Contrasting Versus Systems (NASDAQ:VS) and Stronghold Digital Mining (NASDAQ:SDIG)

Stronghold Digital Mining (NASDAQ:SDIGGet Rating) and Versus Systems (NASDAQ:VSGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Stronghold Digital Mining and Versus Systems’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Stronghold Digital Mining $30.92 million 1.08 -$11.21 million ($3.27) -0.20
Versus Systems $770,000.00 0.08 -$17.85 million ($7.26) -0.08

Stronghold Digital Mining has higher revenue and earnings than Versus Systems. Stronghold Digital Mining is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Versus Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Stronghold Digital Mining and Versus Systems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Stronghold Digital Mining -69.77% -51.87% -2.86%
Versus Systems -843.35% -70.42% -56.01%

Volatility and Risk

Stronghold Digital Mining has a beta of 2.01, indicating that its stock price is 101% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Versus Systems has a beta of 2.15, indicating that its stock price is 115% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

12.4% of Stronghold Digital Mining shares are held by institutional investors. 56.9% of Stronghold Digital Mining shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Stronghold Digital Mining and Versus Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Stronghold Digital Mining 0 2 4 0 2.67
Versus Systems 0 0 1 0 3.00

Stronghold Digital Mining currently has a consensus price target of $2.50, indicating a potential upside of 284.02%. Versus Systems has a consensus price target of $22.50, indicating a potential upside of 3,779.31%. Given Versus Systems’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Versus Systems is more favorable than Stronghold Digital Mining.

Summary

Stronghold Digital Mining beats Versus Systems on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Stronghold Digital Mining

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Stronghold Digital Mining, Inc., a crypto asset mining company, focuses on mining Bitcoin in the United States. It also operates coal refuse power generation facilities. The company was incorporated in 2021 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Versus Systems

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Versus Systems Inc. develops and operates a business-to-business software platform in the United States and Canada. The company operates eXtreme Engagement Online, a platform that allows live event producers, professional sports franchises, video game publishers and developers, live event producers, and professional sports franchises, as well as other interactive media content creators, to offer in-game prizing and rewards based on the completion of in-content challenges alongside other user engagement tools. It primarily sells its access to platform and service offerings through its direct sales organization. Versus Systems Inc. is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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