Critical Contrast: Everbridge (EVBG) versus Its Rivals

Everbridge (NASDAQ: EVBG) is one of 111 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Everbridge to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.4% of Everbridge shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 41.4% of Everbridge shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.0% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Everbridge and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Everbridge $76.85 million -$11.28 million -41.15
Everbridge Competitors $2.20 billion $401.02 million 358.36

Everbridge’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Everbridge. Everbridge 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 & Volatility

Everbridge has a beta of 2.14, indicating that its share price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Everbridge’s rivals have a beta of 1.01, indicating that their average share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Everbridge and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Everbridge 0 0 10 0 3.00
Everbridge Competitors 287 2107 4469 90 2.63

Everbridge presently has a consensus price target of $31.00, indicating a potential upside of 25.56%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 15.23%. Given Everbridge’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Everbridge is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Everbridge -17.10% -29.44% -10.70%
Everbridge Competitors -35.75% -24.51% -7.77%

Summary

Everbridge beats its rivals on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Everbridge

Everbridge, Inc. is a global software company. The Company provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. During public safety threats, such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events, such as information technology (IT) outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents, such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, its Software as a Service (SaaS)-based platform enables its customers to aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes, and track progress on executing response plans. Its platform provides organizations with the ability to send and receive notifications based on the last known locations of people, not just based on a static office or home address.

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