Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE – Get Rating) and Prologic Management Systems (OTCMKTS:PRLO – Get Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.
Volatility and Risk
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Prologic Management Systems has a beta of 5.01, indicating that its stock price is 401% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Prologic Management Systems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Hewlett Packard Enterprise||3.05%||4.26%||1.52%|
|Prologic Management Systems||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Hewlett Packard Enterprise||2||5||5||0||2.25|
|Prologic Management Systems||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Hewlett Packard Enterprise currently has a consensus target price of $17.00, indicating a potential upside of 6.58%.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Prologic Management Systems’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hewlett Packard Enterprise||$28.50 billion||0.72||$868.00 million||$0.66||24.17|
|Prologic Management Systems||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has higher revenue and earnings than Prologic Management Systems.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
81.4% of Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 31.4% of Prologic Management Systems shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise beats Prologic Management Systems on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is a global edge-to-cloud company, which engages in the provision of information technology, technology and enterprise products, solutions, and services. It operates through the following segments: Compute, High Performance Computing & Artificial Intelligence (HPC & AI), Storage, Intelligent Edge, Financial Services, and Corporate Investments and Other. The Compute segment includes both general purpose servers for multi-workload computing and workload optimized servers to offer the best performance and value for demanding applications. The HPC & AI segment offers standard and custom hardware and software solutions designed to support specific use cases. The Storage segment provides workload optimized storage product and service offerings, which include an intelligent hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE Nimble Storage dHCI and HPE SimpliVity. The Intelligent Edge segment offers wired and wireless local area network, campus and data center switching, software-defined wide-area-network, network security, and associated services to enable secure connectivity for businesses of any size. The Financial Services segment provides flexible investment solutio
About Prologic Management Systems
Prologic Management Systems, Inc. does not have significant operations. Prior to February 2004, the company provided systems integration services, technology products, and related services. Prologic Management Systems was co-founded by James M. Heim in 1984. The company is based in Tucson, Arizona.
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