Lendway (NASDAQ:LDWY – Get Free Report) is one of 30 public companies in the “Advertising” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Lendway to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
6.1% of Lendway shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 26.4% of shares of all “Advertising” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.9% of Lendway shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of shares of all “Advertising” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Lendway and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Lendway||$18.80 million||$10.05 million||4.32|
|Lendway Competitors||$1.20 billion||$268.20 million||2.58|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Lendway and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Advertising” companies have a potential upside of 57.81%. Given Lendway’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Lendway has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Lendway and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Volatility and Risk
Lendway has a beta of 1.93, meaning that its share price is 93% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lendway’s peers have a beta of 0.92, meaning that their average share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Lendway, Inc. provides in-store advertising solutions to consumer-packaged goods manufacturers, retailers, shopper marketing agencies, and brokerages in the United States. It offers in-store signage solutions, which provides point-of-purchase services, brand equity signs, tear pads, and display marketing solutions; display solutions, such as a range of fully customized temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent displays; merchandising solutions; and on-pack solutions, which include BoxTalk, coupons, recipes, and cross-promotions. The company also operates a non-bank lending marketplace. The company was formerly known as Insignia Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Lendway, Inc. in August 2023. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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