Immersion (NASDAQ: TISA) and Top Image Systems (NASDAQ: TISA) are both small computer and technology companies, but what is the superior company? We will compare the two companies with each other on the basis of the strength of their dividends, valuation, analysts' recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and income.
Insider & institutional property
76.8% of Immersion shares are held by institutional investors. For comparison: 4.7% of the shares Top Image Systems are held by institutional investors. 18.6% of Immersion shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that donations, large money managers and hedge funds are of the opinion that a company will perform better than the market in the long term.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and pricing targets for Immersion and Top Image Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales reviews||Keep ratings||Buy ratings||Strong sales figures||Review score|
|Top Image Systems||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Immersion currently has a consensus target of $ 13.42, indicating a potential advantage of 17.38%. Top Image Systems has a target price target of $ 3.00, indicating a potential rate of increase of 194.12%. Given the stronger upward consensus of Top Image Systems and the higher possible benefit, analysts clearly believe that Top Image Systems is more advantageous than Immersion.
This table compares the net margins of Immersion and Top Image Systems, the return on equity and the return on assets.
|Net margins||Return on equity||Return on assets|
|Top Image Systems||-22.20%||-40.66%||-19.24%|
Risk and volatility
Immersion has a beta of 1.05, which means that the share price is 5% volatile than the S & P 500. In comparison, Top Image Systems has a beta of 1.07, which means that the share price is 7% volatile than the S & P 500.
Income and appreciation
This table compares the turnover, earnings per share and valuation of Immersion and Top Image Systems.
|Gross income||Price / sales ratio||Net income||Profit per share||Price / profit ratio|
|Immersion||$ 35.01 million||10.05||– $ 45.29 million||($ 1.19)||-9.61|
|Top Image Systems||$ 29.67 million||0.63||– $ 6.58 million||($ 0.37)||-2.76|
Top Image Systems has lower revenues, but higher revenues than Immersion. Immersion is trading at a lower price-earnings ratio than Top Image Systems, which indicates that it is currently the more affordable of the two shares.
Immersion beats Top Image Systems on 7 of the 13 factors that are compared between the two stocks.
Immersion Corporation designs, designs, develops and licenses haptic technologies in North America, Europe and Asia. The technologies enable people to use their sense of touch when engaging in various digital products. The company offers TouchSense Lite and TouchSense Premium toolkits with which original manufacturers of equipment and their suppliers can add custom haptic technologies to their own branded devices and other products. It also includes TouchSense Software Development Kits, which consist of design tools, integration software and effect libraries that enable design, coding and display of tactile effects in mobile content, including games, advertisements and video. The company also offers TouchSense Force, which consists of design tools, APIs, reference designs and firmware for the PC / consolegaming / virtual reality markets. Furthermore, the company licenses its patents to implement the licensed software to customers. In addition, it offers engineering and integration services, design packages for prototyping, authoring tools, interfaces for application programming and platform-independent solutions. The company offers its products for mobile communication, wearables and consumer electronics; console and PC gaming; automobile; and medical markets. Immersion Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
About Top Image Systems
Top Image Systems Ltd. develops and markets automated data capture solutions for managing and validating content collected by customers, trading partners and employees worldwide. The solutions deliver digital content to the applications that drive a business using technologies such as wireless communication, servers, form processing and information retrieval systems. The company's products integrate information regardless of the source and format of the data, such as invoices, purchase orders, checks, freight and shipping costs and others. The solutions deliver the extracted data to applications such as document and content management, enterprise resource planning or customer relationship management. The company develops and sells its software solutions to a range of customers who automatically classify, recognize and understand data that is processed in the organizational systems. It processes, validates and integrates data into ERP, CRM and workflow systems. The eFLOW Unified Content platform solution performs business-critical data collection, lying in incoming documents, such as paper forms, eForms, faxes, image files, microfiches and electronic devices. The company serves end-user customers, value-added resellers, distributors and system integrators. Top Image Systems Ltd. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Ramat Gan, Israel.
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