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DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
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Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
Stock market today: Wall Street quiet after breaking more records; another bank reports trouble
Revolutionary Device Redefines Cancer Detection (Ad)
It's Leap Day, and You're Probably Working — Here's How 'February 29' Affects Your Paycheck
China's manufacturing activity contracts for 5th straight month despite policy support
S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Revolutionary Device Redefines Cancer Detection (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Revolutionary Device Redefines Cancer Detection (Ad)
Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
Stock market today: Wall Street quiet after breaking more records; another bank reports trouble
Revolutionary Device Redefines Cancer Detection (Ad)
It's Leap Day, and You're Probably Working — Here's How 'February 29' Affects Your Paycheck
China's manufacturing activity contracts for 5th straight month despite policy support
S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Revolutionary Device Redefines Cancer Detection (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Revolutionary Device Redefines Cancer Detection (Ad)
Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
Stock market today: Wall Street quiet after breaking more records; another bank reports trouble
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Payment Data Systems (PYDS) Competitors

Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading.

PYDS vs. USIO, DUOT, SWAG, ULY, OG, SGRP, RVYL, DLPN, IPDN, and VRAR

Should you be buying Payment Data Systems stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Payment Data Systems include Usio (USIO), Duos Technologies Group (DUOT), Stran & Company, Inc. (SWAG), Urgent.ly (ULY), Onion Global (OG), SPAR Group (SGRP), Ryvyl (RVYL), Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN), Professional Diversity Network (IPDN), and The Glimpse Group (VRAR). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

Payment Data Systems vs.

Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) and Usio (NASDAQ:USIO) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, media sentiment, community ranking, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

In the previous week, Payment Data Systems and Payment Data Systems both had 1 articles in the media. Usio's average media sentiment score of 1.87 beat Payment Data Systems' score of 0.00 indicating that Usio is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Payment Data Systems Neutral
Usio Very Positive

Usio has a consensus price target of $3.50, indicating a potential upside of 98.86%. Given Usio's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Usio is more favorable than Payment Data Systems.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Payment Data Systems
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Usio
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Payment Data Systems$25.02M1.19-$3.78M-$0.31-5.68
Usio$69.43M0.67-$5.48M-$0.04-44.00

Usio has a net margin of -0.80% compared to Payment Data Systems' net margin of -14.73%. Usio's return on equity of -4.47% beat Payment Data Systems' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Payment Data Systems-14.73% -36.84% -5.90%
Usio -0.80%-4.47%-0.59%

Payment Data Systems has a beta of 1.53, suggesting that its stock price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Usio has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Payment Data Systems received 162 more outperform votes than Usio when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.67% of users gave Payment Data Systems an outperform vote while only 64.94% of users gave Usio an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Payment Data SystemsOutperform Votes
212
66.67%
Underperform Votes
106
33.33%
UsioOutperform Votes
50
64.94%
Underperform Votes
27
35.06%

4.8% of Payment Data Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 18.9% of Usio shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.6% of Payment Data Systems shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.0% of Usio shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Usio beats Payment Data Systems on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


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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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PYDS vs. The Competition

MetricPayment Data SystemsFunctions Related To Depository Banking IndustryBusiness SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$29.74M$1.40B$6.69B$7.49B
Dividend YieldN/A5.40%3.13%3.87%
P/E Ratio-5.683.9728.5113.86
Price / Sales1.190.651,345.4974.73
Price / CashN/A7.3918.8854.95
Price / Book2.931.794.864.66
Net Income-$3.78M$125.58M$109.60M$211.48M

Payment Data Systems Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
USIO
Usio
3.5185 of 5 stars
$1.64
-4.7%
$3.50
+114.1%
-5.4%$43.02M$69.43M-40.88117Gap Down
DUOT
Duos Technologies Group
0.3093 of 5 stars
$3.80
-2.3%
N/AN/A$27.55M$15.01M-3.0965Short Interest ↑
SWAG
Stran & Company, Inc.
3.3124 of 5 stars
$1.50
-6.8%
$4.50
+200.0%
-18.0%$27.86M$58.95M-74.9698Positive News
ULY
Urgent.ly
3.4086 of 5 stars
$1.91
-5.0%
$7.00
+266.5%
N/A$25.08MN/A0.00864News Coverage
Gap Up
OG
Onion Global
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A$25.02M$2.04B0.00796
SGRP
SPAR Group
2.2597 of 5 stars
$1.04
-1.0%
N/A-20.0%$24.19M$261.27M17.3525,000Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
RVYL
Ryvyl
0 of 5 stars
$4.43
flat
N/A-20.2%$23.86M$54.72M-0.58110Positive News
DLPN
Dolphin Entertainment
2.8959 of 5 stars
$1.31
+6.5%
$7.00
+434.4%
-29.3%$23.76M$40.51M-0.92244Gap Down
IPDN
Professional Diversity Network
0.7009 of 5 stars
$2.13
-0.5%
N/A-15.1%$23.71M$7.76M0.0037Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
VRAR
The Glimpse Group
2.4838 of 5 stars
$1.41
-7.2%
$8.87
+529.1%
-62.4%$23.69M$13.48M-0.78120Gap Down

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This page (NASDAQ:PYDS) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff