Reviewing Eventbrite (NYSE:EB) & Its Peers

Eventbrite (NYSE: EB) is one of 51 publicly-traded companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Eventbrite to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Eventbrite and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eventbrite 0 4 1 0 2.20
Eventbrite Competitors 710 2519 5501 278 2.59

Eventbrite presently has a consensus target price of $31.40, suggesting a potential upside of 50.67%. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies have a potential upside of 87.40%. Given Eventbrite’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Eventbrite has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Eventbrite and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Eventbrite $291.61 million -$64.08 million -14.37
Eventbrite Competitors $7.97 billion $1.87 billion 12.54

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

Profitability

This table compares Eventbrite and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eventbrite N/A N/A N/A
Eventbrite Competitors -5.35% -8.06% -1.78%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

33.9% of Eventbrite shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.6% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.1% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Eventbrite peers beat Eventbrite on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About Eventbrite

Eventbrite, Inc. operates as a technology platform worldwide. Its platform integrates components needed to plan, promote, and produce live events that allow creators to reduce friction and costs, increase reach, and drive ticket sales. The company was formerly known as Mollyguard Corporation and changed its name to Eventbrite, Inc. in 2009. Eventbrite, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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