Analyzing BlackSky Technology (BKSY) and Its Rivals

BlackSky Technology (NYSE:BKSYGet Rating) is one of 48 public companies in the “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare BlackSky Technology to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

13.6% of BlackSky Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.3% of shares of all “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of BlackSky Technology shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 19.5% of shares of all “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for BlackSky Technology and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BlackSky Technology 0 0 3 0 3.00
BlackSky Technology Competitors 287 1533 2490 107 2.55

BlackSky Technology currently has a consensus target price of $3.33, indicating a potential upside of 148.76%. As a group, “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies have a potential upside of 23.68%. Given BlackSky Technology’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe BlackSky Technology is more favorable than its rivals.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BlackSky Technology -113.68% -50.69% -28.38%
BlackSky Technology Competitors -187.84% -51.91% -4.60%

Risk and Volatility

BlackSky Technology has a beta of 0.73, indicating that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BlackSky Technology’s rivals have a beta of -2.81, indicating that their average share price is 381% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares BlackSky Technology and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
BlackSky Technology $65.35 million -$74.34 million -2.13
BlackSky Technology Competitors $10.69 billion $647.07 million 2.30

BlackSky Technology’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than BlackSky Technology. BlackSky Technology 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.


BlackSky Technology rivals beat BlackSky Technology on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

BlackSky Technology Company Profile

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BlackSky Technology Inc. provides geospatial intelligence, imagery and related data analytic products and services, and mission systems that include the development, integration, and operations of satellite and ground systems to commercial and government customers worldwide. The company processes a range of observations from its constellation, as well as various space, internet-of-things, and terrestrial based sensors and data feeds. Its products are used in government defense and intelligence; commercial, construction, and industrial; and catastrophe, climate, and environment applications. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.

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