Qumu Corp (NASDAQ: RIMG) and Synnex Corporation (NYSE:SNX) are both technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

71.4% of Synnex Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of Synnex Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Qumu Corp N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Synnex Corporation $15.01 billion 0.31 $603.29 million $6.97 16.66

Synnex Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Qumu Corp.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Qumu Corp -39.24% -71.16% -27.82%
Synnex Corporation 1.86% 16.29% 6.35%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Qumu Corp and Synnex Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Qumu Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Synnex Corporation 0 2 3 1 2.83

Synnex Corporation has a consensus target price of $132.20, suggesting a potential upside of 13.82%. Given Synnex Corporation’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Synnex Corporation is more favorable than Qumu Corp.

Dividends

Synnex Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Qumu Corp does not pay a dividend. Synnex Corporation pays out 14.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Synnex Corporation beats Qumu Corp on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Qumu Corp

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.

About Synnex Corporation

Synnex Corporation is a business process services company. The Company provides a range of distribution, logistics and integration services for the technology industry and providing outsourced services focused on customer engagement strategy. The Company operates in two segments: Technology Solutions and Concentrix. The Company’s Technology Solutions segment distributes peripherals, information technology (IT) systems, including data center server and storage solutions, system components, software, networking/communications/security equipment, and consumer electronics (CE) and complementary products. Within its Technology Solutions segment, the Company also provides systems design and integration solutions. The Company’s Concentrix segment offers a portfolio of solutions and end-to-end business services focused on customer engagement strategy, process optimization, technology innovation, front and back-office automation and business transformation.

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