CompoSecure (CMPO) & Its Rivals Head to Head Review

CompoSecure (NASDAQ:CMPOGet Rating) is one of 68 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare CompoSecure to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for CompoSecure and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CompoSecure 0 0 3 0 3.00
CompoSecure Competitors 242 1135 1672 59 2.50

CompoSecure presently has a consensus target price of $14.33, suggesting a potential upside of 187.24%. As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies have a potential upside of 54.16%. Given CompoSecure’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe CompoSecure is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

CompoSecure has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CompoSecure’s rivals have a beta of 6.63, indicating that their average stock price is 563% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CompoSecure 10.97% -3.01% 19.54%
CompoSecure Competitors -46.18% 12.94% 0.70%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CompoSecure and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CompoSecure $267.95 million $13.51 million 2.26
CompoSecure Competitors $4.39 billion $857.64 million -4.92

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

14.0% of CompoSecure shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.8% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.9% of CompoSecure shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.7% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

CompoSecure beats its rivals on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About CompoSecure

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CompoSecure, Inc. manufactures and designs metal, plastic, composite ID, and proprietary financial transaction cards in the United States and internationally. Its primary metal form factors include embedded, metal veneer lite, metal veneer, and full metal products. The company also offers Arculus Cold Storage Wallet, a three-factor authentication solution, which comprise the Arculus Key card Cold Storage hardware device and companion Arculus Wallet mobile App to keep the Private Key in the Arculus Key card highly secure and store cryptocurrency and digital assets. It serves financial institutions, plastic card manufacturers, government agencies, system integrators, and security specialists. The company was founded in 1910 and is based in Somerset, New Jersey.

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