Head-To-Head Analysis: PAYBOX (PBOX) versus Pareteum (TEUM)

PAYBOX (OTCMKTS:PBOX) and Pareteum (NASDAQ:TEUM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

10.4% of Pareteum shares are held by institutional investors. 60.9% of PAYBOX shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Pareteum shares are held by company 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for PAYBOX and Pareteum, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PAYBOX 0 0 0 0 N/A
Pareteum 0 1 3 0 2.75

Pareteum has a consensus target price of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 41.13%. Given Pareteum’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Pareteum is more favorable than PAYBOX.

Profitability

This table compares PAYBOX and Pareteum’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PAYBOX N/A N/A N/A
Pareteum -40.01% -6.67% -5.28%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares PAYBOX and Pareteum’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PAYBOX N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Pareteum $32.44 million 16.91 -$12.98 million $0.09 55.11

PAYBOX has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Pareteum.

PAYBOX Company Profile

Paybox Corp. operates as a software as a service provider that provides a unified working capital management platform for Order-to-Cash and Procure-to-Pay processes. The company offers PAYBOX, an Order-to-Cash process, which streamlines the receivables processes by combining invoice presentment, online adjustments and approvals, electronic payments, and downstream financing, as well as integration with legacy accounting, enterprise resource planning, or lockbox system to corporate users primarily through banks. It also provides Procure-to Pay, an e-invoice management solution for accounts payable, which provides various services, including supplier self-service portal, supplier electronic invoice submission, invoice matching and workflow exception handling, invoice approval and payment, and vendor boarding and supplier services. In addition, the company offers audit and traceability services. Paybox Corp. markets its products through sales representatives and strategic partners primarily in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Direct Insite Corp. and changed its name to Paybox Corp. in September 2016. Paybox Corp. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Pareteum Company Profile

Pareteum Corporation operates a communications cloud services platform in Europe and internationally. Its platform provides mobility, messaging, and security services and applications, with a single-sign-on, application program interface (API), and software development suite. The company's platform hosts integrated IT/back office and core network functionality for mobile network operators, as well as for enterprises to implement and leverage mobile communications solutions on a SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS basis. It also offers operational support system for channel partners with APIs for integration with third party systems, workflows for complex application orchestration, and customer support with branded portals and plug-ins for various other applications. Pareteum Corporation serves the markets of Internet of Things, mobile virtual network operators, smart cities, and application developers. The company was formerly known as Elephant Talk Communications Corp. and changed its name to Pareteum Corporation in November 2016. Pareteum Corporation is based in New York, New York.

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