Note: Verifone Systems's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Verifone Systems has actively raised capital from investors. These investors may include private investors, venture capital firms, or other investment vehicles.
March 24, 2011
Complete list of funding rounds and total amounts in the Company Report
Determine whether Verifone Systems grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Verifone Systems is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Verifone Systems's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Verifone Systems, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Verifone Systems.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Verifone Systems and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.