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VerticalScope (FORA) Competitors

C$8.59
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FORA vs. Y, WILD, EAGR, CGO, CGX, EGLX, TGO, GVC, CCA, and T

Should you be buying VerticalScope stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of VerticalScope include Yellow Pages (Y), WildBrain (WILD), East Side Games Group (EAGR), Cogeco (CGO), Cineplex (CGX), Enthusiast Gaming (EGLX), TeraGo (TGO), Glacier Media (GVC), Cogeco Communications (CCA), and TELUS (T). These companies are all part of the "communication services" sector.

VerticalScope vs.

Yellow Pages (TSE:Y) and VerticalScope (TSE:FORA) are both small-cap communication services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, community ranking, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, media sentiment, risk and dividends.

Yellow Pages received 126 more outperform votes than VerticalScope when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 54.58% of users gave Yellow Pages an outperform vote while only 48.94% of users gave VerticalScope an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Yellow PagesOutperform Votes
149
54.58%
Underperform Votes
124
45.42%
VerticalScopeOutperform Votes
23
48.94%
Underperform Votes
24
51.06%

84.7% of Yellow Pages shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 10.0% of VerticalScope shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Yellow Pages shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 52.2% of VerticalScope shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Yellow PagesC$231.69M0.56C$43.41MC$2.583.68
VerticalScopeC$60.90M2.62-C$4.95M-C$0.32-26.84

Yellow Pages has a net margin of 18.74% compared to Yellow Pages' net margin of -8.13%. VerticalScope's return on equity of 66.56% beat Yellow Pages' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Yellow Pages18.74% 66.56% 19.18%
VerticalScope -8.13%-6.11%-0.97%

Yellow Pages has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, VerticalScope has a beta of 0.03, meaning that its stock price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Yellow Pages currently has a consensus price target of C$12.00, suggesting a potential upside of 26.32%. VerticalScope has a consensus price target of C$12.37, suggesting a potential upside of 43.97%. Given Yellow Pages' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe VerticalScope is more favorable than Yellow Pages.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Yellow Pages
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
VerticalScope
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

In the previous week, Yellow Pages had 1 more articles in the media than VerticalScope. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Yellow Pages and 3 mentions for VerticalScope. Yellow Pages' average media sentiment score of 0.87 beat VerticalScope's score of 0.45 indicating that VerticalScope is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Yellow Pages
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
VerticalScope
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Yellow Pages beats VerticalScope on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FORA and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of TSE 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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FORA vs. The Competition

MetricVerticalScopeInternet Content & Information IndustryCommunication SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$159.69MC$707.01MC$2.52BC$5.42B
Dividend YieldN/A2.71%6.87%5.54%
P/E Ratio-26.84346.21565.1122.97
Price / Sales2.62264.03126.122,326.67
Price / Cash16.0728.4615.7979.51
Price / Book2.308.763.303.11
Net Income-C$4.95MC$25.64MC$90.28MC$285.97M
7 Day Performance-0.58%-0.52%0.21%-0.87%
1 Month Performance10.84%5.19%4.29%2.70%
1 Year Performance127.85%1.26%-0.62%28.32%

VerticalScope Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Y
Yellow Pages
2.5589 of 5 stars
C$9.47
-0.7%
C$12.00
+26.7%
-24.7%C$130.21MC$239.43M3.57627Dividend Announcement
WILD
WildBrain
0.5378 of 5 stars
C$1.04
-3.7%
C$1.88
+81.1%
-50.0%C$214.11MC$497.53M-4.95613Gap Down
EAGR
East Side Games Group
0 of 5 stars
C$0.72
-5.3%
C$1.45
+101.4%
+10.4%C$58.71MC$86.98M5.00115
CGO
Cogeco
1.8553 of 5 stars
C$52.85
-0.9%
C$82.00
+55.2%
-3.8%C$424.91MC$3.06B12.614,400News Coverage
CGX
Cineplex
3.5083 of 5 stars
C$8.44
+0.1%
C$12.88
+52.5%
-15.9%C$537.46MC$1.39B4.6910,000
EGLX
Enthusiast Gaming
0 of 5 stars
C$0.15
+7.4%
N/A-78.9%C$22.39MC$178.18M-0.25185Gap Up
TGO
TeraGo
0.2809 of 5 stars
C$2.01
-1.0%
C$2.60
+29.4%
-17.6%C$39.98MC$26.05M-3.00101
GVC
Glacier Media
0 of 5 stars
C$0.10
-9.5%
N/A-54.5%C$12.46MC$154.94M-0.131,198Gap Down
CCA
Cogeco Communications
3.5488 of 5 stars
C$56.00
-0.4%
C$69.69
+24.4%
-16.0%C$1.69BC$2.96B6.733,854
T
TELUS
1.3607 of 5 stars
C$22.38
-0.9%
C$25.48
+13.9%
-16.5%C$33.12BC$20B38.59106,400Analyst Forecast

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This page (TSE:FORA) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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