Head to Head Contrast: Ventoux CCM Acquisition (NASDAQ:VTAQ) and Cloudflare (NYSE:NET)

Ventoux CCM Acquisition (NASDAQ:VTAQGet Rating) and Cloudflare (NYSE:NETGet Rating) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ventoux CCM Acquisition and Cloudflare’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ventoux CCM Acquisition N/A N/A $3.84 million N/A N/A
Cloudflare $656.43 million 29.28 -$260.31 million ($0.91) -64.75

Ventoux CCM Acquisition has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cloudflare.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

2.8% of Ventoux CCM Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.7% of Cloudflare shares are owned by institutional investors. 19.9% of Ventoux CCM Acquisition shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.0% of Cloudflare shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Ventoux CCM Acquisition and Cloudflare, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ventoux CCM Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cloudflare 1 12 8 0 2.33

Cloudflare has a consensus price target of $112.50, suggesting a potential upside of 90.94%. Given Cloudflare’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cloudflare is more favorable than Ventoux CCM Acquisition.

Risk and Volatility

Ventoux CCM Acquisition has a beta of 0.06, meaning that its stock price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cloudflare has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Ventoux CCM Acquisition and Cloudflare’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ventoux CCM Acquisition N/A -153.07% -0.16%
Cloudflare -35.66% -23.62% -6.86%

Summary

Cloudflare beats Ventoux CCM Acquisition on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Ventoux CCM Acquisition

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Ventoux CCM Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to focus on effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination, with one or more businesses in the hospitality, leisure, travel, and dining sectors in North America. The company was formerly known as Chardan Global Acquisition Corp. Ventoux CCM Acquisition Corp. was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

About Cloudflare

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CloudFlare, Inc. operates as a cloud services provider that delivers a range of services to businesses worldwide. The company offers an integrated cloud-based security solution to secure a range of combination of platforms, including public cloud, private cloud, on-premise, software-as-a-service applications, and IoT devices. Its security products comprise cloud firewall, bot management, distributed denial of service, IoT, SSL/TLS, secure origin connection, and rate limiting products. The company also offers performance solutions, which include content delivery and intelligent routing, as well as content, mobile, and image optimization solutions. In addition, it provides reliability solutions comprising load balancing, anycast network, virtual backbone, DNS, DNS resolver, online, and virtual waiting room solutions. Further, the company offers Cloudflare internal infrastructure solutions, including on-ramps, which connect users, devices, or locations to its network; and filters, which are the products that protect, inspect, and privilege data. Additionally, it provides developer-based solutions, such as serverless computing/programmable network, website development, domain registration, Cloudflare apps, analytics, and data localization management; Consumer DNS Resolver, a consumer app to browse the Internet; and Consumer VPN for consumers to secure and accelerate traffic on mobile devices. The company serves customers in the technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer and retail, and non-profit industries, as well as government. CloudFlare, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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