Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) & Santo Mining (OTCMKTS:SANP) Critical Comparison

Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLKGet Free Report) and Santo Mining (OTCMKTS:SANPGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Splunk and Santo Mining, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Splunk 0 23 5 0 2.18
Santo Mining 0 0 0 0 N/A

Splunk presently has a consensus target price of $135.31, indicating a potential downside of 13.76%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.6% of Splunk shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Splunk shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Splunk and Santo Mining’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Splunk 6.26% 32,117.42% 7.18%
Santo Mining N/A N/A N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Splunk and Santo Mining’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Splunk $4.22 billion 6.27 $263.73 million $1.26 124.52
Santo Mining N/A N/A N/A ($0.02) N/A

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

Summary

Splunk beats Santo Mining on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Splunk

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Splunk Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and markets cloud services and licensed software solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers unified security and observability platform, including Splunk Security that helps security leaders fortify their organization's digital resilience by mitigating cyber risk and meeting compliance requirements; and Splunk Observability, which provides visibility across the full stack of infrastructure, applications, and the digital customer experience. It also provides application programming interfaces, software development kits, and other interfaces that enables its network of third-party developers, partners, and customers to build content, including pre-built data inputs, workflows, searches, reports, alerts, custom dashboards, flexible user interface components, custom data visualizations, and integration actions and methods that configures and extends its solutions to accommodate specific use cases. In addition, the company offers adoption and implementation, education, and customer support services. It sells its offerings directly through field and inside sales, and indirectly through various routes to market with various partners. Splunk Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. As of March 18, 2024, Splunk Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

About Santo Mining

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Santo Mining Corp., doing business as Santo Blockchain Labs, operates as a vertically integrated blockchain and cryptocurrency development company in Vietnam and the Republic of Panama. The company manages, operates, and develops end-to-end Blockchain-as-a-Service. It also develops smart digital contracts, non-fungible tokens, digital to physical assets tokenization, eXetended reality, and Internet of Things solutions. The company was formerly known as Santo Pita Corp. and changed its name to Santo Mining Corp. in March 2012. Santo Mining Corp. was founded in 2009 and is based in Aventura, Florida.

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