Comparing TSR (NASDAQ:TSRI) & Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ:SNCR)

TSR (NASDAQ:TSRI) and Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ:SNCR) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares TSR and Synchronoss Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
TSR $64.99 million 0.14 $480,000.00 N/A N/A
Synchronoss Technologies $325.84 million 1.18 -$218.15 million ($4.90) -1.77

TSR has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Synchronoss Technologies.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for TSR and Synchronoss Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TSR 0 0 0 0 N/A
Synchronoss Technologies 0 1 1 0 2.50

Synchronoss Technologies has a consensus price target of $10.00, indicating a potential upside of 15.61%. Given Synchronoss Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Synchronoss Technologies is more favorable than TSR.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

9.2% of TSR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 39.2% of Synchronoss Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of TSR shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 30.5% of Synchronoss Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares TSR and Synchronoss Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TSR -0.93% -7.42% -4.55%
Synchronoss Technologies -55.89% -81.70% -22.14%

Risk and Volatility

TSR has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Synchronoss Technologies has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Synchronoss Technologies beats TSR on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About TSR

TSR, Inc. provides contract computer programming services in the New York metropolitan area, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic region. It offers technical computer personnel to supplement the in-house information technology capabilities of its customers in the areas of .net and java application development, android and IOS mobile application platform development, project management, IT security, cloud development and architecture, UI design and development, network infrastructure and support, and database development and administration, as well as provides business analysts. The company primarily serves vendor management companies, as well as customers in the financial services business. TSR, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Hauppauge, New York.

About Synchronoss Technologies

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides cloud, digital, messaging, and Internet of things platforms, products, and solutions worldwide. Its products and services include cloud-based sync, backup, storage and content engagement capabilities, broadband connectivity solutions, analytics, white label messaging, and identity/access management that enable communications service providers, cable operators/multi-services operators, original equipment manufacturers with embedded connectivity, and multi-channel retailers, as well as other customers to accelerate and monetize value-add services for secure and broadband networks and connected devices. The company also provides Synchronoss Enterprise solutions, such as secure mobility management, data and analytics, and identity and access management solutions for the financial, healthcare, and life sciences markets; and Synchronoss Personal Cloud platform that delivers an operator-branded experience for subscribers to backup, restore, synchronize, and share their personal content across smartphones, tablets, computers, and other connected devices. Its products and platforms are designed to enable multiple converged communication services to manage across a range of distribution channels, such as e-commerce, m-commerce, telesales, customer stores, indirect, and other retail outlets. The company markets and sells its services through direct sales force and strategic partners. Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

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