Markforged (MKFG) and its competitors


Markforge (NYSE: MKFGGet a rating) is one of 29 public companies in the “Computer Peripherals, Not Elsewhere Classified” industry, but how does it stack up against its competitors? We will compare Markforged to related companies based on earnings strength, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Markforged has a beta of 0.94, indicating that its stock price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Markforged’s competitors have a beta of -0.03, indicating that their average stock price is 103% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Markforged and its competitors, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Brandforged 0 1 4 0 2.80
Markforged Competitors 246 1314 2264 82 2.56

Markforged currently has a consensus target price of $8.25, indicating a potential upside of 252.56%. As a group, the “Computer Peripheral Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified” companies have an upside potential of 28.12%. Given Markforged’s stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, research analysts clearly believe that Markforged is more favorable than its competitors.

Benefits and evaluation

This chart compares revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Markforged and its competitors.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
Brandforged $91.22 million $3.86 million -29.25
Markforged Competitors $1.17 billion $31.46 million 33.00

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

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Brandforged 21.87% -31.45% -18.89%
Markforged Competitors 5.81% -20.70% -2.38%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

54.1% of Markforged shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.2% of the shares of all the “Peripheral computer equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.9% of the shares of all “Peripheral computer equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Markforged’s competitors beat Markforged on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Markforged (Get a rating)

Markforged Holding Corporation produces and sells 3D printers, materials, software and other related services worldwide. The company offers desktop, industrial, and metal 3D printers; and composite, continuous fiber and metal parts, as well as advanced 3D printing software. It serves customers in the aerospace, military and defense, industrial automation, space exploration, healthcare and automotive industries. Markforged Holding Corporation was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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