Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ: QUMU) and Qumu Corp (NASDAQ:RIMG) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Qumu Corporation -28.91% -53.51% -21.86%
Qumu Corp -39.24% -71.16% -27.82%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Qumu Corporation and Qumu Corp’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Qumu Corporation $31.68 million 0.71 -$11.17 million ($0.96) -2.50
Qumu Corp N/A N/A N/A ($0.94) -2.55

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

24.8% of Qumu Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.2% of Qumu Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Qumu Corporation and Qumu Corp, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Qumu Corporation 0 0 0 0 N/A
Qumu Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A

Volatility & Risk

Qumu Corporation has a beta of -0.51, suggesting that its share price is 151% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Qumu Corp has a beta of -0.5, suggesting that its share price is 150% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Qumu Corporation beats Qumu Corp on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Qumu Corporation Company Profile

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.

Qumu Corp Company Profile

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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