Comparing of Micro Focus International plc (MFGP) and Amber Road Inc. (NYSE:AMBR)

We will be comparing the differences between Micro Focus International plc (NYSE:MFGP) and Amber Road Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) as far as dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Application Software industry.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Micro Focus International plc 3.17B 2.79 471.41M 1.31 17.83
Amber Road Inc. 86.20M 4.29 11.51M -0.49 0.00

Demonstrates Micro Focus International plc and Amber Road Inc. earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Micro Focus International plc 14.87% 0% 0%
Amber Road Inc. -13.35% -50.7% -14.5%

Dividends

Micro Focus International plc pays out an annual dividend of $1.01 per share while its dividend yield is 4.01%. Amber Road Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Roughly 18.77% of Micro Focus International plc shares are owned by institutional investors while 81.4% of Amber Road Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9% are Amber Road Inc.’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

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)
Micro Focus International plc -0.38% 17.48% 53.47% 78.98% 72.94% 72.64%
Amber Road Inc. 33.78% 45.51% 42.78% 48% 38.06% 57.35%

For the past year Micro Focus International plc has stronger performance than Amber Road Inc.

Summary

Micro Focus International plc beats Amber Road Inc. on 10 of the 12 factors.

Micro Focus International plc, an infrastructure software company, develops, sells, and supports software products and solutions to federal, airlines, and healthcare industries in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Japan, and internationally. The company operates through Micro Focus and SUSE segments. It provides software products in the areas of collaboration, endpoint management, file and networking services, identity and access management, information archiving, security management, terminal emulation, and software delivery and testing, as well as COBOL development and mainframe, and data center solutions. The company offers enterprise Linux, OpenStack private cloud, software-defined storage, and other IT infrastructure management and optimization solutions; and professional, and training and education services. Micro Focus International plc was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Newbury, the United Kingdom.

Amber Road, Inc. provides cloud-based global trade management (GTM) solutions in the United States and internationally. The companyÂ’s GTM solutions include modules for logistics contract and rate management; supply chain visibility and event management; international trade compliance; and global knowledge trade content database, supply chain collaboration with overseas factories and vendors, and duty management solutions to importers and exporters, nonvessel owning common carriers (resellers), and ocean carriers. It provides its solution to various industries, including chemical/pharmaceutical, high technology/electronics, industrial/manufacturing, logistics, oil and gas, and retail/apparel through a software-as-a-service model. The company was formerly known as Management Dynamics Inc. and changed its name to Amber Road, Inc. in 2011. Amber Road, Inc. was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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