RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: RMGN) and McGraw Hill Financial (NASDAQ:MHFI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

9.5% of RMG Networks Holding Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.5% of RMG Networks Holding Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for RMG Networks Holding Corporation and McGraw Hill Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RMG Networks Holding Corporation 0 0 1 0 3.00
McGraw Hill Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A

RMG Networks Holding Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential upside of 104.08%. Given RMG Networks Holding Corporation’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe RMG Networks Holding Corporation is more favorable than McGraw Hill Financial.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares RMG Networks Holding Corporation and McGraw Hill Financial’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
RMG Networks Holding Corporation $38.28 million 0.57 -$819,999.00 N/A N/A
McGraw Hill Financial N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

McGraw Hill Financial has higher revenue, but lower earnings than RMG Networks Holding Corporation.

Profitability

This table compares RMG Networks Holding Corporation and McGraw Hill Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RMG Networks Holding Corporation -11.30% -50.92% -17.77%
McGraw Hill Financial N/A N/A N/A

Summary

RMG Networks Holding Corporation beats McGraw Hill Financial on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

RMG Networks Holding Corporation Company Profile

RMG Networks Holding Corporation provides enterprise-class digital signage solutions. It offers suite of products, including proprietary software, software-embedded hardware, maintenance and support services, content and creative services, installation services, and third-party displays. The company provides Enterprise Server (ES), a robust software application server used to collect content from various applications and other data sources; and Media Players/Smart Digital Appliances, which are software pre-loaded media players that function as the content storage and rendering hardware between its ES content engine and the visual display end-points. It also offers Design Studio, a software used to design the look, feel, function, and timing of content played on end-point displays; InView, an integrated software product to deliver real-time business data and other content directly on employeesÂ’ devices; subscription content services, which provide business-appropriate news and current information; electronic displays, such as door displays; and MAX LED, LED display solutions for indoor and outdoor market applications. In addition, the company provides product maintenance, subscription-based content, custom creative, and installation and training services. It serves financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, utility, and transportation industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. RMG Networks Holding Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

McGraw Hill Financial Company Profile

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. is a benchmarks and ratings, analytics, data and research provider serving the global capital, commodities and commercial markets. The Company operate in four business segments: S&P Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and analytics, offering investors and market participants information, ratings and benchmarks; S&P Capital IQ, which provides multi-asset-class data, research and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services; S&P Dow Jones Indices, which is a global index provider that maintains a range of valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers and institutional investors, and Commodities & Commercial, which consists of business-to-business companies focused on commercial and commodities markets that deliver their customers access to information, data, analytic services, and pricing and quality benchmarks.

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