Critical Contrast: Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR) vs. SGD (OTCMKTS:SGDH)

Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORRGet Free Report) and SGD (OTCMKTS:SGDHGet Free Report) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Forrester Research and SGD’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Forrester Research $513.83 million 1.15 $21.81 million $0.26 117.96
SGD N/A N/A N/A ($22.51) 0.00

Forrester Research has higher revenue and earnings than SGD. SGD is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Forrester Research, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares Forrester Research and SGD’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Forrester Research 0.98% 14.24% 5.37%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

55.2% of Forrester Research shares are held by institutional investors. 39.5% of Forrester Research shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.5% of SGD shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Forrester Research and SGD, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Forrester Research 0 0 1 0 3.00
SGD 0 0 0 0 N/A

Forrester Research presently has a consensus price target of $37.00, indicating a potential upside of 20.64%. Given Forrester Research’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Forrester Research is more favorable than SGD.


Forrester Research beats SGD on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Forrester Research

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Forrester Research, Inc. operates as an independent research and advisory company in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Research, Consulting, and Events. The Research segment primary subscription research services include Forrester Decisions, Forrester Research, and SiriusDecisions Research, which are designed to provide business and technology leaders with a proven path to growth through customer obsession. This segment delivers content, such as future trends, predictions, and market forecasts; deep consumer and business buyer data and insights; curated best practice models and tools to run business functions; operational and performance benchmarking data; and technology and service market landscapes and vendor evaluations. The Consulting segment provides consulting projects, include conducting maturity assessments, prioritizing best practices, developing strategies, building business cases, selecting technology vendors, structuring organizations, developing content marketing strategies and collateral, and sales tools; and advisory services. The Events segment hosts events related to business-to-business marketing, sales and product leadership, customer experience, security and risk, new technology and innovation, and data strategies and insights. The company sells its products and services through direct sales force in various locations. Forrester Research, Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

About SGD

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SGD Holdings, Ltd., through its subsidiary, Eco Paper, Inc., develops, markets, and sells paper and paper products from natural fibers. Its products include journals, paper reams, cover stock, art and sketch pads, envelopes, stationery and gifts, office and school products, and notebooks, as well as paper type products. SGD Holdings, Ltd. is headquartered in Ventura, California.

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