Manhattan Associates (MANH) and Its Rivals Financial Review

Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) is one of 204 publicly-traded companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Manhattan Associates to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Manhattan Associates and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Manhattan Associates 0 3 2 0 2.40
Manhattan Associates Competitors 731 4785 7649 175 2.54

Manhattan Associates presently has a consensus price target of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 57.16%. As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential upside of 2.77%. Given Manhattan Associates’ higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Manhattan Associates is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Manhattan Associates and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Manhattan Associates $604.56 million $124.23 million 23.77
Manhattan Associates Competitors $3.02 billion $307.47 million 246.42

Manhattan Associates’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Manhattan Associates. Manhattan Associates is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Manhattan Associates has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Manhattan Associates’ competitors have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Manhattan Associates and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Manhattan Associates 20.38% 74.19% 41.53%
Manhattan Associates Competitors -19.90% -427.85% -3.86%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Manhattan Associates shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.8% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Manhattan Associates competitors beat Manhattan Associates on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

Manhattan Associates Company Profile

Manhattan Associates, Inc. (Manhattan) is a developer and provider of supply chain commerce solutions. The Company operates through three geographical segments: the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and the Asia Pacific (APAC). It is engaged in developing, selling, deploying, servicing and maintaining software solutions designed to manage supply chains, inventory and omni-channel operations for retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, logistics providers and other organizations. Its solutions consist of software, services and hardware, which coordinate people, workflows, assets, events and tasks across the functions linked in a supply chain from planning through execution. Its supply chain solutions consist of three components: Distribution Management, Transportation Management and Visibility. Its Omni-Channel Solutions include Omni-Channel Central Solutions and Omni-Channel Local Solutions. Its Inventory solutions include Inventory Optimization and Planning.

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