Head to Head Review: Xponential Fitness (XPOF) versus Its Peers

Xponential Fitness (NYSE:XPOFGet Rating) is one of 28 public companies in the “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Xponential Fitness to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

60.7% of Xponential Fitness shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.0% of shares of all “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 69.3% of Xponential Fitness shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 25.0% of shares of all “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Xponential Fitness and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Xponential Fitness 0 0 9 1 3.10
Xponential Fitness Competitors 188 974 1786 56 2.57

Xponential Fitness currently has a consensus target price of $24.83, indicating a potential upside of 48.17%. As a group, “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 46.12%. Given Xponential Fitness’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Xponential Fitness is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Xponential Fitness -17.11% -24.68% 13.70%
Xponential Fitness Competitors -152.06% -80.29% -26.12%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Xponential Fitness and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Xponential Fitness $155.08 million $26.98 million -3.59
Xponential Fitness Competitors $3.74 billion $52.84 million 8.23

Xponential Fitness’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Xponential Fitness. Xponential Fitness 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.

Summary

Xponential Fitness beats its competitors on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

Xponential Fitness Company Profile (Get Rating)

Xponential Fitness, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a boutique fitness franchisor in the United States and internationally. The company offers fitness and wellness services, including pilates, barre, cycling, stretching, rowing, yoga, boxing, dancing, running, and functional training under the Club Pilates, Pure Barre, CycleBar, StretchLab, Row House, YogaSix, Rumble, AKT, Stride, and BFT brands. As of December 31, 2021, it had 1,556 franchisees operating 1,954 open studios on an adjusted basis. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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