RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: RMGN) and McGraw Hill Financial (NASDAQ:MHFI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitabiliy, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for RMG Networks Holding Corporation and McGraw Hill Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RMG Networks Holding Corporation 0 0 1 0 3.00
McGraw Hill Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A

RMG Networks Holding Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $1.00, indicating a potential upside of 39.86%. Given RMG Networks Holding Corporation’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe RMG Networks Holding Corporation is more favorable than McGraw Hill Financial.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares RMG Networks Holding Corporation and McGraw Hill Financial’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
RMG Networks Holding Corporation $37.90 million 0.84 -$1.42 million N/A N/A
McGraw Hill Financial N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

McGraw Hill Financial has higher revenue, but lower earnings than RMG Networks Holding Corporation.

Profitability

This table compares RMG Networks Holding Corporation and McGraw Hill Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RMG Networks Holding Corporation -12.50% -53.60% -17.83%
McGraw Hill Financial N/A N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

9.6% of RMG Networks Holding Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 24.5% of RMG Networks Holding Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

RMG Networks Holding Corporation beats McGraw Hill Financial on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About McGraw Hill Financial

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. is a benchmarks and ratings, analytics, data and research provider serving the global capital, commodities and commercial markets. The Company operate in four business segments: S&P Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and analytics, offering investors and market participants information, ratings and benchmarks; S&P Capital IQ, which provides multi-asset-class data, research and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services; S&P Dow Jones Indices, which is a global index provider that maintains a range of valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers and institutional investors, and Commodities & Commercial, which consists of business-to-business companies focused on commercial and commodities markets that deliver their customers access to information, data, analytic services, and pricing and quality benchmarks.

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