Castlight Health Inc. (CSLT) and Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) Comparing side by side

As Application Software companies, Castlight Health Inc. (NYSE:CSLT) and Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) are our subject to contrast. And more specifically their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Castlight Health Inc. 155.42M 2.62 35.80M -0.26 0.00
Twilio Inc. 754.09M 25.25 134.72M -1.31 0.00

Demonstrates Castlight Health Inc. and Twilio Inc. earnings per share (EPS), top-line revenue and valuation.


Table 2 has Castlight Health Inc. and Twilio Inc.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Castlight Health Inc. -23.03% -18.5% -13.8%
Twilio Inc. -17.87% -11.6% -7.5%


The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Castlight Health Inc. are 1.9 and 1.9. Competitively, Twilio Inc. has 5.8 and 5.8 for Current and Quick Ratio. Twilio Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Castlight Health Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

Castlight Health Inc. and Twilio Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Castlight Health Inc. 0 1 1 2.50
Twilio Inc. 0 1 7 2.88

Castlight Health Inc. has a consensus price target of $4.5, and a 59.01% upside potential. Twilio Inc. on the other hand boasts of a $151.38 consensus price target and a 5.79% potential upside. Based on the analysts view we can conclude, Castlight Health Inc. is looking more favorable than Twilio Inc.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Castlight Health Inc. and Twilio Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 72.4% and 66.2%. 1.2% are Castlight Health Inc.’s share owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% are Twilio Inc.’s share owned by insiders.


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)
Castlight Health Inc. -3.18% -0.54% 13.35% 35.19% -6.41% 68.2%
Twilio Inc. 2.88% 6.49% 26.74% 46.86% 157.9% 51.68%

For the past year Castlight Health Inc. has stronger performance than Twilio Inc.


Twilio Inc. beats Castlight Health Inc. on 8 of the 12 factors.

Castlight Health, Inc. operates a health benefits platform in the United States. The companyÂ’s platform engages employees to make better health decisions and enables employers to communicate and measure their benefit programs. Its platform also provides real-time insight into employee engagement with benefits and programs enabling employers to monitor and adjust their strategies. The company also offers communication and engagement, implementation, and customer support services. It serves customers in a range of industries, including education, manufacturing, retail, technology, and government. The company was formerly known as Ventana Health Services and changed its name to Castlight Health, Inc. in April 2010. Castlight Health, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Twilio Inc. provides a cloud communications platform that enables developers to build, scale, and operate communications within software applications through the cloud in the United States and internationally. The companyÂ’s programmable communications cloud provides a range of products that enable developers to embed voice, messaging, video, and authentication capabilities into their applications through application programming interfaces. It also provides use case products, such as a two-factor authentication solution. Twilio Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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