Head to Head Review: Mastech Digital (NYSE:MHH) vs. ATIF (NASDAQ:ATIF)

ATIF (NASDAQ:ATIFGet Rating) and Mastech Digital (NYSE:MHHGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Profitability

This table compares ATIF and Mastech Digital’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ATIF N/A N/A N/A
Mastech Digital 5.50% 18.20% 11.20%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for ATIF and Mastech Digital, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ATIF 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mastech Digital 0 0 0 0 N/A

Volatility and Risk

ATIF has a beta of -1.29, meaning that its stock price is 229% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mastech Digital has a beta of 0.53, meaning that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

56.7% of ATIF shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.5% of Mastech Digital shares are owned by institutional investors. 62.6% of Mastech Digital shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ATIF and Mastech Digital’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ATIF $940,000.00 34.81 -$8.56 million N/A N/A
Mastech Digital $222.01 million 0.95 $12.22 million $1.01 18.08

Mastech Digital has higher revenue and earnings than ATIF.

Summary

Mastech Digital beats ATIF on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About ATIF (Get Rating)

ATIF Holdings Limited operates as a consulting company in Asia and North America. It offers IPO advisory services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The company primarily helps clients going public on the OTC markets and exchanges in the United States. It also operates IPOEX.com, an internet-based financial information service platform that provides membership services, including market information, pre-IPO education, and IR media and matchmaking services to SMEs and financing institutions; and chinacnnm.com, a news and financial information platform. In addition, the company offers public consulting, M&A consulting, and financial consulting services. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.

About Mastech Digital (Get Rating)

Mastech Digital, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides digital transformation IT services to large, medium-sized, and small companies in the United States. It operates through two segments, Data and Analytics Services, and IT Staffing Services. The company offers data management and analytics services, including project-based consulting services in the areas of master data management, enterprise data integration, big data and analytics, and digital transformation by using onsite and offshore resources. It also provides a range of IT staffing services in the areas of data management and analytics, cloud, mobility, social, automation, business intelligence/data warehousing, web services, enterprise resource planning and customer resource management, and e-business solutions. In addition, the company offers digital transformation services, such as digital learning services; and cloud-based enterprise application across sales, marketing, and customer service organizations. It provides its services across various industry verticals, including financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. The company was formerly known as Mastech Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Mastech Digital, Inc. in September 2016. Mastech Digital, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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