ARC Group Worldwide (NASDAQ: ARCW) is one of 47 public companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare ARC Group Worldwide to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for ARC Group Worldwide and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ARC Group Worldwide 0 1 0 0 2.00
ARC Group Worldwide Competitors 610 1673 1933 74 2.34

ARC Group Worldwide presently has a consensus target price of $4.50, indicating a potential upside of 87.50%. As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 32.60%. Given ARC Group Worldwide’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe ARC Group Worldwide is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

17.2% of ARC Group Worldwide shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 3.2% of ARC Group Worldwide shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares ARC Group Worldwide and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ARC Group Worldwide -0.70% -7.31% -2.91%
ARC Group Worldwide Competitors 0.55% -0.34% 1.45%

Volatility and Risk

ARC Group Worldwide has a beta of 3.42, meaning that its stock price is 242% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ARC Group Worldwide’s rivals have a beta of 1.07, meaning that their average stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
ARC Group Worldwide $111.99 million $9.57 million -60.00
ARC Group Worldwide Competitors $12.65 billion $4.22 billion 1.15

ARC Group Worldwide’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than ARC Group Worldwide. ARC Group Worldwide 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.

Summary

ARC Group Worldwide rivals beat ARC Group Worldwide on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

ARC Group Worldwide Company Profile

ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. is a manufacturing company. The Company has four segments: Precision Components Group, 3DMT Group, Flanges and Fittings Group, and Wireless Group. It provides a set of manufacturing solutions, from design and prototyping through production. Through the Company’s product offering, it provides its customers with a prototyping and production solution for both precision metal and plastic fabrication. The Precision Components Group companies provide fabricated metal components using processes, consisting of metal injection molding, precision metal stamping and hermetic sealing. The 3DMT Group focuses on rapid prototyping, short-run production and rapid tooling. The Flange and Fittings Group consists of General Flange and Forge. The Wireless Group focuses on wireless broadband technology related to propagation and optimization. The Wireless Group designs and develops hardware, including antennas, radios and related accessories.

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