Critical Contrast: Solbright Group (OTCMKTS:SBRT) versus CBIZ (OTCMKTS:CBZ)

Solbright Group (OTCMKTS:SBRT) and CBIZ (NYSE:CBZ) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Solbright Group and CBIZ’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Solbright Group $12.06 million 0.00 -$15.80 million N/A N/A
CBIZ $922.00 million 1.37 $61.57 million $1.09 21.13

CBIZ has higher revenue and earnings than Solbright Group.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Solbright Group and CBIZ, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Solbright Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
CBIZ 0 0 1 0 3.00

Risk & Volatility

Solbright Group has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CBIZ has a beta of 0.36, meaning that its share price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Solbright Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.1% of CBIZ shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.2% of Solbright Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of CBIZ shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Solbright Group and CBIZ’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Solbright Group -223.50% -212.89% -92.60%
CBIZ 7.18% 10.89% 5.21%


CBIZ beats Solbright Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Solbright Group

M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC, doing business as Iota, provides IoT connectivity solutions. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

About CBIZ

CBIZ, Inc. provides professional business services, products, and solutions that help its clients in managing finances and employees. It offers its services through three groups: Financial Services, Benefits and Insurance Services, and National Practices. The Financial Services group provides accounting and tax, government healthcare consulting, financial advisory, valuation, and risk and advisory services. The Benefits and Insurance Services group offers group health benefits consulting, payroll, property and casualty, and retirement plan services. The National Practices group provides managed networking and hardware, and health care consulting services. The company primarily serves small and midsized businesses, as well as individuals, governmental entities, and not-for-profit enterprises in the United States and parts of Canada. CBIZ, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

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