Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) and Intellinetics (OTCMKTS:INLX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Check Point Software Technologies and Intellinetics’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Check Point Software Technologies||$1.85 billion||9.88||$802.92 million||$4.89||22.92|
|Intellinetics||$2.62 million||0.68||-$1.35 million||($0.08)||-1.25|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
66.8% of Check Point Software Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 29.0% of Check Point Software Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.6% of Intellinetics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Check Point Software Technologies and Intellinetics, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Check Point Software Technologies||0||20||4||0||2.17|
Check Point Software Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $113.55, suggesting a potential upside of 1.31%. Given Check Point Software Technologies’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Check Point Software Technologies is more favorable than Intellinetics.
This table compares Check Point Software Technologies and Intellinetics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Check Point Software Technologies||43.43%||22.98%||15.24%|
Check Point Software Technologies beats Intellinetics on 13 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Check Point Software Technologies Company Profile
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. develops, markets, and supports a range of products and services for IT security worldwide. The company offers a portfolio of network and gateway solutions, management solutions, and data and endpoint security solutions. It provides Check Point Infinity Architecture, a cyber security architecture that protects against 5th generation mega cyber-attacks across various networks, endpoint, cloud, and mobile; security gateways from platforms for small business and small office locations, high end and high demanding data centers, and perimeter environments; and Check Point SandBlast family for threat prevention and zero-day protections. The company also offers Check Point CloudGuard cloud security product that delivers threat prevention security for enterprise cloud networks, data, and applications; Check Point SandBlast Mobile for mobile security in iOS and Android devices; and Check Point Security Management, which offers security management through a single console that streamlines security operations and provides visibility into policy administration and threat analysis. In addition, the company provides technical customer support programs and plans; professional services in implementing, upgrading, and optimizing Check Point products comprising design planning and security implementation; and certification and educational training services. It sells its products and services to enterprises, service providers, small and medium sized businesses, and consumers through a network of channel partners, such as distributors, resellers, system integrators, original equipment manufacturers, and managed security service providers. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Intellinetics Company Profile
Intellinetics, Inc. develops, markets, and sells document solutions software to the public and private sectors in the United States. The company's software platform allows its customers to capture and manage documents across operations, such as scanned hard-copy documents and digital documents, including Microsoft Office 365, digital images, audios, videos, and emails. It offers IntelliCloud software platform solution that includes image processing modules, records management, workflow, and extended components. The company also provides installation, integration, training, and consulting services, as well as ongoing software maintenance and customer support services; and pre-installation assessment, project scoping, and implementation consulting services. It offers its products through software installed on customer equipment, as well as provides access to its software solutions as a service through the Internet. The company was formerly known as GlobalWise Investments, Inc. and changed its name to Intellinetics, Inc. in September 2014. Intellinetics, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
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