Perion Network (NASDAQ:PERI) and Obic (OTCMKTS:OBIIF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.
Risk and Volatility
Perion Network has a beta of 0.94, indicating that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Obic has a beta of 1, indicating that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Perion Network and Obic, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Perion Network currently has a consensus price target of $6.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.07%. Given Perion Network’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Perion Network is more favorable than Obic.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
17.8% of Perion Network shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Perion Network and Obic’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Perion Network||$252.85 million||0.54||$8.12 million||$0.31||16.97|
Perion Network has higher revenue and earnings than Obic.
This table compares Perion Network and Obic’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Perion Network beats Obic on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Perion Network
Perion Network Ltd. is a global technology company, which engages in the provision of advertising solutions to brands and publishers through innovative platforms. It is committed to providing data-driven execution, from high-impact ad formats to branded search and a unified social and mobile programmatic platform. It offers the following business solutions: Undertone, which connects brands to consumers using engaging creatives; Code Fuel, which enables developers to optimize search traffic and generate incremental revenue; MakeMeReach, an automated social management platform that help ad performance across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat; and Smilebox, a desktop and mobile applications. The company was founded by Ofer Adler and Yaron Adler in November 1999 and is headquartered Holon, Israel.
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