Financial Survey: Xura (MESG) & Its Competitors

Xura (NASDAQ: MESG) is one of 183 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Xura to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Xura and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Xura 0 0 0 0 N/A
Xura Competitors 779 4730 7475 171 2.54

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 10.73%. Given Xura’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Xura has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Xura and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Xura N/A N/A -16.13
Xura Competitors $2.81 billion $290.97 million 335.19

Xura’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Xura. Xura 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.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Xura -37.80% -54.10% -12.53%
Xura Competitors -23.33% -281.29% -4.60%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

63.3% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.6% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by 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.

Summary

Xura competitors beat Xura on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

Xura Company Profile

Xura, Inc. (Xura) is a United States-based provider of digital communications services. The Company offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a range of mobile devices and platforms. Its digital communications services include Xura Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Xura Rich Communications Suite (RCS), Xura Signaling Fraud Management, Xura Telco-Web Gateways, Xura Communications Suite and Xura Message Controller. Its monetization services include low credit services and value added services. The Company helps communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises to navigate and monetize the digital ecosystem through its cloud-based offerings. It also offers Rich Web and Mobile Application Development Framework. The Company helps operators around the world to secure their networks and protect their customers. The Company offers its solutions to people through service providers and enterprises in approximately 140 countries.

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