SeaChange International (SEAC) & New Relic (NEWR) Financial Contrast
SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) and New Relic (NYSE:NEWR) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares SeaChange International and New Relic’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SeaChange International||$83.79 million||1.32||-$71.24 million||($0.98)||-3.18|
|New Relic||$263.48 million||15.63||-$61.07 million||($0.99)||-75.03|
Risk and Volatility
SeaChange International has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New Relic has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
75.4% of SeaChange International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.0% of New Relic shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of SeaChange International shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.1% of New Relic shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares SeaChange International and New Relic’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for SeaChange International and New Relic, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
SeaChange International presently has a consensus target price of $4.25, suggesting a potential upside of 36.22%. New Relic has a consensus target price of $63.08, suggesting a potential downside of 15.07%. Given SeaChange International’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe SeaChange International is more favorable than New Relic.
New Relic beats SeaChange International on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
SeaChange International Company Profile
SeaChange International, Inc. (SeaChange) is engaged in the delivery of multiscreen video. The Company’s products and services facilitate the aggregation, licensing, management and distribution of video and advertising content for cable television system operators, telecommunications companies, satellite operators and media companies. SeaChange sells its software products and services across the world, to television service providers, including cable television system operators, telecommunications companies, satellite operators and media companies. Its systems enable service providers to offer other interactive television services that allow subscribers to receive personalized services and interact with their video devices. Its business consists of three product areas: multiscreen video backoffice, advertising and video gateway software solutions. It also offers SeaChange Infusion Advanced Advertising Platform, Adrenalin, SeaChange Infusion Advanced Advertising Platform and Nucleus.
New Relic Company Profile
New Relic, Inc. (New Relic) is a provider of enterprise software. The Company’s cloud-based platform and range of products enable organizations to collect, store and analyze software data in real time. The Company’s New Relic Software Analytics Cloud consists of an integrated suite of products, a data database and an open platform. New Relic offers an integrated suite of products, namely, New Relic APM, for application performance management; New Relic Mobile, for mobile application performance management; New Relic Servers, for server monitoring for cloud and data centers; New Relic Browser, for end user experience monitoring and performance monitoring; New Relic Synthetics, for software testing through simulated usage; New Relic Plugins, plugins to extend its functionality into other applications; New Relic Alerts, for policy management and delivering alerts across entire suite of products, and New Relic Insights, for real-time big data analytics for business managers.
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