Analyzing Informatica (INFA) & Its Peers

Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) is one of 185 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Informatica to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Informatica and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Informatica N/A N/A 48.25
Informatica Competitors $2.79 billion $288.44 million 362.98

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

Risk and Volatility

Informatica has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Informatica’s rivals have a beta of 1.13, indicating that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Informatica and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Informatica 7.21% 7.17% 4.83%
Informatica Competitors -20.73% -274.60% -4.91%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Informatica and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Informatica 0 0 0 0 N/A
Informatica Competitors 749 4699 7449 173 2.54

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 9.55%. Given Informatica’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Informatica has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

61.4% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Informatica rivals beat Informatica on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation is an independent provider of enterprise data integration software and services. The Company’s product portfolio centers on data offers a range of solutions, both on-premise and in the cloud, for data integration, data quality, big data, master data management, data security, data exchange and data preparation, among others. The Company licenses its software and provides services to end-user customers in a range of industries, including automotive, energy and utilities, entertainment/media, financial services, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, public sector, retail, services, technology, telecommunications and travel/transportation. The Company’s products comprise a data integration platform that allows business and Information Technology (IT) executives, architects and managers to provide relevant data to the business. The Informatica Platform, powered by Vibe virtual data machine, handles various types of data integration and data management projects.

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