Vectrus (VEC) and Its Competitors Head-To-Head Comparison

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) is one of 97 publicly-traded companies in the “Business Support Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Vectrus to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vectrus 2.02% 17.25% 4.79%
Vectrus Competitors -14.56% -179.92% 3.38%

Risk and Volatility

Vectrus has a beta of 2.18, meaning that its stock price is 118% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vectrus’ peers have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Vectrus and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vectrus 0 0 1 0 3.00
Vectrus Competitors 635 1857 2602 64 2.41

As a group, “Business Support Services” companies have a potential downside of 5.53%. Given Vectrus’ peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Vectrus has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Vectrus and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Vectrus $1.19 billion $23.65 million 17.59
Vectrus Competitors $1.24 billion $76.68 million 1,516.64

Vectrus’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Vectrus. Vectrus 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

84.2% of Vectrus shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.2% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 3.9% of Vectrus shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Vectrus beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Vectrus Company Profile

Vectrus, Inc. is a provider of services to the United States Government across the world. The Company offers services, including infrastructure asset management, logistics and supply chain management, and information technology and network communication. Its infrastructure asset management services support the United States Army, Air Force and Navy, and include infrastructure services, security, warehouse management and distribution, ammunition management, civil engineering, air base maintenance and operations, communications, emergency services, transportation, and life support activities at various global military installations. Its logistics and supply chain management services support and maintain the vehicle and equipment stocks of the United States Army and Marine Corps. Its information technology and network communication services consist of sustainment of communications systems, network security, systems installation and life cycle management of information technology systems.

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