Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) and Grown Rogue International (OTCMKTS:GRUSF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.
Volatility and Risk
Jack Henry & Associates has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Grown Rogue International has a beta of -593.21, indicating that its stock price is 59,421% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
88.8% of Jack Henry & Associates shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Jack Henry & Associates shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Jack Henry & Associates and Grown Rogue International, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Jack Henry & Associates||1||6||1||0||2.00|
|Grown Rogue International||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Jack Henry & Associates presently has a consensus price target of $168.17, indicating a potential downside of 5.68%. Given Jack Henry & Associates’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Jack Henry & Associates is more favorable than Grown Rogue International.
This table compares Jack Henry & Associates and Grown Rogue International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Jack Henry & Associates||17.64%||20.07%||13.43%|
|Grown Rogue International||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Jack Henry & Associates and Grown Rogue International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Jack Henry & Associates||$1.55 billion||8.80||$271.89 million||$3.52||50.65|
|Grown Rogue International||$3.92 million||2.22||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Jack Henry & Associates has higher revenue and earnings than Grown Rogue International.
Jack Henry & Associates beats Grown Rogue International on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Jack Henry & Associates Company Profile
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. provides technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for financial services organizations in the United States. The company offers information and transaction processing solutions for banks ranging from community to multi-billion dollar institutions under the Jack Henry Banking brand; core data processing solutions for various credit unions under the Symitar brand; and specialized financial performance, imaging and payments processing, information security and risk management, retail delivery, and online and mobile solutions to financial institutions and corporate entities under the ProfitStars brand. It also provides a suite of integrated applications required to process deposit, loan, and general ledger transactions, as well as to maintain centralized customer/member information; and complementary products and services that enable core bank and credit union clients to respond to evolving customer/member demands. The company's Jack Henry Banking business brand offers SilverLake, a robust IBM Power System primarily designed for commercial-focused banks; CIF 20/20, a system for the community bank market; and Core Director, a Windows-based client/server system. Its Symitar business brand provides Episys, a robust IBM Power System primarily designed for credit unions; and CruiseNet, a Windows-based client/server system designed primarily for credit unions. In addition, the company offers electronic payment solutions; purchases and resells hardware systems, including servers, workstations, scanners, and other devices; and provides implementation, training, and support services. Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Monett, Missouri.
Grown Rogue International Company Profile
Grown Rogue International Inc., a vertically-integrated cannabis company, cultivates, produces, and sells cannabis products in Oregon. Its products include flower products, such as indicas, sativas, and hybrids; pre-rolls; vape cartridges; concentrates and oils; dark chocolate line; and other derivative products. The company sells its products directly to dispensaries. The company is based in Toronto, Canada.
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