Radcom (NASDAQ: RDCM) and Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ:QUMU) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Radcom and Qumu Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Radcom -3.90% -2.19% -1.64%
Qumu Corporation -29.95% -53.09% -23.13%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Radcom and Qumu Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Radcom 0 0 2 0 3.00
Qumu Corporation 0 0 0 0 N/A

Radcom currently has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 22.73%. Given Radcom’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Radcom is more favorable than Qumu Corporation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

15.1% of Radcom shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.8% of Qumu Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 69.0% of Radcom shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.2% of Qumu Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Radcom and Qumu Corporation’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Radcom $32.72 million 7.86 -$1.04 million ($0.11) -200.00
Qumu Corporation $29.80 million 0.95 -$5.91 million ($0.98) -3.07

Radcom has higher revenue and earnings than Qumu Corporation. Radcom is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Qumu Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Radcom has a beta of 1.41, meaning that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Qumu Corporation has a beta of -0.43, meaning that its stock price is 143% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Radcom beats Qumu Corporation on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Radcom

RADCOM Ltd. (RADCOM) provides service assurance and customer experience management solutions for communication service providers (CSPs). The Company provides solutions for networks, including long-term evolution (LTE), LTE Advanced (LTE-A), voice over LTE (VoLTE), Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS), Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS) or global system for mobile communications (GSM) and mobile broadband. Its software-based solutions enable CSPs to manage both existing networks and network functions virtualization (NFV) based architectures. Its products and solutions include The MaveriQ Solution for Service Assurance and customer experience management (CEM). The MaveriQ solution is a probe-based customer and service assurance solution designed to enable CSPs to carry out end-to-end voice and data quality monitoring and to manage their networks and services. The MaveriQ solution offers analysis and troubleshooting tools.

About Qumu Corporation

Qumu Corporation (Qumu) is an enterprise video content management software company. The Company is engaged in providing tools businesses need to create, manage, secure, deliver and measure their videos. The Company operates through the enterprise video content management software business segment. Its video content management software solutions allow organizations to create, capture, organize and deliver content across the extended enterprise to a range of end points, including mobile devices and thick or thin clients. Qumu’s video platform supports both live and on-demand streaming. The Qumu platform is a video content management software solution that can be deployed as a perpetual software license, a term software license or a cloud-hosted software as a service (SaaS). Qumu Capture Studio is a portable software-enabled device that records, edits and publishes video and presentation content.

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