Sonic Foundry (OTCMKTS:SOFO – Get Rating) is one of 64 publicly-traded companies in the “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Sonic Foundry to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Sonic Foundry and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sonic Foundry||$35.17 million||$3.08 million||19.58|
|Sonic Foundry Competitors||$3.57 billion||$444.81 million||23.64|
Volatility & Risk
Sonic Foundry has a beta of -0.16, meaning that its stock price is 116% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sonic Foundry’s peers have a beta of 1.12, meaning that their average stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Sonic Foundry and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Sonic Foundry Competitors||-173.45%||-3,520.85%||1.04%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Sonic Foundry and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Sonic Foundry Competitors||440||1969||2683||130||2.48|
As a group, “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies have a potential upside of 37.15%. Given Sonic Foundry’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sonic Foundry has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
46.4% of shares of all “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 45.1% of Sonic Foundry shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.7% of shares of all “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies are owned 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.
Sonic Foundry peers beat Sonic Foundry on 6 of the 10 factors compared.
Sonic Foundry Company Profile (Get Rating)
Sonic Foundry, Inc. provides video enterprise solutions and services for the digital-first, distance learning, and corporate communication markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally. The company offers Mediasite Video platform that automates to capture, management, delivery, and search of live and on-demand streaming video; and Mediasite Cloud, a Software as a Service solution to host and manage customers' content. It also provides Mediasite Video Capture solutions, including Mediasite Recorder and Recorder Pro that are built-in room appliances used in schedule-based capture and advanced audio/video integration; Mediasite Mobile Recorders, a portable recording devices used to capture and stream broadcast-quality video; Mediasite Mosaic that allows instructors, employees, and students to create videos, screencasts, and slideshows from their computers or mobile devices; and Mediasite Catch, a video capture software solution for classrooms. In addition, the company offers Mediasite Video Management and Delivery solutions to manage, search, analyze, publish, and stream video content. It markets its products to educational institutions, corporations, and government entities through reseller networks, direct sales, and partnerships with system integrators. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.
Receive News & Ratings for Sonic Foundry Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Sonic Foundry and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.