Digimarc (NASDAQ:DMRC – Get Rating) and American Virtual Cloud Technologies (NASDAQ:AVCT – Get Rating) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which business is superior? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and risk.
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Digimarc and American Virtual Cloud Technologies.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Digimarc||$26.52 million||12.78||-$34.76 million||($2.64)||-6.44|
|American virtual cloud technologies||$20.05 million||1.50||-$161.39 million||N / A||N / A|
Digimarc has higher revenue and profit than American Virtual Cloud Technologies.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
58.0% of Digimarc shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 12.2% of Virtual Cloud Technologies’ US shares are held by institutional investors. 23.3% of Digimarc shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 49.3% of American Virtual Cloud Technologies’ shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent valuations and price targets for Digimarc and American Virtual Cloud Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Digimarc||0||0||0||0||N / A|
|American virtual cloud technologies||0||0||0||0||N / A|
This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Digimarc and American Virtual Cloud Technologies.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|American virtual cloud technologies||N / A||-1,448.06%||-112.82%|
Digimarc beats American Virtual Cloud Technologies on 6 out of 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Digimarc Company Profile (Get an assessment)
Digimarc Corporation provides automatic identification solutions to commercial and government customers in the United States and around the world. The company offers Digimarc Watermarks, a data carrier that provides digital identity to media objects; Digimarc Discover, software for computing devices and network interfaces that recognizes and decodes media identity clues; and Digimarc Verify, a suite of software tools used to inspect and verify media identification and discovery. Its solutions are used in various application solutions, such as authentication of physical products; sorting of packaged consumer goods in recycling channels; tracking and tracing of products within the supply chain; quality control in manufacturing processes; inventory management and compliance with planograms; retail point-of-sale transaction processing; deterrence against the piracy of digital multimedia objects; content identification and media management; and improved services in support of mobile commerce. The company offers its solutions through its sales staff and business partners. Digimarc Corporation was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Beaverton, Oregon.
American Virtual Cloud Technologies Company Profile (Get an assessment)
American Virtual Cloud Technologies, Inc. provides IT solutions and managed services. It offers managed IT services to a range of customers, including unified communications as a service, directory and messaging, enterprise networking, cybersecurity, collaboration, data center, integration, storage, backup, virtualization and converged infrastructure. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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