Since Cadence Design Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) and Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ:MIME) are part of the Application Software industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation of both companies.
Earnings & Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cadence Design Systems Inc.||66||2.73||275.90M||1.50||49.14|
Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation for Cadence Design Systems Inc. and Mimecast Limited.
Table 2 has Cadence Design Systems Inc. and Mimecast Limited’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Cadence Design Systems Inc.||419,428,397.69%||31.9%||17.2%|
Volatility & Risk
Cadence Design Systems Inc.’s volatility measures that it’s 15.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 due to its 1.15 beta. Mimecast Limited’s 10.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 which is a result of the 1.1 beta.
Cadence Design Systems Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.6 and a Quick Ratio of 1.5. Competitively, Mimecast Limited’s Current Ratio is 1.3 and has 1.3 Quick Ratio. Cadence Design Systems Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Mimecast Limited.
The following table delivered below contains the ratings and recommendations for Cadence Design Systems Inc. and Mimecast Limited.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Cadence Design Systems Inc.||0||3||3||2.50|
Cadence Design Systems Inc.’s upside potential currently stands at 12.98% and an $74.43 average target price. Competitively the average target price of Mimecast Limited is $55.4, which is potential 41.33% upside. Based on the analysts opinion we can conclude, Mimecast Limited is looking more favorable than Cadence Design Systems Inc.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
Cadence Design Systems Inc. and Mimecast Limited has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 91.2% and 78.5%. 1.1% are Cadence Design Systems Inc.’s share held by insiders. Insiders Competitively, held 3.7% of Mimecast Limited shares.
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)|
|Cadence Design Systems Inc.||-2.48%||0.76%||7.83%||55.67%||68.32%||69.99%|
For the past year Cadence Design Systems Inc. was more bullish than Mimecast Limited.
Cadence Design Systems Inc. beats Mimecast Limited on 11 of the 13 factors.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. provides electronic design automation software, emulation and prototyping hardware, system interconnect, and analysis worldwide. It offers functional verification, including emulation and prototyping hardware. Its functional verification offering consists of JasperGold, a formal verification platform; Incisive, a functional verification platform; and Palladium, a verification computing platform. The company also provides digital integrated circuit (IC) design products, such as logic design products for chip planning, design, verification, and test technologies and services; physical implementation tools, including place and route, signal integrity, optimization, and multiple patterning preparation; and signoff products to signoff the design as ready for manufacture by a silicon foundry, as well as design for manufacturing products for use in the product development process. In addition, it offers custom IC design and verification products to create schematic and physical representations of circuits down to the transistor level for analog, mixed-signal, custom digital, memory, and RF designs; and system interconnect design products to develop printed circuit boards and IC packages. Further, the company provides design IP products consisting of pre-verified and customizable functional blocks to integrate into customerÂ’s system-on-chips; and VIP and memory models for use in system-level verification to model correct behavior of full systems interacting with their environments. Additionally, it offers services related to methodology, education, and hosted design solutions, as well as technical support and maintenance services. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Mimecast Limited, a email and data security company, provides cloud security and risk management services for corporate information and email. The company offers Mimecast Email Security services, including targeted threat protection services, such as URL Protect that addresses the threat from emails containing malicious links; Attachment Protect that reduces threat from weaponized or malware-laden attachments used in spear-phishing and other attacks; Impersonation Protect that gives protection from malware-less social engineering attacks; and Internal Email Protect, which allows customers to monitor, detect, and remediate security threats that originate from within their internal email systems. Its Mimecast Email Security services also comprise Secure Messaging for sharing sensitive information with external contacts through email; and Data Leak Prevention, which prevents the inadvertent or malicious loss of sensitive corporate data with advanced data leak prevention and content controls. In addition, the company offers Mimecast Mailbox Continuity, which protects email and data against the threat of downtime as a result of system failure, natural disasters, planned maintenance, system upgrades, and migrations; and Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving that offers cloud archive consolidation of inbound, outbound and internal email, files, and instant messaging in an archive, as well as incorporates legacy data from additional archives into the same searchable store. Further, it provides Service Bundles, a unified service managed from a single administration console; and Mimecast Mobile and Desktop Apps for mobile, PC, and Mac users to get self-service access to security features. The company sells its services through direct sales and channel partners. Mimecast Limited was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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