Contrasting SilverSun Technologies (NASDAQ:SSNT) and trivago (NASDAQ:TRVG)

SilverSun Technologies (NASDAQ:SSNTGet Free Report) and trivago (NASDAQ:TRVGGet Free Report) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SilverSun Technologies and trivago’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SilverSun Technologies $55.82 million 0.00 -$1.07 million ($0.22) N/A
trivago $524.90 million 0.30 -$178.01 million ($2.82) -0.79

SilverSun Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than trivago. trivago is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SilverSun Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares SilverSun Technologies and trivago’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SilverSun Technologies -2.17% -14.96% -6.02%
trivago -38.54% 4.40% 2.85%

Volatility and Risk

SilverSun Technologies has a beta of 2.26, meaning that its stock price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, trivago has a beta of 1.68, meaning that its stock price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for SilverSun Technologies and trivago, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SilverSun Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
trivago 0 4 1 0 2.20

trivago has a consensus price target of $3.93, suggesting a potential upside of 76.01%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

58.7% of SilverSun Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.5% of trivago shares are owned by institutional investors. 35.7% of SilverSun Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.5% of trivago shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

SilverSun Technologies beats trivago on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SilverSun Technologies

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SilverSun Technologies, Inc. operates as a business application, technology, and consulting company in North America. The company provides solutions for accounting and business management, financial reporting, enterprise resource planning, human capital management, warehouse management systems, customer relationship management, and business intelligence. It also offers value-added services that focuses on consulting and professional, specialized programming, training, and technical support services. In addition, the company provides information technology managed services, such as cybersecurity, application hosting, disaster recovery, business continuity, cloud, and other services; and data back-up, network maintenance, and upgrade services. It serves small and medium-sized businesses primarily in the manufacturing, distribution, and service industries. The company was formerly known as Trey Resources, Inc. and changed its name to SilverSun Technologies, Inc. in June 2011. SilverSun Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in East Hanover, New Jersey.

About trivago

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trivago N.V., together with its subsidiaries, operates a hotel and accommodation search platform in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, and internationally. It offers an online meta-search for hotels and accommodation through online travel agencies, hotel chains, and independent hotels. The company provides travel search for different types of accommodations, such as hotels, vacation rentals, and apartments; and enable advertiser access through website and apps. In addition, it offers access to its platform through various localized websites and apps in various languages. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany. trivago N.V. operates as a subsidiary of Expedia Lodging Partner Services Sarl.

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