Financial Contrast: SVMK (SVMK) & Its Peers

SVMK (NASDAQ: SVMK) is one of 13,348 publicly-traded companies in the “” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare SVMK to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and profitability.


This table compares SVMK and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SVMK Competitors -184.19% 6.32% 1.83%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for SVMK and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SVMK 0 3 4 0 2.57
SVMK Competitors 62457 237066 309893 12862 2.44

SVMK currently has a consensus target price of $14.86, indicating a potential downside of 1.80%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.65%. Given SVMK’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SVMK has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SVMK and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
SVMK $254.32 million -$154.74 million -10.58
SVMK Competitors $7.20 billion $554.46 million 13.67

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

61.9% of SVMK shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.9% of shares of all “” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.4% of shares of all “” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


SVMK peers beat SVMK on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

SVMK Company Profile

SVMK Inc. provides survey software products that enable organizations to engage with their customers, employees, and the markets they serve in the United States and internationally. Its cloud-based SaaS platform helps individuals and organizations to design and distribute surveys that generate an average of approximately 20 million answered questions daily across approximately 190 countries and territories. The company offers SurveyMonkey CX, a turn-key Net Promoter Score solution, which transforms customer feedback into actionable insights that drive enhanced decision making and business outcomes; TechValidate, a marketing content automation solution that gives users a process to collect customer feedback at scale and then automatically convert it into validated marketing content; and SurveyMonkey Engage, an employee-focused solution, which tracks and measures employee experiences to help organizations attract and retain talent and pinpoint challenging areas. It also provides SurveyMonkey Audience, a market-focused solution that enables organizations to easily gain real-time feedback from millions of qualified panelists; and Customer 360, a signal-based system to analyze usage patterns within its customer base and identify high value opportunities, as well as provides leads to its sales team. The company was formerly known as SurveyMonkey Inc. and changed its name to SVMK Inc. in March 2013. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in San Mateo, California.

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