Park City Group (NASDAQ: PCYG) and Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
31.1% of Park City Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 37.4% of Park City Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Blackbaud shares are owned 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.
Park City Group has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Blackbaud has a beta of 0.82, indicating that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Park City Group and Blackbaud, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Park City Group||0||0||2||0||3.00|
Park City Group presently has a consensus price target of $16.50, indicating a potential upside of 54.21%. Blackbaud has a consensus price target of $91.86, indicating a potential downside of 5.20%. Given Park City Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Park City Group is more favorable than Blackbaud.
Blackbaud pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Park City Group does not pay a dividend. Blackbaud pays out 44.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Park City Group and Blackbaud’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Park City Group||17.98%||10.33%||8.19%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Park City Group and Blackbaud’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Park City Group||$18.94 million||10.99||$3.77 million||$0.14||76.43|
|Blackbaud||$730.82 million||6.38||$41.51 million||$1.09||88.90|
Blackbaud has higher revenue and earnings than Park City Group. Park City Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Blackbaud, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Park City Group beats Blackbaud on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Park City Group
Park City Group, Inc. is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider. The Company delivers its services through software products designed, developed, marketed and supported by the Company. The Company also has a Professional Services business, which conducts customization, implementation and training. The Company has approximately two services groups, such as The Business Analytics Group and The Professional Services Group. The Business Analytics Group offers business-consulting services to suppliers and retailers in the grocery, convenience store and specialty retail industries. The Professional Services Group provides consulting services. The Company’s solutions include Advanced Commerce and Supply-Chain Solutions, and Food Safety Solutions. The Company’s primary advanced commerce and supply-chain solutions include Scan Based Trading, ScoreTracker, Vendor Managed Inventory, Store Level Replenishment, Enterprise Supply Chain Planning, Fresh Market Manager and ActionManager.
Blackbaud, Inc. is a cloud software company. The Company offers a range of cloud and on-premise solutions, as well as a resource network that empowers and connects organizations of all sizes. Its segments include the General Markets Business Unit (the GMBU), the Enterprise Customer Business Unit (the ECBU) and the International Business Unit (the IBU). The GMBU is focused on marketing, sales, delivery and support to all emerging and mid-sized prospects and customers in North America. The ECBU is focused on marketing, sales, delivery and support to all large and/or strategic prospects and customers in North America. The IBU is focused on marketing, sales, delivery and support to all prospects and customers outside of North America. It operates in four geographic regions: the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. Its portfolio of software and services supports nonprofit fundraising and relationship management, digital marketing, advocacy, accounting, payments and analytics.
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