Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. (CSOD) and pdvWireless Inc. (NASDAQ:PDVW) Contrasting side by side

We will be contrasting the differences between Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD) and pdvWireless Inc. (NASDAQ:PDVW) as far as institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Application Software industry.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. 531.60M 6.17 39.67M -0.71 0.00
pdvWireless Inc. 6.97M 87.90 40.79M -2.05 0.00

In table 1 we can see Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. and pdvWireless Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 represents Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD) and pdvWireless Inc. (NASDAQ:PDVW)’s return on equity, return on assets and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. -7.46% -103.7% -4.5%
pdvWireless Inc. -585.22% -13.2% -12.4%

Risk and Volatility

Cornerstone OnDemand Inc.’s 1.06 beta indicates that its volatility is 6.00% more volatile than that of Standard and Poor’s 500. Competitively, pdvWireless Inc.’s 62.00% volatility makes it less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 0.38 beta.


Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.6 and a Quick Ratio of 1.6. Competitively, pdvWireless Inc.’s Current Ratio is 14.1 and has 14.1 Quick Ratio. pdvWireless Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Cornerstone OnDemand Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The table shown features the ratings and recommendations for Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. and pdvWireless Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. 1 0 1 2.50
pdvWireless Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

The downside potential is -14.27% for Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. with consensus price target of $48.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. and pdvWireless Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 93.1% and 88.7% respectively. Cornerstone OnDemand Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 6.6%. Insiders Comparatively, owned 4.2% of pdvWireless Inc. shares.


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)
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. -5.93% 0.61% -10.92% 2.05% 44.49% 45.43%
pdvWireless Inc. -12.71% -12.79% 33.05% 44.73% 19.25% 18.13%

For the past year Cornerstone OnDemand Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than pdvWireless Inc.


Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. beats on 8 of the 11 factors pdvWireless Inc.

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides human capital management software through software-as-a-service model worldwide. Its products suite includes recruiting suite that helps organizations to source and attract candidates, assess and select applicants, onboard new hires, and manage the entire recruiting process; learning suite, which enables clients to manage training and development programs, knowledge sharing and collaboration among employees, track compliance requirements, and support career development for employees; performance suite that provides tools to manage goal setting, performance reviews, competency assessments, development plans, continuous feedback, compensation management, and succession planning; and human resource administration suite, which supports employee records administration, organizational management, employee and manager self-service, workforce planning, and compliance reporting. The company also offers Cornerstone Growth Edition, a cloud-based learning and talent management solution for organizations with 250 or fewer employees; and Cornerstone Edge solutions that allow clients and partners to integrate with marketplace of service providers. In addition, it provides configuration support, systems integration, business process re-engineering, change management consulting, and training services. The company serves automotive, business services, education and publishing, financial services, food and restaurants, healthcare, insurance, media and communications, non-profits, pharmaceuticals, public sector, retail, technology, and travel industries. Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

pdvWireless, Inc. operates as a wireless communications carrier, and provider of network and mobile communication solutions to infrastructure and enterprise customers. The company is deploying push-to-talk networks and two-way radio service to businesses in industry verticals, such as construction, distribution, transportation, field services, waste management, and hospitality. It offers DispatchPlus service, which combines pdvConnect, a proprietary suite of mobile communication and workforce management applications with digital network architecture and mobile devices supplied by Motorola Solutions, Inc. The companyÂ’s mobile communication and workforce management solutions enable businesses to locate and communicate with their field workers, as well as enhance the documentation of work events and job status. pdvWireless, Inc. primarily markets its DispatchPlus service indirectly through third-party dealers, with sales, marketing, and advertising support from its internal sales and marketing team. The company was formerly known as Pacific DataVision, Inc. and changed its name to pdvWireless, Inc. in November 2015. pdvWireless, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Woodland Park, New Jersey.