Avaya (NYSE:AVYAQ – Get Rating) and Duos Technologies Group (OTCMKTS:DUOT – Get Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Avaya and Duos Technologies Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.Get Avaya alerts:
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Avaya||$2.97 billion||0.00||-$13.00 million||($17.02)||0.00|
|Duos Technologies Group||$15.01 million||1.90||-$6.86 million||($1.11)||-3.59|
Duos Technologies Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Avaya. Duos Technologies Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avaya, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Avaya and Duos Technologies Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Duos Technologies Group||-45.73%||-204.65%||-48.28%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
75.8% of Avaya shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.5% of Duos Technologies Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.5% of Avaya shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Duos Technologies Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Avaya and Duos Technologies Group, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Duos Technologies Group||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Duos Technologies Group has a consensus target price of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 25.63%. Given Duos Technologies Group's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Duos Technologies Group is more favorable than Avaya.
Volatility and Risk
Avaya has a beta of 1.46, indicating that its stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Duos Technologies Group has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Avaya beats Duos Technologies Group on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Avaya Holdings Corp. is a global provider of digital communication products, solutions, and services for businesses. It operates through the following segments: Products & Solutions and Services. The Products & Solutions segment develops, markets and sells unified communications and collaboration and contact center solutions, offered on-premise, in the cloud or as a hybrid solution. These integrate multiple forms of communications including telephony, email, instant messaging, and video. The Services segment develops, markets, and sells comprehensive end-to-end global service offerings that enable customers to evaluate, plan, design, implement, monitor, manage and optimize complex enterprise communications networks. The company was founded on June 1, 2007 and is headquartered in Morristown, NJ.
About Duos Technologies Group
Duos Technologies Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Duos Technologies, Inc. designs and deploys artificial intelligence driven intelligent technologies systems in the United States. Its technology platforms include Praesidium, an integrated suite of analytics applications, which process and analyze data streams from virtually conventional or specialized sensors, and/or data points; and Centraco, a user interface that includes a physical security information management system. The company offers intelligent technology solutions for critical infrastructure, including Intelligent Rail Inspection Portal, Tunnel and Bridge Security, Virtual Security Shield, Facility Safety and Security, Remote Bridge Operation, Pantograph Inspection System, Vehicle Undercarriage Examiner for security and mechanical inspection, Multi-Layered Enterprise Command and Control Interface, Neural Network Modeling for detection algorithms, Automated Retail Facility Logistics, and Transit Rail Platform Analytics. It also provides engineered solutions. In addition, the company offers proprietary and turnkey systems and applications, such as rip, an intelligent rail inspection portal comprising various modules for automated analysis, detection, and inspection at rail border crossings. Further, it provides IT asset management that includes infrastructure and device audit services for various data centers. The company offers its solutions to various industries, which comprise transportation, healthcare, retail, law enforcement, oil and gas, and utilities sectors, as well as commercial railways. Duos Technologies Group, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Duos Technologies Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of Environmental Capital Holdings, Inc.
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