Adobe Inc. (ADBE)’s Financial Results Comparing With Red Violet Inc. (NASDAQ:RDVT)

Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ:ADBE) and Red Violet Inc. (NASDAQ:RDVT), both competing one another are Application Software companies. We will contrast their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Adobe Inc. 9.55B 14.14 2.68B 5.52 50.14
Red Violet Inc. 18.71M 6.44 6.16M -0.60 0.00

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 hightlights the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Adobe Inc. 28.06% 29.2% 15.6%
Red Violet Inc. -32.92% -16.6% -14.8%


1 and 1 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Adobe Inc. Its rival Red Violet Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 3.1 and 3.1 respectively. Red Violet Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Adobe Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

Ratings and Recommendations for Adobe Inc. and Red Violet Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Adobe Inc. 0 6 12 2.67
Red Violet Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

Adobe Inc.’s average price target is $292.47, while its potential upside is 5.65%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 88.8% of Adobe Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 11.7% of Red Violet Inc. are owned by institutional investors. About 0.1% of Adobe Inc.’s share are held by insiders. Insiders Competitively, held 13.2% of Red Violet Inc. 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)
Adobe Inc. 0.02% 1.69% 6.38% 13.06% 16.13% 22.36%
Red Violet Inc. 20.48% 36.61% 34.41% 66.39% 76.37% 48.37%

For the past year Adobe Inc. has weaker performance than Red Violet Inc.


Adobe Inc. beats on 10 of the 12 factors Red Violet Inc.

Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. Its Digital Media segment provides tools and solutions that enable individuals, small and medium businesses, and enterprises to create, publish, promote, and monetize their digital content. This segmentÂ’s flagship product is Creative Cloud, a subscription service that allows customers to download and install the latest versions of its creative products. This segment serves traditional content creators, Web application developers, and digital media professionals, as well as their management in marketing departments and agencies, companies, and publishers. The companyÂ’s Digital Marketing segment offers solutions for how digital advertising and marketing are created, managed, executed, measured, and optimized. This segment provides analytics, social marketing, targeting, advertising and media optimization, digital experience management, cross-channel campaign management, and audience management solutions, as well as video delivery and monetization to digital marketers, advertisers, publishers, merchandisers, Web analysts, chief marketing officers, chief information officers, and chief revenue officers. Its Print and Publishing segment offers products and services, such as eLearning solutions, technical document publishing, Web application development, and high-end printing, as well as publishing needs of technical and business, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) printing businesses. The company markets and licenses its products and services directly to enterprise customers through its sales force, as well as to end-users through app stores and through its Website at It also distributes products and services through a network of distributors, value-added resellers, systems integrators, independent software vendors, retailers, and OEMs. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Red Violet, Inc., a software and services company, specializes in big data analysis providing cloud-based mission-critical information solutions to enterprises in various industries in the United States. Its proprietary platform includes CORE, a cloud-based technology platform, which serves various industries within risk management. The company serves various industries, including law enforcement, government, financial services, insurance, and corporate risk for identity verification, risk assessment, fraud detection, and compliance. It markets its products and services through value-added distributors, resellers, and strategic partners; and trade shows and seminars, advertising, public relations, distribution of sales literature, and product specifications and ongoing communication with prospective clients, distributors, resellers, strategic partners, and installed base of current clients, as well as through direct sales. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Red Violet, Inc. (NasdaqCM:RDVT) operates independently of Cogint, Inc. as of March 26, 2018.

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