Analyzing Duos Technologies Group (OTCMKTS:DUOT) and mCloud Technologies (NASDAQ:MCLD)

Duos Technologies Group (OTCMKTS:DUOTGet Rating) and mCloud Technologies (NASDAQ:MCLDGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Duos Technologies Group and mCloud Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Duos Technologies Group $8.26 million 2.52 -$9.88 million ($1.62) -2.11
mCloud Technologies $20.42 million 1.82 -$35.37 million ($2.01) -1.14

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Duos Technologies Group and mCloud Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Duos Technologies Group 0 0 1 0 3.00
mCloud Technologies 0 0 1 0 3.00

Duos Technologies Group presently has a consensus price target of $10.00, indicating a potential upside of 192.83%. mCloud Technologies has a consensus price target of $5.75, indicating a potential upside of 150.00%. Given Duos Technologies Group’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Duos Technologies Group is more favorable than mCloud Technologies.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

32.0% of Duos Technologies Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.2% of mCloud Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Duos Technologies Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Duos Technologies Group and mCloud Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Duos Technologies Group N/A N/A N/A
mCloud Technologies -157.85% -610.23% -50.81%

Summary

Duos Technologies Group beats mCloud Technologies on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Duos Technologies Group (Get Rating)

Duos Technologies Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Duos Technologies, Inc. designs and deploys artificial intelligence driven intelligent technologies systems in the United States. Its technology platforms include Praesidium, an integrated suite of analytics applications, which process and analyze data streams from virtually conventional or specialized sensors, and/or data points; and Centraco, a user interface that includes a physical security information management system. The company offers intelligent technology solutions for critical infrastructure, including Intelligent Rail Inspection Portal, Tunnel and Bridge Security, Virtual Security Shield, Facility Safety and Security, Remote Bridge Operation, Pantograph Inspection System, Vehicle Undercarriage Examiner for security and mechanical inspection, Multi-Layered Enterprise Command and Control Interface, Neural Network Modeling for detection algorithms, Automated Retail Facility Logistics, and Transit Rail Platform Analytics. It also provides engineered solutions. In addition, the company offers proprietary and turnkey systems and applications, such as rip, an intelligent rail inspection portal comprising various modules for automated analysis, detection, and inspection at rail border crossings. Further, it provides IT asset management that includes infrastructure and device audit services for various data centers. The company offers its solutions to various industries, which comprise transportation, healthcare, retail, law enforcement, oil and gas, and utilities sectors, as well as commercial railways. Duos Technologies Group, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Duos Technologies Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of Environmental Capital Holdings, Inc.

About mCloud Technologies (Get Rating)

mCloud is unlocking the untapped potential of energy-intensive assets with AI and analytics, curbing energy waste, maximizing energy production, and getting the most out of critical energy infrastructure. Through mCloud’s AI-powered AssetCareâ„¢ platform, mCloud offers complete asset management solutions for commercial buildings, renewable energy, healthcare, heavy industry, and connected workers. IoT sensors bring data from connected assets into the cloud, where AI and analytics are applied to maximize their performance.
Headquartered in Calgary, Canada with offices worldwide, the mCloud family includes an ecosystem of operating subsidiaries that deliver high-performance IoT, AI, 3D, and mobile capabilities to customers, all integrated into AssetCare. With over 100 blue-chip customers and more than 63,000 assets connected in thousands of locations worldwide, mCloud is changing the way energy assets are managed.

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