QAD Inc. (QADA)’s Financial Results Comparing With Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI)

Since QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) and Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) are part of the Application Software industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation of both companies.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
QAD Inc. 331.06M 2.39 N/A 0.10 404.75
Smith Micro Software Inc. 24.66M 2.42 6.07M -0.31 0.00

Table 1 highlights QAD Inc. and Smith Micro Software Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 has QAD Inc. and Smith Micro Software Inc.’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
QAD Inc. 0.00% -4.4% -1.8%
Smith Micro Software Inc. -24.61% -147.9% -31.9%

Volatility and Risk

QAD Inc. has a beta of 1.31 and its 31.00% more volatile than S&P 500. In other hand, Smith Micro Software Inc. has beta of 0.03 which is 97.00% less volatile than S&P 500.


QAD Inc. shareholders receive an annual dividend of $0.29 per share which is subject to 0.68% dividend yield. Smith Micro Software Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

The next table highlights the delivered recommendations and ratings for QAD Inc. and Smith Micro Software Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
QAD Inc. 0 0 2 3.00
Smith Micro Software Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

The upside potential is 45.84% for QAD Inc. with consensus price target of $61.5.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 54.3% of QAD Inc. shares and 14.6% of Smith Micro Software Inc. shares. Insiders owned 2% of QAD Inc. shares. Competitively, Smith Micro Software Inc. has 17% of it’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we show 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)
QAD Inc. -3.65% -5.44% -32.49% -23.59% 8.01% 5.23%
Smith Micro Software Inc. -1.84% 1.43% -11.25% -17.44% -5.33% -25%

For the past year QAD Inc. had bullish trend while Smith Micro Software Inc. had bearish trend.


On 9 of the 11 factors QAD Inc. beats Smith Micro Software Inc.

QAD Inc. provides enterprise software solutions for manufacturing companies in the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, and industrial products industries worldwide. The company offers QAD Enterprise Applications, an integrated suite of software applications, which support the core business processes. Its QAD Enterprise Applications include software solutions, such as QAD Financials to manage and control finance and accounting processes; QAD Customer Management for manufacturers to acquire new customers; QAD Manufacturing, which supports manufacturing business processes; QAD Automation Solutions that improve manufacturersÂ’ material transaction processing; QAD Demand and Supply Chain Planning that fulfills materials planning and logistics requirements; QAD Supply Chain Execution that offers tools to support inventory and warehouse management; and QAD Transportation Management to manage and optimize outside carriers for shipments. The companyÂ’s QAD Enterprise Applications also comprise suites, such as QAD Service and Support that handles service calls, manages service queues, and organizes mobile field resources; QAD Enterprise Asset Management to manage, maintain, and install capital equipment; Action Centers with Embedded Analytics; and QAD Analytics that provides data to measure performance. It also offers QAD Enterprise Quality Management that provides quality management and regulatory compliance solutions; QAD Interoperability, which integrates QAD Enterprise Applications with other non-QAD core business applications; and QAD Internationalization, which supports companies that manufacture and distribute their products worldwide. In addition, it provides customer support, product updates, maintenance, and professional services. The company markets its products through direct and indirect sales channels; and distributors and sales agents. QAD Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.