Steel Connect (NASDAQ:STCN – Get Rating) and MJ (OTCMKTS:MJNE – Get Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Steel Connect and MJ’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Steel Connect||$203.27 million||0.41||-$10.97 million||$0.18||7.61|
MJ has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Steel Connect.
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This table compares Steel Connect and MJ’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Volatility & Risk
Steel Connect has a beta of 0.32, indicating that its share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MJ has a beta of -0.15, indicating that its share price is 115% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
47.2% of Steel Connect shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of MJ shares are held by institutional investors. 11.0% of Steel Connect shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Steel Connect beats MJ on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Steel Connect
Steel Connect, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of an end-to-end global supply chain solutions and e-commerce services. Its product aims to improve their clients’ global supply chain, speed to market, product customization, flexibility, cost, quality and service. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Smyrna, TN.
MJ Holdings, Inc., a cannabis holding company, engages in cultivation management, asset, and infrastructure development business in Nevada. It is also involved in production of cannabis related products; and provision of management services, dispensaries, and consulting services. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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