Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) and Borqs Technologies (NASDAQ:BRQS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Verint Systems and Borqs Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.
Verint Systems presently has a consensus target price of $56.67, suggesting a potential upside of 24.76%. Given Verint Systems’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Verint Systems is more favorable than Borqs Technologies.
This table compares Verint Systems and Borqs Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
94.7% of Verint Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.7% of Borqs Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Verint Systems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Borqs Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Verint Systems has a beta of 1, suggesting that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Borqs Technologies has a beta of 2.24, suggesting that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Verint Systems and Borqs Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Verint Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Borqs Technologies.
Verint Systems beats Borqs Technologies on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Verint Systems
Verint Systems Inc. provides actionable intelligence solutions and value-added services worldwide. Its Customer Engagement Solutions segment provides automated quality management, automated verification, branch surveillance and investigation, case management, chat engagement, coaching/learning, compliance recording, customer communities, desktop and process analytics, digital feedback, email engagement, employee desktop, enterprise feedback, financial compliance, full-time recording, gamification, identity analytics, internal communities, knowledge management, mobile workforce, performance management, robotic process automation, social analytics, speech and text analytics, virtual assistant, voice self-service, voice self-service fraud detection, Web/mobile self-service, work manager, and workforce management solutions. The company's Cyber Intelligence Solutions segment offers cyber security solutions; intelligence fusion center and Web and social intelligence software that enables collection, fusion, and analysis of data from the Web; network intelligence suite, which generates critical intelligence of data captured from various network and open sources; and situational intelligence software enables security organizations to fuse, analyze, and report information, as well as take action on risks, alarms, and incidents. The company also offers a range of customer services, including implementation and training, consulting and managed, and maintenance support services. It sells its solutions through its direct sales team; and through indirect channels, such as distributors, systems integrators, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.
About Borqs Technologies
Borqs Technologies, Inc. engages in the provision of android platform solutions, hardware product sales and mobile virtual network operator services. It operates through two segments: Yuantel and Connected Solutions. The Connected Solutions segment develops wireless smart connected devices and cloud solutions. The MVNO serves all the domestic China market, operating under the brand name Yuantel. Borqs Technologies was founded by Pat Sek Yuen Chan & Xiao Bo Li on July 1, 2015 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.