LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM) versus Everbridge (NASDAQ:EVBG) Head to Head Review

LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM) and Everbridge (NASDAQ:EVBG) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.5% of LogMeIn shares are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of LogMeIn shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Everbridge shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

LogMeIn has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Everbridge has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for LogMeIn and Everbridge, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LogMeIn 1 6 3 0 2.20
Everbridge 0 2 9 0 2.82

LogMeIn presently has a consensus price target of $89.00, suggesting a potential upside of 9.88%. Everbridge has a consensus price target of $97.45, suggesting a potential upside of 14.68%. Given Everbridge’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Everbridge is more favorable than LogMeIn.

Dividends

LogMeIn pays an annual dividend of $1.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Everbridge does not pay a dividend. LogMeIn pays out 28.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares LogMeIn and Everbridge’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LogMeIn 1.20% 7.37% 5.37%
Everbridge -26.36% -26.35% -10.31%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares LogMeIn and Everbridge’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
LogMeIn $1.20 billion 3.35 $74.37 million $4.55 17.80
Everbridge $147.09 million 19.52 -$47.51 million ($1.43) -59.43

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

Summary

LogMeIn beats Everbridge on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

About LogMeIn

LogMeIn, Inc. provides a portfolio of cloud-based communication and collaboration, identity and access, and customer engagement and support solutions. It enables people to connect with each other worldwide to drive meaningful interactions, deepen relationships, and create better outcomes for individuals and businesses. The company offers GoToConference, a video and audio conferencing solution; GoToMeeting, a product for online meetings, sales demonstrations, and collaborative gatherings; GoToTraining, an online training product for interactive training sessions; GoToWebinar, a do-it-yourself Webinar product for organizations; Grasshopper telephony solution; Jive, a cloud-based phone service; join.me, join.me pro, and join.me business, which are online meeting and screen sharing services; and OpenVoice, a reservation-less audio conferencing service. It also provides Bold360 and BoldChat, an omni-channel engagement platform and live chat service respectively; Bold360 ai, an automated customer service; RescueAssist, GoToAssist Corporate, and GoToAssist Seeit, which are easy-to-use cloud-based remote support solutions; LogMeIn Rescue, a remote support and customer care service; and LogMeIn Rescue+Mobile and Rescue Lens that are Web-based remote support services. In addition, the company offers LogMeIn Central, a Web-based management console; GoToMyPC that enables mobile workstyles; LogMeIn Pro, a remote access service; and LastPass, a password management and single sign on solution. It serves enterprise customers, small and medium businesses, IT service providers, mobile carriers, customer service centers, OEMs, and consumers. The company was formerly known as 3am Labs, Inc. and changed its name to LogMeIn, Inc. in March 2006. LogMeIn, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with additional locations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

About Everbridge

Everbridge, Inc. operates as a software company in the United States and internationally. The company's Critical Event Management, a software as a service based platform with various software applications that address tasks an organization has to perform to manage a critical event, including Mass Notification that enables enterprises and governmental entities to send notifications to individuals or groups to keep them informed before, during, and after natural or man-made disasters, and other emergencies; Safety Connection that enables organizations to send notifications based on last known location of an individual; Incident Management that enables organizations to automate workflows and make their communications relevant; and IT Alerting that enables IT professionals to alert and communicate with members of their teams during an IT incident or outage. Its software applications also include Visual Command Center that enables customers to monitor and integrate threat data, as well as information on internal incidents; Population Alerting that is used to reach international mobile populations; Community Engagement that integrates emergency management and community outreach; Crisis Commander that provides mobile access to crisis, recovery, and brand protection plans, as well as the capability to manage a crisis or event; and Secure Messaging that offers an alternative way for organization's employees to communicate and share nonpublic information. The company provides customer support services. It serves enterprises, small businesses, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies in technology, energy, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, retail, higher education, and professional services industries. The company was formerly known as 3n Global, Inc. and changed its name to Everbridge, Inc. in April 2009. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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