Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Infinite Group (OTCMKTS:IMCI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Alphabet and Infinite Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alphabet||$110.86 billion||6.95||$12.66 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Infinite Group||$7.41 million||0.04||-$320,000.00||N/A||N/A|
Volatility & Risk
Alphabet has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Infinite Group has a beta of 2.5, indicating that its stock price is 150% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
40.4% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Infinite Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.1% of Alphabet shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 39.4% of Infinite Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Alphabet and Infinite Group’s 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 Alphabet and Infinite Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Alphabet currently has a consensus target price of $1,305.77, suggesting a potential upside of 18.02%. Given Alphabet’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Infinite Group.
Alphabet beats Infinite Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Alphabet Company Profile
Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online advertising services in the United States and internationally. The company offers performance and brand advertising services. It operates through Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes principal Internet products, such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube, as well as technical infrastructure and newer efforts, including Virtual Reality. This segment also offers digital content, enterprise cloud services, and hardware products, as well as other miscellaneous products and services. The Other Bets segment includes businesses, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X, as well as fiber Internet and Television services. Alphabet Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
Infinite Group Company Profile
Infinite Group, Inc. provides managed information technology (IT) and virtualization services, and develops and provides cybersecurity tools and solutions to private businesses and government agencies in the United States. It offers Nodeware, an automated network vulnerability management system that assesses vulnerabilities in a computer network using scanning technology. The company also provides cloud computing services, including public and private cloud architecture, hybrid cloud hosting, server virtualization, and desktop virtualization solutions; and level 2 Microsoft and Hewlett Packard server, and software-based managed services through its partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. In addition, it sells third party software licenses, as well as offers virtualization support services. The company was formerly known as Infinite Machines Corp. and changed its name to Infinite Group, Inc. in January 1998. Infinite Group, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Pittsford, New York.
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