Contrasting of CounterPath Corporation (CPAH) and Its Competitors

As Application Software company, CounterPath Corporation (NASDAQ:CPAH) is competing with its rivals based on the dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

CounterPath Corporation has 5.8% of its shares held by institutional investors vs. an average of 61.93% institutional ownership for its rivals. 3.7% of CounterPath Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.86% of all Application Software companies shares are held by company insiders.


Table 1 has CounterPath Corporation and its peers’ return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CounterPath Corporation -47.36% -67.90% -40.60%
Industry Average 4.93% 49.47% 9.43%

Earnings & Valuation

In next table we are comparing CounterPath Corporation and its peers’ top-line revenue, valuation and net income.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
CounterPath Corporation 5.30M 11.19M 0.00
Industry Average 46.64M 946.75M 160.91

Analyst Ratings

Table 3 shows breakdown of recent ratings for CounterPath Corporation and its peers.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
CounterPath Corporation 0 0 0 0.00
Industry Average 1.13 2.72 3.99 2.66

The rivals have a potential upside of 53.01%.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of CounterPath Corporation and its rivals.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
CounterPath Corporation -1.23% 11.27% -28.41% -29.52% -57.45% 33.52%
Industry Average 5.93% 15.92% 23.38% 22.64% 53.81% 28.94%

For the past year CounterPath Corporation was more bullish than its rivals.


CounterPath Corporation has a Current Ratio of 0.8 and a Quick Ratio of 0.8. Competitively, CounterPath Corporation’s rivals Current Ratio is 2.45 and has 2.42 Quick Ratio. CounterPath Corporation’s competitors have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than CounterPath Corporation.

Volatility & Risk

CounterPath Corporation has a beta of 1.14 and its 14.00% more volatile than S&P 500. In other hand, CounterPath Corporation’s rivals have beta of 1.21 which is 21.13% more volatile than S&P 500.


CounterPath Corporation does not pay a dividend.


CounterPath Corporation’s competitors beat CounterPath Corporation on 3 of the 4 factors.

CounterPath Corporation designs, develops, markets, and sells software applications and related services in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. The companyÂ’s software applications and related services enable enterprises and telecommunication service providers to deliver voice, video, and messaging and collaboration functionality over their Internet protocol and based networks. Its products include Bria softphone suite, which enables consumers and business users to make voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) audio and video calls, send instant messages, manage their presence, share their screen, and collaborate with other users using desktop computers and laptops, smartphones, and tablets; and X-Lite, a standards-based VoIP softphone application that runs on desktop computers. The company also offers software development kits that deliver voice, video, and messaging capabilities for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices; Stretto Platform, a carrier-grade software platform for enterprises and service providers to deploy, configure, upgrade, and manage their Bria softphones; and Bria X, a subscription service, which delivers centralized provisioning, messaging, and screen sharing from the cloud, as well as cloud solutions. In addition, it provides professional and other services, such as pre and post sales, technical support, and customization services, as well as support and maintenance services. The company sells its products and services through its own and third-party online stores; and directly using its in-house sales team, as well as through its channel partners. It serves small, medium, and large sized businesses; telecommunications service providers and Internet telephony service providers; original equipment manufacturers, value added distributors, and value added resellers serving the telecommunication market; and end users. CounterPath Corporation was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.