Comparison of LogMeIn Inc. (LOGM) and Image Sensing Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:ISNS)

Both LogMeIn Inc. (NASDAQ:LOGM) and Image Sensing Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:ISNS) are Application Software companies, competing one another. We will compare their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
LogMeIn Inc. 1.17B 4.12 142.30M 0.96 89.92
Image Sensing Systems Inc. 15.29M 1.60 2.03M 1.00 5.44

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for LogMeIn Inc. and Image Sensing Systems Inc. Image Sensing Systems Inc. has lower revenue, but higher earnings than LogMeIn Inc. The business that is more expensive between the two has a higher P/E ratio. LogMeIn Inc. has been trading at a higher P/E ratio than Image Sensing Systems Inc., which means that it is at the moment the more expensive of the two companies.

Profitability

Table 2 represents LogMeIn Inc. (NASDAQ:LOGM) and Image Sensing Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:ISNS)’s return on equity, return on assets and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LogMeIn Inc. 12.16% 4.6% 3.6%
Image Sensing Systems Inc. 13.28% 22.2% 17.8%

Volatility & Risk

LogMeIn Inc.’s 1.11 beta indicates that its volatility is 11.00% more volatile than that of S&P 500. Image Sensing Systems Inc.’s 6.00% less volatile than S&P 500 which is a result of the 0.94 beta.

Liquidity

The Current Ratio of LogMeIn Inc. is 0.6 while its Quick Ratio stands at 0.6. The Current Ratio of rival Image Sensing Systems Inc. is 4.1 and its Quick Ratio is has 3.7. Image Sensing Systems Inc. is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than LogMeIn Inc.

Dividends

LogMeIn Inc. pays out an annual dividend of $1.15 per share while its dividend yield is 1.22%. Image Sensing Systems Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

Ratings and Recommendations for LogMeIn Inc. and Image Sensing Systems Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
LogMeIn Inc. 0 0 2 3.00
Image Sensing Systems Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

LogMeIn Inc.’s upside potential is 15.66% at a $109 consensus target price.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

LogMeIn Inc. and Image Sensing Systems Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 0% and 33.9%. Insiders owned 1.4% of LogMeIn Inc. shares. On the other hand, insiders owned about 6.2% of Image Sensing Systems Inc.’s shares.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
LogMeIn Inc. -6.31% -1.86% 1.84% -19.47% -25.02% -24.53%
Image Sensing Systems Inc. -7.51% -2.84% -13.97% 33.83% 69.38% 83.73%

For the past year LogMeIn Inc. has -24.53% weaker performance while Image Sensing Systems Inc. has 83.73% stronger performance.

LogMeIn, Inc. provides cloud-based services for individuals and businesses to securely connect to their workplace, colleagues, and customers. The company offers GoToMeeting, a secure product for online meetings, sales demonstrations, and collaborative gatherings; GoToTraining, a secure online training product for interactive training sessions; GoToWebinar, a do-it-yourself Webinar product for organizations to enhance market reach; join.me, join.me pro, and join.me enterprise that are browser-based online meeting and screen sharing services; OpenVoice, a reservation-less audio conferencing service; Grasshopper, a provider of cloud-based telephony solutions; and BoldChat, a Web-based live chat service. It also provides GoToAssist, GoToAssist Corporate, and GoToAssist Seeit, which offer cloud-based IT support solutions to deliver uptime for people and their computers, mobile devices, and apps; LogMeIn Rescue, Rescue Lens, and LogMeIn Rescue+Mobile, which are Web-based remote support and customer care services offering remote support; and Xively, an IoT cloud platform and connected product management solution. In addition, the company offers LogMeIn Central, a Web-based management console; GoToMyPC, an online service that enables mobile workstyles; LogMeIn Pro, a remote access service; LastPass, a password management and single sign on solution; LogMeIn Backup, a service that subscribers install on two or more computers to create a backup network; LogMeIn Hamachi, a hosted virtual private network service; and RemotelyAnywhere, a LAN-based systems administration product used to manage personal computers and servers. It serves small and medium businesses, IT service providers, mobile carriers, customer service centers, original equipment manufacturers, enterprise customers, and consumers. The company was formerly known as 3am Labs, Inc. and changed its name to LogMeIn, Inc. in March 2006. LogMeIn, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Image Sensing Systems, Inc. develops and markets software-based computer enabled detection products for use in traffic, safety, security, police, and parking applications to the intelligent transportation systems industry worldwide. It operates in two segments, Intersection and Highway. The company offers various vehicle and traffic detection products, including Autoscope video systems and RTMS radar systems that convert sensory input collected by video cameras and radar units into vehicle detection and traffic data used to operate, monitor, and improve the efficiency of roadway infrastructure. It provides its video and radar processing products for use in traffic applications, such as intersection control, highway, bridge and tunnel traffic management, and traffic data collection. The company sells its products to end users comprising federal, state, city, and county departments of transportation, port, highway, tunnel, and other transportation authorities, as well as system integrators or other suppliers of systems and services who are operating under subcontracts in connection with road construction contracts. Image Sensing Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota.