Evertec (NYSE:EVTC) and RESAAS Services (OTCMKTS:RSASF) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Evertec and RESAAS Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Evertec 12.91% 64.95% 11.85%
RESAAS Services N/A N/A N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Evertec and RESAAS Services’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Evertec $407.14 million 4.24 $55.05 million $1.47 16.16
RESAAS Services $230,000.00 45.50 -$6.10 million N/A N/A

Evertec has higher revenue and earnings than RESAAS Services.

Volatility and Risk

Evertec has a beta of 1.23, suggesting that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RESAAS Services has a beta of 4.28, suggesting that its share price is 328% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Evertec pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. RESAAS Services does not pay a dividend. Evertec pays out 13.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Evertec and RESAAS Services, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Evertec 0 6 2 0 2.25
RESAAS Services 0 0 0 0 N/A

Evertec presently has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential downside of 15.79%. Given Evertec’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Evertec is more favorable than RESAAS Services.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

79.1% of Evertec shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Evertec shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Evertec beats RESAAS Services on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Evertec Company Profile

EVERTEC, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in transaction processing business serving financial institutions, merchants, corporations, and government agencies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company operates through four segments: Payment Services – Puerto Rico & Caribbean, Payment Services – Latin America, Merchant Acquiring, and Business Solutions. It provides merchant acquiring services, which enable point of sales and e-commerce merchants to accept and process electronic methods of payment, such as debit, credit, prepaid, and electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards. The company also offers payment processing services that enable financial institutions and other issuers to manage, support, and facilitate the processing for credit, debit, prepaid, automated teller machines and EBT card programs; credit and debit card processing, authorization and settlement, and fraud monitoring and control services to debit or credit issuers; payment and billing products for merchants, businesses, and financial institutions; and EBT services. In addition, it provides business process management solutions comprising core bank processing, network hosting and management, IT consulting services, business process outsourcing, item and cash processing, and fulfillment solutions to financial institutions, and corporate and government customers. The company manages a system of electronic payment networks that process approximately two billion transactions. It sells and distributes its services primarily through a proprietary direct sales force, as well as various indirect sales channels, including value-added resellers. The company was formerly known as Carib Latam Holdings, Inc. EVERTEC, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

RESAAS Services Company Profile

RESAAS Services Inc. develops cloud-based social business platform for the real estate services industry in Canada. It offers professional social networking platform and a suite of tools, which integrate with the platform, including an enterprise social network, a global referral network, lead generation engine, listing management, client engagement modules, customer relationship management tools, analytics, file sharing, and advertising engine. The company's platform comprises various components, including RESAAS Professional Social Network, which allows real estate industry professionals to set up public-facing profiles, connect with other registered professionals, add them to their network and post referrals, and post reblasts; RESAAS Profile Pages to upload and market their listings; and Dashboard for professional users to access features and manage their account. It also provides RESAAS Referral Engine to post referrals directly to other professional users or publicly to the entire global network; RESAAS Agent Search to search for licensed real estate agents; and RESAAS Mobile Application that enables users and clients to access the platform remotely. In addition, the company offers RESAAS Learn that allows professional users to seek advice from their peers by submitting questions to the entire global network; RESAAS API, which permits authorized third parties and selected partners to connect to RESAAS; AdSAAS, an advertising engine that allows to serve ads to specific groups of users; and RESAAS Marketplace, a collection of real estate products and services to professional users through its platform at discounted price. Further, it provides RESAAS Premium, Global Elite, BrokerOS, and Enterprise, which offer a suite of proprietary business-generating tools. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. RESAAS Services Inc. is a subsidiary of The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited.

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