Avid Technology (OTCMKTS: AVID) and Synnex Corporation (NYSE:SNX) are both technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Avid Technology and Synnex Corporation’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Avid Technology $440.79 million 0.41 $46.85 million N/A N/A
Synnex Corporation $15.01 billion 0.31 $603.29 million $6.97 16.59

Synnex Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Avid Technology.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Avid Technology and Synnex Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Avid Technology 0 1 0 0 2.00
Synnex Corporation 0 2 3 1 2.83

Avid Technology currently has a consensus target price of $5.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.29%. Synnex Corporation has a consensus target price of $132.20, suggesting a potential upside of 14.36%. Given Synnex Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Synnex Corporation is more favorable than Avid Technology.

Profitability

This table compares Avid Technology and Synnex Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Avid Technology -10.58% N/A -18.29%
Synnex Corporation 1.86% 16.29% 6.35%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.4% of Synnex Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of Synnex Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Synnex Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Avid Technology does not pay a dividend. Synnex Corporation pays out 14.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Synnex Corporation beats Avid Technology on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Avid Technology

Avid Technology, Inc. is a provider of an open and integrated technology platform, along with applications and services that enable the creation, distribution and monetization of audio and video content. The Company develops, markets, sells and supports software and hardware for digital media content production, management, secured content storage and distribution. The Company’s products are used in production and post-production facilities; film studios; network, affiliate, independent and cable television stations; recording studios; live-sound performance venues; advertising agencies; government and educational institutions; corporate communication departments, and by independent video and audio creative professionals, as well as aspiring professionals and enthusiasts. Projects produced using its products include feature films, television programs, live events, news broadcasts, commercials, music, video and other digital media content.

About Synnex Corporation

Synnex Corporation is a business process services company. The Company provides a range of distribution, logistics and integration services for the technology industry and providing outsourced services focused on customer engagement strategy. The Company operates in two segments: Technology Solutions and Concentrix. The Company’s Technology Solutions segment distributes peripherals, information technology (IT) systems, including data center server and storage solutions, system components, software, networking/communications/security equipment, and consumer electronics (CE) and complementary products. Within its Technology Solutions segment, the Company also provides systems design and integration solutions. The Company’s Concentrix segment offers a portfolio of solutions and end-to-end business services focused on customer engagement strategy, process optimization, technology innovation, front and back-office automation and business transformation.

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