Reviewing Limelight Networks (NASDAQ:LLNW) & Weyland Tech (NASDAQ:WEYL)

Limelight Networks (NASDAQ:LLNW) and Weyland Tech (OTCMKTS:WEYL) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Limelight Networks and Weyland Tech, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Limelight Networks 0 2 1 0 2.33
Weyland Tech 0 0 0 0 N/A

Limelight Networks presently has a consensus price target of $3.40, suggesting a potential downside of 20.00%. Given Limelight Networks’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Limelight Networks is more favorable than Weyland Tech.

Risk & Volatility

Limelight Networks has a beta of 2.22, indicating that its share price is 122% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Weyland Tech has a beta of 0.25, indicating that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Limelight Networks and Weyland Tech’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Limelight Networks $195.67 million 2.53 $9.84 million ($0.02) -212.50
Weyland Tech $22.67 million 1.03 -$4.10 million N/A N/A

Limelight Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Weyland Tech.

Profitability

This table compares Limelight Networks and Weyland Tech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Limelight Networks -12.84% -14.82% -11.88%
Weyland Tech -14.40% -79.01% -60.45%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

75.6% of Limelight Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 10.4% of Limelight Networks shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of Weyland Tech shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Limelight Networks beats Weyland Tech on 11 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Limelight Networks

Limelight Networks, Inc. provides content delivery and related services and solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers services and solutions for businesses to deliver their digital content across Internet, mobile, social, and other digital initiatives. It operates edge services platform that provides content delivery services, video content management services, performance services for Website and Web application acceleration and security, professional services, cloud storage, and edge computing services, as well as sells equipment. The company also offers professional services and other infrastructure services, such as transit and rack space services. It serves media companies operating in the television, music, radio, newspaper, magazine, movie, gaming, software, and social media industries, as well as enterprises, technology companies, and government entities conducting business online. Limelight Networks, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

About Weyland Tech

Weyland Tech Inc. provides e-commerce solutions and services that facilitate business-to-consumer and business-to-business transactions to small-medium-sized businesses and resellers. The company offers CreateApp platform to create a mobile application in Singapore, India, and the United States/Canada; and DIY App builder through a white label platform in European Union, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South China, Indonesia, North America, Thailand, the Philippines, and France. It has a strategic partnership with PT. Finnet Indonesia. The company was formerly known as Seratosa, Inc. and changed its name to Weyland Tech Inc. in September 2015. Weyland Tech Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

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