Head to Head Contrast: hopTo (OTCMKTS:HPTO) & Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW)

hopTo (OTCMKTS:HPTOGet Free Report) and Snowflake (NYSE:SNOWGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.


This table compares hopTo and Snowflake’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
hopTo -2.55% -2.59% -1.70%
Snowflake -35.22% -14.07% -10.14%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares hopTo and Snowflake’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
hopTo $3.91 million 1.86 $120,000.00 N/A N/A
Snowflake $2.44 billion 22.51 -$796.71 million ($2.66) -62.73

hopTo has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Snowflake.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for hopTo and Snowflake, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
hopTo 0 0 0 0 N/A
Snowflake 1 6 19 0 2.69

Snowflake has a consensus price target of $189.52, indicating a potential upside of 13.58%. Given Snowflake’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Snowflake is more favorable than hopTo.

Risk & Volatility

hopTo has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Snowflake has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

63.7% of Snowflake shares are held by institutional investors. 46.0% of hopTo shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of Snowflake shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


hopTo beats Snowflake on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About hopTo

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hopTo Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and sells application publishing software in the United States, Brazil, Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company's application publishing software includes application virtualization and cloud computing software for a range of computer operating systems, including Windows, UNIX, and various Linux-based variants. It provides its application publishing software solutions under the GO-Global brand name. The company offers GO-Global, an application access solution that provides cross-platform remote access and Web-enabled access to existing software applications, as well as the deployment of secure and private cloud environments for use and/or resale by independent software vendors, corporate enterprises, governmental and educational institutions, and others. Its GO-Global software products comprise GO-Global for Windows that allows access to Windows-based applications from remote locations and Internet connections; GO-Global for UNIX, which allows access to UNIX and Linux-based applications from remote locations, and Internet and connections; and GO-Global Client that allows remote application access from various local, remote, and mobile platforms, including Windows, Linux, UNIX, Apple OS X and iOS, and Google Android. The company sells its products through resellers, such as original equipment manufacturers, system integrators, value-added resellers, and distributors. It serves small to medium-sized companies, departments within large corporations, governmental and educational institutions, and independent software vendors. The company was formerly known as GraphOn Corporation and changed its name to hopTo Inc. in September 2013. hopTo Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Concord, New Hampshire.

About Snowflake

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Snowflake Inc. provides a cloud-based data platform for various organizations in the United States and internationally. Its platform offers Data Cloud, which enables customers to consolidate data into a single source of truth to drive meaningful business insights, build data-driven applications, and share data and data products. The company was formerly known as Snowflake Computing, Inc. and changed its name to Snowflake Inc. in April 2019. Snowflake Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Bozeman, Montana.

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