Concur Technologies (NASDAQ: CNQR) and MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Concur Technologies and MobileIron’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MobileIron||$163.93 million||2.42||-$67.18 million||($0.64)||-6.45|
Concur Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than MobileIron. MobileIron is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Concur Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Concur Technologies and MobileIron, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
MobileIron has a consensus price target of $5.60, suggesting a potential upside of 35.59%.
This table compares Concur Technologies and MobileIron’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
51.2% of MobileIron shares are held by institutional investors. 31.7% of MobileIron shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
MobileIron beats Concur Technologies on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Concur Technologies Company Profile
Concur Technologies, Inc. (Concur) is a provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions for companies of all industries, sizes, and geographies. The Company delivers cloud computing software solutions. It provides cloud computing software solutions primarily on a subscription basis. The Company’s easy-to-use cloud computing solutions help companies and their employees control costs, save time, and boost productivity by streamlining the expense management, travel procurement, itinerary management, and invoice management processes. By capturing and reporting on activity throughout the travel and expense management process, its solutions provide detailed information to help its customers effectively negotiate with vendors, create budgets, and manage compliance. As of September 30, 2013, the Company had over 20,000 customers in over 150 countries.
MobileIron Company Profile
MobileIron, Inc. (MobileIron) provides a mobile information technology (IT) platform for enterprises to manage and secure mobile applications, content and devices. The Company’s solution provides enterprise security. The MobileIron Platform combines security and enterprise mobility management (EMM) tools, including mobile device management (MDM), mobile application management (MAM), and mobile content management (MCM) capabilities. The Company offers EMM tools, including EMM platform, cloud security with MobileIron Access, Windows security with MobileIron Bridge and applications. MobileIron offers its customers the flexibility to deploy its solution as a cloud service or as on-premises software. Its applications include [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], MobileIron Tunnel, MobileIron Rooms, MobileIron AppConnect and AppConnect Ecosystem. The Company serves a range of industries, such as financial services, government, healthcare and legal.