Reviewing Agilysys Inc. (AGYS)’s and Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP)’s results

We are comparing Agilysys Inc. (NASDAQ:AGYS) and Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) on their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership. They both are Application Software companies, competing one another.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Agilysys Inc. 140.84M 3.67 13.16M -0.51 0.00
Stamps.com Inc. 589.37M 1.14 137.35M 7.33 5.93

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share (EPS), top-line revenue and valuation of Agilysys Inc. and Stamps.com Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 provides Agilysys Inc. and Stamps.com Inc.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Agilysys Inc. -9.34% -9.1% -6.1%
Stamps.com Inc. 23.30% 22.1% 16.4%

Volatility and Risk

Agilysys Inc.’s volatility measures that it’s 48.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 due to its 0.52 beta. Competitively, Stamps.com Inc. is 32.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 0.68 beta.

Liquidity

The Current Ratio of Agilysys Inc. is 1.4 while its Quick Ratio stands at 1.3. The Current Ratio of rival Stamps.com Inc. is 1.5 and its Quick Ratio is has 1.5. Stamps.com Inc. is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than Agilysys Inc.

Analyst Ratings

Agilysys Inc. and Stamps.com Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Agilysys Inc. 0 0 1 3.00
Stamps.com Inc. 1 2 2 2.40

Agilysys Inc.’s upside potential currently stands at 12.26% and an $25 consensus price target. On the other hand, Stamps.com Inc.’s potential upside is 108.27% and its consensus price target is $80.6. The information presented earlier suggests that Stamps.com Inc. looks more robust than Agilysys Inc. as far as analyst opinion.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 73.9% of Agilysys Inc. shares and 0% of Stamps.com Inc. shares. About 2% of Agilysys Inc.’s share are owned by insiders. Competitively, Stamps.com Inc. has 0.2% of it’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)
Agilysys Inc. 5.19% 0.6% 3.29% 20.38% 69.17% 40.03%
Stamps.com Inc. -47.85% -43.22% -77.98% -73.99% -82.31% -72.06%

For the past year Agilysys Inc. had bullish trend while Stamps.com Inc. had bearish trend.

Summary

Stamps.com Inc. beats Agilysys Inc. on 10 of the 13 factors.

Agilysys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a developer and marketer of hardware and software products and services to the hospitality industry in North America, Europe, and Asia. It specializes in point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, and mobile and wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, enhance efficiency, increasing guest recruitment and wallet share, and enhance the overall guest experience. The company also offers support and maintenance of software and hardware products, and subscription services; and professional services. It serves various sectors, including gaming; hotels, resorts, and cruise; foodservice management; and restaurants, universities, stadia, and healthcare. The company was formerly known as Pioneer-Standard Electronics, Inc. and changed its name to Agilysys, Inc. in 2003. Agilysys, Inc. was founded in 1963 and is based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Stamps.com Inc. provides Internet-based mailing and shipping solutions in the United States. The company offers mailing and shipping solutions to mail and ship various mail pieces and packages through the United States Postal Service (USPS) under the Stamps.com and Endicia brands. Its solutions support various USPS mail classes, including First Class Mail, Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, Media Mail, Parcel Select, and others. The companyÂ’s USPS mailing and shipping solutions enable users to print electronic postage directly onto envelopes, plain paper, or labels using personal computer, printer, and Internet connection. It also provides multi carrier shipping solutions under the ShipStation, ShipWorks, and ShippingEasy brands; mailing and shipping integration solutions comprising electronic postage for transactions to partners who manage the front-end process; branded insurance to insure mails or packages; and international postage solutions. In addition, the company offers customized postage solutions under the PhotoStamps and PictureItPostage brand names, which allow consumers to turn digital photos, designs, or images into USPS-approved postage; and sells NetStamps labels, DYMO Stamp labels, shipping labels, other mailing labels, dedicated postage printers, scales, and other mailing and shipping-focused office supplies through its mailing and shipping supplies stores. It serves individuals, small businesses, home offices, medium-size businesses, large enterprises, e-commerce merchants, and warehouse shippers. The company was formerly known as StampMaster, Inc. and changed its name to Stamps.com Inc. in December 1998. Stamps.com Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

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