Grid Dynamics (NASDAQ:GDYN – Get Free Report) and Jamf (NASDAQ:JAMF – Get Free Report) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
69.7% of Grid Dynamics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.1% of Jamf shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.4% of Grid Dynamics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.8% of Jamf shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Grid Dynamics and Jamf’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Volatility & Risk
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Grid Dynamics and Jamf’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Grid Dynamics||$310.48 million||2.43||-$29.21 million||($0.27)||-37.04|
|Jamf||$478.78 million||4.00||-$141.30 million||($0.92)||-16.59|
Grid Dynamics has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Jamf. Grid Dynamics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Jamf, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Grid Dynamics and Jamf, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Grid Dynamics currently has a consensus price target of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 40.00%. Jamf has a consensus price target of $26.43, suggesting a potential upside of 73.19%. Given Jamf’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Jamf is more favorable than Grid Dynamics.
Grid Dynamics beats Jamf on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Grid Dynamics
Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides enterprise-level digital transformation services in the areas of search, analytics, and release automation for Fortune 1000 corporations in North America, Europe, and internationally. It works in collaboration with its clients on digital transformation initiatives that cover strategy consulting, early prototypes, and enterprise-scale delivery of new digital platforms. The company offers technical consulting, software design, development, testing, and internet service operations services. It serves customers that operate in the retail, technology and telecommunications, media, consumer packaged goods/manufacturing, financial services, and other sectors. The company was formerly known as ChaSerg Technology Acquisition Corp. and changed its name to Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.
Jamf Holding Corp. offers a cloud software platform for Apple infrastructure and security platform in the Americas, Europe, the Middle. Its products include Jamf Pro, an Apple ecosystem management software solution for IT environments; Jamf Now, a pay-as-you-go Apple device management software solution for small-to-medium-sized businesses; Jamf Data Policy, a solution to enforce acceptable usage policies that keeps away from risky sites and content; Jamf School, an apple mobile device management for schools; and Jamf Connect, a ZTNA solution that replaces legacy conditional access and VPN technology. The company also offers Jamf Protect, that provides purpose-built endpoint security and MTD for Mac and mobile devices; Jamf Safe Internet, that help schools protect minors from harmful content on the internet; Jamf Nation, an online community of IT and security professionals focusing on Apple in the enterprise; and ZecOps, an ADR solution for mobile devices that gives organizations the ability to extract critical device telemetry. It sells its SaaS solutions through a subscription model, direct sales force, and online, as well as indirectly through channel partners, including Apple. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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