Head to Head Contrast: SS&C Technologies Holdings (SSNC) & Ocean Thermal Energy Corp (CPWR)

SS&C Technologies Holdings (NASDAQ: SSNC) and Ocean Thermal Energy Corp (NASDAQ:CPWR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares SS&C Technologies Holdings and Ocean Thermal Energy Corp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SS&C Technologies Holdings 12.17% 14.90% 6.09%
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp N/A N/A -695.97%

Dividends

SS&C Technologies Holdings pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Ocean Thermal Energy Corp does not pay a dividend. SS&C Technologies Holdings pays out 29.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SS&C Technologies Holdings and Ocean Thermal Energy Corp’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SS&C Technologies Holdings $1.60 billion 4.88 $580.87 million $0.94 40.47
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp N/A N/A -$3.19 million N/A N/A

SS&C Technologies Holdings has higher revenue and earnings than Ocean Thermal Energy Corp.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

86.9% of SS&C Technologies Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. 17.6% of SS&C Technologies Holdings shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for SS&C Technologies Holdings and Ocean Thermal Energy Corp, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SS&C Technologies Holdings 0 1 6 0 2.86
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A

SS&C Technologies Holdings currently has a consensus target price of $41.29, indicating a potential upside of 8.53%. Given SS&C Technologies Holdings’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe SS&C Technologies Holdings is more favorable than Ocean Thermal Energy Corp.

Summary

SS&C Technologies Holdings beats Ocean Thermal Energy Corp on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SS&C Technologies Holdings

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a provider of software products and software-enabled services that allow financial services providers to automate complex business processes and manage their information processing requirements. The Company’s portfolio of software products and software-enabled services allows its clients to automate and integrate front-office functions, such as trading and modeling, middle-office functions, such as portfolio management and reporting, and back-office functions, such as accounting, performance measurement, reconciliation, reporting, processing and clearing. The Company provides its solutions across the globe to over 11,000 clients, principally within the institutional asset and wealth management, alternative investment management, financial advisory and financial institutions vertical markets. Its portfolio includes over 90 products and software-enabled services.

About Ocean Thermal Energy Corp

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation, formerly TetriDyn Solutions, Inc., is a builder and operator of clean hydrothermal energy plants. The Company is also a developer of Seawater Air Conditioning plants for large commercial properties worldwide. Its Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) technology leverages the temperature difference in the ocean between cold deep water and warm surface water in the tropics and subtropics to generate unlimited energy without the use of fossil fuels. Its Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC) technology produces air conditioning without the use of chemical agents. SWAC, when developed in conjunction with OTEC plants, it operates entirely without the use of fossil fuels. Its OTEC and SWAC technology reduces the output of carbon emissions. The Company’s technology can also be used to cool buildings and for fish farming and aquaculture.

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