Grindr (GRND) versus Its Peers Critical Comparison

Grindr (NYSE:GRNDGet Free Report) is one of 113 publicly-traded companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Grindr to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Grindr and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Grindr $259.69 million -$55.77 million -31.66
Grindr Competitors $8.87 billion $1.94 billion 51.93

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

Risk & Volatility

Grindr has a beta of 0.24, meaning that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Grindr’s competitors have a beta of 1.39, meaning that their average share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

7.2% of Grindr shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.8% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by institutional investors. 78.2% of Grindr shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.7% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Grindr and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Grindr -21.48% 101.02% 1.18%
Grindr Competitors -151.61% -42.97% -9.65%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Grindr and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Grindr 0 0 1 0 3.00
Grindr Competitors 1023 4385 10115 287 2.61

Grindr currently has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.46%. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies have a potential upside of 10.24%. Given Grindr’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Grindr is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Grindr beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Grindr Company Profile

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Grindr Inc. operates social network platform for the LGBTQ community. Its platform enables gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people to find and engage with each other, share content and experiences, and express themselves. It offers ad-supported service and a premium subscription version; and manages Blendr, a dating service application. Grindr Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in West Hollywood, California.

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