Asure Software (NASDAQ: ASUR) and Mobileiron (NASDAQ:MOBL) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Asure Software and Mobileiron, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Asure Software 0 1 8 0 2.89
Mobileiron 1 1 4 0 2.50

Asure Software currently has a consensus target price of $18.71, indicating a potential upside of 13.08%. Mobileiron has a consensus target price of $6.35, indicating a potential upside of 33.68%. Given Mobileiron’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Mobileiron is more favorable than Asure Software.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

52.5% of Asure Software shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.4% of Mobileiron shares are held by institutional investors. 22.7% of Asure Software shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 31.7% of Mobileiron shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Asure Software and Mobileiron’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Asure Software -8.28% 6.96% 2.09%
Mobileiron -31.90% -167.00% -34.51%

Volatility and Risk

Asure Software has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mobileiron has a beta of 2.44, suggesting that its share price is 144% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Asure Software and Mobileiron’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Asure Software $35.54 million 5.81 -$970,000.00 ($0.38) -43.55
Mobileiron $176.49 million 2.59 -$56.30 million ($0.60) -7.92

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


Asure Software beats Mobileiron on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Asure Software

Asure Software, Inc. is a global provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help companies to bring people, time, space and assets together. The Company serves approximately 6,000 clients in over 80 countries. The Company offers a range of solutions to help its clients optimize and manage mobile workforces and global workspaces. Its SaaS-based offerings include asset management, mobile room scheduling, mobile time tracking, scheduling software, space utilization solutions, tablet-based time clocks, time clocks, touch panels for room scheduling and workplace business intelligence (BI) analytics. It offers approximately two product lines, including AsureSpace and AsureForce. Its AsureSpace provides workplace management solutions that enable organizations to manage their office environments and manage real estate utilization. Its AsureForce time and labor management solutions help organizations to manage labor and labor administration costs and activities.

About Mobileiron

MobileIron, Inc. (MobileIron) provides a mobile information technology (IT) platform for enterprises to manage and secure mobile applications, content and devices. The Company’s solution provides enterprise security. The MobileIron Platform combines security and enterprise mobility management (EMM) tools, including mobile device management (MDM), mobile application management (MAM), and mobile content management (MCM) capabilities. The Company offers EMM tools, including EMM platform, cloud security with MobileIron Access, Windows security with MobileIron Bridge and applications. MobileIron offers its customers the flexibility to deploy its solution as a cloud service or as on-premises software. Its applications include [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], MobileIron Tunnel, MobileIron Rooms, MobileIron AppConnect and AppConnect Ecosystem. The Company serves a range of industries, such as financial services, government, healthcare and legal.

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