Carbon Black (CBLK) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head Analysis

Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK) is one of 13,337 publicly-traded companies in the “” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Carbon Black to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Carbon Black and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Carbon Black 0 3 3 1 2.71
Carbon Black Competitors 62380 236854 309656 12852 2.44

Carbon Black currently has a consensus price target of $20.96, indicating a potential upside of 47.72%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.65%. Given Carbon Black’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Carbon Black is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Carbon Black $209.72 million -$82.06 million -10.14
Carbon Black Competitors $7.21 billion $554.95 million 13.71

Carbon Black’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Carbon Black. Carbon Black 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.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carbon Black -39.13% -101.09% -18.64%
Carbon Black Competitors -184.55% 6.32% 1.83%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

60.1% of Carbon Black shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.9% of shares of all “” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.4% of shares of all “” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Carbon Black peers beat Carbon Black on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Carbon Black Company Profile

Carbon Black, Inc. provides security solutions in the United States and internationally. Its security cloud platform captures, records, and analyzes unfiltered endpoint data. The company's solutions enable customers to predict, prevent, detect, respond to and remediate cyber attacks before they cause a damaging incident or data breach. Its solutions are used to augment or replace legacy antivirus software, prevent malware and fileless attacks, protect against ransomware, hunt down threats, respond to and remediate security incidents, lock down critical systems and applications, lock down critical systems and applications, secure workloads and applications in virtualized and cloud environments, comply with regulatory mandates, and enhance other security products through its unfiltered endpoint data. The company serves enterprises, government agencies, and mid-sized organizations. Carbon Black, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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