Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) and Identiv (NASDAQ:INVE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Synnex Corporation and Identiv’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
71.3% of Synnex Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.1% of Identiv shares are held by institutional investors. 3.2% of Synnex Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of Identiv shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Synnex Corporation and Identiv, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Synnex Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $130.25, indicating a potential upside of 13.85%. Identiv has a consensus price target of $8.50, indicating a potential upside of 72.06%. Given Identiv’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Identiv is more favorable than Synnex Corporation.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Synnex Corporation and Identiv’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Synnex Corporation||$15.01 billion||0.30||$603.29 million||$6.97||16.41|
Synnex Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Identiv. Identiv is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Synnex Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Risk and Volatility
Synnex Corporation has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Identiv has a beta of -0.57, suggesting that its share price is 157% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Synnex Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Identiv does not pay a dividend. Synnex Corporation pays out 14.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Synnex Corporation beats Identiv on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
Synnex Corporation Company Profile
Synnex Corporation is a business process services company. The Company provides a range of distribution, logistics and integration services for the technology industry and providing outsourced services focused on customer engagement strategy. The Company operates in two segments: Technology Solutions and Concentrix. The Company’s Technology Solutions segment distributes peripherals, information technology (IT) systems, including data center server and storage solutions, system components, software, networking/communications/security equipment, and consumer electronics (CE) and complementary products. Within its Technology Solutions segment, the Company also provides systems design and integration solutions. The Company’s Concentrix segment offers a portfolio of solutions and end-to-end business services focused on customer engagement strategy, process optimization, technology innovation, front and back-office automation and business transformation.
Identiv Company Profile
Identiv, Inc. is a global security technology company. The Company operates through four segments: Physical access control systems (PACS), Identity, Credentials and All Other. PACS segment provides solutions and services that enable the issuance, management and use of secure identity credentials in diverse markets. PACS business offers Hirsch line of controllers, including the advanced MX line, Hirsch’s Velocity management software and its Identiv connected physical access manager software, EDGE controller and reader package. Identity segment offers products to secure enterprise information, including login and printers through delivery of smart card reader products and identity management through its idOnDemand service. Credentials segment offers access cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) and near field communication products, including cards, labels, tags and stickers, as well as RF components. All Other segment includes products, such as Chipdrive and Digital Media readers.
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