Comparing Inspired Entertainment (NASDAQ:INSE) & Clearwater Analytics (NYSE:CWAN)

Clearwater Analytics (NYSE:CWANGet Rating) and Inspired Entertainment (NASDAQ:INSEGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Clearwater Analytics and Inspired Entertainment, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Clearwater Analytics 0 4 7 0 2.64
Inspired Entertainment 0 0 4 0 3.00

Clearwater Analytics presently has a consensus price target of $25.00, indicating a potential upside of 54.99%. Inspired Entertainment has a consensus price target of $20.33, indicating a potential upside of 91.82%. Given Inspired Entertainment’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Inspired Entertainment is more favorable than Clearwater Analytics.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

21.1% of Clearwater Analytics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.8% of Inspired Entertainment shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.3% of Inspired Entertainment shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Clearwater Analytics and Inspired Entertainment’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Clearwater Analytics $252.02 million 15.17 -$8.21 million N/A N/A
Inspired Entertainment $208.90 million 1.36 -$36.70 million ($2.43) -4.36

Clearwater Analytics has higher revenue and earnings than Inspired Entertainment.


This table compares Clearwater Analytics and Inspired Entertainment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Clearwater Analytics N/A N/A N/A
Inspired Entertainment -17.57% N/A -8.21%


Clearwater Analytics beats Inspired Entertainment on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Clearwater Analytics Company Profile (Get Rating)

Clearwater Analytics Holdings, Inc. develops and provides a Software-as-a-Service solution for automated investment data aggregation, reconciliation, accounting, and reporting services to insurers, investment managers, corporations, institutional investors, and government entities. The company offers investment accounting and reporting, performance measurement, compliance monitoring, and risk analytics solutions. Its Clearwater Prism solution enables self-service access to data feeds from accounting, compliance, performance, and risk systems, including those offered by the company and other third-party software vendors, as well as provides flexible reporting to various users. The company was incorporated in 2021 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho.

Inspired Entertainment Company Profile (Get Rating)

Inspired Entertainment, Inc., a business-to-business gaming technology company, supplies content, platform, and other products and services to regulated lottery, betting, and gaming operators worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Gaming, Virtual Sports, Interactive, and Leisure. The Gaming segment supplies gaming terminals and software to betting offices, casinos, gaming halls, and high street adult gaming centers; a portfolio of games through its digital terminals under the Centurion and Super Hot Fruits names; and traditional casino games, such as roulette, blackjack, and number games. The Virtual Sports segment designs, develops, markets, and distributes ultra-high-definition sports games that include greyhounds, tennis, motor racing, cycling, cricket, speedway, golf, and dart, and other horse racing games under the V-Play Soccer, V-Play Football, V-Play Basketball, Virtual Grand National, and V-Play NFLA names. The Interactive segment provides a range of premium random number generated casino content from feature-rich bonus games to European-style casino free spins and table games. The Leisure segment supplies gaming terminals and amusement machines in pubs, bingo halls, and adult gaming centers, as well as family entertainment centers, bowling centers, and other entertainment venues. Inspired Entertainment, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

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