Intellinetics (OTCMKTS:INLX) and Fastly (NYSE:FSLY) Financial Contrast

Intellinetics (OTCMKTS:INLXGet Free Report) and Fastly (NYSE:FSLYGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.


This table compares Intellinetics and Fastly’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Intellinetics 4.09% 7.71% 3.42%
Fastly -32.07% -16.89% -9.27%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Intellinetics and Fastly, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Intellinetics 0 0 1 0 3.00
Fastly 0 7 3 1 2.45

Fastly has a consensus price target of $19.25, indicating a potential downside of 20.65%. Given Fastly’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Fastly is more favorable than Intellinetics.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Intellinetics and Fastly’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Intellinetics $16.73 million 1.67 $20,000.00 $0.15 45.60
Fastly $432.73 million 7.33 -$190.77 million ($1.24) -19.56

Intellinetics has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Fastly. Fastly is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Intellinetics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of Intellinetics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.7% of Fastly shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.4% of Intellinetics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.6% of Fastly shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Intellinetics has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fastly has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Intellinetics beats Fastly on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Intellinetics

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Intellinetics, Inc. designs, develops, tests, markets, and licenses document services and software solutions in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Document Management and Document Conversion. Its software platform allows its customers to capture and manage documents across operations, such as scanned hard-copy documents and digital documents, including Microsoft Office 365, digital images, audios, videos, and emails. The company's flagship software suite includes IntelliCloud platform that comprises image processing modules, records management, workflow, and extended components. It also provides installation, integration, training, and consulting services; ongoing software maintenance and customer support services; and digital scanning, microfilm and microfiche, box storage, scanning equipment, and software and repair services, as well as long-term paper and microfilm storage, and retrieval option services. In addition, the company offers business process outsourcing services. Intellinetics, Inc. sells its products to resellers and directly to customers, as well as provides access to its software solutions as a service through the Internet. It serves business and federal, county, and municipal governments, as well as healthcare, K-12 education, public safety, other public sector, risk management, financial services, and others. The company was formerly known as GlobalWise Investments, Inc. and changed its name to Intellinetics, Inc. in September 2014. Intellinetics, Inc. is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

About Fastly

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Fastly, Inc. operates an edge cloud platform for processing, serving, and securing its customer's applications in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally. The edge cloud is a category of Infrastructure as a Service that enables developers to build, secure, and deliver digital experiences at the edge of the internet. It is a programmable platform designed for web and application delivery. The company offers Compute@Edge; network services to speed up and optimize the delivery of web and application traffic; device detection and geolocation; content delivery network, such as dynamic site acceleration, origin shield, instant purge, surrogate keys, programmatic control, content compression, reliability, and modern protocols and performance services; and streaming solutions and services, including live streaming and media shield. It also provides edge security solutions, such as DDoS protection, next-gen WAF, bot protection, API and ATO protection, advanced rate limiting, and compliance services; transport layer security (TLS) and platform TLS; and origin connect. In addition, the company offers edge applications, such as load balancers and image optimizers; video on demand; and edge delivery services. It serves customers operating in digital publishing, media and entertainment, technology, online retail and education, SaaS, travel and hospitality, and financial services industries. The company was formerly known as SkyCache, Inc. and changed its name to Fastly, Inc. in May 2012. Fastly, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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