Everbridge (NASDAQ: EVBG) and Gigamon (NYSE:GIMO) are both technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.
This table compares Everbridge and Gigamon’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
65.4% of Everbridge shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.9% of Gigamon shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.4% of Everbridge shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.5% of Gigamon shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Everbridge and Gigamon’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Everbridge||$76.85 million||10.83||-$11.28 million||($0.60)||-49.12|
|Gigamon||$310.86 million||4.62||$49.43 million||($0.04)||-962.50|
Gigamon has higher revenue and earnings than Everbridge. Gigamon is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Everbridge, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Everbridge and Gigamon, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Everbridge presently has a consensus target price of $31.00, indicating a potential upside of 5.19%. Gigamon has a consensus target price of $45.35, indicating a potential upside of 17.79%. Given Gigamon’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Gigamon is more favorable than Everbridge.
Gigamon beats Everbridge on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Everbridge Company Profile
Everbridge, Inc. is a global software company. The Company provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. During public safety threats, such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events, such as information technology (IT) outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents, such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, its Software as a Service (SaaS)-based platform enables its customers to aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes, and track progress on executing response plans. Its platform provides organizations with the ability to send and receive notifications based on the last known locations of people, not just based on a static office or home address.
Gigamon Company Profile
Gigamon Inc. offers a solution that delivers visibility and control of data-in-motion traversing enterprise, federal and service provider networks. The Company’s Visibility Platform consists of a distributed system of nodes (that in combination establish a Visibility Fabric). The Visibility Platform includes physical appliances and virtual nodes that can be deployed in data centers, central offices, virtualized/private cloud/public cloud environments, and small form-factor remote site appliances, which in combination enable pervasive visibility of network infrastructures. Its GigaSECURE Security Delivery Platform enables security teams and information technology (IT) personnel to gain visibility into their IT infrastructure by forwarding selected traffic of interest from network, server and remote location infrastructure to security, management, analysis and compliance tools in a manner that is optimized for specific uses or functions.
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