Bright Mountain Media (BMTM) vs. Formula Systems (1985) (FORTY) Head to Head Survey

Bright Mountain Media (OTCMKTS:BMTM) and Formula Systems (1985) (NASDAQ:FORTY) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Formula Systems (1985) shares are owned by institutional investors. 61.6% of Bright Mountain Media shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 23.3% of Formula Systems (1985) shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Bright Mountain Media and Formula Systems (1985)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bright Mountain Media N/A -264.39% -97.84%
Formula Systems (1985) 2.16% 3.73% 1.83%

Dividends

Formula Systems (1985) pays an annual dividend of $0.47 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Bright Mountain Media does not pay a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Bright Mountain Media and Formula Systems (1985)’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Bright Mountain Media $1.74 million 68.42 -$5.22 million N/A N/A
Formula Systems (1985) $1.49 billion 0.47 $32.21 million N/A N/A

Formula Systems (1985) has higher revenue and earnings than Bright Mountain Media.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Bright Mountain Media and Formula Systems (1985), as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bright Mountain Media 0 0 0 0 N/A
Formula Systems (1985) 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk and Volatility

Bright Mountain Media has a beta of -0.5, meaning that its stock price is 150% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Formula Systems (1985) has a beta of 0.89, meaning that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Formula Systems (1985) beats Bright Mountain Media on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Bright Mountain Media

Bright Mountain Media, Inc., a digital media holding company, owns and manages Websites in the United States. It operates through two segments, Product Sales and Advertising. The company operates Websites, which provides information, news, and entertainment to military, law enforcement, first responders, and other public safety employees. It also sells various products, including watches, clocks, apparels, and accessories through its Websites, e-commerce distributor portals, and retail locations. In addition, it owns Daily Engage Media, an advertisement network that offers video, display, mobile, and native advertisements, as well as provides focused promotion for advertisers of products and services. The company was formerly known as Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation and changed its name to Bright Mountain Media, Inc. in December 2015. Bright Mountain Media, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida.

About Formula Systems (1985)

Formula Systems (1985) Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides software, proprietary and non-proprietary software, and software product marketing and support services. The company offers computer and telecommunication infrastructure solutions; computer solutions to computer and communications infrastructures; cloud computing solutions; database and big data services; customer relations management, computer systems management infrastructures, Web world content management, database and data warehouse mining, application integration, database and systems, data management, and software development tools; and professional training courses and advanced professional studies. It also markets and sells computers and peripheral equipment to business customers. In addition, the company offers life, pension, and annuities platforms/solutions, including Sapiens ALIS, LifeSuite, Life Portraits, LifeApply, Sapiens INSIGHT, and Sapiens Closed Books; property and casualty/general insurance platforms/solutions, such as Sapiens IDIT, Adaptik Policy, Adaptik Billing, Stream Claim, Sapiens Stingray, PowerSuite, and CompSuite; and reinsurance software solutions comprising Sapiens Reinsurance, Freedom Reinsurance System, and Universal Reinsurance System. Further, it provides financial and compliance solutions that include eFreedom Annual Statement, PRO Financial General Ledger and Accounts Payable, Preferred Tax Enterprise Financial applications, Insurance Financial reporting, and Power2Play; Sapiens DECISION, a decision management platform; and technology-based solutions and digital insurance suites. Additionally, the company offers application development and business process integration platforms; vertical software solutions; vendor of software services and IT outsourcing software services; and professionals in various areas, as well as develops on-premise payroll software solutions. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Or Yehuda, Israel.

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