Mixing laboratories (NYSE: BLND – Get a rating) is one of the 111 public companies in the “Computer programming, data processing and other computer-related fields” sector, but how does it differ from its peers? We’ll compare Blend Labs to similar companies based on earnings strength, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Blend Labs and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Blend Labs Competitors||1114||4495||9296||297||2.58|
Blend Labs currently has a consensus target price of $7.50, suggesting a potential upside of 122.40%. As a group, companies in “Computer programming, data processing and other computer-related activities” have an upside potential of 52.67%. Given Blend Labs’ likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Blend Labs is more favorable than its peers.
Benefits and evaluation
This chart compares the revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Blend Labs and its peers.
|Gross revenue||Net revenue||Price/earnings ratio|
|Mixing laboratories||$234.49 million||-$169.14 million||-3.30|
|Blend Labs Competitors||$7.85 billion||$2.07 billion||16.74|
Blend Labs peers have higher revenue and profit than Blend Labs. Blend Labs trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Blend Labs and its peers.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Blend Labs Competitors||-11.42%||-13.89%||-5.61%|
Institutional and insider ownership
52.8% of Blend Labs shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 55.5% of the shares of all “Computer programming, data processing and other computer-related activities” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.0% of the shares of all “Computer programming, data processing and other computer activities” companies are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Blend Labs peers beat Blend Labs on 11 of the 12 factors compared.
Blend Labs Company Profile (Get a rating)
Blend Labs, Inc. provides cloud-based software platform solutions for financial services companies in the United States. It operates in two segments, Blend Platform and Title365. The company offers a range of white label products for mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, auto loans, personal loans, credit cards and deposit accounts. It also offers a suite of mortgage products that facilitate the homeownership journey for consumers, including income verification for mortgage, home insurance and real estate. In addition, the Company offers title search procedures for title insurance policies, escrow and other closing and settlement services, and other fiduciary services; and professional and consulting services. It serves banks, credit unions, fintech companies, and non-bank mortgage lenders. Blend Labs, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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