VirnetX (NYSE:VHC – Get Free Report) and Royalty Management (NASDAQ:RMCO – Get Free Report) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for VirnetX and Royalty Management, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Earnings & Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Royalty Management||N/A||N/A||$3.89 million||N/A||N/A|
Royalty Management has lower revenue, but higher earnings than VirnetX.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
17.9% of VirnetX shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of Royalty Management shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.0% of VirnetX shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.8% of Royalty Management shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares VirnetX and Royalty Management’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Volatility and Risk
VirnetX has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Royalty Management has a beta of 0.14, meaning that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Royalty Management beats VirnetX on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
VirnetX Holding Corporation, through its subsidiary VirnetX, Inc., operates as an Internet security software and technology company primarily in the United States. The company develops software and technology solutions, including secure domain name registry and GABRIEL Connection Technology that are designed to secure communications over the Internet using zero trust network access. It also offers a portfolio of licenses and services, such as VirnetX One, a security-as-a-service platform that protects enterprise applications, services, and infrastructure from cyber-attacks; GABRIEL Connection Technology software development kit to assist with rapid integration of its techniques into existing software implementations; War Room software that offers safe and secure video conferencing meeting environment where sensitive communications and data is invisible to those not authorized to view it; and VirnetX Matrix that provides security for internet-enabled enterprise applications and their connected devices. In addition, the company provides GABRIEL Collaboration Suite that enables seamless and secure cross-platform communications between users' devices. It serves domain infrastructure and communication service providers, and system integrators; and enterprise customers, developers, and original equipment manufacturers of chips, servers, desktops, smart phones, tablets, laptops, net books, and other devices in the IP-telephony, mobility, fixed-mobile convergence, and unified communications markets. The company has a partnership with ObjectSecurity LLC to provide secure cyber vulnerability analysis in private cloud environments. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Zephyr Cove, Nevada.
About Royalty Management
American Acquisition Opportunity Inc. entered into a definitive merger agreement with Heart Water.
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