One Horizon Group (NASDAQ: OHGI) and Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.

Profitability

This table compares One Horizon Group and Infinera’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
One Horizon Group -886.80% -110.37% -66.96%
Infinera -23.48% -15.84% -9.59%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares One Horizon Group and Infinera’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
One Horizon Group $710,000.00 25.48 -$7.43 million N/A N/A
Infinera $740.74 million 2.01 -$194.50 million ($0.83) -11.87

One Horizon Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Infinera.

Risk and Volatility

One Horizon Group has a beta of 2.72, suggesting that its stock price is 172% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Infinera has a beta of 0.35, suggesting that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

1.0% of One Horizon Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.6% of Infinera shares are held by institutional investors. 19.0% of One Horizon Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Infinera shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for One Horizon Group and Infinera, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
One Horizon Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Infinera 1 9 6 1 2.41

Infinera has a consensus price target of $11.44, indicating a potential upside of 16.14%. Given Infinera’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Infinera is more favorable than One Horizon Group.

Summary

Infinera beats One Horizon Group on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About One Horizon Group

One Horizon Group, Inc. develops and licenses software for mobile voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) in China, Rest of Asia, Europe, Russia, and the Americas. The company develops Horizon Platform, a tool that can be used by mobile operators to compete against the over the top provider's applications that are running on their networks; and Horizon Call, a mobile application, which enables bandwidth-efficient VoIP calls over a smartphone using a 2G/EDGE, 3G, 4G/LTE, Wi-Fi, or satellite connection. It offers retail smartphone VoIP, messaging, and advertising service under the Aishuo brand name; and software maintenance services. The company sells its software, branding, hosting, and operator services to telecommunications operators, enterprises, operators in fixed line telephony, cable TV operators, and to the satellite communications sector. One Horizon Group, Inc. is based in London, the United Kingdom.

About Infinera

Infinera Corporation provides optical transport networking solutions, equipment, and software and services worldwide. The company's product portfolio consists of Infinera DTN-X Family of terabit-class transport network platforms, including the XTC Series, XTS Series, and XT Series; Infinera DTN-X XTC series multi-terabit packet optical transport platforms that integrate digital OTN switching and optical WDM transmission; and Infinera DTN-X XT series for terrestrial applications and XTS series for subsea applications. It also provides Infinera XTM Series packet-optical transport platform that enables high-performance metro networks with service-aware, application-specific capabilities; and Infinera Cloud Xpress Family designed to meet the varying needs of ICPs, communication service providers, Internet exchange service providers, enterprises, and other large-scale data center operators. In addition, the company offers Infinera FlexILS open line system platform that connects various Infinera and third-party terminal equipment platforms over long-distance fiber optic cable providing switching, multiplexing, amplification, and management channels. Further, it provides software solutions, including Xceed Software Suite that address long-haul, subsea, and metro networks, as well as a range of support services for all hardware and software products. The company also serves telecommunications service providers, Internet content providers, cable providers, wholesale and enterprise carriers, research and education institutions, enterprise customers, and government entities. It markets and sells its products and related support services primarily through its direct sales force. The company was formerly known as Zepton Networks. Infinera Corporation was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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