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PaySign (PAYS) Competitors

$3.25
+0.02 (+0.62%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

PAYS vs. NOTE, SCOR, PRTH, PALT, RMNI, SHAP, SEZL, EEX, RGP, and LQDT

Should you be buying PaySign stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of PaySign include FiscalNote (NOTE), comScore (SCOR), Priority Technology (PRTH), Paltalk (PALT), Rimini Street (RMNI), Spree Acquisition Corp. 1 (SHAP), Sezzle (SEZL), Emerald (EEX), Resources Connection (RGP), and Liquidity Services (LQDT). These companies are all part of the "business services, not elsewhere classified" industry.

PaySign vs.

PaySign (NASDAQ:PAYS) and FiscalNote (NYSE:NOTE) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, community ranking, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

PaySign has a net margin of 3.51% compared to FiscalNote's net margin of -97.67%. PaySign's return on equity of 9.25% beat FiscalNote's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PaySign3.51% 9.25% 1.40%
FiscalNote -97.67%-89.16%-24.28%

In the previous week, PaySign had 5 more articles in the media than FiscalNote. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for PaySign and 2 mentions for FiscalNote. PaySign's average media sentiment score of 0.86 beat FiscalNote's score of 0.33 indicating that PaySign is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
PaySign
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
FiscalNote
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

PaySign currently has a consensus price target of $4.67, suggesting a potential upside of 43.59%. FiscalNote has a consensus price target of $6.25, suggesting a potential upside of 274.25%. Given FiscalNote's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe FiscalNote is more favorable than PaySign.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PaySign
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
FiscalNote
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

PaySign received 20 more outperform votes than FiscalNote when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 70.00% of users gave FiscalNote an outperform vote while only 52.02% of users gave PaySign an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PaySignOutperform Votes
90
52.02%
Underperform Votes
83
47.98%
FiscalNoteOutperform Votes
70
70.00%
Underperform Votes
30
30.00%

PaySign has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FiscalNote has a beta of 0.34, indicating that its share price is 66% less volatile than the S&P 500.

19.4% of PaySign shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.8% of FiscalNote shares are held by institutional investors. 23.4% of PaySign shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 50.8% of FiscalNote shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

PaySign has higher earnings, but lower revenue than FiscalNote. FiscalNote is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PaySign, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PaySign$38.03M4.51$1.03M$0.03108.37
FiscalNote$113.76M1.90-$218.26M-$0.80-2.09

Summary

PaySign beats FiscalNote on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PAYS vs. The Competition

MetricPaySignBusiness services IndustryBusiness SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$171.45M$18.15B$7.05B$7.54B
Dividend YieldN/A3.18%2.66%3.86%
P/E Ratio108.3716.9014.8015.74
Price / Sales4.513.401,624.2369.44
Price / Cash43.1220.8019.3154.97
Price / Book10.486.375.304.60
Net Income$1.03M$247.13M$83.12M$207.21M
7 Day Performance6.91%-1.45%-2.21%-1.09%
1 Month Performance13.64%3.33%3.16%3.27%
1 Year Performance-8.71%1.27%6.04%5.59%

PaySign Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NOTE
FiscalNote
2.9492 of 5 stars
$1.77
+4.7%
$6.25
+253.1%
-34.3%$228.74M$113.76M-2.21720News Coverage
Gap Up
SCOR
comScore
2.5629 of 5 stars
$16.82
-2.3%
$30.00
+78.4%
-21.6%$80.06M$376.42M-1.201,382Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
PRTH
Priority Technology
4.0347 of 5 stars
$3.17
-5.9%
$7.25
+128.7%
-19.8%$243.20M$663.64M-5.11863News Coverage
Gap Up
PALT
Paltalk
0 of 5 stars
$4.66
+2.0%
N/A+35.8%$42.97M$10.99M-31.0719Negative News
RMNI
Rimini Street
1.0417 of 5 stars
$3.09
-3.7%
N/A-30.3%$276.22M$409.66M23.771,920Upcoming Earnings
SHAP
Spree Acquisition Corp. 1
0 of 5 stars
$10.91
-0.2%
N/AN/A$283.11MN/A-1,091.00N/ANews Coverage
SEZL
Sezzle
0.3056 of 5 stars
$50.94
+2.3%
N/AN/A$290.36M$125.57M68.84250Upcoming Earnings
EEX
Emerald
1.1977 of 5 stars
$6.59
-1.9%
$10.20
+54.8%
+72.8%$414.45M$325.90M-24.41759Gap Down
High Trading Volume
RGP
Resources Connection
1.473 of 5 stars
$13.12
-2.2%
$14.50
+10.5%
-26.6%$439.65M$775.64M16.614,062Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
LQDT
Liquidity Services
3.1044 of 5 stars
$17.03
-0.9%
$27.00
+58.5%
+39.6%$523.16M$314.46M28.38716Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:PAYS) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff