Contrasting Cimpress (CMPR) & The Competition

Cimpress (NASDAQ: CMPR) is one of 82 publicly-traded companies in the “IND PRODS/SVC” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Cimpress to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Cimpress and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cimpress 1 3 1 0 2.00
Cimpress Competitors 349 1459 1764 56 2.42

Cimpress presently has a consensus target price of $104.00, indicating a potential downside of 34.54%. As a group, “IND PRODS/SVC” companies have a potential upside of 8.41%. Given Cimpress’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cimpress has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

Cimpress has a beta of -0.15, indicating that its share price is 115% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cimpress’ rivals have a beta of 0.96, indicating that their average share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.6% of Cimpress shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.2% of shares of all “IND PRODS/SVC” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.8% of Cimpress shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.9% of shares of all “IND PRODS/SVC” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cimpress -1.00% -15.72% -0.86%
Cimpress Competitors -4.33% 4.08% 0.92%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cimpress and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cimpress $2.14 billion -$71.71 million -189.14
Cimpress Competitors $2.99 billion $137.80 million 12.21

Cimpress’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Cimpress. Cimpress 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.


Cimpress rivals beat Cimpress on 11 of the 13 factors compared.

About Cimpress

Cimpress N.V., formerly Vistaprint N.V., is a technology driven company, which aggregates through the Internet, large volumes of small, individually customized orders for a spectrum of print, signage, apparel and similar products. The Company operates through segments, which include Vistaprint business unit, Upload and Print business units and All Other business units. The Vistaprint business unit segment represents its Vistaprint-branded Websites and its Webs-branded business. The Vistaprint business unit also sells standard business cards, and focuses on product categories, which include signage, marketing materials, and promotional products and apparel. The Upload and Print business units segment includes the, Exagroup, Easyflyer, Printdeal, Pixartprinting, Tradeprint, and WIRmachenDRUCK branded businesses. The All Other business units segment includes operations of its Albumprinter and Most of World business units and Corporate Solutions business unit.

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