MAM Software Group (NASDAQ: MAMS) and SINA (NASDAQ:SINA) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.
Risk & Volatility
MAM Software Group has a beta of -0.13, indicating that its share price is 113% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SINA has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.
31.3% of MAM Software Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.0% of SINA shares are held by institutional investors. 32.5% of MAM Software Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of SINA shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares MAM Software Group and SINA’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|MAM Software Group||12.46%||40.12%||14.75%|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares MAM Software Group and SINA’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MAM Software Group||$31.60 million||3.20||$4.57 million||$0.38||21.18|
|SINA||$1.58 billion||4.36||$156.56 million||$2.09||46.26|
SINA has higher revenue and earnings than MAM Software Group. MAM Software Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SINA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for MAM Software Group and SINA, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|MAM Software Group||0||1||0||0||2.00|
MAM Software Group presently has a consensus target price of $8.50, suggesting a potential upside of 5.59%. SINA has a consensus target price of $139.00, suggesting a potential upside of 43.77%. Given SINA’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SINA is more favorable than MAM Software Group.
SINA beats MAM Software Group on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
MAM Software Group Company Profile
MAM Software Group, Inc. (MAM) is a technology holding company. The Company is a provider of cloud-based business and on premise management solutions for the auto parts, tires and vertical distribution industries. Its segments include MAM UK and MAM NA. It operates through three subsidiaries: MAM Software, Inc. (MAM NA), MAM Software Limited (MAM Ltd.) and Origin Software Solutions Ltd. (Origin) (MAM Ltd. and Origin are collectively referred to as MAM UK). The Company provides software, information and related services to businesses engaged in the automotive aftermarket in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland. In the United Kingdom Market, it also provides management solutions to businesses involved in the wholesale of construction materials. Its products and services include business management systems, information products, online services, and customer support and consulting and training.
SINA Company Profile
SINA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online media company in the People's Republic of China. It operates SINA.com, an online brand advertising portal that provides region-focused format and content, including multimedia news; business news coverage and personal finance columns; sporting events news; automobile-related news; entertainment news and events; technology updates; interactive video products, such as news, sports, entertainment, and education; and education, digital, fashion, eLadies, luxury, health, collectibles, travel, and other interest-based channels. The company also offers SINA mobile, a mobile portal, which provides news information and entertainment content from SINA.com for mobile users in mobile browser and application format. In addition, it operates Weibo.com that offers self-expression products to enable users to express themselves on Weibo platform; social products to promote social interaction between users on Weibo platform; discovery products to help users discover content; notifications, games, VIP membership, and mobile apps; advertising and marketing solutions; and tools and application programming interfaces. Further, the company offers MVAS, which allow users to receive news and information, download ring tones, mobile games and pictures, customize caller ring back tones, and participate in dating and friendship communities. It also provides eReading, a one-stop shop for book reviews; and online payment, data licensing, and enterprise services. SINA Corporation was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
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