Park City Group (NASDAQ:PCYG) and Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Park City Group and Upwork, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Park City Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
33.5% of Park City Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.4% of Upwork shares are held by institutional investors. 39.9% of Park City Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 40.8% of Upwork shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Park City Group and Upwork’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Park City Group||21.85%||12.20%||9.94%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Park City Group and Upwork’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Park City Group||$22.04 million||4.43||$3.40 million||$0.15||32.73|
|Upwork||$253.35 million||6.64||-$19.91 million||($0.38)||-41.32|
Park City Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Upwork. Upwork is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Park City Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
About Park City Group
Park City Group, Inc., a software-as-a-service provider, designs, develops, and markets proprietary software products in the United States. The company offers ReposiTrak MarketPlace, a supplier discovery and B2B e-commerce solution that is used for sourcing products, and enables to screen and choose suppliers; ReposiTrak Compliance and Food Safety Solutions, which reduces potential regulatory and legal risk from their supply chain partners; and ReposiTrak Supply Chain Solutions, which enables customers to manage relationships with suppliers. It also provides ScoreTracker, Vendor Managed Inventory, Store Level Ordering and Replenishment, Enterprise Supply Chain Planning, Fresh Market Manager, and ActionManager supply chain solutions. In addition, it provides business-consulting services to suppliers and retailers in the grocery, convenience store, and specialty retail industries, as well as professional consulting services. The company primarily serves multi-store retail chains, wholesalers and distributors, and suppliers. Park City Group, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Upwork Inc. operates an online marketplace that enables businesses (clients) to find and work with various independent professionals and agencies (freelancers). The company's platform provides access to talent with approximately 5,000 skills across approximately 70 categories, including content marketing, customer service, data science and analytics, graphic design, mobile development, sales, and Web development. Its platform also enables clients to streamline workflows, such as talent sourcing, outreach, and contracting. In addition, the company's platform offers access to various functionalities for remote engagements with freelancers comprising communication and collaboration, time tracking, invoicing, and payment. Further, its marketplace offerings include Upwork Standard, Upwork Enterprise, and Upwork Payroll, as well as managed and Internet escrow agency services. The company has opeations in the United States, India, the Philippines, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Elance-oDesk, Inc. and changed its name to Upwork Inc. in May 2015. Upwork Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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