GreenBox POS (NASDAQ:GBOXGet Rating) and TSS (OTCMKTS:TSSIGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for GreenBox POS and TSS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GreenBox POS 0 0 1 0 3.00
TSS 0 0 0 0 N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

13.5% of GreenBox POS shares are owned by institutional investors. 55.0% of GreenBox POS shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 35.9% of TSS shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares GreenBox POS and TSS’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GreenBox POS $26.31 million 3.62 -$26.45 million ($0.81) -2.84
TSS $27.41 million 0.29 -$1.30 million ($0.05) -8.00

TSS has higher revenue and earnings than GreenBox POS. TSS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than GreenBox POS, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

GreenBox POS has a beta of 4.49, indicating that its share price is 349% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TSS has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares GreenBox POS and TSS’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GreenBox POS -130.21% -21.34% -9.87%
TSS -3.30% -41.30% -4.79%


GreenBox POS beats TSS on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

GreenBox POS Company Profile (Get Rating)

GreenBox POS, a technology company, engages in the development, marketing, and sale of blockchain-based payment solutions. Its blockchain-based systems facilitate, record, and store a volume of tokenized assets, representing cash or data, on a blockchain-based ledger. The company's products include QuickCard Payment System, a physical and virtual cash management system, including software that facilitates deposits, cash, and e-wallet management; point of sale solutions comprising software and hardware; and Loopz software solution, a mobile delivery service operations management solution with automated dispatch functionality. It serves customers in various industries, including foreign exchange, retail, and e-commerce sectors. The company was formerly known as ASAP Expo, Inc. GreenBox POS was incorporated in 2007 and is based in San Diego, California.

TSS Company Profile (Get Rating)

TSS, Inc. provides services for the planning, design, deployment, maintenance, and refurbishment of end-user and enterprise systems, including the mission-critical facilities in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Facilities and Systems Integration. It offers a single source solution for enabling technologies in data centers, operations centers, network facilities, server rooms, security operations centers, communications facilities, and the infrastructure systems. The company also provides technology consulting, design and engineering, project management, systems integration, systems installation, facilities management, and IT procurement and reseller services. It serves IT OEM equipment, technology, and service companies; private sector businesses; and government or commercial end users. The company was formerly known as Fortress International Group, Inc. and changed its name to TSS, Inc. in June 2013. TSS, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas.

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