Novume Solutions (NASDAQ:NVMM) and ADVA Optical Networking (OTCMKTS:ADVOF) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.
This table compares Novume Solutions and ADVA Optical Networking’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|ADVA Optical Networking||-2.67%||0.44%||0.21%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Novume Solutions and ADVA Optical Networking, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|ADVA Optical Networking||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Novume Solutions currently has a consensus target price of $4.75, indicating a potential upside of 200.63%. Given Novume Solutions’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Novume Solutions is more favorable than ADVA Optical Networking.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.5% of Novume Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 66.5% of Novume Solutions shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Novume Solutions and ADVA Optical Networking’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Novume Solutions||$22.13 million||1.04||-$5.04 million||N/A||N/A|
|ADVA Optical Networking||$581.16 million||0.66||-$4.77 million||$0.08||96.25|
ADVA Optical Networking has higher revenue and earnings than Novume Solutions.
Novume Solutions Company Profile
Novume Solutions, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides consulting and technical support services to government contracting market in the United States. It offers market intelligence and opportunity identification, capture and strategic advisory, proposal strategy and development, teaming support, and managed human capital services to assist government contractors. The company also provides risk mitigation and crisis management services comprising predictive intelligence, business continuity, risk assessment, crisis management and communications, emergency and cyber incident response, behavioral risk and threat assessment, and workplace violence prevention. In addition, it offers BERTHA, a behavioral risk and threat assessment program, to identify early warning signs that may be exhibited by an individual before they are on a path to violence. Further, the company provides specialty staffing services, which include specialized contract personnel, temp-to-hire professionals, direct hires, and temporary or seasonal hires to the Department of Defense and various group of companies in the aerospace and aviation industry. Additionally, it offers compensation assessments, program maturity effectiveness, event impact management reviews, and IT resiliency and critical supply analyses services; and automated traffic safety enforcement solutions, including speed, red light, and move-over and distracted driving camera systems, as well as citation management software and secure electronic evidence storage systems. Novume Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia.
ADVA Optical Networking Company Profile
ADVA Optical Networking SE develops, manufactures, and sells optical and Ethernet-based networking solutions to deliver data, storage, voice, and video services worldwide. It offers scalable optical transport solutions, such as FSP 3000 AgileConnect, FSP 3000 CloudConnect, and FSP 3000 AccessConnect; packet edge and aggregation products, including carrier Ethernet and programmable demarcation, edge aggregation, and edge computing products; and network virtualization products comprising ensemble connectors, controllers, and orchestrators. The company also provides timing and synchronization products; network infrastructure assurance products; and automated network management products, such as FSP service manager, FSP network manager, FSP network hypervisor, ensemble portal, and Pro-Vision products that offer a unified platform for network operations. In addition, it provides professional services to plan, operate, and maintain the networks. The company sells its products to telecommunications service providers, private companies, universities, and government agencies directly, as well as through a network of distribution partners. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.
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