Compass (NYSE:COMP) & Elcom International (OTCMKTS:ELCO) Critical Review

Compass (NYSE:COMPGet Rating) and Elcom International (OTCMKTS:ELCOGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Compass and Elcom International’s 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 0.39 -$494.10 million ($2.37) -2.53
Elcom International N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Elcom International has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Compass.

Profitability

This table compares Compass and Elcom International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Compass -7.70% -64.94% -19.65%
Elcom International N/A N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

61.9% of Compass shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.6% of Elcom International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Compass and Elcom International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Compass 0 2 8 0 2.80
Elcom International 0 0 0 0 N/A

Compass currently has a consensus target price of $17.80, suggesting a potential upside of 196.67%. Given Compass’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Compass is more favorable than Elcom International.

About Compass (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.

About Elcom International (Get Rating)

Elcom International Inc. provides cloud based e-procurement solutions worldwide. It offers Procure to Pay solutions to publish and manage supplier content, connect to buyers, and analyze spend and procurement processes; eInvoicing solutions to send and receive eInvoices with supplier adoption guaranteed; and sourcing functions to investigate potential suppliers on a local and global basis. The company also provides services for buyers, including catalog processing, development of punchout catalogs, and to integrate Elcom's PECOS solution into existing purchasing processes; and services for suppliers, such as onboarding of new suppliers to utilize the solution, access to demand generating activities, and to access information and bids that relate to products and services. It offers eProcurement solutions for governments, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, private enterprises, buying groups. Elcom International Inc. was founded in 1992 and is based in Braintree, Massachusetts.

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