Critical Investigation: Konami (OTCMKTS: KNMCY) vs. Workiva (NYSE: WK)

Konami (OCMKTS:KNMCYGet a rating) and Workiva (NYSE: WKGet a rating) are both mid-cap IT and technology companies, but which is the top business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Volatility and risk

Konami has a beta of 0.82, which means its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Workiva has a beta of 1.54, which means its stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Konami and Workiva, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Konami 0 0 0 0 N / A
Workiva 0 1 4 0 2.80

Workiva has a consensus target price of $118.80, indicating a potential upside of 82.68%. Considering Workiva’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Workiva is more favorable than Konami.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Konami and Workiva.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Konami $2.42 billion 3.56 $183.01 million $1.33 47.83
Workiva $443.29 million 7.61 -$37.73 million ($0.95) -68.19

Konami has higher revenue and profit than Workiva. Workiva trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Konami, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Konami shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 85.2% of Workiva’s stock is held by institutional investors. 5.7% of Workiva stock is held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Konami and Workiva’s net margins, return on equity, and return on assets.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Konami 7.25% 6.91% 4.60%
Workiva -10.43% -67.49% -5.33%


Konami beats Workiva on 7 out of 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Konami Company Profile (Get a rating)

Konami Holdings Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is mainly active in the field of digital entertainment. It operates through four segments: Digital Entertainment, Health and Fitness, Games and Systems, and Pachislot and Pachinko Machines. The Digital Entertainment segment manufactures and sells digital content and related products, including mobile games, arcade games, card games, and computer and video games. The Health & Fitness segment operates health and fitness clubs, as well as designs, manufactures and sells fitness equipment and health products. The Gaming & Systems segment designs, manufactures, sells and services gaming machines and casino management systems. The Pachislot & Pachinko Machines segment researches, designs, produces and sells pachinko slot machines and pachinko machines. It operates in Japan and other countries in Asia/Oceania, the United States and Europe. The company was previously known as Konami Corporation and changed its name to Konami Holdings Corporation in October 2015. Konami Holdings Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Workiva Company Profile (Get a rating)

Workiva LogoWorkiva Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based compliance and regulatory reporting solutions worldwide. The company offers the Workiva platform which offers controlled collaboration, data linking, data integrations, granular permissions, process management and comprehensive audit trail services; and provides tools that enable customers to connect data from enterprise resource planning, risk governance and compliance, human capital management and customer relationship management systems, and other cloud applications and on third-party sites. It serves public and private companies, government agencies and higher education institutions. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Ames, Iowa.

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