Head to Head Comparison: Compass (NYSE:COMP) and Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ:SNCR)

Compass (NYSE:COMPGet Rating) and Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ:SNCRGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Compass and Synchronoss Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Compass 0 2 6 0 2.75
Synchronoss Technologies 0 1 3 0 2.75

Compass presently has a consensus target price of $14.81, indicating a potential upside of 158.51%. Synchronoss Technologies has a consensus target price of $5.54, indicating a potential upside of 269.17%. Given Synchronoss Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Synchronoss Technologies is more favorable than Compass.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Compass and Synchronoss Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Compass $6.42 billion 0.37 -$494.10 million ($1.15) -4.98
Synchronoss Technologies $280.61 million 0.47 -$22.94 million ($0.74) -2.03

Synchronoss Technologies has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Compass. Compass is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Synchronoss Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Compass and Synchronoss Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Compass -7.01% -49.99% -25.44%
Synchronoss Technologies -4.96% 0.52% 0.11%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

63.1% of Compass shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.1% of Synchronoss Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 17.7% of Compass shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 30.7% of Synchronoss Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Synchronoss Technologies beats Compass on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Compass Company Profile (Get Rating)

Compass, Inc. provides real estate brokerage services in the United States. It operates a cloud-based platform that provides an integrated suite of software for customer relationship management, marketing, client service, operations, and other functionality, as well as brokerage and adjacent services in the real estate industry. The company offers mobile apps that allow agents to manage their business anywhere as well as designs consumer-grade interfaces, an automated workflows for agent-client interactions. The company was formerly known as Urban Compass, Inc. and changed its name to Compass, Inc. in January 2021.Compass, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Synchronoss Technologies Company Profile (Get Rating)

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides cloud, messaging, digital, and network management platforms, products, and solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company's platforms, products, and solutions include content backup, view, manage, engage, transfer, and restore solutions in operating systems and devices; multi-channel messaging, peer-to-peer communications, and application-to-person commerce solutions; email solutions; customer journey and workflow design, development, orchestration, and experience management solutions; and telecom network infrastructure designing, procuring, managing, and optimizing solutions. It also streamlines the activation of new services and devices. In addition, the company offers software development and customization services. It markets and sells its services through direct sales force and strategic partners. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

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