Mobileye BV (NYSE: MBLY) and Box (NYSE:BOX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Risk and Volatility

Mobileye BV has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Box has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Mobileye BV and Box’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mobileye BV N/A N/A N/A $0.50 N/A
Box $398.61 million 7.35 -$151.78 million ($1.18) -18.57

Mobileye BV has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Box. Box is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mobileye BV, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Mobileye BV and Box’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mobileye BV 26.88% 18.47% 16.50%
Box -34.11% -232.81% -32.96%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

61.0% of Mobileye BV shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.1% of Box shares are held by institutional investors. 22.3% of Box shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Mobileye BV and Box, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mobileye BV 1 19 2 0 2.05
Box 0 2 12 0 2.86

Mobileye BV currently has a consensus price target of $55.34, indicating a potential upside of Infinity. Box has a consensus price target of $23.73, indicating a potential upside of 8.29%. Given Mobileye BV’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Mobileye BV is more favorable than Box.

Summary

Mobileye BV beats Box on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mobileye BV 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.

Box Company Profile

Box, Inc. provides an enterprise content management platform that enables organizations of all sizes to manage enterprise content while allowing access and sharing of this content from anywhere, on any device. With the Company’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud-based platform, users can collaborate on content both internally and with external parties, automate content-driven business processes, develop custom applications, and implement data protection, security and compliance features to comply with internal policies and industry regulations. Its platform enables people to view, share and collaborate on content, across various file formats and media types. The software integrates with enterprise business applications, and is compatible with various application environments, operating systems and devices, ensuring that workers have access to their business content. It offers individuals a free basic version of the Box platform that allows them to experience its solution.

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