Financial Review: Rubicon Technologies (NASDAQ:RBT) versus Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP)

Rubicon Technologies (NASDAQ:RBTGet Rating) and Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKPGet Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Rubicon Technologies and Check Point Software Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rubicon Technologies 0 0 2 0 3.00
Check Point Software Technologies 5 4 7 0 2.13

Rubicon Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $10.00, indicating a potential upside of 151.89%. Check Point Software Technologies has a consensus price target of $139.06, indicating a potential upside of 16.37%. Given Rubicon Technologies’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Rubicon Technologies is more favorable than Check Point Software Technologies.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Rubicon Technologies and Check Point Software Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rubicon Technologies N/A N/A -$920,000.00 N/A N/A
Check Point Software Technologies $2.17 billion 6.92 $815.60 million $6.04 19.78

Check Point Software Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Rubicon Technologies.

Profitability

This table compares Rubicon Technologies and Check Point Software Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rubicon Technologies N/A N/A N/A
Check Point Software Technologies 35.15% 25.49% 14.16%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.3% of Rubicon Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of Check Point Software Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 29.0% of Check Point Software Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Check Point Software Technologies beats Rubicon Technologies on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Rubicon Technologies

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Rubicon Technologies, Inc., a digital marketplace for waste and recycling services, provides cloud-based waste and recycling solutions to businesses, governments, and organizations worldwide. It offers solutions for waste generators, haulers and recyclers, cities, and fleets. The company provides consultation and management services to customers for waste removal, waste management, logistics, and recycling solutions. Its consultation and management services include planning, consolidation of billing and administration, cost savings analyses, and vendor performance monitoring and management. The company also offers logistics services; and markets and resells recyclable commodities. Rubicon Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky.

About Check Point Software Technologies

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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 security, endpoint security, data security, and management solutions. It provides Check Point Infinity Architecture, a cyber security architecture that protects against 5th and 6th generation cyber-attacks across various networks, endpoint, cloud, workloads, Internet of Things, and mobile. The company also offers security gateways and software platforms that support small and medium sized business (SMB) to large enterprise data center and telco-grade environments; and threat prevention technologies and zero-day protections. In addition, the company provides cloud network security, security and posture management, cloud workload protection, and cloud web application protection for web applications and APIs; and Check Point Harmony that delivers endpoint and secure connectivity for remote user access. Further, 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 on Check Point products. It sells its products through multiple distribution channels, including distributors, resellers, system integrators, original equipment manufacturers, and managed security service providers. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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