Contrasting Complete Solaria (NASDAQ:CSLR) & Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)

Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAVGet Free Report) and Complete Solaria (NASDAQ:CSLRGet Free Report) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Viavi Solutions and Complete Solaria’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Viavi Solutions 0.49% 5.38% 2.01%
Complete Solaria N/A N/A -4.20%

Volatility & Risk

Viavi Solutions has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Complete Solaria has a beta of 0.18, suggesting that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.5% of Viavi Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 30.3% of Complete Solaria shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Viavi Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 92.5% of Complete Solaria shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Viavi Solutions and Complete Solaria’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Viavi Solutions $1.11 billion 1.79 $25.50 million $0.02 445.50
Complete Solaria $97.71 million 0.23 $5.98 million N/A N/A

Viavi Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Complete Solaria.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Viavi Solutions and Complete Solaria, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Viavi Solutions 0 2 4 0 2.67
Complete Solaria 0 0 2 0 3.00

Viavi Solutions currently has a consensus price target of $13.50, suggesting a potential upside of 51.52%. Complete Solaria has a consensus price target of $6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1,060.09%. Given Complete Solaria’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Complete Solaria is more favorable than Viavi Solutions.

Summary

Viavi Solutions beats Complete Solaria on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Viavi Solutions

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Viavi Solutions Inc. provides network test, monitoring, and assurance solutions for communications service providers, hyperscalers, network equipment manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, government, and avionics customers in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through three segments: Network Enablement (NE), Service Enablement (SE), and Optical Security and Performance Products (OSP). The NE segment offers testing solutions that access the network to perform build-out and maintenance tasks. Its solutions include instruments, software, and services to design, build, activate, certify, troubleshoot, and optimize networks; and test and measurement instrumentation for communication and safety. It also offers support and professional services, such as repair, calibration, software support, and technical assistance for the products; and system integration projects, including project management, installation, and implementation, as well as product and technology training, and consulting services. The SE segment provides embedded systems and enterprise performance management solutions for communication service providers, enterprises, and cloud operators with visibility into network, service, and application data. Its solutions include instruments, microprobes, and software, which monitor, collect, and analyze network data to reveal the actual customer experience and to identify opportunities for new revenue streams and network optimization. The OSP segment offers optical products for anti-counterfeiting, consumer and industrial, government, automotive, and industrial markets. The company was formerly known as JDS Uniphase Corporation. Viavi Solutions Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.

About Complete Solaria

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Complete Solaria, Inc. provides solar technology, services, and installation services. It offers solar panel designing and installation services, as well as develops a solar digital platform for homeowners and installers. The company also provide financing for solar panels. Complete Solaria, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Fremont, California.

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