Ultimate Software Group (NASDAQ: ULTI) and Ubisoft (OTCMKTS:UBSFY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.
Risk & Volatility
Ultimate Software Group has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ubisoft has a beta of 1.53, meaning that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Ultimate Software Group and Ubisoft’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ultimate Software Group||2.90%||6.24%||2.18%|
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Ultimate Software Group and Ubisoft, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ultimate Software Group||1||4||15||0||2.70|
Ultimate Software Group presently has a consensus target price of $253.35, indicating a potential downside of 4.99%. Given Ultimate Software Group’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ultimate Software Group is more favorable than Ubisoft.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Ultimate Software Group and Ubisoft’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ultimate Software Group||$940.73 million||8.68||$14.05 million||$0.81||329.21|
|Ubisoft||$1.60 billion||7.20||$118.31 million||$0.32||64.52|
Ubisoft has higher revenue and earnings than Ultimate Software Group. Ubisoft is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ultimate Software Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Ultimate Software Group beats Ubisoft on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Ultimate Software Group
The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management solutions primarily to enterprise companies in the United States and Canada. The company's UltiPro software solution delivers the functionality businesses to manage the employee life cycle from recruitment to retirement. Its UltiPro solution includes unified feature sets for talent acquisition and onboarding, human resources (HR) management and compliance, benefits management and online enrollment, payroll, performance management, employee engagement surveying, compensation management with salary planning, budgeting, incentive award planning, succession management, learning management, reporting and analytical decision-making and predictive tools, and time capture, scheduling, attendance tracking, and absence accruals; and has role-based features for HR professionals, executives, managers, administrators, and employees. The company's UltiPro software solution is delivered through software-as-a-service. It also provides professional services, and customer support and product maintenance services. The company serves customers in various industries, including manufacturing, food services, sports, technology, finance, insurance, retail, real estate, transportation, communications, healthcare, and other services. The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Weston, Florida.
Ubisoft Entertainment SA engages in the production, publishing, and distribution of video games for consoles, PC, smartphones and tablets in physical and digital formats worldwide. The company designs and develops software, including scenarios, layouts, and game rules, as well as develops design tools and game engines. It also develops in the area of online and mobile gaming; and distributes Ubisoft products, such as CD games, ancillary products, etc. to superstores and independent wholesalers. Ubisoft Entertainment SA has a strategic partnership with Tencent. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Montreuil, France.
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