Contrast Repay (NASDAQ:RPAY) and EVO Payments (NASDAQ:EVOP)


To reimburse (NASDAQ:RPAYGet a rating) and EVO Payments (NASDAQ:EVOPGet a rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of the current recommendations and price targets for Repay and EVO Payments, as reported by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
To reimburse 0 1 4 0 2.80
EVO Payments 0 0 3 0 3.00

Redeem currently has a consensus price target of $22.00, indicating a potential upside of 94.17%. EVO Payments has a consensus price target of $28.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.97%. Considering Repay’s likely higher upside, stock analysts clearly believe that Repay is more favorable than EVO Payments.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Repay and EVO Payments.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
To reimburse $219.26 million 4.68 -$50.08 million ($0.28) -40.46
EVO Payments $496.64 million 3.67 $8.65 million $0.03 725.58

EVO Payments has higher earnings and revenue than Repay. Repay trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than EVO Payments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Repay and EVO Payments.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
To reimburse -8.63% 6.85% 3.79%
EVO Payments 2.33% -11.72% 5.33%

Risk and Volatility

Repay has a beta of 0.75, which means its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EVO Payments has a beta of 1.48, which means its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.8% of EVO Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 11.5% of Repay shares are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 42.6% of EVO Payments shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


EVO Payments beats Repay on 10 out of 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About refund (Get a rating)

Repay Holdings Corporation provides integrated payment processing solutions to industry-focused marketplaces. The Company’s payment processing solutions enable consumers and businesses to make payments using electronic payment methods. It also offers a range of solutions related to electronic payment methods, including credit and debit processing, virtual credit card processing, automated clearing house (ACH) processing, enhanced ACH processing and instant funding that are processed through its proprietary payment channels, such as web, mobile app, SMS to pay, interactive voice response and point of sale. In addition, the company provides payment processing solutions to customers primarily operating in the personal loan, auto loan, receivables management and business-to-business industries. It sells its products through direct sales representatives and software integration partners. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

About EVO Payments (Get a rating)

EVO Payments logoEVO Payments, Inc. operates as an integrated merchant acquirer and payment processor in the Americas and Europe. Its payment and commerce solutions include EMV, chip and signature point-of-sale terminals, desktop virtual point-of-sale terminals, mobile acceptance and mPOS software solutions, online hosted payments and an integrated payment service provider. It also offers value-added solutions, such as gateway solutions, prevention reports and management of online-hosted payment page features, loyalty programs, integrated SMS-based payment collection services based on point-of-sale security tokenization and encryption solutions, dynamic currency conversion. , ACH and other auxiliary solutions. The company also offers processing capabilities for specific industries and offers merchants recurring billing, multi-currency authorization and settlement, and cross-border processing and settlement. Additionally, it provides other services through technical integrations with third-party vendors. The company offers its services to approximately 550,000 merchants. EVO Payments, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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