Nutanix (NASDAQ:NTNX) and UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR (OTCMKTS:UBSFY) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Nutanix and UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nutanix -61.10% -293.83% -38.02%
UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR N/A N/A N/A

Volatility & Risk

Nutanix has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.6% of Nutanix shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.8% of Nutanix 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nutanix and UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nutanix $1.24 billion 4.88 -$621.18 million ($3.18) -10.03
UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR $2.14 billion 3.24 $115.78 million $0.65 19.06

UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Nutanix. Nutanix is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Nutanix and UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nutanix 0 7 13 0 2.65
UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR 0 3 6 0 2.67

Nutanix currently has a consensus target price of $40.53, suggesting a potential upside of 27.02%. Given Nutanix’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Nutanix is more favorable than UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR.

Summary

UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR beats Nutanix on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nutanix Company Profile

Nutanix, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and provides an enterprise cloud platform in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. Its solution addresses a range of workloads, including enterprise applications, databases, virtual desktop infrastructure, unified communications, and big data analytics. The company offers Acropolis, an open platform comprising hyperconvergence, native virtualization, enterprise storage, virtual networking, and platform services; and Prism, an end-to-end consumer-grade management plane providing management and analytics across its software products and services. It also provides Nutanix Calm that offers native application orchestration, automation, and lifecycle management to its enterprise cloud platform. In addition, the company offers Beam, a multi-cloud optimization service; and Frame, a desktop-as-a-service. It serves customers in a range of industries, including automotive, consumer goods, education, energy, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media, public sector, retail, technology, and telecommunications, as well as service providers. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR Company Profile

Ubisoft Entertainment SA engages in the production, publishing, and distribution of video games for consoles, PC, smartphones, and tablets in physical and digital formats worldwide. The company designs and develops software, including scenarios, layouts, and game rules, as well as develops design tools and game engines. It also develops in the area of online and mobile gaming; and distributes Ubisoft products, such as CD games, ancillary products, etc. to retailers and independent wholesalers. Ubisoft Entertainment SA has a strategic partnership with Tencent. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Montreuil, France.

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