SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) and Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Risk & Volatility

SeaChange International has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mobileye NV has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares SeaChange International and Mobileye NV’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SeaChange International $77.67 million 1.23 -$9.06 million ($1.21) -2.22
Mobileye NV $407.63 million 34.12 $138.64 million $0.50 125.34

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

Profitability

This table compares SeaChange International and Mobileye NV’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SeaChange International -54.54% -15.80% -9.85%
Mobileye NV 26.88% 18.47% 16.50%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

71.8% of SeaChange International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.0% of Mobileye NV shares are held by institutional investors. 2.9% of SeaChange International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for SeaChange International and Mobileye NV, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SeaChange International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mobileye NV 1 19 2 0 2.05

Mobileye NV has a consensus price target of $55.63, indicating a potential downside of 11.23%. Given Mobileye NV’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Mobileye NV is more favorable than SeaChange International.

Summary

Mobileye NV beats SeaChange International on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

SeaChange International Company Profile

SeaChange International, Inc. (SeaChange) is engaged in the delivery of multiscreen video. The Company’s products and services facilitate the aggregation, licensing, management and distribution of video and advertising content for cable television system operators, telecommunications companies, satellite operators and media companies. SeaChange sells its software products and services across the world, to television service providers, including cable television system operators, telecommunications companies, satellite operators and media companies. Its systems enable service providers to offer other interactive television services that allow subscribers to receive personalized services and interact with their video devices. Its business consists of three product areas: multiscreen video backoffice, advertising and video gateway software solutions. It also offers SeaChange Infusion Advanced Advertising Platform, Adrenalin, SeaChange Infusion Advanced Advertising Platform and Nucleus.

Mobileye NV 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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