Contrasting OLO (NYSE:OLO) & Alight (NYSE:ALIT)

OLO (NYSE:OLOGet Free Report) and Alight (NYSE:ALITGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for OLO and Alight, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OLO 0 3 4 0 2.57
Alight 0 0 7 0 3.00

OLO presently has a consensus price target of $9.10, indicating a potential upside of 69.46%. Alight has a consensus price target of $12.71, indicating a potential upside of 31.75%. Given OLO’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe OLO is more favorable than Alight.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares OLO and Alight’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OLO $228.29 million 3.81 -$58.29 million ($0.36) -14.92
Alight $3.41 billion 1.59 -$345.00 million ($0.55) -17.55

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

Volatility & Risk

OLO has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alight has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.4% of OLO shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.7% of Alight shares are held by institutional investors. 39.1% of OLO shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Alight shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares OLO and Alight’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OLO -25.53% -2.96% -2.61%
Alight -7.80% 5.09% 2.30%

About OLO

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Olo Inc. operates an open SaaS platform for restaurants in the United States. The company's platform enables on-demand digital commerce operations, which cover digital ordering, delivery, front-of-house management, and payments. Its solutions include Order, a suite of solutions powering restaurant brands' on-demand commerce operations, enabling digital ordering, delivery, and channel management through ordering, dispatch, rails, switchboard, network, virtual brands, kiosk, catering, and sync modules; Engage, a suite of restaurant-centric marketing solutions optimizing guest lifetime value by strengthening and enhancing the restaurants' direct guest relationships, through the guest data platform, marketing, sentiment, and host modules; and Pay, a frictionless payment platform that enables restaurants to grow and protect their digital business through customer payment experience that offers advanced fraud prevention to improve authorization rates for valid transactions, and increase basket conversion through its Olo Pay module. The company was formerly known as Mobo Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Olo Inc. in January 2020. Olo Inc. was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Alight

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Alight, Inc. provides cloud-based integrated digital human capital and business solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Employer Solutions and Professional Services. The Employer Solutions segment offers employee wellbeing, integrated benefits administration, healthcare navigation, financial wellbeing, leave of absence management, retiree healthcare and payroll; and operates AI-led capabilities software. The Professional Services segment offers consulting offerings, such as cloud advisory, deployment, and optimization services for cloud platforms. The company provides Alight Worklife, an intuitive, cloud-based employee engagement platform. Its solutions enable employees to enrich their health, wealth, and wellbeing that helps organizations achieve a high-performance culture. Alight, Inc. was founded in 2020 and is based in Lincolnshire, Illinois.

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