As Application Software businesses, Gridsum Holding Inc. (NASDAQ:GSUM) and Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ:MIME), are affected by contrast. This especially applies to their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||N/A||0.00||N/A||-2.48||0.00|
Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Gridsum Holding Inc. and Mimecast Limited.
Table 2 provides us the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of both companies.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||0.00%||-127.4%||-42.8%|
Gridsum Holding Inc. has a Current Ratio of 0.9 and a Quick Ratio of 0.9. Competitively, Mimecast Limited’s Current Ratio is 1.3 and has 1.3 Quick Ratio. Mimecast Limited’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Gridsum Holding Inc.
The following table given below contains the ratings and recommendations for Gridsum Holding Inc. and Mimecast Limited.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||0.00|
Mimecast Limited on the other hand boasts of a $58 consensus price target and a 32.06% potential upside.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
Institutional investors held 36.4% of Gridsum Holding Inc. shares and 68.1% of Mimecast Limited shares. Insiders held roughly 5.3% of Gridsum Holding Inc.’s shares. Competitively, Mimecast Limited has 4.3% of it’s share held by insiders.
In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||-6.17%||10.06%||11.11%||-26.78%||-43.37%||56.95%|
For the past year Gridsum Holding Inc. was more bullish than Mimecast Limited.
On 7 of the 10 factors Mimecast Limited beats Gridsum Holding Inc.
Gridsum Holding Inc. provides data analysis software for multinational and domestic enterprises, and government agencies in China. Its proprietary distributed data architecture allows its customers to collect and analyze vast amounts of information; and Gridsum Big Data platform performs multi-dimensional correlation analysis and analyzes complex real-time events. The company offers Web Dissector to analyze customer Websites by monitoring and analyzing key performance indicators; Mobile Dissector to understand mobile app user activity; SEM Dissector for search engine marketing; SEO Dissector, a search engine optimization tool; Ad Dissector, an advertisement performance monitoring and optimization product; Contribution Dissector to evaluate the performance of advertising campaigns; Audience Dissector, an audience analysis product; Recommendation Engine, a data driven content recommendation solution. It also provides Government Web Dissector, a digital intelligence solution; Government Website Group Integrated Management Platform, an integrated management platform; Streaming Dissector, a real-time viewership analysis and operational efficiency monitor for digital online video; Video Dissector, an online video content analytics tool; TV Dissector, an analytics tool; Rating Plus, a television viewing data analytics tool; and Media Dissector, a mass, social, and user-generated content media monitoring and analytics tool. In addition, the company offers Law Dissector, a search and statistical analysis tool; Smart Push, a legal research tool; Information Dissector, an insightful analytical system; Social Listening, a could-based social listening solution; Gridsum Dashboard, a data visualization tool; and Gridsum Report Center, an automated report generation and distribution tool. Further, it develops new media analytics and information discovery solutions to address a range of customer needs. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.
Mimecast Limited, a email and data security company, provides cloud security and risk management services for corporate information and email. The company offers Mimecast Email Security services, including targeted threat protection services, such as URL Protect that addresses the threat from emails containing malicious links; Attachment Protect that reduces threat from weaponized or malware-laden attachments used in spear-phishing and other attacks; Impersonation Protect that gives protection from malware-less social engineering attacks; and Internal Email Protect, which allows customers to monitor, detect, and remediate security threats that originate from within their internal email systems. Its Mimecast Email Security services also comprise Secure Messaging for sharing sensitive information with external contacts through email; and Data Leak Prevention, which prevents the inadvertent or malicious loss of sensitive corporate data with advanced data leak prevention and content controls. In addition, the company offers Mimecast Mailbox Continuity, which protects email and data against the threat of downtime as a result of system failure, natural disasters, planned maintenance, system upgrades, and migrations; and Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving that offers cloud archive consolidation of inbound, outbound and internal email, files, and instant messaging in an archive, as well as incorporates legacy data from additional archives into the same searchable store. Further, it provides Service Bundles, a unified service managed from a single administration console; and Mimecast Mobile and Desktop Apps for mobile, PC, and Mac users to get self-service access to security features. The company sells its services through direct sales and channel partners. Mimecast Limited was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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