LiveVox (LVOX) and Its Peers Critical Comparison

LiveVox (NASDAQ:LVOXGet Rating) is one of 143 publicly-traded companies in the “Data processing & preparation” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare LiveVox to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LiveVox 0 2 4 0 2.67
LiveVox Competitors 786 3372 5074 107 2.48

LiveVox currently has a consensus target price of $8.17, suggesting a potential upside of 267.87%. As a group, “Data processing & preparation” companies have a potential upside of 68.25%. Given LiveVox’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe LiveVox is more favorable than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.6% of LiveVox shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.4% of shares of all “Data processing & preparation” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.0% of LiveVox shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 19.3% of shares of all “Data processing & preparation” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LiveVox -90.78% -86.50% -50.63%
LiveVox Competitors -37.86% -1,407.65% -6.41%

Risk and Volatility

LiveVox has a beta of -0.43, suggesting that its stock price is 143% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LiveVox’s peers have a beta of 1.38, suggesting that their average stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
LiveVox $119.23 million -$103.19 million -1.51
LiveVox Competitors $868.32 million -$973,916.67 -30.06

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

Summary

LiveVox beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

LiveVox Company Profile (Get Rating)

LiveVox Holding, Inc. develops and markets cloud-based contact-center-as-a-service customer engagement platform primarily in the United States. Its products include Contact Manager and Extract, Transform, and Load Tools, a database layer that functions as a repository and orchestration layer for customers and their customer records; U-CRM, a visual layer that provides relevant customer details to agents; U-Ticket that creates support tickets and tracks all the relevant details to solve issues; U-Script, a visual agent flow tool to provide guidance and visual navigation to agents; and Attempt Supervisor, which enables contact centers to set rules and restrictions relative to the number of voice calls attempted to any particular phone number and/or account. The company also offers inbound voice services and features; outbound voice applications, including predictive and unattended dialing, outbound interactive voice response, manual dialing, and human call initiator; IVR and contact flow, such as drag-and-drop features, pre-built modules, text to speech, professionally recorded voice prompts, and omnichannel capabilities; and various dashboard and reporting interfaces; SMS Messaging; campaign and email response capabilities; WebChat that provides services through a web-based or mobile channels; Virtual Agents & Bots; and Campaign management tools. In addition, it provides workforce optimization solutions consisting of call and screen recording, business intelligence, quality management, outside collection agency, and speech and text analytics, agent scheduling, customer satisfaction, and administration and application programming interfaces; and professional services, such as application configuration, system integration, business process optimization, technical support, and training. It serves financial services, healthcare, consumer/retail, and telecommunications industries. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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