Iclick Interactive Asia Group (NYSE: SAIL) and Sailpoint Technologies (NYSE:SAIL) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Iclick Interactive Asia Group and Sailpoint Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Iclick Interactive Asia Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Sailpoint Technologies 0 2 8 0 2.80

Iclick Interactive Asia Group presently has a consensus price target of $10.00, suggesting a potential upside of 72.71%. Sailpoint Technologies has a consensus price target of $29.80, suggesting a potential upside of 2.62%. Given Iclick Interactive Asia Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Iclick Interactive Asia Group is more favorable than Sailpoint Technologies.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.7% of Iclick Interactive Asia Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 26.0% of Sailpoint Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Iclick Interactive Asia Group and Sailpoint Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Iclick Interactive Asia Group $125.26 million 2.38 -$24.61 million ($0.77) -7.52
Sailpoint Technologies $186.06 million 13.68 -$7.59 million $0.04 726.00

Sailpoint Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Iclick Interactive Asia Group. Iclick Interactive Asia Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sailpoint Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Iclick Interactive Asia Group and Sailpoint Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Iclick Interactive Asia Group N/A N/A N/A
Sailpoint Technologies N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Sailpoint Technologies beats Iclick Interactive Asia Group on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Iclick Interactive Asia Group

iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides online marketing services in the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, and internationally. The company offers mobile audience solutions, which are non-search engine marketing solutions designed to identify, engage, and activate audience on mobile apps, and monitor and measure the results of online marketing activities on such channels; and other solutions that focuses on identifying, engaging, and activating audience on non-mobile app content distribution channels comprising PC banner displays, PC video advertisements, and search engine marketing. It sells its solutions by entering into marketing campaign contracts with marketers or marketing agencies. The company was formerly known as Optimix Media Asia Limited and changed its name to iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited in March 2017. iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong.

About Sailpoint Technologies

SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. designs, develops, and markets identity governance software solutions in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers on-premises software and cloud-based solutions, which empower organizations to govern the digital identities of employees, contractors, business partners, and other users, as well as manage their constantly changing access rights to enterprise applications and data across hybrid IT environments. Its solutions include IdentityIQ, an on-premises identity governance solution; IdentityNow, a cloud-based multi-tenant governance suite; SecurityIQ, an on-premises identity governance for files solution that secures access to data stored in file servers, collaboration portals, mailboxes, and cloud storage systems; and IdentityAI, a cloud-based identity analytics solution for organizations to detect potential threats before they turn into security breaches. The company sells its products and solutions to commercial enterprises, educational institutions, and governments directly, as well as through resellers. SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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