Both The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) and Gridsum Holding Inc. (NASDAQ:GSUM) compete on a level playing field in the Application Software industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.
Earnings & Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|The KeyW Holding Corporation||506.84M||0.84||22.28M||-0.06||0.00|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||N/A||0.00||N/A||-1.60||0.00|
Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation for The KeyW Holding Corporation and Gridsum Holding Inc.
Table 2 shows the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of the two firms.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|The KeyW Holding Corporation||-4.40%||-1%||-0.4%|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||0.00%||-57.2%||-24.6%|
The Current Ratio of The KeyW Holding Corporation is 1.7 while its Quick Ratio stands at 1.4. The Current Ratio of rival Gridsum Holding Inc. is 2 and its Quick Ratio is has 2. Gridsum Holding Inc. is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than The KeyW Holding Corporation.
The KeyW Holding Corporation and Gridsum Holding Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available in the next table.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|The KeyW Holding Corporation||0||0||2||3.00|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||0||0||0||0.00|
The KeyW Holding Corporation’s upside potential is 21.81% at a $10.5 consensus price target.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
Institutional investors held 0% of The KeyW Holding Corporation shares and 40.9% of Gridsum Holding Inc. shares. 2.9% are The KeyW Holding Corporation’s share held by insiders. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 5.3% of Gridsum Holding Inc.’s shares.
In this table we show 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)|
|The KeyW Holding Corporation||0%||2.79%||-21.15%||-11.72%||-2.64%||10.31%|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||1.29%||79.09%||-6.86%||-33.22%||-61.6%||76.68%|
For the past year The KeyW Holding Corporation has weaker performance than Gridsum Holding Inc.
The KeyW Holding Corporation beats on 6 of the 10 factors 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.