Sogou (NYSE:SOGO) and Modsys International (OTCMKTS:MDSYF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.
Sogou has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the SP 500. Comparatively, Modsys International has a beta of 0.42, meaning that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the SP 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Sogou and Modsys International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
Sogou presently has a consensus price target of $11.10, indicating a potential upside of 82.87%. Given Sogou’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Sogou is more favorable than Modsys International.
This table compares Sogou and Modsys International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
7.3% of Sogou shares are held by institutional investors. 30.8% of Modsys International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Sogou and Modsys International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
Sogou has higher revenue and earnings than Modsys International.
Sogou beats Modsys International on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Sogou Company Profile
Sogou Inc. provides search and search-related services in the People’s Republic of China. The company provides Sogou Search, a search engine; and Sogou Input Method, a Chinese language input software for mobile and PC MAUs. It also offers search and search-related advertising services; Internet value-added services related to the operation of Web games and mobile games developed by third parties; and online reading services, as well as other products and services, including smart hardware products. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China. Sogou Inc. is a subsidiary of Sohu.com Inc.
Modsys International Company Profile
ModSys International Ltd. develops and markets enterprise legacy information technology (IT) modernization solutions and services worldwide. Its technologies and services allow businesses to migrate from their legacy mainframe and distributed IT infrastructures to modern environments and programming languages. The company’s activities include the conversion of legacy mainframe applications written in COBOL, CA GEN, Natural, and PL/1 to Java and C# code; conversion of legacy databases, such as IDMS, ADABAS, VSAM, IMS, and ICL to SQL Server, Oracle, and DB2 environments; and selling data mirroring software that allows companies to integrate legacy databases with modern relational databases on a routine/ongoing basis enabling data share across an organization without migration. It also provides professional services comprising project management of migrations, understanding and mapping of the applications, testing, remediation, and ongoing monitoring and management of the environments. ModSys International Ltd. offers its modernization solutions directly to customers, as well as through its strategic partners, including system integrators and other software vendors. The company was formerly known as BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. and changed its name to ModSys International Ltd. in January 2015. ModSys International Ltd. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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