ChinaCache International (NASDAQ: CCIH) is one of 181 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare ChinaCache International to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ChinaCache International and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
ChinaCache International $151.84 million -$131.56 million -0.32
ChinaCache International Competitors $2.79 billion $288.44 million 332.69

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for ChinaCache International and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ChinaCache International 0 0 0 0 N/A
ChinaCache International Competitors 748 4680 7381 170 2.54

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 10.37%. Given ChinaCache International’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe ChinaCache International has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares ChinaCache International and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ChinaCache International N/A N/A N/A
ChinaCache International Competitors -20.53% -281.17% -4.64%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

31.3% of ChinaCache International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.4% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.7% of ChinaCache International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

ChinaCache International has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ChinaCache International’s rivals have a beta of 1.12, meaning that their average share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

ChinaCache International rivals beat ChinaCache International on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About ChinaCache International

ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. (ChinaCache) is a holding Company. The Company provides a portfolio of services and solutions to businesses, government agencies and other enterprises to manage the scalability of their online services and applications. Its across the nation service platform, which consists of its network, servers and software, is designed to handle planned and unplanned peaks without upfront and ongoing capital outlay and other investments on the part of its customers. It provides a portfolio of content and application delivery total solutions and solutions tailored to its customers’ needs. It provides various services that are offered on a standalone basis or combined as part of its integrated solutions, such as Web Page Content Services, File Transfer Services, Rich Media Streaming Services, Guaranteed Application Services, Managed Internet Data Services, ChinaCache Cloud Services, Content Bridging Services and Mobile Internet Solutions.

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