2U Inc. (TWOU) and SilverSun Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNT) Comparing side by side

We are contrasting 2U Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) and SilverSun Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNT) on their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation. They both are Application Software companies, competing one another.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
2U Inc. 18 -0.55 57.90M -0.79 0.00
SilverSun Technologies Inc. 3 0.00 1.53M 0.07 44.46

Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for 2U Inc. and SilverSun Technologies Inc.


Table 2 represents 2U Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) and SilverSun Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNT)’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
2U Inc. 329,726,651.48% -6.5% -5.4%
SilverSun Technologies Inc. 48,606,919.34% 0% 0%

Risk and Volatility

2U Inc. has a beta of 0.85 and its 15.00% less volatile than S&P 500. SilverSun Technologies Inc.’s 56.00% less volatile than S&P 500 volatility due to the stock’s 0.44 beta.


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of 2U Inc. are 5.1 and 5.1 respectively. Its competitor SilverSun Technologies Inc.’s Current Ratio is 0.7 and its Quick Ratio is 0.7. 2U Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than SilverSun Technologies Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

2U Inc. and SilverSun Technologies Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
2U Inc. 0 2 2 2.50
SilverSun Technologies Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

2U Inc. has a consensus price target of $34.8, and a 120.11% upside potential.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Roughly 0% of 2U Inc. shares are owned by institutional investors while 13.4% of SilverSun Technologies Inc. are owned by institutional investors. 2% are 2U Inc.’s share owned by insiders. On the other hand, insiders owned about 13.2% of SilverSun Technologies Inc.’s shares.


Here are 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)
2U Inc. -65.72% -66.87% -78.48% -77.37% -83.03% -74.26%
SilverSun Technologies Inc. -5.25% -2.03% -3.67% 33.18% -27.62% 27.59%

For the past year 2U Inc. has -74.26% weaker performance while SilverSun Technologies Inc. has 27.59% stronger performance.

2U, Inc. provides cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver education to students. Its cloud-based SaaS platform solutions include online campus, an online learning platform that enables its clients to offer educational content together with instructor-led classes in a live, intimate, and engaging setting through proprietary Web-based and mobile applications. The companyÂ’s integrated back-end applications launch, operate, and support clients' programs, as well as provide clients with real-time data and analytical insight related to student performance and engagement, student satisfaction, and enrollment. It also offers a suite of technology-enabled services, including content development and student acquisition, admissions application advisory, student and faculty support, student field placement, accessibility, immersion support, faculty recruitment, and state authorization services. The company was formerly known as 2Tor Inc. and changed its name to 2U, Inc. in October 2012. 2U, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Lanham, Maryland.

SilverSun Technologies, Inc. operates as a business application, technology, and consulting company. The company resells enterprise resource planning financial accounting solution that provides various functions related to accounting, including financial reporting, accounts payable and accounts receivable, and inventory management; and offers training, technical support, and professional services. It also publishes and markets MAPADOC, an electronic data interchange software through a network of resellers. In addition, the company resells warehouse management system software, which controls the movement and storage of materials within an operation, and processes the related transactions. Further, it provides customer relationship management and business intelligence solutions. Additionally, the company offers managed network services and business consulting services, such as remote network monitoring, server implementation, support and assistance, operation and maintenance of large central systems, technical design of network infrastructure, technical troubleshooting for large scale problems, and network and server security services, as well as backup, archiving, and storage of data from servers. It serves small and medium-sized businesses that sell services and products to various end users, manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors in the United States. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Livingston, New Jersey.

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