Head to head investigation: Outbrain (OB) and its rivals


Outbrain (NASDAQ:OBGet a rating) is one of 111 publicly traded companies in the “Computer programming, data processing and other computer-related fields” sector, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Outbrain to related companies based on its dividend strength, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Outbrain and its rivals.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
Outbrain $1.02 billion $10.99 million -19.47
Outbrain Competitors $7.93 billion $2.09 billion 16.19

Outbrain’s rivals have higher revenue and profits than Outbrain. Outbrain trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, 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 Outbrain and its competitors.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Outbrain -0.16% 10.87% 2.77%
Outbrain Competitors -383.33% -15.52% -5.40%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Outbrain and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Outbrain 0 0 2 0 3.00
Outbrain Competitors 1121 4504 9303 297 2.58

Outbrain currently has a consensus price target of $22.50, suggesting a potential upside of 285.27%. As a group, companies in “Computer programming, data processing and other computer-related activities” have an upside potential of 51.62%. Given Outbrain’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe that Outbrain is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional and insider ownership

23.2% of Outbrain’s shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.5% of the shares of all companies in “Computer programming, data processing and other computer-related activities” are held by institutional investors. 76.6% of Outbrain’s shares are held by insiders. In comparison, 14.0% of the shares of all the companies “Computer programming, data processing and other computer-related companies” are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Outbrain beats its rivals on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

About Outbrain (Get a rating)

Outbrain Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an online content recommendation platform worldwide. It offers Outbrain Engage, a product suite for media partners that provides personalized feeds and data-driven recommendations, as well as a solution to maximize user engagement. The company’s Outbrain Engage solution also includes a web-based dashboard to manage and control various aspects of the platform, including the content, formats, sources, frequency and categories of ads served on their properties, as well as monetize content through personalized data. driven advertising. It also provides Outbrain Amplify, a product suite for advertisers that provides an open web platform that helps users connect with audiences on premium digital properties. The company’s Outbrain Amplify solution also gives advertisers access to ad inventory that supports a variety of formats, including text and image, video, interactive carousel, app install and other forms. direct response; and ads optimized for engagement. Outbrain Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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