Livongo Health (NASDAQ: LVGO) is one of 59 public companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Livongo Health to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Livongo Health and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Livongo Health 0 1 9 0 2.90
Livongo Health Competitors 959 3233 6427 319 2.56

Livongo Health currently has a consensus target price of $42.30, suggesting a potential upside of 83.20%. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies have a potential upside of 120.63%. Given Livongo Health’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Livongo Health has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Livongo Health and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Livongo Health $170.20 million -$55.37 million -22.86
Livongo Health Competitors $8.32 billion $1.62 billion 43.79

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

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Livongo Health -32.34% -53.73% -17.10%
Livongo Health Competitors -4.05% -54.08% -3.57%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

35.6% of Livongo Health shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.8% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.7% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Livongo Health competitors beat Livongo Health on 8 of the 11 factors compared.

Livongo Health Company Profile

Livongo Health, Inc. provides an integrated suite of solutions for the healthcare industry in North America. It solutions promote health behavior change based on real-time data capture supported by intuitive devices and insights driven by data science. The company offers a platform that provides cellular-connected devices, supplies, informed coaching, data science-enabled insights, and facilitates access to medications. Its products include Livongo for Diabetes, Livongo for Hypertension, Livongo for Prediabetes and Weight Management, and Livongo for Behavioral Health by myStrength. The company was formerly known as EosHealth, Inc. and changed its name to Livongo Health, Inc. in 2014. Livongo Health, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

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