GTY Technology (NASDAQ:GTYH) and Alta Mesa Resources (NASDAQ:AMR) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.
This table compares GTY Technology and Alta Mesa Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Alta Mesa Resources||N/A||-2.39%||-1.75%|
GTY Technology has a beta of -0.08, meaning that its share price is 108% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alta Mesa Resources has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
34.2% of GTY Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Alta Mesa Resources shares are held by institutional investors. 20.0% of GTY Technology shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Alta Mesa Resources shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares GTY Technology and Alta Mesa Resources’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|GTY Technology||N/A||N/A||$1.80 million||N/A||N/A|
|Alta Mesa Resources||N/A||N/A||$1.89 million||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for GTY Technology and Alta Mesa Resources, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Alta Mesa Resources||1||2||1||0||2.00|
Alta Mesa Resources has a consensus target price of $8.30, suggesting a potential upside of 3,508.70%. Given Alta Mesa Resources’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Alta Mesa Resources is more favorable than GTY Technology.
Alta Mesa Resources beats GTY Technology on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About GTY Technology
GTY Technology Holdings, Inc. is blank check company. The company currently does not have any operations. GTY Technology Holdings was founded on August 11, 2016 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.
About Alta Mesa Resources
Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas reserves in the Anadarko Basin. It also offers midstream energy services, including crude oil and gas gathering, processing, and marketing to producers of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, and condensate in the STACK Play region of Oklahoma. The company was formerly known as Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II and changed its name to Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. in February 2018. Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Houston, Texas.
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