Qumu Corp (NASDAQ: RIMG) and TransAct Technologies (NASDAQ:TACT) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Dividends

TransAct Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Qumu Corp does not pay a dividend. TransAct Technologies pays out 65.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Qumu Corp and TransAct Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Qumu Corp -39.24% -71.16% -27.82%
TransAct Technologies 7.27% 16.68% 12.81%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

37.2% of TransAct Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 11.6% of TransAct Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Qumu Corp and TransAct Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Qumu Corp N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
TransAct Technologies $55.67 million 1.30 $7.14 million $0.55 17.82

TransAct Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Qumu Corp.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Qumu Corp and TransAct Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Qumu Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
TransAct Technologies 0 0 1 0 3.00

TransAct Technologies has a consensus target price of $11.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.24%. Given TransAct Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe TransAct Technologies is more favorable than Qumu Corp.

Summary

TransAct Technologies beats Qumu Corp on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Qumu Corp

Qumu Corporation (Qumu) is an enterprise video content management software company. The Company is engaged in providing tools businesses need to create, manage, secure, deliver and measure their videos. The Company operates through the enterprise video content management software business segment. Its video content management software solutions allow organizations to create, capture, organize and deliver content across the extended enterprise to a range of end points, including mobile devices and thick or thin clients. Qumu’s video platform supports both live and on-demand streaming. The Qumu platform is a video content management software solution that can be deployed as a perpetual software license, a term software license or a cloud-hosted software as a service (SaaS). Qumu Capture Studio is a portable software-enabled device that records, edits and publishes video and presentation content.

About TransAct Technologies

TransAct Technologies Incorporated (TransAct) designs, develops and sells market-specific solutions, including printers, terminals, software and other products for transaction-based and other industries. The Company operates through the segment, which includes design, development, assembly and marketing of transaction printers and terminals, and providing printer and terminal related software, services, supplies and spare parts. Its thermal, inkjet and impact printers and terminals generate labels and transaction records, such as receipts, tickets, coupons, register journals and other documents, as well as printed logging, and plotting of oil field and well drilling data. Its products are sold under the AccuDate, Ithaca, RESPONDER, Epic, EPICENTRAL and Printrex brand names. It focuses on various markets, such as food safety, banking and point-of-sale (POS), casino and gaming, lottery and Printrex, Inc. (Printrex), which serves the oil and gas, medical and mobile printing markets.

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