Reviewing Infinite Group (IMCI) and Twitter (TWTR)

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Infinite Group (OTCMKTS:IMCI) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Infinite Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.4% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. 39.4% of Infinite Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.6% of Twitter shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Infinite Group has a beta of 3.15, suggesting that its stock price is 215% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Twitter has a beta of 0.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Infinite Group and Twitter, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Infinite Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Twitter 2 19 14 0 2.34

Twitter has a consensus price target of $35.58, indicating a potential upside of 8.25%. Given Twitter’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Twitter is more favorable than Infinite Group.

Profitability

This table compares Infinite Group and Twitter’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Infinite Group N/A N/A N/A
Twitter 39.63% 8.08% 5.35%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Infinite Group and Twitter’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Infinite Group $7.41 million 0.06 -$320,000.00 N/A N/A
Twitter $3.04 billion 8.28 $1.21 billion $0.55 59.76

Twitter has higher revenue and earnings than Infinite Group.

Summary

Twitter beats Infinite Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Infinite Group

Infinite Group, Inc. provides managed information technology (IT) and virtualization services, and develops and provides cybersecurity tools and solutions to private businesses and government agencies in the United States. It offers Nodeware, an automated network vulnerability management system that assesses vulnerabilities in a computer network using scanning technology. The company also provides cloud computing services, including public and private cloud architecture, hybrid cloud hosting, server virtualization, and desktop virtualization solutions; and level 2 Microsoft and Hewlett Packard server, and software-based managed services through its partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. In addition, it sells third party software licenses, as well as offers virtualization support services. The company was formerly known as Infinite Machines Corp. and changed its name to Infinite Group, Inc. in January 1998. Infinite Group, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Pittsford, New York.

About Twitter

Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter, a platform that allows users to consume, create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live with others. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends, which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform, syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties, and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Further, it provides subscription access to its public data feed for data partners. The company operates in the United States and internationally. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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