Borqs Technologies (NASDAQ:BRQS) and Agilysys (NASDAQ:AGYS) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

22.7% of Borqs Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.3% of Agilysys shares are held by institutional investors. 7.2% of Borqs Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 26.8% of Agilysys shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Borqs Technologies and Agilysys’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Borqs Technologies $154.31 million 0.81 -$12.56 million N/A N/A
Agilysys $140.84 million 3.66 -$8.35 million ($0.57) -38.42

Agilysys has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Borqs Technologies.

Volatility & Risk

Borqs Technologies has a beta of 2.37, indicating that its stock price is 137% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Agilysys has a beta of 0.57, indicating that its stock price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Borqs Technologies and Agilysys’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Borqs Technologies 0.42% 1.35% 0.50%
Agilysys -9.35% -12.31% -8.17%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Borqs Technologies and Agilysys, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Borqs Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Agilysys 0 0 2 0 3.00

Agilysys has a consensus price target of $25.50, indicating a potential upside of 16.44%. Given Agilysys’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Agilysys is more favorable than Borqs Technologies.


Agilysys beats Borqs Technologies on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Borqs Technologies Company Profile

Borqs Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides development services, software solutions, and products for Android-based smart connected devices in China, India, the United States, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Mobile Virtual Network Operator Services and Connected Solutions. The company develops wireless smart connected devices and cloud solutions; and provides a range of 2G/3G/4G voice and data services for general consumer usage and Internet-of-things devices, as well as telecom services, such as voice conferencing. It also offers commercial grade Android platform software and service solutions for mobile chipset manufacturers, mobile device OEMs, and mobile operators, as well as mobile connected device solutions for use in enterprise and consumer applications. In addition, it sells hardware products. Borqs Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Agilysys Company Profile

Agilysys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a developer and marketer of hardware and software products and services to the hospitality industry in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and India. The company offers point-of-sale, property management, reservation and table management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document management, and mobile and wireless solutions to streamline operations, and enhance efficiency and guest experience. It also provides support and maintenance of software and hardware products, and subscription services; and professional services. Agilysys, Inc. serves various sectors, including gaming; hotels, resorts, and cruise; foodservice management; and restaurants, universities, stadia, and healthcare. The company was formerly known as Pioneer-Standard Electronics, Inc. and changed its name to Agilysys, Inc. in 2003. Agilysys, Inc. was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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