Geospatial Services and Technology

July 2018

Sectorwatch

The geospatial services and technology industry continues to be highly acquisitive. Market leaders are increasing market cap by acquiring targets with synergistic overlap. With the evolving market of data acquisition applications, we are seeing premium valuations for those offering niche data services for geospatial applications.

 

Industry Trends:

  • Current revenue growth rate exceeds the average of the last 3 years, indicating that market momentum is increasing
  • Current gross profit margin is less than the average of the last 3 years gross profit margins, indicating customer pricing power
  • Current EBITDA margin exceeds the average of the last 3 years EBITDA margin, a condition that may attract new entrants