TINTRI INC (NASDAQ: TNTR) and Nimble Storage (NYSE:NMBL) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares TINTRI INC and Nimble Storage’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nimble Storage N/A N/A N/A ($1.83) -6.83

Insider and Institutional Ownership

36.9% of TINTRI INC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of Nimble Storage shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.9% of Nimble Storage shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for TINTRI INC and Nimble Storage, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TINTRI INC 0 1 6 0 2.86
Nimble Storage 0 16 3 0 2.16

TINTRI INC presently has a consensus price target of $11.25, indicating a potential upside of 84.43%. Nimble Storage has a consensus price target of $12.65, indicating a potential upside of 1.31%. Given TINTRI INC’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe TINTRI INC is more favorable than Nimble Storage.


This table compares TINTRI INC and Nimble Storage’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nimble Storage -31.11% -130.73% -44.52%


TINTRI INC beats Nimble Storage on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

TINTRI INC Company Profile

Tintri, Inc. is a United States-based company. The Company is engaged in the business of storage management solutions. The Company offers a range of products, including Tintri all-flash array, Tintri hybrid-flash array, Tintri Global Center (TGC), Tintri Analytics, Tintri Storage Software. The Company’s solutions include cloud, desktops, database system and servers, Data protection and disaster recovery and DevOps. Tintri all-flash array offers a set of rest application programming interface (API), as well as a PowerShell Toolkit and Python software development kit (SDK). The Tintri hybrid-flash array enables user top dive into individual VMs. Tintri Global Center (TGC) helps in storage management. It operates a one-person storage management center. Users can manage up to 32 VMstores as one with visibility into all individual VMs. Tintri Analytics helps to make better decisions with cloud-based predictive analytics.

Nimble Storage Company Profile

Nimble Storage, Inc. (Nimble Storage) focuses on providing its end-customers with data. The Company’s Predictive Cloud Platform combines predictive analytics, flash storage and multicloud infrastructure to manage operations in on-premises data centers and in the cloud. Its products allow end-customers to deploy workloads flexibly on flash arrays, converged infrastructure and the public cloud. Its operating system includes NimbleOS. NimbleOS runs across all of its All Flash and Adaptive Flash (Hybrid) arrays and powers Nimble Cloud Volumes. The features of NimbleOS include Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL), Variable Block Inline Deduplication, Variable Block Inline Compression, Efficient All Flash Array Architecture, Dynamic Caching for Adaptive Flash Arrays, Efficient, Instant Snapshots and Replication, SmartSecure Encryption and Data Shredding and Scalability.

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