Comparing International Money Express (NASDAQ:IMXI) & The Competition

International Money Express (NASDAQ: IMXI) is one of 127 publicly-traded companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare International Money Express to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Profitability

This table compares International Money Express and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
International Money Express N/A -2.23% -1.11%
International Money Express Competitors 3.60% 2.78% 2.71%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

29.3% of International Money Express shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.4% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.6% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares International Money Express and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
International Money Express $273.90 million -$7.24 million -238.20
International Money Express Competitors $2.75 billion $423.03 million 12.83

International Money Express’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than International Money Express. International Money Express 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for International Money Express and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
International Money Express 0 0 5 0 3.00
International Money Express Competitors 1061 4638 8334 363 2.56

International Money Express currently has a consensus price target of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 25.94%. As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 8.41%. Given International Money Express’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe International Money Express is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

International Money Express peers beat International Money Express on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

International Money Express Company Profile

International Money Express, Inc. operates as a money remittance services company in the United States, Latin America, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. The company offers remittance services, including a suite of ancillary financial processing solutions and payment services. It provides sending and paying agents and company-owned stores, as well as online and through Internet-enabled mobile devices. International Money Express, Inc. is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

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