Contrasting of Agilysys Inc. (AGYS) and Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR)

As Application Software companies, Agilysys Inc. (NASDAQ:AGYS) and Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR) are our subject to compare. And more specifically their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Agilysys Inc. 136.28M 3.36 9.79M -0.48 0.00
Synchronoss Technologies Inc. 350.00M 1.01 220.49M -5.14 0.00

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation of Agilysys Inc. and Synchronoss Technologies Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Agilysys Inc. -7.18% -7.1% -4.9%
Synchronoss Technologies Inc. -63.00% -35.2% -13.9%

Volatility & Risk

Agilysys Inc.’s volatility measures that it’s 75.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 due to its 0.25 beta. Synchronoss Technologies Inc.’s 12.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 which is a result of the 0.88 beta.

Liquidity

1.5 and 1.4 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Agilysys Inc. Its rival Synchronoss Technologies Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1 and 1 respectively. Agilysys Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Synchronoss Technologies Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The following table delivered below contains the ratings and recommendations for Agilysys Inc. and Synchronoss Technologies Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Agilysys Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Synchronoss Technologies Inc. 0 1 0 2.00

Synchronoss Technologies Inc. on the other hand boasts of a $7 average target price and a -15.76% potential downside.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Agilysys Inc. and Synchronoss Technologies Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 87% and 7.6% respectively. 1.6% are Agilysys Inc.’s share held by insiders. Competitively, Synchronoss Technologies Inc. has 2.7% of it’s share held by insiders.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Agilysys Inc. -5.94% -4.32% -0.64% 6.89% 24.28% 26.3%
Synchronoss Technologies Inc. -1.77% -0.65% 1.75% 1.67% -34.87% -31.88%

For the past year Agilysys Inc. had bullish trend while Synchronoss Technologies Inc. had bearish trend.

Summary

On 9 of the 11 factors Agilysys Inc. beats Synchronoss Technologies Inc.

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, and Asia. It specializes in point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, and mobile and wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, enhance efficiency, increasing guest recruitment and wallet share, and enhance the overall guest experience. The company also offers support and maintenance of software and hardware products, and subscription services; and professional services. It 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 based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides cloud solutions and software-based activation for connected devices worldwide. The companyÂ’s 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. It also provides Synchronoss Enterprise solutions, such as secure mobility management, data and analytics, and identity and access management solutions for the financial, telecommunications, healthcare, life sciences, and government sectors; 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. In addition, the company offers software as a service for the organizations to securely manage, control, track, search, exchange, and collaborate on sensitive information inside and outside the firewall. 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.