Casa Systems (NASDAQ: CASA) and Calix (NYSE:CALX) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Casa Systems and Calix’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Casa Systems||$351.58 million||6.93||$88.50 million||$0.26||114.92|
|Calix||$510.37 million||0.68||-$83.03 million||($1.65)||-4.18|
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Casa Systems and Calix, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Casa Systems currently has a consensus target price of $24.50, suggesting a potential downside of 18.01%. Calix has a consensus target price of $6.50, suggesting a potential downside of 5.80%. Given Calix’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Calix is more favorable than Casa Systems.
This table compares Casa Systems and Calix’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
55.3% of Casa Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.9% of Calix shares are held by institutional investors. 16.5% of Calix shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Casa Systems beats Calix on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Casa Systems
Casa Systems, Inc. is provides a software-centric infrastructure solutions. In addition, the Company offers solutions for next-generation distributed and virtualized architectures in cable operator, fixed telecom and wireless networks. Its products include axyom software platform, delivery platforms, multi-service applications, capacity expansion products. The Company offers a range of solutions including addition of critical bandwidth capacity, flexibility to add new and expand existing services, ability to upgrade networks remotely, reduced network complexity, ability to densify networks, and common platform capabilities to address the needs of both fixed and wireless networks.
Calix, Inc. provides broadband communications access systems and software for fiber- and copper-based network architectures that enable communications service providers (CSPs), to transform their networks and connect to their residential and business subscribers. The Company enables CSPs to provide various services, from basic voice and data to advanced broadband services, over legacy and next-generation access networks. It develops and sells carrier-class hardware and cloud products. Its portfolio consists of three core systems and/or nodes: E-Series access systems and nodes (E-Series systems and nodes), B6 access nodes (B-Series nodes), and the C7 multiservice, multiprotocol access system (C-Series system). These systems and nodes are complemented by the P-Series optical network terminals and residential gateways, the GigaFamily of GigaCenters, GigaHubs, and GigaPoints, the Calix Management System, OpenLink Cable software and Compass Cloud family of software-as-a-service products.
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