RYB Education (RYB) & Its Competitors Financial Analysis

RYB Education (NYSE: RYB) is one of 42 public companies in the “Educational services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare RYB Education to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

5.4% of RYB Education shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.7% of shares of all “Educational services” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.2% of shares of all “Educational services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for RYB Education and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RYB Education 0 1 0 0 2.00
RYB Education Competitors 132 606 699 13 2.41

As a group, “Educational services” companies have a potential upside of 7.97%. Given RYB Education’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe RYB Education has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares RYB Education and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
RYB Education $140.80 million $7.11 million 63.33
RYB Education Competitors $516.07 million $30.38 million 17.73

RYB Education’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than RYB Education. RYB Education is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RYB Education N/A N/A N/A
RYB Education Competitors -13.39% -28.89% -6.90%


RYB Education competitors beat RYB Education on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About RYB Education

RYB Education, Inc. provides early childhood education services in China. It offers kindergarten preschool educational services to 2-6-year-old children; and play-and-learn centers services for the joint participation of 0-6-year-old children and their families to promote children's development and prepare them for kindergartens and primary schools. The company also develops and sells educational products and services, such as teaching aids, educational toys, textbooks, and at-home education products and services to franchisees, as well as directly to a market of families. As of June 30, 2017, it operated 80 owned kindergartens and 175 franchised kindergartens; and 853 play-and-learn centers. The company was formerly known as Top Margin Limited and changed its name to RYB Education, Inc. in June 2017. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Beijing, China.

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