Head to Head Contrast: Simlatus (OTCMKTS:SIML) vs. Casa Systems (OTCMKTS:CASA)
Simlatus (OTCMKTS:SIML) and Casa Systems (NASDAQ:CASA) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.
Volatility & Risk
Simlatus has a beta of 2.96, indicating that its share price is 196% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Casa Systems has a beta of 0.75, indicating that its share price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500.
66.9% of Casa Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. 64.1% of Casa Systems shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Simlatus and Casa Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Casa Systems has a consensus target price of $14.86, suggesting a potential upside of 125.11%. Given Casa Systems’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Casa Systems is more favorable than Simlatus.
This table compares Simlatus and Casa Systems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Simlatus and Casa Systems’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Casa Systems||$297.13 million||1.86||$73.01 million||$0.80||8.25|
Casa Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Simlatus.
Casa Systems beats Simlatus on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Simlatus Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets audio and video broadcast equipment and software worldwide. The company offers a range of broadcast products, such as switchers, controllers, protection switches, HD and analog routers, and audio distribution equipment, as well as SoundPal and SyncPal audio/video signaling products. It sells its products through a distribution network of audio/video equipment retailers. The company was formerly known as Grid Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Simlatus Corporation in April 2016. Simlatus Corporation was founded in 2006 and is based in Grass Valley, California.
About Casa Systems
Casa Systems, Inc. provides software-centric broadband products in North America, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company offers solutions that allow cable service providers to deliver voice, video, and data services over a single platform at multi-gigabit speeds. It also provides solutions for next-generation centralized, distributed, and virtualized architectures for cable broadband, fixed-line broadband, and wireless networks. Casa Systems, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.
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