Amesite (NASDAQ:AMST) and Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.
This table compares Amesite and Check Point Software Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Check Point Software Technologies||40.79%||25.69%||15.43%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Amesite and Check Point Software Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Check Point Software Technologies||2||12||4||0||2.11|
Amesite presently has a consensus target price of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 67.06%. Check Point Software Technologies has a consensus target price of $132.19, suggesting a potential upside of 9.93%. Given Amesite’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Amesite is more favorable than Check Point Software Technologies.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Amesite and Check Point Software Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Check Point Software Technologies||$2.06 billion||8.01||$846.60 million||$6.07||19.86|
Check Point Software Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Amesite.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.5% of Amesite shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of Check Point Software Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 29.0% of Check Point Software Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Check Point Software Technologies beats Amesite on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Amesite Inc., an artificial intelligence driven platform and course designer, provides online products and services in the United States. It serves businesses, universities and colleges, and K-12 schools. The company is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.
About Check Point Software Technologies
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. develops, markets, and supports a range of products and services for IT security worldwide. The company offers a portfolio of network security, endpoint security, data security, and management solutions. It provides Check Point Infinity Architecture, a cyber security architecture that protects against 5th and 6th generation cyber-attacks across various networks, endpoint, cloud, workloads, Internet of Things, and mobile; Check Point Network Security, security gateways and software platforms that support small business and large enterprise data center and telco-grade environment; and Check Point SandBlast family for threat prevention and zero-day protections. The company also offers Check Point CloudGuard cloud security product that delivers threat prevention security, cloud visibility, cloud security posture management, and workload protection solutions for enterprise cloud networks, data, and applications; and Check Point Harmony that delivers the security for remote users and access; and Check Point Security Management, which enables customers from single offices to hundreds and thousands of offices to manage and tailor their security policy to express their business needs from a single pane of glass. In addition, the company provides technical customer support programs and plans; professional services in implementing, upgrading, and optimizing Check Point products comprising design planning and security implementation; and certification and educational training services on Check Point products. It sells its products and services to enterprises, service providers, small and medium sized businesses, and consumers through a network of channel partners, such as distributors, resellers, system integrators, original equipment manufacturers, and managed security service providers. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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