Financial Investigation: Agent Information Software (OTCMKTS: AIFS) and Marathon Digital (NASDAQ: MARA)
Agent Information Software (OTCMKTS:AIFS – Get Rating) and Marathon Digital (NASDAQ:MARA – Get Rating) are both small-cap IT and technology companies, but which business is superior? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and risk.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Agent Information Software and Marathon Digital.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Agent Information Software||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
|Digital Marathon||$150.46 million||13.23||-$36.17 million||($0.34)||-56.82|
Agent Information Software has higher earnings, but lower earnings than Marathon Digital.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Agent Information Software and Marathon Digital.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Agent Information Software||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Risk and Volatility
Agent Information Software has a beta of 0.13, meaning its stock price is 87% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Marathon Digital has a beta of 4.6, meaning its stock price is 360 % more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.6% of Agent Information Software shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 36.8% of Marathon Digital’s shares are held by institutional investors. 4.6% of Marathon Digital’s stock is held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of the current ratings for Agent Information Software and Marathon Digital, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Agent Information Software||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Marathon Digital has a consensus price target of $57.80, indicating a potential upside of 199.17%. Considering Marathon Digital’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe that Marathon Digital is more favorable than Agent Information Software.
Marathon Digital beats Agent Information Software on 8 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Agent Information Software Company Profile (Get a rating)
Agent Information Software, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides software products and services used to create, manage, publish and access information content via the Internet/Web. The Company offers its software products and services to customers in the community library market in the United States and Canada. Agent Information Software, Inc. was founded in 1950 and is based in Rancho Cucamonga, California.
Marathon Digital Company Profile (Get a rating)
Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. operates as a digital asset technology company that mines cryptocurrencies with a focus on the blockchain ecosystem and the generation of digital assets in the United States. As of December 31, 2021, he held approximately 8,115 bitcoins, including the 4,794 bitcoins held in the investment fund. The company was formerly known as Marathon Patent Group, Inc. and changed its name to Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. in February 2021. Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Las Vegas , Nevada.
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