SendGrid (SEND) vs. Its Peers Critical Survey

SendGrid (NYSE: SEND) is one of 103 publicly-traded companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare SendGrid to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for SendGrid and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SendGrid 0 1 5 0 2.83
SendGrid Competitors 422 2277 4216 124 2.57

SendGrid currently has a consensus price target of $25.33, suggesting a potential upside of 1.46%. As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential upside of 4.67%. Given SendGrid’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe SendGrid has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

60.7% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 22.1% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SendGrid N/A N/A N/A
SendGrid Competitors -19.77% -22.07% -5.17%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SendGrid and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
SendGrid N/A N/A N/A
SendGrid Competitors $1.72 billion $283.04 million 38.57

SendGrid’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than SendGrid.

SendGrid Company Profile

SendGrid, Inc. provides a digital communication platform. The Company’s platform enables businesses to engage with their customers through email. It offers three services: Email application programming interface (API), marketing campaigns and Expert services. Its email API service allows developers to use its API in their preferred development framework to leverage its platform to add email functionality to their applications. Its marketing campaigns service allows marketers to upload and manage customer contact lists, create and test email templates, and then execute and analyze multi-faceted email campaigns. Its Expert services help businesses optimize their email delivery. The features of email API include integrations, documentations, internet protocol (IP) management, deliverability, reporting and analytics, mobile support and security. Its marketing campaign services include segmentation and contact management tools, A/B testing, email template editor and analytics and reporting.

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