Head to Head Review: Rightside Group (NAME) and The Competition

Rightside Group (NASDAQ: NAME) is one of 50 public companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Rightside Group to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, profitability and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Rightside Group and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Rightside Group N/A N/A 5.03
Rightside Group Competitors $940.57 million $116.37 million 54.28

Rightside Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Rightside Group. Rightside Group 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.

Volatility & Risk

Rightside Group has a beta of -0.76, indicating that its share price is 176% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rightside Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.36, indicating that their average share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Rightside Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rightside Group 0 1 0 0 2.00
Rightside Group Competitors 440 1685 2622 104 2.49

Rightside Group currently has a consensus target price of $10.60, indicating a potential downside of 0.09%. As a group, “Internet Services” companies have a potential upside of 5.90%. Given Rightside Group’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Rightside Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


This table compares Rightside Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rightside Group -39.04% -15.14% -8.53%
Rightside Group Competitors 0.37% 27.20% 6.30%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

68.4% of Rightside Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Rightside Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 20.3% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Rightside Group rivals beat Rightside Group on 11 of the 11 factors compared.

Rightside Group Company Profile

Rightside Group, Ltd. is a provider of domain name services that enable businesses and consumers to find, establish and maintain their digital address. The Company is a registrar, offering domain name registration and other related services to resellers and domain name registrants. It provides infrastructure services through its eNom brand. It has over 16.5 million domain names under management. It has a portfolio of over 40 generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) acquired through Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)’s expansion of new gTLDs. It has launched all of its gTLDs, including .NEWS, .LIVE, and .FAMILY, into general availability in the marketplace. Its registry services business builds a distribution network of over 125 ICANN accredited registrars, including GoDaddy, eNom and Name.com, as well as other complementary distribution partners, such as Website builders and e-mail service providers, that offer its gTLD domain names to businesses and consumers.

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