Finjan Holdings (NASDAQ: FNJN) and SeaChange International (NASDAQ:SEAC) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Finjan Holdings and SeaChange International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Finjan Holdings $36.60 million 1.43 $22.66 million $0.37 5.16
SeaChange International $77.67 million 1.20 -$9.06 million ($1.21) -2.17

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.8% of Finjan Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.9% of SeaChange International shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.6% of Finjan Holdings shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of SeaChange International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Finjan Holdings and SeaChange International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Finjan Holdings 0 0 2 0 3.00
SeaChange International 0 0 0 0 N/A

Finjan Holdings currently has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential upside of 109.42%. Given Finjan Holdings’ higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Finjan Holdings is more favorable than SeaChange International.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Finjan Holdings 37.53% 169.10% 51.53%
SeaChange International -54.54% -15.80% -9.85%

Volatility & Risk

Finjan Holdings has a beta of -0.52, indicating that its stock price is 152% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SeaChange International has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Finjan Holdings beats SeaChange International on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Finjan Holdings Company Profile

Finjan Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a cybersecurity company, provides intellectual property licensing and enforcement services. The company owns a portfolio of patents related to software and hardware technologies that proactively detect malicious code and thereby protects end users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, trojans, and other Web and network threats. Its patented technologies are used in specific cybersecurity technology areas, including endpoint/cloud software, Web gateway/Internet infrastructure, networking equipment markets, and mobile security. The company’s technology scans and repels the latest and unknown threats to network, Web, and endpoint devices on a real-time basis. It also provides investments in cybersecurity technologies and intellectual property; offers cyber risk and cyber security advisory services; and develops mobile security applications. Finjan Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in East Palo Alto, California.

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.

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