RADA Electronic Ind. (NASDAQ: RADA) and Chyronhego (NASDAQ:CHYR) are both small-cap technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares RADA Electronic Ind. and Chyronhego’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
RADA Electronic Ind. $12.82 million 7.30 -$4.91 million ($0.05) -62.40
Chyronhego N/A N/A N/A ($0.21) -13.33

Chyronhego has lower revenue, but higher earnings than RADA Electronic Ind.. RADA Electronic Ind. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chyronhego, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.7% of RADA Electronic Ind. shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of RADA Electronic Ind. shares are owned 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for RADA Electronic Ind. and Chyronhego, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RADA Electronic Ind. 0 0 0 0 N/A
Chyronhego 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk and Volatility

RADA Electronic Ind. has a beta of 0.45, suggesting that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chyronhego has a beta of 0.56, suggesting that its stock price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares RADA Electronic Ind. and Chyronhego’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RADA Electronic Ind. 5.56% 7.15% 4.43%
Chyronhego -15.96% -37.47% -17.21%

Summary

RADA Electronic Ind. beats Chyronhego on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About RADA Electronic Ind.

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. is an aviation and defense company. The Company develops, manufactures and sells defense electronics, including, avionics solutions (including avionics for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)), airborne data/video recording and management systems, inertial navigation systems and tactical land radars for defense forces and border protection systems. The Company’s product lines include Military avionics (Data/video recorders, core avionics for aircraft and UAVs); Inertial navigation systems (INS) for aerial and land platforms, and Tactical Radars for defense forces and border protection systems (land-based). The Company’s INS products are used by multiple combat platforms and weapon systems. The Company develops ground radars for tactical applications, such as defense forces protection and border protection. Its products are primarily sold to governmental agencies, governmental authorities and government-owned companies.

About Chyronhego

ChyronHego Corporation is a United States-based company, which is engaged in broadcast graphics creation, playout, and real-time data visualization. The Company offers a range of products and services for live television, news, sports, corporate and government video production. It offers products, such as broadcast graphics, including Lyric Family, Axis World Graphics and Mosaic; production and automation, including Live Arena, Live Compositor and Live Assist; channel branding and tickers, including Channel Box PRIME, Channel Box and NewsTicker Family; weather graphics, including Metacast; studio and virtual solutions, including Virtual Football, Virtual Placement and Hybrid Virtual Studios, and sports tracking and analysis, including Sports Technology and Coach Paint. Its end-to-end graphics offerings include hosted services for graphics creation and order management, channel branding, weather graphics, graphics asset management, touch graphics, virtual placement and player tracking.

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