Determine (NASDAQ: DTRM) and FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) are both technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Determine and FireEye, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Determine 1 0 2 0 2.33
FireEye 0 9 14 0 2.61

Determine currently has a consensus target price of $3.00, suggesting a potential upside of 76.47%. FireEye has a consensus target price of $18.18, suggesting a potential upside of 5.41%. Given Determine’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Determine is more favorable than FireEye.

Volatility and Risk

Determine has a beta of 1.55, indicating that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FireEye has a beta of 0.42, indicating that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Determine and FireEye’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Determine $27.46 million 0.92 -$9.45 million ($0.12) -14.17
FireEye $751.09 million 4.40 -$303.69 million ($1.71) -10.09

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


This table compares Determine and FireEye’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Determine -30.59% -87.88% -14.86%
FireEye -40.43% -24.93% -8.42%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

17.8% of Determine shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of FireEye shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.0% of Determine shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of FireEye shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


FireEye beats Determine on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Determine Company Profile

Determine, Inc., (Determine), formerly Selectica, Inc., is a provider of enterprise contract management, supply management and configuration solutions. The Company is engaged in providing software as a service (SaaS) Source to Pay and Enterprise Contract Lifecyclem Management (ECLM) solutions. Its Source to Pay software suite includes strategic sourcing, supplier management, contract management and procure-to-pay applications. The Determine Cloud Platform gives procurement, finance and legal professionals the ability to deliver insights through analysis of their supplier relationships and contractual requirements. The Determine platform is an open technology infrastructure based on smart process application models. In addition to its source to pay and enterprise contract lifecycle management solutions suite, Determine also provides a configuration engine solution. The Company’s Configuration engine consolidates the management and dissemination of complex product information.

FireEye Company Profile

FireEye, Inc. provides intelligence-based cybersecurity solutions that allow organizations to prepare for, prevent, respond to and remediate cyber-attacks. The Company offers various products, such as Threat Detection and Prevention Solutions, which include network security products (NX and Multi-vector Virtual Execution (MVX) Compute Node Series), e-mail security products (EX Series and e-mail threat prevention cloud (ETP), endpoint security products (HX Series) and content security products (FX Series); security management and orchestration products, which include Central Management System and FireEye Security Orchestrator, and forensics and investigation products, which include Threat Analytics Platform (TAP), Malware Analysis (AX Series) and Enterprise Forensics (PX Series and IA Series). Its Subscription and Services offers Threat Intelligence Subscriptions, Security-as-a-Service Offerings, and Customer Support and Maintenance Services.

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