LiveVox (NASDAQ:LVOX – Get Rating) is one of 144 public companies in the Data Processing & Preparation industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare LiveVox to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of LiveVox and its peers.
|Gross revenue||Net revenue||Price/earnings ratio|
|LiveVox||$119.23 million||-$103.19 million||-1.35|
|LiveVox Competitors||$868.32 million||-$1.99 million||-27.02|
LiveVox peers have higher earnings and earnings than LiveVox. LiveVox trades at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This chart compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of LiveVox and its peers.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
Risk and Volatility
LiveVox has a beta of -0.43, meaning its stock price is 143% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LiveVox’s peers have a beta of 1.38, meaning its average stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and insider ownership
83.6% of LiveVox shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 50.9% of the shares of all “Data processing and preparation” companies are held by institutional investors. 20.0% of LiveVox shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 19.1% of the shares of all “data processing and preparation” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for LiveVox and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
LiveVox currently has a consensus target price of $8.17, suggesting a potential upside of 312.46%. As a group, the “Data processing and preparation” companies have an upside potential of 80.74%. Given LiveVox’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe that LiveVox is more favorable than its peers.
LiveVox Company Profile (Get a rating)
LiveVox Holding, Inc. develops and markets a cloud-based contact center customer engagement platform as a service, primarily in the United States. Its products include Contact Manager and Extract, Transform, and Load Tools, a database layer that functions as a repository and orchestration layer for customers and their customer records; U-CRM, a visual layer that provides relevant customer details to agents; U-Ticket which creates support tickets and tracks all relevant details to resolve issues; U-Script, a visual agent flow tool to provide guidance and visual navigation to agents; and Attempt Supervisor, which allows contact centers to set rules and restrictions on the number of voice calls attempted to a particular phone number and/or account. The company also offers inbound voice services and features; outbound voice applications, including predictive and unattended dialing, outbound interactive voice response, manual dialing, and human call initiator; IVR and contact flow, such as drag-and-drop features, pre-built modules, text-to-speech, professionally recorded voice prompts, and omnichannel capabilities; and various dashboard and reporting interfaces; SMS messaging; campaign and email response capabilities; WebChat that provides services via web or mobile channels; Virtual agents and bots; and campaign management tools. Additionally, it provides workforce optimization solutions including call and screen recording, business intelligence, quality management, external collection agency, and business analytics. speech and text, agent scheduling, customer satisfaction, and administration and application programming interfaces; and professional services, such as application configuration, system integration, business process optimization, technical support and training. It serves the financial services, healthcare, consumer/retail and telecommunications sectors. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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