ForeScout Technologies Inc. (FSCT)’s Financial Results Comparing With pdvWireless Inc. (NASDAQ:PDVW)

ForeScout Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:FSCT) and pdvWireless Inc. (NASDAQ:PDVW) have been rivals in the Application Software for quite some time. Below is a review of each business including various aspects such as institutional ownership, earnings and valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ForeScout Technologies Inc. 297.65M 5.47 74.84M -1.76 0.00
pdvWireless Inc. 6.97M 87.90 40.79M -2.05 0.00

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation of ForeScout Technologies Inc. and pdvWireless Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 provides the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ForeScout Technologies Inc. -25.14% -89.8% -31.1%
pdvWireless Inc. -585.22% -13.2% -12.4%

Liquidity

The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of ForeScout Technologies Inc. are 2.2 and 2.2. Competitively, pdvWireless Inc. has 14.1 and 14.1 for Current and Quick Ratio. pdvWireless Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than ForeScout Technologies Inc.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

ForeScout Technologies Inc. and pdvWireless Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 86.2% and 88.7%. Insiders owned roughly 3.3% of ForeScout Technologies Inc.’s shares. Comparatively, 4.2% are pdvWireless Inc.’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

In this table we show 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)
ForeScout Technologies Inc. -1.62% -4.54% -26.66% -16.97% 16.28% -16.24%
pdvWireless Inc. -12.71% -12.79% 33.05% 44.73% 19.25% 18.13%

For the past year ForeScout Technologies Inc. had bearish trend while pdvWireless Inc. had bullish trend.

Summary

pdvWireless Inc. beats ForeScout Technologies Inc. on 6 of the 10 factors.

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. provides network security hardware and software products in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Japan. It offers ForeScout CounterACT agentless technology that discovers, classifies, and assesses IP-based devices; ForeScout extended modules for integrations across vulnerability assessment, advanced threat detection, security incidence and event management, enterprise mobility management, endpoint protection and endpoint detection and response, next generation firewall, privileged access management, and IT systems management vendors, as well as compliance; and ForeScout CounterACT Enterprise Manager, a centralized security management solution for the control of various appliances deployed on an end-customer network, as well as maintenance and professional services. The companyÂ’s products are used to protect organizations against the threats that exploit the billions of Internet of things devices connected to organizationsÂ’ networks. ForeScout Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in San Jose, 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.