Financial Review: Red Violet (NASDAQ:RDVT) & Ventoux CCM Acquisition (NASDAQ:VTAQ)

Red Violet (NASDAQ:RDVTGet Rating) and Ventoux CCM Acquisition (NASDAQ:VTAQGet Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

52.4% of Red Violet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.6% of Ventoux CCM Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.7% of Red Violet shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.9% of Ventoux CCM Acquisition shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Red Violet and Ventoux CCM Acquisition’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Red Violet $44.02 million 7.55 $650,000.00 $0.09 273.22
Ventoux CCM Acquisition N/A N/A $3.84 million N/A N/A

Ventoux CCM Acquisition has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Red Violet.

Volatility and Risk

Red Violet has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ventoux CCM Acquisition has a beta of 0.02, meaning that its share price is 98% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Red Violet and Ventoux CCM Acquisition’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Red Violet 2.88% -0.63% -0.58%
Ventoux CCM Acquisition N/A -153.07% 0.76%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Red Violet and Ventoux CCM Acquisition, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Red Violet 0 0 0 0 N/A
Ventoux CCM Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A

About Red Violet

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Red Violet, Inc., a software and services company, specializes in proprietary technologies and applying analytical capabilities to deliver identity intelligence in the United States. It offers idiCORE, an investigative solution used to address various organizational challenges, which include due diligence, risk mitigation, identity authentication, and regulatory compliance; and FOREWARN, an app-based solution that provides instant knowledge before face-to-face engagement with a consumer, as well as helps professionals to identify and mitigate risk. The company serves financial services, insurance, healthcare, retail, and telecommunication companies; law enforcement and government agencies; and collections, corporate security, and investigative firms, as well as solutions used for purposes, such as risk mitigation, due diligence, fraud detection and prevention, regulatory compliance, and customer acquisition. It markets its products and services through value-added distributors, resellers, and strategic partners; and trade shows and seminars, advertising, public relations, distribution of sales literature, and product specifications and ongoing communication with prospective customers, distributors, resellers, strategic partners, and installed base of current customers, as well as through direct sales. Red Violet, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

About Ventoux CCM Acquisition

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Ventoux CCM Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to focus on effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination, with one or more businesses in the hospitality, leisure, travel, and dining sectors in North America. The company was formerly known as Chardan Global Acquisition Corp. Ventoux CCM Acquisition Corp. was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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