Identiv (NASDAQ: INVE) and Qumu Corp (NASDAQ:RIMG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Identiv and Qumu Corp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Identiv -7.53% -50.00% -8.36%
Qumu Corp -39.24% -71.16% -27.82%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Identiv and Qumu Corp’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Identiv $58.44 million 1.06 $208,000.00 ($0.38) -11.61
Qumu Corp N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Identiv has higher revenue and earnings than Qumu Corp.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Identiv and Qumu Corp, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Identiv 0 1 1 0 2.50
Qumu Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A

Identiv presently has a consensus price target of $8.50, suggesting a potential upside of 92.74%. Given Identiv’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Identiv is more favorable than Qumu Corp.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

33.4% of Identiv shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.3% of Identiv shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Identiv beats Qumu Corp on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Identiv

Identiv, Inc. is a global security technology company. The Company operates through four segments: Physical access control systems (PACS), Identity, Credentials and All Other. PACS segment provides solutions and services that enable the issuance, management and use of secure identity credentials in diverse markets. PACS business offers Hirsch line of controllers, including the advanced MX line, Hirsch’s Velocity management software and its Identiv connected physical access manager software, EDGE controller and reader package. Identity segment offers products to secure enterprise information, including login and printers through delivery of smart card reader products and identity management through its idOnDemand service. Credentials segment offers access cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) and near field communication products, including cards, labels, tags and stickers, as well as RF components. All Other segment includes products, such as Chipdrive and Digital Media readers.

About Qumu Corp

Qumu Corporation (Qumu) is an enterprise video content management software company. The Company is engaged in providing tools businesses need to create, manage, secure, deliver and measure their videos. The Company operates through the enterprise video content management software business segment. Its video content management software solutions allow organizations to create, capture, organize and deliver content across the extended enterprise to a range of end points, including mobile devices and thick or thin clients. Qumu’s video platform supports both live and on-demand streaming. The Qumu platform is a video content management software solution that can be deployed as a perpetual software license, a term software license or a cloud-hosted software as a service (SaaS). Qumu Capture Studio is a portable software-enabled device that records, edits and publishes video and presentation content.

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