Endava (NYSE: DAVA) is one of 38 publicly-traded companies in the “Custom computer programming services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Endava to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Endava N/A N/A N/A
Endava Competitors -0.31% -31.90% 2.14%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.5% of Endava shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.4% of shares of all “Custom computer programming services” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.9% of shares of all “Custom computer programming services” companies are held by company 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Endava and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Endava 0 3 2 0 2.40
Endava Competitors 242 971 1622 71 2.52

Endava presently has a consensus target price of $27.80, suggesting a potential upside of 16.08%. As a group, “Custom computer programming services” companies have a potential upside of 11.43%. Given Endava’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Endava is more favorable than its peers.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Endava $293.10 million $25.55 million 33.73
Endava Competitors $2.09 billion $180.17 million 3.56

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

Summary

Endava peers beat Endava on 8 of the 11 factors compared.

Endava Company Profile

Endava plc provides IT service to finance, insurance and healthcare, retail and consumer goods, telecommunications, media, and technology industries in the United Kingdom. It offers architecture solutions; AI and Intelligent Automation, bots and natural language interfaces, and Robotic Process Automation; software engineering; testing solutions; cloud services; and application management services. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

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