consensus target price of $199.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.30%. Fidelity National Information Services has a consensus target price of $159.2692, suggesting a potential upside of 15.41%. Given Fidelity National Information Services' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fidelity National Information Services is more favorable than WEX.

Profitability

This table compares WEX and Fidelity National Information Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEX7.47%16.87%3.98%
Fidelity National Information Services-0.83%6.88%4.08%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WEX and Fidelity National Information Services' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEX$1.72 billion5.33$99.01 million$8.3424.98
Fidelity National Information Services$10.33 billion8.30$298 million$5.6124.60

Fidelity National Information Services has higher revenue and earnings than WEX. Fidelity National Information Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEX, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

WEX has a beta of 1.86, suggesting that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fidelity National Information Services has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.7% of WEX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.5% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of WEX shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are held 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

Fidelity National Information Services beats WEX on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEX (NYSE:WEX) and Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for WEX and Fiserv, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEX09702.44
Fiserv033012.94

WEX currently has a consensus target price of $199.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.30%. Fiserv has a consensus target price of $129.7188, suggesting a potential upside of 12.44%. Given Fiserv's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fiserv is more favorable than WEX.

Profitability

This table compares WEX and Fiserv's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEX7.47%16.87%3.98%
Fiserv6.01%8.75%3.90%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WEX and Fiserv's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEX$1.72 billion5.33$99.01 million$8.3424.98
Fiserv$10.19 billion7.59$893 million$4.0028.84

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

Volatility and Risk

WEX has a beta of 1.86, suggesting that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fiserv has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.7% of WEX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.7% of Fiserv shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of WEX shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Fiserv shares are held 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

Fiserv beats WEX on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEX (NYSE:WEX) and Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for WEX and Automatic Data Processing, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEX09702.44
Automatic Data Processing410502.05

WEX currently has a consensus target price of $199.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.30%. Automatic Data Processing has a consensus target price of $167.9375, suggesting a potential downside of 3.50%. Given Automatic Data Processing's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Automatic Data Processing is more favorable than WEX.

Profitability

This table compares WEX and Automatic Data Processing's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEX7.47%16.87%3.98%
Automatic Data Processing17.07%46.13%5.94%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WEX and Automatic Data Processing's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEX$1.72 billion5.33$99.01 million$8.3424.98
Automatic Data Processing$14.59 billion5.10$2.47 billion$5.9229.40

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

Volatility and Risk

WEX has a beta of 1.86, suggesting that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Automatic Data Processing has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.7% of WEX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.7% of Automatic Data Processing shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of WEX shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Automatic Data Processing shares are held 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

WEX beats Automatic Data Processing on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEX (NYSE:WEX) and Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for WEX and Global Payments, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEX09702.44
Global Payments042602.87

WEX currently has a consensus target price of $199.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.30%. Global Payments has a consensus target price of $209.5862, suggesting a potential upside of 5.86%. Given Global Payments' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Global Payments is more favorable than WEX.

Profitability

This table compares WEX and Global Payments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEX7.47%16.87%3.98%
Global Payments6.75%6.46%4.06%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WEX and Global Payments' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEX$1.72 billion5.33$99.01 million$8.3424.98
Global Payments$4.91 billion11.90$430.61 million$5.8633.79

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

Volatility and Risk

WEX has a beta of 1.86, suggesting that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Payments has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.7% of WEX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of WEX shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Global Payments shares are held 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

Global Payments beats WEX on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


WEX Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Visa logo
V
Visa
2.6$212.39-0.6%$414.65 billion$21.85 billion43.52
Mastercard logo
MA
Mastercard
2.1$353.85-0.2%$351.50 billion$16.88 billion53.05
Fidelity National Information Services logo
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
2.3$138.00-0.6%$85.72 billion$10.33 billion-766.67
Fiserv logo
FISV
Fiserv
1.9$115.37-0.8%$77.35 billion$10.19 billion87.40
Automatic Data Processing logo
ADP
Automatic Data Processing
2.5$174.02-0.9%$74.47 billion$14.59 billion30.21
Global Payments logo
GPN
Global Payments
2.1$197.99-0.7%$58.46 billion$4.91 billion117.85Insider Selling
Paychex logo
PAYX
Paychex
1.6$91.07-0.4%$32.84 billion$4.04 billion31.08Insider Selling
FLEETCOR Technologies logo
FLT
FLEETCOR Technologies
1.7$277.31-2.1%$23.13 billion$2.65 billion33.45Analyst Report
Gap Down
Broadridge Financial Solutions logo
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions
2.0$142.49-0.5%$16.50 billion$4.53 billion35.18
Jack Henry & Associates logo
JKHY
Jack Henry & Associates
2.2$148.44-1.9%$11.29 billion$1.70 billion38.16
The Western Union logo
WU
The Western Union
2.1$23.22-1.3%$9.54 billion$5.29 billion16.01Insider Selling
News Coverage
Euronet Worldwide logo
EEFT
Euronet Worldwide
1.6$150.31-1.5%$7.93 billion$2.75 billion283.61Gap Down
Genpact logo
G
Genpact
2.0$40.44-2.4%$7.66 billion$3.52 billion25.12Gap Down
CoreLogic logo
CLGX
CoreLogic
2.1$84.66-1.8%$6.58 billion$1.76 billion29.09Upcoming Earnings
Maximus logo
MMS
Maximus
2.3$81.28-2.0%$4.99 billion$3.46 billion23.91Gap Down
Alliance Data Systems logo
ADS
Alliance Data Systems
2.6$96.50-4.9%$4.61 billion$5.58 billion13.85Gap Up
TTEC logo
TTEC
TTEC
1.2$84.14-2.3%$3.93 billion$1.64 billion38.60Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
ExlService logo
EXLS
ExlService
1.3$84.62-1.1%$2.86 billion$991.35 million37.28Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Cardtronics logo
CATM
Cardtronics
1.3$38.55-0.2%$1.71 billion$1.35 billion77.10Earnings Announcement
Sykes Enterprises logo
SYKE
Sykes Enterprises
1.5$40.86-0.1%$1.62 billion$1.61 billion30.95Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
CSG Systems International logo
CSGS
CSG Systems International
2.2$46.15-1.7%$1.51 billion$996.81 million21.98Insider Selling
News Coverage
Everi logo
EVRI
Everi
1.4$15.11-2.2%$1.30 billion$533.23 million-14.81
Cass Information Systems logo
CASS
Cass Information Systems
1.0$43.08-0.6%$621.30 million$157.24 million25.05News Coverage
OneSmart International Education Group logo
ONE
OneSmart International Education Group
0.8$3.54-5.4%$576.67 million$502.22 million-6.56News Coverage
Gap Down
MoneyGram International logo
MGI
MoneyGram International
1.4$6.67-2.5%$483.86 million$1.29 billion-17.55Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
PRGX Global logo
PRGX
PRGX Global
1.5$7.63-0.1%$179.77 million$169.76 million-36.33Upcoming Earnings
INOD
Innodata
0.4$5.85-0.9%$144.75 million$55.86 million-292.50News Coverage
Steel Connect logo
STCN
Steel Connect
0.6$1.72-7.0%$108.01 million$782.81 million-6.62Gap Down
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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