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A collection of the insights Warren Buffett offered in his annual letter Saturday
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How this AP photographer captured a unique splash at the swimming worlds with an underwater camera
Consumers are increasingly pushing back against price increases — and winning
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Delays in promised Western military aid to Ukraine are costing lives, the defense minister says
Tax-free status of movie, music and games traded online is on table as WTO nations meet in Abu Dhabi
Elon Musk's "Project Dojo" is a Game-Changer (Ad)
Corruption scandals cast a shadow over Portugal’s early general election and may favor populists
Federal prosecutors accuse a New Mexico woman of fraud in oil and gas royalty case
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How this AP photographer captured a unique splash at the swimming worlds with an underwater camera
Consumers are increasingly pushing back against price increases — and winning
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Delays in promised Western military aid to Ukraine are costing lives, the defense minister says
Tax-free status of movie, music and games traded online is on table as WTO nations meet in Abu Dhabi
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Corruption scandals cast a shadow over Portugal’s early general election and may favor populists
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CPI Card Group (PMTS) Competitors

$19.35
+0.38 (+2.00%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

PMTS vs. RCMT, LSAK, BLDE, BYRN, PRTH, DLHC, OB, LUNA, VCSA, and PLBC

Should you be buying CPI Card Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CPI Card Group include RCM Technologies (RCMT), Lesaka Technologies (LSAK), Blade Air Mobility (BLDE), Byrna Technologies (BYRN), Priority Technology (PRTH), DLH (DLHC), Outbrain (OB), Luna Innovations (LUNA), Vacasa (VCSA), and Plumas Bancorp (PLBC).

CPI Card Group vs.

RCM Technologies (NASDAQ:RCMT) and CPI Card Group (NASDAQ:PMTS) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, community ranking, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

RCM Technologies has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CPI Card Group has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

CPI Card Group has higher revenue and earnings than RCM Technologies. CPI Card Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RCM Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RCM Technologies$284.68M0.77$20.89M$1.8215.47
CPI Card Group$475.74M0.47$36.54M$2.856.79

CPI Card Group has a net margin of 7.21% compared to CPI Card Group's net margin of 6.25%. CPI Card Group's return on equity of 63.01% beat RCM Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RCM Technologies6.25% 63.01% 16.39%
CPI Card Group 7.21%-49.51%11.37%

RCM Technologies received 122 more outperform votes than CPI Card Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 84.38% of users gave CPI Card Group an outperform vote while only 64.78% of users gave RCM Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
RCM TechnologiesOutperform Votes
149
64.78%
Underperform Votes
81
35.22%
CPI Card GroupOutperform Votes
27
84.38%
Underperform Votes
5
15.63%

In the previous week, CPI Card Group had 7 more articles in the media than RCM Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for CPI Card Group and 3 mentions for RCM Technologies. CPI Card Group's average media sentiment score of 0.52 beat RCM Technologies' score of 0.46 indicating that RCM Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
RCM Technologies
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
CPI Card Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

31.4% of RCM Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.9% of CPI Card Group shares are held by institutional investors. 32.3% of RCM Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of CPI Card Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

RCM Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $27.50, suggesting a potential downside of 2.34%. CPI Card Group has a consensus price target of $40.00, suggesting a potential upside of 106.72%. Given RCM Technologies' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe CPI Card Group is more favorable than RCM Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RCM Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
CPI Card Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Summary

RCM Technologies and CPI Card Group tied by winning 8 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PMTS vs. The Competition

MetricCPI Card GroupCommercial printing IndustryBusiness SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$221.73M$742.25M$6.98B$7.54B
Dividend YieldN/A5.86%2.68%3.86%
P/E Ratio6.797.4914.2515.25
Price / Sales0.471.331,605.5469.42
Price / Cash4.137.0819.6754.97
Price / Book-2.681.135.254.60
Net Income$36.54M$14.06M$82.34M$207.21M
7 Day Performance-2.42%-4.42%-2.27%-1.09%
1 Month Performance3.31%16.29%3.13%3.27%
1 Year Performance-45.55%21.59%6.07%5.59%

CPI Card Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RCMT
RCM Technologies
0.8046 of 5 stars
$28.44
-2.2%
$27.50
-3.3%
+92.7%$221.83M$284.68M15.633,260News Coverage
LSAK
Lesaka Technologies
0.7091 of 5 stars
$3.62
-2.7%
N/A-22.0%$225.82M$527.97M-8.832,303Analyst Revision
News Coverage
BLDE
Blade Air Mobility
3.4678 of 5 stars
$2.96
-7.8%
$7.80
+163.5%
-27.5%$220.91M$146.12M-5.69182Positive News
BYRN
Byrna Technologies
0.3192 of 5 stars
$9.87
-0.7%
$7.63
-22.7%
+49.9%$216.94M$48.04M-28.20153
PRTH
Priority Technology
4.0347 of 5 stars
$3.07
-7.3%
$7.25
+136.2%
-19.8%$235.53M$663.64M-4.95863News Coverage
Gap Up
DLHC
DLH
3.8897 of 5 stars
$16.82
-1.7%
N/A+35.0%$239.35M$375.87M112.143,200Positive News
OB
Outbrain
2.254 of 5 stars
$4.14
-9.2%
$6.90
+66.7%
-7.0%$207.62M$992.08M-103.471,076Upcoming Earnings
LUNA
Luna Innovations
2.6441 of 5 stars
$7.10
-9.4%
$10.00
+40.8%
-21.0%$241.12M$109.50M-88.75337Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
VCSA
Vacasa
2.3611 of 5 stars
$9.26
+2.0%
$30.00
+224.0%
-65.4%$206.13M$1.19B-0.277,900Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
PLBC
Plumas Bancorp
4.3825 of 5 stars
$35.06
-3.5%
$40.00
+14.1%
-20.7%$205.80M$85.31M7.00180

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