Head to Head Comparison: Digital Ally (NASDAQ:DGLY) & Cambium Networks (NASDAQ:CMBM)

Digital Ally (NASDAQ:DGLY) and Cambium Networks (NASDAQ:CMBM) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Digital Ally and Cambium Networks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Digital Ally -97.31% N/A -67.51%
Cambium Networks 1.34% 16.65% 3.95%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

7.9% of Digital Ally shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 13.3% of Cambium Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.8% of Digital Ally shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 78.7% of Cambium Networks shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Digital Ally has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cambium Networks has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Digital Ally and Cambium Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Digital Ally 0 0 1 0 3.00
Cambium Networks 0 0 4 0 3.00

Digital Ally currently has a consensus target price of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 150.00%. Cambium Networks has a consensus target price of $13.63, indicating a potential downside of 14.20%. Given Digital Ally’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Digital Ally is more favorable than Cambium Networks.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Digital Ally and Cambium Networks’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Digital Ally $10.44 million 5.09 -$10.01 million N/A N/A
Cambium Networks $267.03 million 1.53 -$17.60 million ($0.31) -51.23

Digital Ally has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cambium Networks.

Summary

Cambium Networks beats Digital Ally on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Digital Ally Company Profile

Digital Ally, Inc. produces and sells digital video imaging and storage products for use in law enforcement, security, and commercial applications in the United States and internationally. Its digital audio/video recording, storage, and other products include an in-car digital audio/video recorder that is contained in a rear view mirror for law enforcement vehicles and commercial fleets; and hands-free automatic activated body-worn cameras and in-car video systems, as well as provides its law enforcement customers with audio/video surveillance from multiple vantage points. The company also provides VuLink, an in-car device that enables an in-car and body worn digital audio/video camera system to automatically and simultaneously start recording; and Digital Ally, a suite of data management Web-based tools to assist fleet managers in the organization, archival, and management of videos and telematics information. In addition, its digital audio/video recording, storage, and other products comprise a miniature body-worn digital video system; VuVault.net, a law enforcement cloud storage solution, including cloud-based fleet management and driver monitoring/training applications; and FleetVU Manager, a Web-based software for commercial fleet tracking and monitoring. The company sells its products through direct sales and third-party distributors. Digital Ally, Inc. is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas.

Cambium Networks Company Profile

Cambium Networks Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wireless broadband networking infrastructure products and solutions for network operators. Its wireless fabric includes intelligent radios, smart antennas, RF algorithms, wireless-aware switches, and network management software. The company offers point-to-point solutions that are connected to high-speed, high-bandwidth wireline networks; and wireless broadband backhaul to facilities or point-to-multipoint access points deployed throughout a network over distances of approximately 100 kilometers and at two gigabytes per second. Its cnPilot Wi-Fi solution provides distributed access to individual users in indoor settings, such as office complexes, and outdoor settings, such as athletic stadiums; cnReach solutions offer narrow-band connectivity for sensors and devices; embedded proprietary RF technology and software enables automated optimization of data flow at the outermost points in the network; and cnMatrix cloud-managed wireless-aware switching solution provides the interface between wireless and wired networks. The company serves medium-sized wireless Internet service providers, enterprises, and government agencies in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Central and Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific. The company was formerly known as Vector Cambium Holdings (Cayman), Ltd. and changed its name to Cambium Networks Corporation in 2018. Cambium Networks Corporation was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

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