Vivint Smart Home (NYSE:VVNT – Get Rating) and LogicMark (NASDAQ:LGMK – Get Rating) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Vivint Smart Home and LogicMark’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Vivint Smart Home||$1.48 billion||0.57||-$305.55 million||($1.29)||-3.08|
|LogicMark||$10.02 million||1.04||-$11.71 million||N/A||N/A|
This table compares Vivint Smart Home and LogicMark’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Vivint Smart Home||-16.18%||N/A||-8.70%|
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Vivint Smart Home and LogicMark, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Vivint Smart Home||0||2||2||0||2.50|
Vivint Smart Home currently has a consensus target price of $12.00, suggesting a potential upside of 202.27%. Given Vivint Smart Home’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Vivint Smart Home is more favorable than LogicMark.
Risk & Volatility
Vivint Smart Home has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LogicMark has a beta of 1.86, meaning that its share price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
9.9% of LogicMark shares are held by institutional investors. 8.6% of Vivint Smart Home shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.8% of LogicMark shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Vivint Smart Home beats LogicMark on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Vivint Smart Home (Get Rating)
Vivint Smart Home, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the sale, installation, servicing, and monitoring of smart home and security systems primarily in the United States and Canada. The company's smart home platform includes cloud-enabled smart home operating systems; AI-driven smart home automation and assistance software; software-enabled smart home devices; and tech-enabled services to educate, manage, and support the smart home. It also offers other devices, including control panel, door and window sensors, security cameras and smoke alarms, door locks, motion sensors, glass break detectors, key fobs, emergency pendants, carbon monoxide detectors, fire, flood, and burglary sensors. The company's solutions enable subscribers to interact their connected home with voice or mobile device, including front door, viewing live and recorded video inside and outside homes; and control thermostats, locks, lights, and garage doors, as well as managing movement of families, friends, and visitors. As of March 31, 2021, its smart home platform had approximately 1.9 million subscribers and managed approximately 26 million in-home devices. It markets its products through direct-to-home and inside sales channels. Vivint Smart Home, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Provo, Utah.
About LogicMark (Get Rating)
LogicMark, Inc. offers personal emergency response systems (PERS), health communications devices, and Internet of Things (IoT) technology that creates a connected care platform in the United States. The company, through its subsidiary, LogicMark LLC, manufactures and distributes non-monitored and monitored personal emergency response systems sold through healthcare durable medical equipment and monitored security dealers/distributors, and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The company was formerly known as Nxt-ID, Inc. and changed its name to LogicMark, Inc. in March 2022. LogicMark, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.
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