Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY – Get Rating) and Soluna (NASDAQ:SLNH – Get Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.
This table compares Workday and Soluna’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|net margins||return on equity||return on assets|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Workday and Soluna’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/earnings ratio|
|work day||$5.14 billion||8.23||$29.37 million||($0.12)||-1,386.92|
|Soluna||$14.35 million||4.22||-$5.26 million||N / A||N / A|
Workday has higher revenue and earnings than Soluna.
Risk and Volatility
Workday has a beta of 1.39, meaning that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Soluna has a beta of 1.97, meaning that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insiders & Institutional Ownership
70.6% of Workday shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.8% of Soluna shares are held by institutional investors. 21.7% of Workday shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 61.8% of Soluna shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Workday and Soluna, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|sell ratings||hold ratings||Buy rating||Strong Buy Ratings||rating score|
|Soluna||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Workday currently has a consensus price target of $251.43, suggesting a potential upside of 51.07%. Given Workday’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Workday is more favorable than Soluna.
Workday beats Soluna on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications in the United States and internationally. The company’s applications help its customers to plan, execute, analyze, and extend to other applications and environments, and to manage their business and operations. It offers a suite of financial management applications, which enable chief financial officers to maintain accounting information in the general ledger; manage financial processes; identify real-time financial, operational, and management insights; enhance financial consolidation; reduce time to close; promote internal control and auditability; and achieve consistency across finance operations. The company also provides cloud spend management solutions that helps organizations to streamline supplier selection and contracts, manage indirect spend, and build and execute sourcing events, such as requests for proposals; Human Capital Management (HCM) solution, a suite of human capital management applications that allows organizations to manage the entire employee lifecycle from recruitment to retirement, and enables HR teams to hire, onboard, pay, develop, reskill, and provide employee experiences; Workday applications for planning; and applications for analytics and reporting, including augmented analytics to surface insights to the line of business in simple-to-understand stories, machine learning to drive efficiency and automation, and benchmarks to compare performance against other companies. It serves professional and business services, financial services, healthcare, education, government, technology, media, retail, and hospitality industries. The company was formerly known as North Tahoe Power Tools, Inc. and changed its name to Workday, Inc. in July 2005. Workday, Inc. was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.
Soluna Holdings, Inc. builds and develops modular data centers for cryptocurrency mining. It also operates in the blockchain business. The company is headquartered in Albany, New York.
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