Chegg Inc. (CHGG) and Its Peers Contrasting side by side.

We are comparing Chegg Inc. (NYSE:CHGG) and its peers on their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation. They are Education & Training Services companies, competing one another.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Chegg Inc. has 0% of its shares owned by institutional investors & an average of 50.67% institutional ownership for its peers. On other hand Chegg Inc. has 4% of its shares owned by company insiders & an average of 11.71% insiders ownership for its peers.


On first table we have Chegg Inc. and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Chegg Inc. -4.64% -3.80% -2.20%
Industry Average 8.97% 27.69% 7.01%

Valuation and Earnings

The following data compares Chegg Inc. and its peers’ net income, top-line revenue and valuation.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
Chegg Inc. 14.89M 321.08M 0.00
Industry Average 67.41M 751.41M 32.32

Analyst Ratings

Table 3 provides breakdown of recent ratings for Chegg Inc. and its peers.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Chegg Inc. 0 2 1 2.33
Industry Average 2.00 1.30 1.38 2.55

With average target price of $35, Chegg Inc. has a potential downside of -8.57%. As a group, Education & Training Services companies have a potential upside of -17.39%. Given Chegg Inc.’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Chegg Inc. has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of Chegg Inc. and its peers.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Chegg Inc. -0.66% 11.41% 44.21% 24.22% 99.19% 38.07%
Industry Average 4.06% 12.12% 20.94% 20.53% 41.35% 27.21%

For the past year Chegg Inc. has stronger performance than Chegg Inc.’s peers.


The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Chegg Inc. are 8.3 and 8.3. Competitively, Chegg Inc.’s peers have 2.14 and 2.11 for Current and Quick Ratio. Chegg Inc. has better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Chegg Inc.’s peers.

Risk and Volatility

A beta of 1.3 shows that Chegg Inc. is 30.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Competitively, Chegg Inc.’s peers’ beta is 1.11 which is 11.10% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.


Chegg Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Chegg, Inc. operates student-first connected learning platform that help students transition from high school to college to career. The companyÂ’s products and services help students to study for college admission exams, find the right college to accomplish their goals, get better grades and test scores while in school, and find internships that allow them to gain skills to help them enter the workforce after college. It offers print textbook and eTextbook library for rent and sale; and provides eTextbooks, supplemental materials, Chegg Study service, tutoring service, writing tools, textbook buyback, test preparation service, internships, and college admissions and scholarship services, as well as enrollment marketing and brand advertising services. The company has a strategic alliance with Ingram Content Group Inc. Chegg, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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