Head to Head Review: Tenable (NASDAQ:TENB) vs. CS Disco (NYSE:LAW)

Tenable (NASDAQ:TENBGet Rating) and CS Disco (NYSE:LAWGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Tenable and CS Disco’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tenable $541.13 million 8.58 -$46.68 million ($0.74) -55.76
CS Disco $114.34 million 3.78 -$24.34 million ($1.05) -6.98

CS Disco has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Tenable. Tenable is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CS Disco, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Tenable and CS Disco, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tenable 0 3 13 0 2.81
CS Disco 1 6 6 0 2.38

Tenable presently has a consensus target price of $51.33, suggesting a potential upside of 24.41%. CS Disco has a consensus target price of $19.15, suggesting a potential upside of 161.31%. Given CS Disco’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe CS Disco is more favorable than Tenable.

Profitability

This table compares Tenable and CS Disco’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tenable -12.63% -32.47% -5.97%
CS Disco -44.84% -23.58% -21.37%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.7% of Tenable shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.2% of CS Disco shares are held by institutional investors. 4.8% of Tenable shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Tenable has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CS Disco has a beta of 2.04, indicating that its stock price is 104% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Tenable beats CS Disco on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Tenable

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Tenable Holdings, Inc. provides cyber exposure solutions for in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Japan. Its platforms include Tenable.io, a cloud-delivered software as a service that provides organizations with a risk-based view of traditional and modern attack surfaces; Tenable.cs, a cloud-native application platform that enables organizations to programmatically detect and fix cloud infrastructure misconfigurations; Tenable.io WAS, which provides scanning for modern web applications; and Tenable.ep, an unified platform that helps organizations identify, assess, and accurately prioritize cyber risks across the entire attack surface. The company also offers Tenable.ad, a solution to secure Active Directory environments; Tenable.ot, an on-premises solution that provides threat detection and mitigation, asset tracking, vulnerability management, and configuration control capabilities to protect OT environments, including industrial networks; Tenable.sc, an on-premises solution that provides a risk-based view of an organization's IT, security and compliance posture. In addition, it provides Nessus Professional, a vulnerability assessment solution for identifying security vulnerabilities, configuration issues, and malware; and Nessus Essentials, which includes vulnerability and configuration assessment for a limited number of assets. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

About CS Disco

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CS Disco, Inc., a legal technology company, provides cloud-native and artificial intelligence-powered legal solutions for ediscovery, legal document review, and case management for enterprises, law firms, legal services providers, and governments. The company offers DISCO Ediscovery, a solution that automates ediscovery process and saves legal departments from manual tasks associated with collecting, processing, enriching, searching, reviewing, analyzing, producing, and using enterprise data that is at issue in legal matters. It also provides DISCO Review, an AI-powered document review solution, which consistently delivers legal document reviews; and DISCO Case Builder, a solution that allows legal professionals to collaborate with teams to build a compelling case by offering a single place to search, organize, and review witness testimony and other legal data. The company's tools are used in various legal matters comprising litigation, investigation, compliance, and diligence. CS Disco, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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