Holdings Inc. (ALRM) and Bridgeline Digital Inc. (NASDAQ:BLIN) Comparing side by side

This is a contrast between Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ALRM) and Bridgeline Digital Inc. (NASDAQ:BLIN) based on their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation. The two companies are Application Software and they also compete with each other.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio Holdings Inc. 60 5.58 N/A 0.43 136.74
Bridgeline Digital Inc. 9 0.21 N/A -105.70 0.00

In table 1 we can see Holdings Inc. and Bridgeline Digital Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Holdings Inc. 0.00% 5.3% 3.4%
Bridgeline Digital Inc. 0.00% -200.3% -98.7%

Risk & Volatility Holdings Inc.’s current beta is 1.46 and it happens to be 46.00% more volatile than S&P 500. Bridgeline Digital Inc. has a 1.73 beta and it is 73.00% more volatile than S&P 500.

Liquidity Holdings Inc.’s Current Ratio and Quick Ratio are 3 and 2.7 respectively. The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of its competitor Bridgeline Digital Inc. are 1.7 and 1.7 respectively. Holdings Inc. therefore has a better chance of paying off short and long-term obligations compared to Bridgeline Digital Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the given recommendations and ratings for Holdings Inc. and Bridgeline Digital Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score Holdings Inc. 0 1 4 2.80
Bridgeline Digital Inc. 0 0 0 0.00 Holdings Inc. has a 35.20% upside potential and an average target price of $68.67.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Institutional investors held 96.7% of Holdings Inc. shares and 6.5% of Bridgeline Digital Inc. shares. Insiders held roughly 2.1% of Holdings Inc.’s shares. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 12.3% of Bridgeline Digital Inc.’s shares.


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) Holdings Inc. -16.07% -15.08% -9.81% 23.52% 45.43% 12.57%
Bridgeline Digital Inc. -17.25% -42.42% -53.82% -71.95% -93.14% -52.64%

For the past year Holdings Inc. has 12.57% stronger performance while Bridgeline Digital Inc. has -52.64% weaker performance.

Summary Holdings Inc. beats Bridgeline Digital Inc. on 9 of the 9 factors. Holdings, Inc. provides cloud-based software platform solutions for the smart homes and businesses in the United States and internationally. The company provides interactive security solutions to control and monitor their security systems, as well as connected security devices, including door locks, garage doors, and video cameras; and high definition video monitoring solutions, such as live streaming, smart clip capture, secure cloud storage, video alerts, continuous HD recording, and commercial video surveillance solutions. It also offers intelligent automation and energy management solutions, including smart thermostat schedules, responsive savings, precision comfort, geo-services, demand response programs, and energy usage and environmental monitoring solutions. In addition, the company provides service provider solutions, including a permission-based online portal that offers account management, sales, marketing, training, and support tools; installation and support tools; business management services; and sales, marketing, and training services. It serves residential and business subscribers. Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia.

Bridgeline Digital, Inc. operates as a digital engagement company in the United States. The companyÂ’s iAPPS platform enables companies and developers to create Websites, Web applications, and online stores. It offers iAPPS Experience Manager, a marketing automation engine and content management system; iAPPS Content Manager that enables non-technical users to create, edit, and publish content via a browser-based interface; and iAPPS Commerce, an online B2B and B2C e-commerce solution, which allows users to manage domestic and international commerce initiatives. The company also provides iAPPS Marketier, an online marketing management solution that helps marketers drive to their sites through personalized and targeted marketing automation flows; and iAPPS Analyzer to manage, measure, and optimize Web properties by recording detailed events and mining data for statistical analysis. In addition, it offers iAPPS Social, a social media management solution that empowers customers to set up customized watch lists; and iAPPSds, a Web content management and e-commerce platform to multi-unit organizations and franchises. Further, the company provides digital strategy, Web design and development, usability engineering, information architecture, and search engine optimization services; co-location, application monitoring, emergency response, version control, load balancing, managed firewall security, and virus protection services; and shared, dedicated, and Software as a Service hosting services. It serves vertical markets, such as financial services, franchises/multi-unit organizations, retail brand names, health services and life sciences, technology, credit unions and regional banks, and associations and foundations through its direct sales force. The company was formerly known as Bridgeline Software, Inc. and changed its name to Bridgeline Digital, Inc. in March 2010. Bridgeline Digital, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.