Marketo (NASDAQ: MKTO) and Mobileye N.V. (NYSE:MBLY) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Marketo and Mobileye N.V.’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Marketo N/A N/A N/A ($1.71) -20.34
Mobileye N.V. $407.63 million 34.48 $138.64 million $0.50 126.60

Mobileye N.V. has higher revenue and earnings than Marketo. Marketo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mobileye N.V., indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Marketo and Mobileye N.V., as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Marketo 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mobileye N.V. 1 20 2 0 2.04

Mobileye N.V. has a consensus price target of $55.53, suggesting a potential downside of 12.27%. Given Mobileye N.V.’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mobileye N.V. is more favorable than Marketo.

Volatility and Risk

Marketo has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mobileye N.V. has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

62.3% of Mobileye N.V. shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Marketo and Mobileye N.V.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Marketo -23.20% -98.33% -27.18%
Mobileye N.V. 29.43% 17.78% 15.85%

Summary

Mobileye N.V. beats Marketo on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Marketo Company Profile

Marketo, Inc. is a United States-based provider of a cloud-based Engagement Marketing software platform, which enables organizations to involve in engagement marketing. The Company’s platform offers a range applications across various categories, including Marketing Automation, which helps to organize personalized multi-channel marketing campaigns and workflows; Email Marketing, which provides the ability to tap the insights captured in the Audience Hub to send e-mail messages; Mobile Engagement, which engages customers on their mobile devices; Digital Ads, which allows marketers to focus on behavioral data captured in the Audience Hub for personalized digital advertisements; Web Personalization, which helps in personalizing experiences to engage people; Marketing Analytics; Predictive Content, which discovers Website assets, such as e-books and case studies; Marketing Calendar, and Sales Insight. It offers solutions, such as Lead Management solution and Consumer Marketing solution.

Mobileye N.V. Company Profile

Mobileye N.V. is engaged in the development of computer vision and machine learning-based sensing, mapping and driving policy technology for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving technologies. The Company operates through two segments: Original Equipment Manufacturing, which supplies the software algorithms and EyeQ chip, and After Market, which sells a complete system, which includes its software algorithms and EyeQ chip, as well as the camera and other necessary components. Its software algorithms and EyeQ chips perform detailed interpretations of the visual field in order to anticipate possible collisions with other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists, animals, debris and other obstacles. Its products are able to detect roadway markings; identify and read traffic signs, directional signs and traffic lights; create a Roadbook of localized drivable paths and visual landmarks using its road experience management technology, and provide mapping for autonomous driving.

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