08 Nov CTO Jon Cartu Reports – InterCloud Systems (OTCMKTS:ICLD) and GrubHub…
InterCloud Systems (OTCMKTS:ICLD) and GrubHub (NYSE:GRUB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and risk.
Risk & Volatility
InterCloud Systems has a beta of 2.9, suggesting that its stock price is 190% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GrubHub has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares InterCloud Systems and GrubHub’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares InterCloud Systems and GrubHub’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|InterCloud Systems||$34.52 million||0.01||-$44.33 million||N/A||N/A|
|GrubHub||$1.01 billion||3.14||$78.48 million||$1.23||28.14|
GrubHub has higher revenue and earnings than InterCloud Systems.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for InterCloud Systems and GrubHub, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
GrubHub has a consensus target price of $61.13, indicating a potential upside of 76.63%. Given GrubHub’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe GrubHub is more favorable than InterCloud Systems.
GrubHub beats InterCloud Systems on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About InterCloud Systems
InterCloud Systems, Inc. provides networking orchestration and automation for software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization environments to telecommunications service provider and corporate enterprise markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Applications and Infrastructure and Professional Services. The Applications and Infrastructure segment provides applications and services, including SDN training, SDN software development and integration, and vertical network function validation; and cabling and other field installations, as well as designs, engineers, installs, and maintains various types of Wi-Fi and DAS networks to enterprise customers. The Professional Services segment engages in the design and deployment of SDN and software-defined wide area networking solutions for enterprise and carrier accounts. The company is based in Shrewsbury, New Jersey.
Grubhub Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides an online and mobile platform for restaurant pick-up and delivery orders in the United States. The company connects approximately 105,000 local restaurants with diners with diners in various cities. It offers Grubhub, Seamless, and Eat24 mobile applications and mobile Websites; and operates Websites through grubhub.com, seamless.com, eat24.com, and menupages.com. The company also provides corporate program that offers employees with various food and ordering options, including options for individual meals, group ordering, and catering, as well as proprietary tools that consolidate various food ordering into a single online account. In addition, it offers Allmenus.com and MenuPages.com, which provide an aggregated database of approximately 440,000 menus from restaurants in 50 U.S. states; Grubhub for Restaurants, a responsive Web application that can be accessed from computers and mobile devices, as well as Grubhub-provided tablets; point of sale (POS) integration, which allows restaurants to manage Grubhub orders and update their menus directly from their existing POS system; and Website and mobile application design and hosting services for restaurants, as well as technology and fulfillment services, including order transmission and customer relationship management tools. The company was formerly known as GrubHub Seamless Inc. and changed its name to Grubhub Inc. in February 2014. Grubhub Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.