FleetMatics Group (NYSE: FLTX) and Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) are both mid-cap technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for FleetMatics Group and Pegasystems, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
95.9% of FleetMatics Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.4% of Pegasystems shares are held by institutional investors. 53.6% of Pegasystems shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Pegasystems pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. FleetMatics Group does not pay a dividend. Pegasystems pays out 30.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares FleetMatics Group and Pegasystems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings and Valuation
This table compares FleetMatics Group and Pegasystems’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Pegasystems||$840.58 million||5.84||$32.93 million||$0.40||157.13|
Pegasystems has higher revenue and earnings than FleetMatics Group. FleetMatics Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Pegasystems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Pegasystems beats FleetMatics Group on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About FleetMatics Group
Fleetmatics Group Limited, formerly Fleetmatics Group PLC, is a holding company. The Company is a provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). The Company’s mobile software platform enables businesses to manage their local fleets of commercial vehicles. The Company offers Web-based and mobile application solutions that provide fleet operators with access to vehicle location, fuel usage, speed and mileage and others into their mobile workforce. The Company’s product offerings include Fleetmatics REVEAL, a business intelligence-based fleet management solution for small and midsize businesses (SMBs); Fleetmatics REVEAL+, which extends Fleetmatics REVEAL to larger enterprises, and Fleetmatics WORK, a field service management solution. Its fleet management offering consists of tracking alerts, route replay, timeline view, places, driver-centricity and money-based metrics.
Pegasystems Inc. develops, markets, licenses and supports software applications for marketing, sales and onboarding, and customer service needs. The Company also offers software applications built on the Pega platform. Its software is designed to assist clients in building, deploying and evolving enterprise applications. Its applications and platform intersect with and encompass several traditional software markets, including Customer Relationship Management (CRM); Business Process Management (BPM); Business Rules Management Systems (BRMS); Dynamic Case Management (DCM); Decision Management, which includes Predictive and Adaptive analytics, and the Vertical Specific Software (VSS) market of industry solutions and packaged applications. It provides implementation, consulting, training, technical support and hosting services to facilitate the use of its software. The Company offers its services to financial, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, life sciences and other markets.
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