Comparing SEA (SE) & Attunity (ATTU)

SEA (NYSE: SE) and Attunity (NASDAQ:ATTU) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.


This table compares SEA and Attunity’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SEA -141.10% N/A -48.73%
Attunity -10.81% -14.54% -8.21%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares SEA and Attunity’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Attunity $62.10 million 2.33 -$6.71 million ($0.40) -17.45

SEA has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Attunity.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

68.7% of SEA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 15.7% of Attunity shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of SEA shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 50.2% of Attunity shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for SEA and Attunity, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SEA 0 0 6 0 3.00
Attunity 0 0 3 0 3.00

SEA presently has a consensus price target of $18.67, indicating a potential upside of 51.39%. Attunity has a consensus price target of $13.00, indicating a potential upside of 86.25%. Given Attunity’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Attunity is more favorable than SEA.


Attunity beats SEA on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

SEA Company Profile

Sea Limited, formerly Garena Interactive Holding Limited, is an Internet company. The Company operates through three segments: digital entertainment, e-commerce and digital financial services. The Company has developed an integrated platform consisting of digital entertainment focused on online games, e-commerce, and digital financial services focused on e-wallet services. Its platforms include Garena, Shopee, and AirPay. Garena provides access to engaging mobile and personal computer (PC) online games, live streaming game play, as well as social features such as user chat and online forums. Shopee is an e-commerce marketplace where users come together to browse, shop and sell on-the-go, anytime, anywhere. AirPay App is the Company’s digital financial services business that provides e-wallet services to consumers through the AirPay App and to small businesses through the AirPay counter application.

Attunity Company Profile

Attunity Ltd (Attunity) is a provider of Big Data management software solutions that enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations and the cloud. The Company’s software solutions include data replication and distribution (Attunity Replicate, change data capture (CDC) and Attunity Gold Client Solutions), test data management (Attunity Gold Client Solutions), data connectivity (Attunity Connect), enterprise file replication (AttunityRepliWeb), managed-file-transfer (Attunity MFT), data warehouse automation (Attunity Compose), data usage analytics (Attunity Visibility) and cloud data delivery (AttunityCloudBeam). Its software is used for projects, such as data warehousing, Hadoop, business intelligence (BI) and Big Data analytics, reporting, migration and modernization, data consolidation and distribution, and cloud initiatives. It offers a software as a service (SaaS)-based platform with a portfolio of services.

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