Since Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TYPE) and Benefitfocus Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) are part of the Application Software industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the institutional ownership, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and valuation of both companies.
Valuation & Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.||241.41M||2.65||15.24M||0.38||44.58|
Table 1 showcases the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. and Benefitfocus Inc.
Table 2 represents Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TYPE) and Benefitfocus Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT)’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.||6.31%||0%||0%|
Volatility and Risk
A 1.02 beta indicates that Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. is 2.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500. Benefitfocus Inc.’s 1.35 beta is the reason why it is 35.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.
The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. are 2.3 and 2.3 respectively. Its competitor Benefitfocus Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.7 and its Quick Ratio is 2.7. Benefitfocus Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. pays out its dividends annually at $0.46 per share and 2.87% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out by Benefitfocus Inc.
Ratings and Recommendations for Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. and Benefitfocus Inc. can be find in next table.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.||0||1||0||2.00|
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. has a 9.86% upside potential and a consensus price target of $17.5. On the other hand, Benefitfocus Inc.’s potential upside is 118.64% and its consensus price target is $57.83. The results from earlier shows that analysts view suggest that Benefitfocus Inc. seems more appealing than Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
The shares of both Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. and Benefitfocus Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 93% and 83.8% respectively. 2.5% are Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.’s share held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% are Benefitfocus Inc.’s share held by insiders.
In this table we provide 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)|
|Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.||-0.77%||-17.12%||-2.32%||-7.06%||-19.38%||8.57%|
For the past year Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. had bullish trend while Benefitfocus Inc. had bearish trend.
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. beats Benefitfocus Inc. on 8 of the 14 factors.
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. develops, markets, and licenses technologies and fonts in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, and rest of Asia. The company offers font products, including its own fonts from the Monotype Libraries, as well as fonts from third parties through its e-commerce Websites, including myfonts.com, fonts.com, fontshop.com, and linotype.com. It also provides font scaling engine and font compression technologies that are compatible with virtually font formats and industry standards, including the PostScript and PCL printing languages; font solutions for consumer device manufacturers, including Edge and SmartHint technologies for precise pixel adjustments to enable fonts to display with optimal quality in suboptimal display environments; printer driver kits; and fonts for printer manufacturers. In addition, the company offers screen imaging technologies; a mobile engagement platform that enables brands and advertisers to create and distribute branded content; brand engagement and social endorsement technologies through mobile and digital channels; and various tools to enhance user experiences. Further, it provides expert consultation and custom type design services; and technology support and professional services. The company provides approximately 17,000 typeface designs, and supports approximately 250 Latin and non-Latin languages. Its solutions are used in various devices, including laser printers, digital copiers, mobile phones, automotive displays, navigation devices, e-book readers, tablets, digital cameras, digital televisions, set-top boxes, consumer appliances, and Internet of things devices, as well as in various software applications and operating systems. The company serves content creators, marketers, consumer device manufacturers, and independent software vendors and developers. Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts.
Benefitfocus, Inc. provides cloud-based benefits management platform for consumers, employers, insurance carriers, and brokers in the United States. It operates through Employer and Carrier segments. The companyÂ’s products for insurance carriers include Marketplaces, which are online shopping environments; eEnrollment that provides online enrollment for benefits; eBilling, an electronic invoice presentment and payment solution; eExchange, a solution for communication; eSales for carriers and brokers to organize and manage accounts, track leads, generate quotes, and create proposals for products; and Core & Advanced Analytics, a data analytics solution. Its products for employers include Benefitfocus Marketplace that streamlines online enrollment, employee communication, and benefit administration; Communication Portal, an employee engagement portal; BenefitStore, a solution for employees to avail various ancillary benefits; ACA Compliance and Reporting, a solution for employers to manage ACA compliance; and eBilling and Payment, an electronic invoice presentment and payment application. In addition, the company provides professional and customer support services, which include implementation services, such as discovery, configuration, deployment, integration, testing, training, and technical support; HR support services; and video library services. Further, it offers partner offerings, such as RedBrick Health that provides access to customizable health assessments, digital coaching, tracking, and challenges; LifeLock that allows employees to purchase identity theft protection; SAP SuccessFactors that provides employee performance management solutions; and WageWorks that supports benefits, such as health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, health reimbursement, and other programs. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina.
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