Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ: SNCR) and Veritone (NASDAQ:VERI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
72.6% of Synchronoss Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.6% of Veritone shares are held by institutional investors. 10.5% of Synchronoss Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Synchronoss Technologies and Veritone, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Synchronoss Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $18.71, suggesting a potential upside of 62.87%. Veritone has a consensus price target of $30.25, suggesting a potential downside of 21.08%. Given Synchronoss Technologies’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Synchronoss Technologies is more favorable than Veritone.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Synchronoss Technologies and Veritone’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Synchronoss Technologies||$476.75 million||1.06||$54.33 million||$0.44||26.11|
|Veritone||$12.02 million||47.70||-$27.21 million||N/A||N/A|
Synchronoss Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Veritone.
This table compares Synchronoss Technologies and Veritone’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Synchronoss Technologies beats Veritone on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Synchronoss Technologies
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. is a global software and services company, which provides technologies and services for the mobile transformation of business. The Company’s portfolio in the Consumer and Enterprise markets contains offerings, such as personal cloud, secure-mobility, identity management and scalable messaging platforms, products and solutions. Its products and platforms are designed to enable multiple converged communication services to be managed across a range of distribution channels, including e-commerce, m-commerce, telesales, customer stores, indirect and other retail outlets. The Company operates in and markets their solutions and services directly through their sales organizations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. It delivers technologies for mobile transformation to service provider and enterprise customers in regulated verticals and use cases.
Veritone, Inc. is a developer of artificial intelligence (AI) platform. The Company’s platform unlocks the power of cognitive computing to transform unstructured audio and video data and analyze it in conjunction with structured data in a seamless, automated manner to generate actionable intelligence. Its cloud-based artificial intelligence operating system (aiOS) integrates and orchestrates an open ecosystem of cognitive engines, together with the Company’s suite of applications, to reveal valuable multivariate insights from vast amounts of audio, video and structured data. The Company’s technology enables users to run comprehensive, multivariate queries, correlations and analyses in near real-time using multiple cognitive engines and data sets, integrating and refining the outputs. The Company’s services and target markets include Media Agency Services, software as a service (Saas) Solutions, and Other Vertical Markets and Applications.
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