Analyzing OmniComm Systems (OTCMKTS:OMCM) & BSQUARE (OTCMKTS:BSQR)

OmniComm Systems (OTCMKTS:OMCM) and BSQUARE (NASDAQ:BSQR) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares OmniComm Systems and BSQUARE’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OmniComm Systems $27.10 million 2.44 $3.69 million N/A N/A
BSQUARE $73.41 million 0.21 -$13.74 million N/A N/A



OmniComm Systems has higher earnings, but lower revenue than BSQUARE.

Profitability

This table compares OmniComm Systems and BSQUARE’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OmniComm Systems -2.67% -13.18% -6.95%
BSQUARE -22.82% -52.91% -29.68%

Risk & Volatility

OmniComm Systems has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BSQUARE has a beta of 1.74, meaning that its stock price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for OmniComm Systems and BSQUARE, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OmniComm Systems 0 0 0 0 N/A
BSQUARE 0 0 0 0 N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

21.7% of BSQUARE shares are held by institutional investors. 48.9% of OmniComm Systems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.8% of BSQUARE shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

OmniComm Systems beats BSQUARE on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

OmniComm Systems Company Profile

OmniComm Systems, Inc., a healthcare technology company, provides Web-based electronic data capture (EDC), and eClinical software and services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, clinical research organizations (CROs), and other clinical trial sponsors worldwide. It offers TrialMaster, which allows organizations conducting clinical trials to collect and manage the data over the Internet; TrialOne Phase I Clinic Automation, a software application suite that provides clinical trial site sponsors, study investigators, and study monitors with various tools to conduct the Phase I clinic operation; and IRTMaster, which offers interactive response technology in support of the randomization process in clinical trials. The company also provides eClinical Suite that comprises a set of tools for collecting and managing clinical data, including EDC for real-time entry and double data entry (DDE) for entry from paper originals; and Promasys, a clinical trial data management system for DDE and EDC, which is primarily used at research institutions for investigator-initiated trials. In addition, it offers Acuity, a clinical data aggregation and analytics platform that provides actionable insights into quality, risk, and performance of various aspects of clinical trials in real time. Further, the company provides consulting and professional services, such as project management, clinical services, training, custom configuration, system integration, standard operating procedures and implementation assistance, installation, and validation services, as well as application hosting and related support services. It sells its products through a direct sales force and relationships with CRO partners, as well as through co-marketing agreements with vendor and channel partners. OmniComm Systems, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

BSQUARE Company Profile

BSQUARE Corporation provides software solutions and related engineering services to businesses that develop, market, and sell standalone intelligent systems in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company offers DataV software solution, which addresses various business use cases specific to Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications, including predictive failure, adaptive diagnostics, and IIoT device management. Its DataV solution is used in various industrial sectors and vertical markets, such as commercial transportation, oil and gas extraction, manufacturing, water and power, and other vertical markets. The company's software products also include HTML5 Rendering Engine; and TestQuest 10, a software testing automation tool. It serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, corporate enterprises, silicon vendors, and peripheral vendors. BSQUARE Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

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