Financial Survey: Tangoe (NASDAQ:TNGO) and Iron Mountain (IRM)
Tangoe (NASDAQ: TNGO) and Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Tangoe and Iron Mountain’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tangoe||$219.45 million||1.13||$9.64 million||N/A||N/A|
|Iron Mountain||$3.70 billion||2.48||$1.16 billion||$0.38||91.45|
Iron Mountain has higher revenue and earnings than Tangoe.
This table compares Tangoe and Iron Mountain’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
59.2% of Tangoe shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.2% of Iron Mountain shares are held by institutional investors. 12.0% of Tangoe shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Iron Mountain shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Iron Mountain pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.3%. Tangoe does not pay a dividend. Iron Mountain pays out 579.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Iron Mountain has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.
Risk & Volatility
Tangoe has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Iron Mountain has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Tangoe and Iron Mountain, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Tangoe currently has a consensus target price of $6.50, indicating a potential upside of 2.36%. Iron Mountain has a consensus target price of $39.33, indicating a potential upside of 13.19%. Given Iron Mountain’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Iron Mountain is more favorable than Tangoe.
Iron Mountain beats Tangoe on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
Tangoe Company Profile
Tangoe, Inc. is a provider of information technology (IT) and Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software and related services. The Company offers its services to a range of global enterprises and service providers. Its products and solutions include mobility, telecom, cloud, IT expense, strategic consulting and mobility as a service (MaaS). Its mobility solution includes expense management; procurement, logistics and activation; usage management; enterprise mobility; mobile support, and financial management. Its IT expense solution includes expense management, inventory and asset management, usage management and financial management. Its enterprise mobility and IT consulting services include strategic sourcing; strategy assessment, planning, and policy development, and implementation and transition support. The Company offers contract sourcing, strategy and policy consulting, service maturity assessment, global services benchmarking and lifecycle advisory, among others.
Iron Mountain Company Profile
Iron Mountain Incorporated (Iron Mountain) is engaged in storing records, primarily paper documents and data backup media, and provide information management services. The Company offers records management services, data protection and recovery services and information destruction services. Its information management services are divided into three categories: records management services, data protection and recovery services, and information destruction services. The Company’s records management services include flexible retrieval access, retention management and records management program development and implementation based on practices to help customers comply with specific regulatory requirements and policy-based programs. It provides data protection and recovery services for both physical and electronic records. The Company’s information destruction services consist primarily of physical secure shredding operations.
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