Cray (NASDAQ:CRAY) and CCUR (OTCMKTS:CCUR) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Cray and CCUR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cray||$455.95 million||3.18||-$71.68 million||($1.42)||-24.63|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Cray and CCUR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Cray presently has a consensus price target of $33.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.66%. Given Cray’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Cray is more favorable than CCUR.
Volatility and Risk
Cray has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CCUR has a beta of 0.4, indicating that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Cray and CCUR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
93.3% of Cray shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Cray shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of CCUR 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.
Cray beats CCUR on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Cray Company Profile
Cray Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services computing products for high-performance computing, data analytics, and AI markets. It operates through Supercomputing, Storage and Data Management, Maintenance and Support, and Engineering Services and Other segments. The company offers a range of supercomputers under the Cray XC50, Cray XC50-AC, Cray CS500, and Cray CS-Storm names; system software suites under the Cray Urika-XC, and Urika-CS Analytics and AI Software names; and storage and data management products under the Cray ClusterStor HPC Storage Systems, Cray View for ClusterStor, and Cray DataWarp Applications Accelerator names. It also provides custom engineering solutions; and customer support services consisting of hardware and software maintenance, applications support, installation project management, system installation and de-installation, site preparation, and technical training for its systems, as well as other services in application consulting, third-party software support, site engineering, on-site analysts for defined projects, and specialized training. Cray Inc. sells its products through direct sales force and a network of resellers to domestic and international governments and government-funded entities, academic institutions, and commercial companies in North America, South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and Africa. The company was formerly known as Tera Computer Company and changed its name to Cray Inc. in 2000. Cray Inc. was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
CCUR Company Profile
CCUR Holdings, Inc., formerly Concurrent Computer Corporation, is in the process of evaluating opportunities intended to maximize the value of its remaining assets. This will include the evaluation of opportunities to invest in or acquire one or more operating businesses.
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