Dassault Systemes (OTCMKTS:DASTY) & Where Food Comes From (OTCMKTS:WFCF) Financial Contrast

Dassault Systemes (OTCMKTS:DASTY) and Where Food Comes From (OTCMKTS:WFCF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Dassault Systemes and Where Food Comes From’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dassault Systemes 16.30% 16.69% 9.60%
Where Food Comes From 3.43% 5.92% 3.98%

Volatility and Risk

Dassault Systemes has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Where Food Comes From has a beta of 1.31, meaning that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.2% of Dassault Systemes shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Where Food Comes From shares are owned by institutional investors. 53.6% of Where Food Comes From shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Dassault Systemes pays an annual dividend of $0.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Where Food Comes From does not pay a dividend. Dassault Systemes pays out 18.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Dassault Systemes and Where Food Comes From, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dassault Systemes 0 3 1 0 2.25
Where Food Comes From 0 0 0 0 N/A

Dassault Systemes presently has a consensus target price of $134.00, suggesting a potential downside of 10.69%. Given Dassault Systemes’ higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Dassault Systemes is more favorable than Where Food Comes From.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Dassault Systemes and Where Food Comes From’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dassault Systemes $4.11 billion 9.52 $672.46 million $3.28 45.75
Where Food Comes From $17.80 million 2.52 $800,000.00 N/A N/A

Dassault Systemes has higher revenue and earnings than Where Food Comes From.

Summary

Dassault Systemes beats Where Food Comes From on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Dassault Systemes

Dassault Systèmes SE provides software solutions and services worldwide. The company offers SOLIDWORKS design software for 3D design, electrical and printed circuit board design, product data management, simulation, manufacturing, and technical communication; CATIA, an engineering and design software for product 3D computer-aided design (CAD); GEOVIA, which models and simulates the earth; and BIOVIA that provides the scientific community with advanced biological, chemical, and materials experiences. It also provides SIMULIA delivers realistic simulation applications; DELMIA enables industries and services to collaborate, model, optimize, and perform their operations; 3DVIA that provides 3D space planning solutions for enterprises and consumers; and ENOVIA that offers collaborative technical and business applications. In addition, the company offers Centric PLM, a product lifecycle management software solution; 3DEXCITE software, solutions, and CGI services; EXALEAD that provides information intelligence for the social industry and developer community; and NETVIBES dashboard, which enables insights-driven decision-making. Further, it provides consulting services in methodology for design, deployment, and support; and training and engineering services. The company primarily serves companies in the transportation and mobility; industrial equipment; aerospace and defense; financial and business services; high-tech; life sciences; energy, process, and utilities; consumer goods and retail; natural resources; architecture, engineering, and construction; consumer packaged goods and retail, and marine and offshore through direct sales force and value-added resellers. Dassault Systèmes SE was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Vélizy-Villacoublay, France.

About Where Food Comes From

Where Food Comes From, Inc. provides verification and certification solutions for the agriculture, livestock, and food industries in the United States. It conducts on-site and desk audits to verify that claims made about livestock, crops, and other food products are accurate, as well as offers Where Food Comes From retail and restaurant labeling program, which connects consumers directly to the source of the food they purchase through product labeling, and Web-based information sharing and education. The company also sells hardware; and develops software and provides services related to sustainability measurement and benchmarking, traceability, verification, and certification to the food and agriculture industries. It serves beef and pork packers, organic producers and processors, and specialty retail chains. The company was formerly known as Integrated Management Information, Inc. and changed its name to Where Food Comes From, Inc. in December 2012. Where Food Comes From, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Castle Rock, Colorado.

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