ConvergeOne (NASDAQ:CVON) and China Digital TV (OTCMKTS:STVVY) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.
Volatility and Risk
ConvergeOne has a beta of 0.45, meaning that its share price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Digital TV has a beta of 2.27, meaning that its share price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for ConvergeOne and China Digital TV, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|China Digital TV||0||0||0||0||N/A|
ConvergeOne presently has a consensus target price of $11.67, indicating a potential downside of 6.22%. Given ConvergeOne’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe ConvergeOne is more favorable than China Digital TV.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
22.7% of ConvergeOne shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
ConvergeOne pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. China Digital TV does not pay a dividend. ConvergeOne pays out 21.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares ConvergeOne and China Digital TV’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|China Digital TV||$6.20 million||0.39||-$3.06 million||N/A||N/A|
ConvergeOne has higher revenue and earnings than China Digital TV.
This table compares ConvergeOne and China Digital TV’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|China Digital TV||N/A||N/A||N/A|
ConvergeOne beats China Digital TV on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
ConvergeOne Holdings, Inc. provides collaboration and technology solutions for large and medium enterprises in the United States. The company offers unified communications solutions, including communications applications, such as voice, email, presence, chat/text, and video technologies; voice and text messaging solutions; mobility and bring your own device solutions for business continuity with the seamless connection of mobile, landline, cellular, and Wi-Fi enabled devices; conferencing solutions, as well as streaming and recording, and security services; and software integration services. It also provides customer engagement solutions comprising omni-channel, self-service interactive voice recognition and advanced routing, social media, remote agent, end-to-end business intelligence and analytics, workforce optimization, and integration software and cloud connector solutions; and enterprise networking technology solutions, such as mobile device management, routing and switching technology, wireless, and location service applications. In addition, the company offers data center solutions, including design, procurement, implementation, management, and optimization of data center infrastructure assets, as well as server migration and consolidation services; storage management and data management solutions; and virtualization solutions. Further, it provides cloud solutions in private, C1 Cloud, hybrid, and public cloud environments; end-to-end network and data security solutions; and disaster recovery services and solutions, such as business continuity assessment and planning, network availability and data continuity, and recovery and crisis management, as well as FireStorm POV, an security assessment tool. ConvergeOne Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota.
About China Digital TV
China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides cable television (TV) value added services, which enables cable TV and Internet protocol television network operators to offer various TV content services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers cloud platforms with embedded gaming and other applications that provide cloud computing technology-based digital video delivery solutions to television and telecommunication network operators. Its cloud platforms enable television and telecommunication network operators to use their two-way set-top boxes to run various value-added applications, such as video games, 3D games, educational applications, and business service applications, which are accessible on smart phones, tablet computers, personal computers, Internet TVs, and other devices. The company also provides 1+ Cloud Gaming cloud platform that offers 2D games, 3D games, motion-sensing games, and customized games; and interactive education application on the cloud platform primarily through cloud television programs, including nursery rhymes, early education, English language education, and online drawing for children of age 2 to 10. In addition, it offers cloud virtual reality (VR) services that enables users to access cloud server and use various VR applications, such as games, education, and media players; and technical support and services. Further, the company provides cloud platform system integration services, such as cloud computing software, hardware, and post-contract customer support services; and system development services comprising the development of customized cloud-based software applications. China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
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