Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) vs. Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ:ZM) Financial Comparison

Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) and Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ:ZM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Internap and Zoom Video Communications, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Internap 0 0 6 0 3.00
Zoom Video Communications 2 11 6 0 2.21

Internap currently has a consensus target price of $8.25, suggesting a potential upside of 273.30%. Zoom Video Communications has a consensus target price of $89.84, suggesting a potential upside of 11.31%. Given Internap’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Internap is more favorable than Zoom Video Communications.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.5% of Internap shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.1% of Zoom Video Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 6.4% of Internap shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Internap and Zoom Video Communications’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Internap $317.37 million 0.19 -$62.50 million ($3.01) -0.73
Zoom Video Communications N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Zoom Video Communications has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Internap.

Profitability

This table compares Internap and Zoom Video Communications’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Internap -23.62% N/A -9.76%
Zoom Video Communications N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Internap beats Zoom Video Communications on 5 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Internap Company Profile

Internap Corp. engages in the provision of information technology infrastructure services. It operates through the following segments: INAP US and INAP INTL. The INAP US segment consists of U. S. Colocation, U. S. Cloud, and U. S. Network services based in the United States. The INAP INTL segment consists of these same services based in countries other than the United States, and Ubersmith. The company was founded in May 1996 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

Zoom Video Communications Company Profile

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. provides a video-first communications platform that delivers changes how people interact primarily in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It connects people through frictionless video, voice, chat, and content sharing. The company's cloud-native platform enables face-to-face video experiences and connects users across various devices and locations in a single meeting. It serves education, entertainment/media, enterprise infrastructure, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profit/not for profit and social impact, retail/consumer products, and software/Internet industries, as well as individuals. The company was formerly known as Zoom Communications, Inc. and changed its name to Zoom Video Communications, Inc. in May 2012. Zoom Video Communications, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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