Head-To-Head Review: Blend Labs (BLND) and Its Rivals

Blend Labs (NYSE:BLNDGet Rating) is one of 111 public companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Blend Labs to related companies based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Blend Labs and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Blend Labs 0 8 2 0 2.20
Blend Labs Competitors 1111 4482 9274 297 2.58

Blend Labs presently has a consensus price target of $7.86, indicating a potential upside of 133.27%. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies have a potential upside of 58.77%. Given Blend Labs’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Blend Labs is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Blend Labs -79.46% -44.18% -21.28%
Blend Labs Competitors -11.42% -13.89% -5.61%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

52.8% of Blend Labs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.5% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.0% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Blend Labs and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Blend Labs $234.49 million -$169.14 million -3.30
Blend Labs Competitors $7.85 billion $2.07 billion 16.12

Blend Labs’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Blend Labs. Blend Labs 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.

Summary

Blend Labs rivals beat Blend Labs on 11 of the 12 factors compared.

About Blend Labs (Get Rating)

Blend Labs, Inc. provides cloud-based software platform solutions for financial services firms in the United States. It operates in two segments, Blend Platform and Title365. The company offers a suite of white-label products for mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, vehicle loans, personal loans, credit cards, and deposit accounts. It also provides a suite of mortgage products that facilitates homeownership journey for consumers comprising close, income verification for mortgage, homeowners insurance, and realty. In addition, the company offers title search procedures for title insurance policies, escrow, and other closing and settlement services, as well as other trustee services; and professional and consulting services. It serves banks, credit unions, financial technology companies, and non-bank mortgage lenders. Blend Labs, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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