Carbonite (NASDAQ:CARB) and GTY Technology (NASDAQ:GTYH) Financial Comparison

Carbonite (NASDAQ:CARB) and GTY Technology (NASDAQ:GTYH) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

22.8% of GTY Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 8.0% of Carbonite shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 24.7% of GTY Technology shares are held 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.

Profitability

This table compares Carbonite and GTY Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carbonite -2.22% 20.11% 5.57%
GTY Technology N/A -28.90% -11.73%

Risk and Volatility

Carbonite has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GTY Technology has a beta of -0.35, meaning that its share price is 135% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Carbonite and GTY Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Carbonite $296.41 million 1.69 $7.56 million $1.25 11.58
GTY Technology N/A N/A $1.80 million N/A N/A

Carbonite has higher revenue and earnings than GTY Technology.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Carbonite and GTY Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Carbonite 1 5 6 0 2.42
GTY Technology 0 0 1 0 3.00

Carbonite currently has a consensus price target of $31.27, indicating a potential upside of 115.97%. GTY Technology has a consensus price target of $10.00, indicating a potential upside of 65.84%. Given Carbonite’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Carbonite is more favorable than GTY Technology.

Summary

Carbonite beats GTY Technology on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Carbonite Company Profile

Carbonite, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides backup, disaster recovery, high availability, and workload migration technology solutions in the United States. Its solutions include Carbonite Safe, a cloud backup solution for individuals and businesses that protects customer data from accidental deletions, crashes, ransomware, viruses, and other common threats; and Carbonite Endpoint that protects the data, which resides on an organization's computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The company's solutions also comprise Carbonite Server, an all-in-one server protection solution for physical, virtual, and legacy systems that deploys in an organization's onsite environment and store copies on a local target and direct to the secure Carbonite cloud; Carbonite Availability that keeps critical business systems available on Windows and Linux servers; and Carbonite Recover, a solution that securely replicates critical systems from an organization's primary environment to the cloud. In addition, it offers Carbonite Migrate, which migrates physical, virtual, and cloud workloads over any distance with minimal risk and near-zero downtime; and Carbonite Email Archiving that provides MailStore offerings designed to meet the specific email archiving needs of customers in terms of performance, stability, functionality, and simplicity. The company provides its solutions through distributors, value-added resellers, managed service providers, and global systems integrators. Carbonite, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

GTY Technology Company Profile

GTY Technology Holdings Inc. provides cloud-based suite of solutions for state and local governments in North America. The company develops software technologies for the procurement and vendor or supplier sourcing industry in government, public sector, and various highly-regulated commercial vertical markets; content, digital, and integrated payment services via a software-as-a-service platform for government agencies and utility companies. It also develops cloud-based grants management and cost allocation software for state, local, and tribal governments; software to streamline municipal permissions and licenses; budgeting software, performance management, and transparency and data visualization solutions; and public sector budgeting and consulting services. GTY Technology Holdings Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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