Endava (DAVA) versus Sogou (NYSE:SOGO) Head to Head Survey

Endava (NYSE:DAVA) and Sogou (NYSE:SOGO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

12.5% of Endava shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.9% of Sogou shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Endava and Sogou’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Endava $293.10 million 5.43 $25.55 million $0.71 42.25
Sogou $1.12 billion 1.91 $98.78 million $0.29 18.69

Sogou has higher revenue and earnings than Endava. Sogou is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Endava, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Endava and Sogou’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Endava N/A 26.66% 16.35%
Sogou 8.79% 11.63% 7.92%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Endava and Sogou, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Endava 0 4 2 0 2.33
Sogou 2 3 0 0 1.60

Endava presently has a consensus target price of $28.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.67%. Sogou has a consensus target price of $8.42, indicating a potential upside of 55.30%. Given Sogou’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Sogou is more favorable than Endava.

Summary

Endava beats Sogou on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Endava Company Profile

Endava plc provides technology services for clients in the consumer products, healthcare, logistics, and retail verticals in Europe, Latin America, and the United States. It offers strategy, creative and user experience, insights through data, mobile and Internet of Things, architecture, smart automation, software engineering, test automation and engineering, continuous delivery, cloud, applications management, and smart desk services across the digital evolution, agile transformation, and automation solution areas. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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.

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