Link Motion (NYSE:LKM) and ConvergeOne (NASDAQ:CVON) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
3.8% of Link Motion shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.0% of ConvergeOne shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Link Motion and ConvergeOne’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Link Motion and ConvergeOne, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Link Motion currently has a consensus price target of $13.00, indicating a potential upside of 2,075.73%. ConvergeOne has a consensus price target of $11.67, indicating a potential upside of 34.56%. Given Link Motion’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Link Motion is more favorable than ConvergeOne.
ConvergeOne pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Link Motion does not pay a dividend. ConvergeOne pays out 21.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Volatility and Risk
Link Motion has a beta of 0.49, indicating that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ConvergeOne has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Link Motion and ConvergeOne’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Link Motion||$57.61 million||1.01||-$27.12 million||N/A||N/A|
ConvergeOne has higher revenue and earnings than Link Motion.
ConvergeOne beats Link Motion on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Link Motion Company Profile
Link Motion Inc. operates as a smart car and smart ride company in the People's Republic of China and internationally. Its offerings include enabling technology solutions and secure connected carputers for the ecosystem of car businesses; and consumer ride sharing services, as well as mobile security, productivity, and other related applications. The company was formerly known as NQ Mobile Inc. and changed its name to Link Motion Inc. in March 2018. Link Motion Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
ConvergeOne Company Profile
ConvergeOne Holdings, Inc. provides collaboration and technology solutions for large and medium enterprises in the United States. The company offers unified communications solutions, including communications applications, such as voice, email, presence, chat/text, and video technologies; voice and text messaging solutions; mobility and bring your own device solutions for business continuity with the seamless connection of mobile, landline, cellular, and Wi-Fi enabled devices; conferencing solutions, as well as streaming and recording, and security services; and software integration services. It also provides customer engagement solutions comprising omni-channel, self-service interactive voice recognition and advanced routing, social media, remote agent, end-to-end business intelligence and analytics, workforce optimization, and integration software and cloud connector solutions; and enterprise networking technology solutions, such as mobile device management, routing and switching technology, wireless, and location service applications. In addition, the company offers data center solutions, including design, procurement, implementation, management, and optimization of data center infrastructure assets, as well as server migration and consolidation services; storage management and data management solutions; and virtualization solutions. Further, it provides cloud solutions in private, C1 Cloud, hybrid, and public cloud environments; end-to-end network and data security solutions; and disaster recovery services and solutions, such as business continuity assessment and planning, network availability and data continuity, and recovery and crisis management, as well as FireStorm POV, an security assessment tool. ConvergeOne Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota.
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