Analyzing QAD (QADA) and MaxPoint Interactive (MXPT)
QAD (NASDAQ: QADA) and MaxPoint Interactive (NASDAQ:MXPT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for QAD and MaxPoint Interactive, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
QAD presently has a consensus target price of $40.67, indicating a potential upside of 3.08%. Given QAD’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe QAD is more favorable than MaxPoint Interactive.
QAD pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. MaxPoint Interactive does not pay a dividend. QAD pays out -21.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
44.9% of QAD shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.0% of MaxPoint Interactive shares are owned by institutional investors. 44.1% of QAD shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 57.1% of MaxPoint Interactive shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares QAD and MaxPoint Interactive’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|QAD||$277.97 million||2.73||-$15.45 million||($1.03)||-38.30|
MaxPoint Interactive has lower revenue, but higher earnings than QAD. QAD is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MaxPoint Interactive, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares QAD and MaxPoint Interactive’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
QAD beats MaxPoint Interactive on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
QAD Inc. (QAD) is a provider of vertically oriented enterprise software solutions for global manufacturing companies across the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology and industrial products industries. QAD Enterprise Applications enables measurement and control of business processes and supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD delivers components of its solution for a range of mobile platforms. The Company’s mobile suite includes a requisition approval solution, a mobile business intelligence solution, mobile browse capability and mobile application monitoring tools to support system administrators. Its mobile browse capability allows users to view, filter and sort data accessible through QAD Browses within QAD Enterprise Applications using mobile devices.
About MaxPoint Interactive
MaxPoint Interactive, Inc. is a marketing technology company. The Company provides business intelligence and marketing automation solution. The Company’s MaxPoint Intelligence Platform is a cloud-based software service that enables to predict local demand for national brands based on consumers’ purchase power and intent and manage customized digital advertisements containing in-store offers and promotions to reach consumers at a local level across display, mobile, social and video channels. Through marketing automation and direct integrations with real-time bidding (RTB) exchanges, the Company’s platform delivers customized digital advertisements containing product and store specific promotions to local consumers. The Company’s customers are located in the United States and Europe, and consist of enterprises with national brands in the consumer products, retail, automotive, financial services, healthcare, telecommunications and entertainment industries.
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