Comparing of Casa Systems Inc. (CASA) and ClearOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CLRO)

This is a contrast between Casa Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CASA) and ClearOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CLRO) based on their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation. The two companies are Communication Equipment and they also compete with each other.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Casa Systems Inc. 5 0.00 28.49M 0.42 15.73
ClearOne Inc. 2 0.00 4.69M -1.86 0.00

Table 1 demonstrates Casa Systems Inc. and ClearOne Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Casa Systems Inc. 598,403,696.70% 47.9% 8.3%
ClearOne Inc. 283,263,876.31% -34.1% -30%

Liquidity

The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Casa Systems Inc. are 5.1 and 4.2 respectively. Its competitor ClearOne Inc.’s Current Ratio is 5.6 and its Quick Ratio is 3.1. ClearOne Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Casa Systems Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

In next table is shown Casa Systems Inc. and ClearOne Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Casa Systems Inc. 0 1 0 2.00
ClearOne Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

The consensus target price of Casa Systems Inc. is $9.5, with potential upside of 158.15%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 68.6% of Casa Systems Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 5.3% of ClearOne Inc. are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% are Casa Systems Inc.’s share held by insiders. Comparatively, ClearOne Inc. has 49.3% of it’s share held by insiders.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Casa Systems Inc. -3.51% 3.29% -30.99% -43.63% -54.58% -49.81%
ClearOne Inc. 6.93% -3.14% 1.86% 7.46% -37.39% 72.8%

For the past year Casa Systems Inc. has -49.81% weaker performance while ClearOne Inc. has 72.8% stronger performance.

Summary

On 9 of the 11 factors Casa Systems Inc. beats ClearOne Inc.

Casa Systems, Inc. provides software-centric broadband products in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. The company offers converged cable access platform solutions that allow cable service providers to deliver voice, video, and data services over a single platform at multi-gigabit speeds. It also provides solutions for next-generation distributed and virtualized architectures in cable operator, fixed telecom, and wireless networks. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.

ClearOne, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming, and digital signage solutions for audio/voice and visual communications in the United States and internationally. The company offers various professional audio communication products, including professional conferencing and sound-reinforcement products for use in enterprise, healthcare, education and distance learning, government, legal, and finance organizations; mid-tier premium conferencing products for smaller rooms, and small and medium businesses, which interface with video and Web conferencing systems; and professional microphones for use in various applications. It also provides unified communications audio end points comprising traditional tabletop conferencing phones used in conference rooms and offices; and personal conferencing products that could be used with PCs, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. The company's audio communication products and unified communications audio end points enhance communication during a conference call by eliminating echo and background noise. In addition, it offers visual communication products, such as video conferencing products; streaming products, which deliver the Internet protocol (IP) A/V experience by streaming time sensitive high definition audio and video and control over TCP/IP networks; and digital signage systems. The company sells its commercial products to a network of independent audiovisual, information technology, and telecommunications distributors, as well as independent systems integrators, dealers, value-added resellers, and end-users. ClearOne, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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