Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) and Textmunication Holdgings (OTCMKTS:TXHD) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.
Volatility and Risk
Autodesk has a beta of 1.92, suggesting that its share price is 92% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Textmunication Holdgings has a beta of -2.93, suggesting that its share price is 393% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Autodesk and Textmunication Holdgings’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Autodesk||$2.57 billion||13.89||-$80.80 million||$0.11||1,477.09|
|Textmunication Holdgings||$1.07 million||1.67||-$340,000.00||N/A||N/A|
Textmunication Holdgings has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Autodesk.
This table compares Autodesk and Textmunication Holdgings’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
93.0% of Autodesk shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Textmunication Holdgings shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Autodesk shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 50.0% of Textmunication Holdgings shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Autodesk and Textmunication Holdgings, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Autodesk presently has a consensus price target of $172.47, indicating a potential upside of 6.15%. Given Autodesk’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Autodesk is more favorable than Textmunication Holdgings.
Autodesk beats Textmunication Holdgings on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Autodesk, Inc. operates as a design software and services company worldwide. The company offers AutoCAD, a professional design, drafting, detailing, and visualization software; AutoCAD Civil 3D, a surveying, design, analysis, and documentation solution for civil engineering, including land development, transportation, and environmental projects; AutoCAD LT, a professional drafting and detailing software; BIM 360, a construction management cloud-based software; computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software for computer numeric control machining, inspection, and modelling for manufacturing; Fusion 360, a 3D CAD, CAM, and computer-aided engineering tool; and Industry Collections software products for professionals in architecture, engineering and construction, product design and manufacturing, and media and entertainment industries. It also provides Inventor tools for 3D mechanical design, simulation, analysis, tooling, visualization, and documentation; Maya and 3ds Max software products that offer 3D modeling, animation, effects, rendering, and compositing solutions; and PlanGrid, a cloud-based field collaboration software, which provides general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and architects access to construction information in real-time. In addition, the company offers Revit software for building information modeling; and Shotgun, a cloud-based software for review and production tracking in the media and entertainment industry. Autodesk, Inc. sells its products and services to customers directly, as well as through distributors and resellers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Rafael, California.
About Textmunication Holdgings
Textmunication Holdings, Inc. provides mobile marketing solutions, rewards, and loyalty services in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company operates an online mobile marketing platform that provides mobile coupons, mobile voting/polls, multimedia messaging, text messaging, Web widgets/online forms, and loyalty and rewards programs; and SMS reminders related to various appointments, anniversaries, b-days, oil changes, tune ups, and other events, as well as offers APIs that integrates with various systems or applications. It serves quick service restaurants; gyms, and health and fitness facilities; casinos, golf courses, bowling centers, and comedy clubs; retail stores; real estate and insurance sectors; digital marketing agencies; and investor relation firms, as well as bars, salons, and medical professionals. The company is based in Pleasant Hill, California.
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