Everbridge (NASDAQ:EVBG) and Polarityte (NASDAQ:PTE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.1% of Everbridge shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of Polarityte shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Everbridge shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 43.3% of Polarityte shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Everbridge and Polarityte’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Everbridge $147.09 million 17.91 -$47.51 million ($1.43) -55.94
Polarityte $1.56 million 105.07 -$65.44 million ($4.86) -1.36

Everbridge has higher revenue and earnings than Polarityte. Everbridge is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Polarityte, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Everbridge has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Polarityte has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Everbridge and Polarityte, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Everbridge 0 1 11 0 2.92
Polarityte 1 0 5 0 2.67

Everbridge presently has a consensus price target of $76.36, suggesting a potential downside of 4.53%. Polarityte has a consensus price target of $34.00, suggesting a potential upside of 412.82%. Given Polarityte’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Polarityte is more favorable than Everbridge.

Profitability

This table compares Everbridge and Polarityte’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Everbridge -30.93% -52.04% -14.25%
Polarityte -4,259.44% -86.24% -77.58%

Summary

Everbridge beats Polarityte on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Everbridge

Everbridge, Inc. operates as a software company in the United States and internationally. The company's Critical Event Management, a software as a service based platform with various software applications that address tasks an organization has to perform to manage a critical event, including Mass Notification that enables enterprises and governmental entities to send notifications to individuals or groups to keep them informed before, during, and after natural or man-made disasters, and other emergencies; Safety Connection that enables organizations to send notifications based on last known location of an individual; Incident Management that enables organizations to automate workflows and make their communications relevant; and IT Alerting that enables IT professionals to alert and communicate with members of their teams during an IT incident or outage. Its software applications also include Visual Command Center that enables customers to monitor and integrate threat data, as well as information on internal incidents; Population Alerting that is used to reach international mobile populations; Community Engagement that integrates emergency management and community outreach; Crisis Commander that provides mobile access to crisis, recovery, and brand protection plans, as well as the capability to manage a crisis or event; and Secure Messaging that offers an alternative way for organization's employees to communicate and share nonpublic information. The company provides customer support services. It serves enterprises, small businesses, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies in technology, energy, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, retail, higher education, and professional services industries. The company was formerly known as 3n Global, Inc. and changed its name to Everbridge, Inc. in April 2009. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

About Polarityte

PolarityTE, Inc., a biotechnology and regenerative biomaterials company, focuses on discovering, designing, and developing a range of regenerative tissue products and biomaterials for the fields of medicine, biomedical engineering, and material sciences in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Regenerative Medicine and Contract Services. It offers SkinTE, a tissue product for treatment of defects of the skin, as well as contract research services. The company also develops OsteoTE, an autologous homologous bone regeneration product; and CartTE, an autologous cartilage regeneration product. In addition, it develops AdipoTE to optimize the delivery of autologous fat; AngioTE for vascular regeneration; NeuralTE for peripheral nerve injuries of the extremities, as well as for patients with neuromas or chronic compression due to joint replacements, migraines, craniofacial injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, and those who have undergone hernia or abdominal-based procedures; UroTE for the delivery of autologous urogenital epithelium and submucosa; LiverTE to address various causes of liver failure; and BowelTE to deliver an optimized autologous construct to aid in the regeneration of bowel tissue. PolarityTE, Inc. is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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