Chyronhego Corp (NASDAQ: CHYR) and KVH Industries (NASDAQ:KVHI) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
64.2% of KVH Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 11.1% of KVH Industries shares are held 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 table compares Chyronhego Corp and KVH Industries’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|KVH Industries||$170.44 million||1.07||$8.14 million||($0.67)||-15.90|
KVH Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Chyronhego Corp.
This table compares Chyronhego Corp and KVH Industries’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings for Chyronhego Corp and KVH Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
KVH Industries has a consensus price target of $9.50, indicating a potential downside of 10.80%. Given KVH Industries’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe KVH Industries is more favorable than Chyronhego Corp.
KVH Industries beats Chyronhego Corp on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Chyronhego Corp Company Profile
ChyronHego Corporation is a United States-based company, which is engaged in broadcast graphics creation, playout, and real-time data visualization. The Company offers a range of products and services for live television, news, sports, corporate and government video production. It offers products, such as broadcast graphics, including Lyric Family, Axis World Graphics and Mosaic; production and automation, including Live Arena, Live Compositor and Live Assist; channel branding and tickers, including Channel Box PRIME, Channel Box and NewsTicker Family; weather graphics, including Metacast; studio and virtual solutions, including Virtual Football, Virtual Placement and Hybrid Virtual Studios, and sports tracking and analysis, including Sports Technology and Coach Paint. Its end-to-end graphics offerings include hosted services for graphics creation and order management, channel branding, weather graphics, graphics asset management, touch graphics, virtual placement and player tracking.
KVH Industries Company Profile
KVH Industries, Inc. is a manufacturer of solutions that provide high-speed Internet, television and voice services through satellite to mobile users at sea and on land. The Company also provides commercially licensed entertainment, including news, sports, music and movies, to commercial and leisure customers in the maritime, hotel and retail markets. It operates in two geographic segments, in the mobile communications, navigation and guidance and stabilization equipment industry. The Company develops and distributes training films and e-learning computer-based training courses to commercial maritime customers. It is also a manufacturer of navigational sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications. It designs, develops, manufactures and markets mobile communications products and services for the marine and land mobile markets, and navigation, guidance and stabilization products for both the commercial and defense markets.
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