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PDF Solutions (NASDAQ: RNWK) and RealNetworks (NASDAQ:RNWK) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

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PDF Solutions has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RealNetworks has a beta of 0.28, suggesting that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PDF Solutions and RealNetworks’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PDF Solutions $101.87 million 3.06 -$1.33 million ($0.04) -242.75
RealNetworks $78.72 million 1.58 -$16.30 million N/A N/A

PDF Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than RealNetworks.

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Advisors’ Opinion:

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Crown Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells packaging products for consumer goods in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers aluminum beverage cans and ends, and other packaging products to beverage and beer companies; food cans and ends, including two-and three-piece cans in various shapes and sizes for food marketers; and aerosol cans and ends for manufacturers of personal care, food, household, and industrial products. It also provides metal and composite closures, and capping systems and services, as well as various specialty containers comprising lid and closure variations. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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