Daktronics (NASDAQ: DAKT) and Summer Infant (NASDAQ:SUMR) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and earnings.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
56.1% of Daktronics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.6% of Summer Infant shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Daktronics shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Summer Infant shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Daktronics and Summer Infant’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Daktronics and Summer Infant’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Daktronics||$586.54 million||0.69||$10.34 million||$0.23||39.65|
|Summer Infant||$189.87 million||0.10||-$2.24 million||$0.07||14.86|
Daktronics has higher revenue and earnings than Summer Infant. Summer Infant is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Daktronics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Daktronics pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Summer Infant does not pay a dividend. Daktronics pays out 121.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
Volatility and Risk
Daktronics has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Summer Infant has a beta of -0.4, suggesting that its stock price is 140% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Daktronics and Summer Infant, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Daktronics currently has a consensus price target of $10.00, suggesting a potential upside of 9.65%. Summer Infant has a consensus price target of $2.75, suggesting a potential upside of 164.42%. Given Summer Infant’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Summer Infant is more favorable than Daktronics.
Daktronics beats Summer Infant on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
Daktronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells a range of electronic display systems and related products worldwide. It operates through five segments: Commercial, Live Events, High School Park and Recreation, Transportation, and International. The company offers video display systems, such as displays to show various levels of video, graphics, and animation, as well as controllers; LED ribbon board displays; mobile and modular display systems; freeform LED displays, which include architectural lighting and display products; indoor and outdoor scoreboards for various sports, digit displays, scoring and timing controllers, statistics software, and other related products; and timing systems for sports events primarily aquatics and track competitions, as well as swimming touchpads, race start systems, and relay take-off platforms. It also provides message displays; ITS dynamic message signs, including LED displays for road management, mass transit, and aviation applications; digit and directional displays for use in parking facilities; and audio systems for outdoor sports venues. In addition, the company offers digital billboards and street furniture displays used to display static images, which change at regular intervals for the out-of-home (OOH) advertising industry; Visiconn system and Venus Control Suite, a software application for controlling content and playback loops for digital billboard applications; and street furniture comprising advertising light boxes for digital OOH campaigns. Further, it provides digit and price displays, such as outdoor time and temperature displays, as well as Fuelight digit displays for the petroleum industry; and dynamic messaging systems for retailers, convenience stores, and other businesses, as well as maintenance and professional services related to its products. The company sells its products through direct sales and resellers. Daktronics, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Brookings, South Dakota.
About Summer Infant
Summer Infant, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, markets, and distributes branded juvenile health, safety, and wellness products primarily in North America. The company markets approximately 1,100 products in various product categories, such as monitoring, safety, nursery, baby gear, and feeding products under the Summer Infant, SwaddleMe, and Born Free brand names. It offers audio and video monitors; safety products, including gates, bedrails, baby proofing, potties, bath products, positioners, and infant health products; nursery products, such as wearable blankets, sleep aides and soothers, travel accessories, and swaddles; baby gear products consisting of strollers, bassinets, high chairs, and playards; and feeding products comprising bottles, drinking cups, bibs and placemats, electronics, and pacifiers. The company sells its products to large and national retailers, independent retailers, and international retail customers through a network of independent manufacturers' representatives and distributors, as well as through its partner's Websites and its summerinfant.com Website. Summer Infant, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
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