China Information Technology (NASDAQ: CNIT) and Finjan (NASDAQ:FNJN) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
1.1% of China Information Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.8% of Finjan shares are owned by institutional investors. 45.4% of China Information Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.6% of Finjan shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares China Information Technology and Finjan’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|China Information Technology||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for China Information Technology and Finjan, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|China Information Technology||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Finjan has a consensus price target of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 182.49%. Given Finjan’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Finjan is more favorable than China Information Technology.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares China Information Technology and Finjan’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|China Information Technology||$10.19 million||7.62||-$18.17 million||N/A||N/A|
Finjan has higher revenue and earnings than China Information Technology.
Risk & Volatility
China Information Technology has a beta of 2.57, suggesting that its stock price is 157% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Finjan has a beta of -0.17, suggesting that its stock price is 117% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Finjan beats China Information Technology on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
China Information Technology Company Profile
China Information Technology, Inc (CNIT) is a leading Internet service company that provides integrated cloud-based solutions enabling innovation and smart living in the fields of new media, elevator safety management, education, etc. Through continuous innovation, CNIT is aiming to leverage its proprietary Cloud-Application-Terminal technology to level the competitive landscape in the new media industry and deliver value for its shareholders, employees, customers, and the community.
Finjan Company Profile
Finjan Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a cybersecurity company, provides intellectual property licensing and enforcement services. The company owns a portfolio of patents related to software and hardware technologies that proactively detect malicious code and thereby protects end users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, trojans, and other Web and network threats. Its patented technologies are used in specific cybersecurity technology areas, including endpoint/cloud software, Web gateway/Internet infrastructure, networking equipment markets, and mobile security. The companys technology scans and repels the latest and unknown threats to network, Web, and endpoint devices on a real-time basis. It also provides investments in cybersecurity technologies and intellectual property; offers cyber risk and cyber security advisory services; and develops mobile security applications. Finjan Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in East Palo Alto, California.
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