Review of Absolute Software (OTCMKTS: ALSWF) and Petrofac (OTCMKTS: POFCY)

Absolute software (OTCMKTS:ALSWFGet a rating) and Petrofac (OTCMKTS: POFCYGet a rating) are both small-cap IT and technology companies, but what is the best investment? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Absolute Software and Petrofac.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
absolute software $104.67 million 0.00 $10.64 million N / A N / A
Petrofac $4.08 billion 0.22 -$180.00 million N / A N / A

Absolute Software has higher revenue, but lower revenue than Petrofac.

Volatility and risk

Absolute Software has a beta of 1.05, indicating its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Petrofac has a beta of 1.2, indicating its stock price is 20% more volatile. volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

1.2% of Absolute Software shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large fund managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Absolute Software and Petrofac.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
absolute software 10.16% -23.28% 9.44%
Petrofac N / A N / A N / A

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Absolute Software and Petrofac, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
absolute software 0 0 0 0 N / A
Petrofac 0 1 5 0 2.83

Absolute Software Company Profile (Get a rating)

Absolute Software Corp. engages in the provision of cloud-based services that support the management and security of computing devices, applications, and data for a variety of organizations. Its solutions include education, financial services, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, government, healthcare, professional services, and technology solutions such as Absolute for Android and Absolute for Chromebook. The company was founded on November 24, 1993 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Petrofac Company Profile (Get a rating)

Petrofac Limited designs, builds, manages and maintains infrastructure for the energy industries in the UK, Algeria, Thailand, Oman, Kuwait, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands and India. ‘international. It operates through three segments: Engineering and Construction (E&C); Asset Solutions; and Integrated Energy Services (IES). The E&C segment provides onshore and offshore engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning services. The Asset Solutions segment offers design, feasibility and front-end engineering design services, as well as management and maintenance of onshore and offshore operations. The IES segment provides integrated services to customers under flexible business models aligned with their needs. Petrofac Limited was founded in 1981 and is based in St Helier, Jersey.

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