Open Text Corporation (OTEX)’s Financial Results Comparing With GlobalSCAPE Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSB)

Both Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) and GlobalSCAPE Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSB) are each other’s competitor in the Application Software industry. Thus the compare of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Open Text Corporation 42 3.15 264.96M 1.02 41.88
GlobalSCAPE Inc. 11 0.00 8.98M 0.38 37.10

Demonstrates Open Text Corporation and GlobalSCAPE Inc. earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation. GlobalSCAPE Inc. is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Open Text Corporation. The company with a higher price-to-earnings ratio is currently more expensive of the two stocks. Open Text Corporation’s currently higher price-to-earnings ratio makes it the more expensive of the two businesses.


Table 2 demonstrates the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Open Text Corporation and GlobalSCAPE Inc.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Open Text Corporation 634,179,033.03% 7.3% 3.6%
GlobalSCAPE Inc. 82,460,973.37% 33.4% 17.2%

Volatility and Risk

A beta of 0.54 shows that Open Text Corporation is 46.00% less volatile than S&P 500. GlobalSCAPE Inc.’s 52.00% less volatile than S&P 500 volatility due to the stock’s 0.48 beta.


The Current Ratio of Open Text Corporation is 1.4 while its Quick Ratio stands at 1.4. The Current Ratio of rival GlobalSCAPE Inc. is 1.3 and its Quick Ratio is has 1.3. Open Text Corporation is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than GlobalSCAPE Inc.

Analyst Ratings

Open Text Corporation and GlobalSCAPE Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Open Text Corporation 0 0 5 3.00
GlobalSCAPE Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

Open Text Corporation has a 17.01% upside potential and an average target price of $50.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 77.8% of Open Text Corporation shares and 24.8% of GlobalSCAPE Inc. shares. Insiders owned roughly 2.3% of Open Text Corporation’s shares. Insiders Comparatively, owned 8.7% of GlobalSCAPE Inc. shares.


In this table we provide 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)
Open Text Corporation -2.47% 3.07% 10.9% 20.87% 15.34% 30.77%
GlobalSCAPE Inc. 30.13% 34.13% 90.78% 224.95% 300.69% 230.03%

For the past year Open Text Corporation’s stock price has smaller growth than GlobalSCAPE Inc.


Open Text Corporation beats on 12 of the 14 factors GlobalSCAPE Inc.

Open Text Corporation provides a suite of software products and services that assist organizations in finding, utilizing, and sharing business information from various devices. The company offers content solutions that provide content and records management, archiving, and email management and capture solutions, as well as Core, a software as a service based multi-tenant cloud solution; business process management for analyzing, automating, monitoring, and optimizing structured business processes; and customer experience management products, which offer Web content management, digital asset management, customer communications management, social software, and portal. Its products also include business network solutions comprising business-to-business integration, fax solutions, and secure messaging; analytics solutions, including embedded reporting and visualization, and big data analysis; and discovery solutions consisting of search, semantic navigation, and auto classification, as well as InfoFusion to deal with the issue of ‘information silos’ resulting from disconnected information sources across the enterprise. In addition, the company provides customer support programs that include access to software upgrades, a knowledge base, discussions, product information, and an online mechanism to post and review trouble tickets. Further, it offers professional services, such as consulting and learning services relating for the implementation, training, and integration of its product offerings into the customer’s systems; and cloud services that allow its customers to make use of its OpenText software, services, and content over Internet enabled networks. The company serves organizations, mid-market companies, and government agencies worldwide. It has strategic partnerships with SAP SE, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Accenture plc, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and others. Open Text Corporation was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada.

GlobalSCAPE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and distributes software, delivers managed and hosted solutions, and provides associated services for secure information exchange, and file transfer and sharing for enterprises and consumers worldwide. It offers managed file transfer solutions, including enhanced file transfer (EFT) platforms; and Mail Express solution that enable users to send and receive encrypted e-mail and attachments of unlimited size. The company also provides Wide Area File Services Solution that enables to replicate, share, and backup files within a wide or local area network; and CuteFTP, a file transfer program for individuals and small businesses. In addition, it offers various professional services, such as product customization and system integration, solution quickstart implementations, business process and workflow, policy development, education and training, and solution health checks, as well as engineering services; and maintenance and support services. The company primarily serves the finance, health care, energy, retail, manufacturing, and engineering markets. GlobalSCAPE, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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