PCS Edventures! (PCSV) versus Graham (GHC) Critical Analysis

PCS Edventures! (OTCMKTS:PCSV) and Graham (NYSE:GHC) are both computer and 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.

Risk and Volatility

PCS Edventures! has a beta of 2.64, meaning that its stock price is 164% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Graham has a beta of 0.43, meaning that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Graham pays an annual dividend of $5.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. PCS Edventures! does not pay a dividend. Graham has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for PCS Edventures! and Graham, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PCS Edventures! 0 0 0 0 N/A
Graham 0 0 0 0 N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.4% of PCS Edventures! shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.9% of Graham shares are owned by institutional investors. 42.9% of PCS Edventures! shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.3% of Graham 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.

Profitability

This table compares PCS Edventures! and Graham’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PCS Edventures! 23.53% -75.17% 93.43%
Graham 11.36% 8.49% 5.11%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares PCS Edventures! and Graham’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PCS Edventures! $3.29 million 1.58 -$860,000.00 N/A N/A
Graham $2.70 billion 1.38 $271.21 million N/A N/A

Graham has higher revenue and earnings than PCS Edventures!.

Summary

Graham beats PCS Edventures! on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

PCS Edventures! Company Profile

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. develops, markets, and distributes technology-based educational products and services to the pre-kindergarten through university classroom, the K-12 afterschool, the private learning center, and the home school markets in the United States and internationally. Its products include PCS Edventures! Labs, a learning center that offers teaching in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); and PCS BrickLab, a system of building blocks combined with PCS curriculum resources that address technology, math, construction engineering, communication, and science principles. The company also provides PCS Digital Media Labs, which contains lesson plans, a hard cover mobile case, digital cameras, camcorders or voice recorders, accessories, and a teacher guide; and PCS Academy of Engineering Lab, a STEM based program that is designed for use in tech-ed programs and for various environments through 10 student modules, such as hardware, software, lab furniture, and curriculum. In addition, it offers PCS Edventures Robotics system, a platform that provides various robotics lab implementations to its RiQ robot kits for home users, as well as engages students in various areas, including computer programming, physics, math, and other topics; PCS Discover STEM Lab, a modular program that provides activities for afterschool facilitators in the areas of STEM; summer camp packages, which offer summer camp solutions for schools and afterschool programs; and Riot, a racing drone product. The company was formerly known as PCS Education Systems, Inc. and changed its name to PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. in March 2000. PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Boise, Idaho.

Graham Company Profile

Graham Holdings Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company worldwide. It provides test preparation services and materials, as well as data science education, and training and healthcare simulation services; professional training and exam preparation for professional certifications and licensures; and non-academic operations support services to Purdue University Global. The company also offers training, test preparation, and degrees for accounting and financial services professionals; professional training courses; English-language training, academic preparation programs, and test preparation for English proficiency exams; and A-level examination preparation services, as well as operates three colleges, one business school, one higher education institution, and one online learning institution. In addition, it owns and operates seven television stations; and provides social-media management tools designed to connect newsrooms with their users, as well as produces Foreign Policy magazine and ForeignPolicy.com Website. Further, the company publishes Slate, an online magazine and Website; and two French-language news magazine Websites at slate.fr and slateafrique.com. Additionally, it provides marketing solutions on social, mobile, and video platforms; home health and hospice services; burners, igniters, dampers, and controls; screw jacks, linear actuators and related linear motion products, and lifting systems; and pressure impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products, as well as develops cybersecurity training and workforce development education programs. The company also offers power charging and data systems; industrial and commercial indoor lighting solutions; and electrical components and assemblies. The company was formerly known as The Washington Post Company and changed its name to Graham Holdings Company in November 2013. Graham Holdings Company was founded in 1877 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

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