Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND) is one of 45 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Bandwidth to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

55.6% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.8% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Bandwidth and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bandwidth 0 0 5 0 3.00
Bandwidth Competitors 589 1623 1956 63 2.35

Bandwidth presently has a consensus target price of $29.80, suggesting a potential upside of 27.84%. As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 58.01%. Given Bandwidth’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Bandwidth has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


This table compares Bandwidth and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bandwidth N/A N/A N/A
Bandwidth Competitors 2.31% -0.48% 1.95%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Bandwidth and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Bandwidth $152.13 million $22.35 million N/A
Bandwidth Competitors $16.61 billion $1.29 billion 17.38

Bandwidth’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Bandwidth.


Bandwidth competitors beat Bandwidth on 8 of the 11 factors compared.

About Bandwidth

Bandwidth Inc., formerly, Inc., is a cloud-based communications platform-as-a-service provider (CPaaS) that enables enterprises to create, scale and operate voice or text communications services across any mobile application or connected device or enterprises. The Company has two operating and reportable segments, CPaaS and Other. The Company’s solutions include a broad range of software APIs for voice and text functionality and IP voice network. The Company’s sophisticated and easy-to-use software APIs allow enterprises to enhance their products and services by incorporating advanced voice and text capabilities. The Company offers advanced monitoring, reporting and analytics, superior customer service, dedicated operating teams, and personalized support.

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