SecureWorks Corp. (SCWX) vs. Its Competitors Financial Survey

SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ: SCWX) is one of 187 publicly-traded companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare SecureWorks Corp. to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

SecureWorks Corp. has a beta of 2.51, suggesting that its share price is 151% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SecureWorks Corp.’s peers have a beta of 1.11, suggesting that their average share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for SecureWorks Corp. and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SecureWorks Corp. 2 2 5 0 2.33
SecureWorks Corp. Competitors 717 4614 7356 161 2.54

SecureWorks Corp. currently has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 46.14%. As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential upside of 4.53%. Given SecureWorks Corp.’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SecureWorks Corp. is more favorable than its peers.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SecureWorks Corp. and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
SecureWorks Corp. $429.50 million -$38.21 million -18.42
SecureWorks Corp. Competitors $2.79 billion $290.83 million 294.43

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

7.5% of SecureWorks Corp. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by institutional investors. 88.0% of SecureWorks Corp. shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.9% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SecureWorks Corp. -8.97% -3.32% -2.31%
SecureWorks Corp. Competitors -14.40% -254.32% -2.88%

SecureWorks Corp. Company Profile

Secureworks Corp. is a holding company. The Company provides intelligence-driven information security solutions. The Company is focused on protecting the Company’s clients from cyber-attacks. The Company’s solutions enable companies to fortify their cyber defenses to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, prioritize and respond to security incidents, and predict emerging threats. The Company offered managed security and threat intelligence on a subscription basis under contracts with initial terms that typically range from one to three years and, as of February 3, 2017. The Company’s integrated suite of solutions includes Managed security, Threat intelligence, Security and risk consulting and Incident response.

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