Amesite (NASDAQ:AMST) vs. Lightspeed Commerce (NYSE:LSPD) Head to Head Review

Light trade (NYSE: LSPDGet a rating) and Amesite (NASDAQ: AMSTGet a rating) are both business services companies, but which company is superior? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommendations for Lightspeed Commerce and Amesite, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Light trade 0 2 13 0 2.87
amesite 0 0 0 0 N / A

Lightspeed Commerce currently has a consensus price target of $53.29, suggesting a potential upside of 176.28%. Considering the possible higher upside of Lightspeed Commerce, analysts clearly believe that Lightspeed Commerce is more favorable than Amesite.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Lightspeed Commerce and Amesite.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Light trade $548.37 million 5.24 -$288.43 million ($2.32) -8.31
amesite $60,000.00 271.25 -$4.17 million N / A N / A

Amesite has lower earnings, but higher earnings than Lightspeed Commerce.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Lightspeed Commerce and Amesite.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Light trade -56.06% -5.63% -5.29%
amesite N / A N / A N / A

Risk and Volatility

Lightspeed Commerce has a beta of 2.75, suggesting its stock price is 175% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Amesite has a beta of 0.34, suggesting its stock price is 66% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and insider ownership

66.8% of Lightspeed Commerce shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.2% of Amesite shares are held by institutional investors. 42.6% of Amesite shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Amesite beats Lightspeed Commerce on 6 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Lightspeed Commerce

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Lightspeed Commerce Inc. provides a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform enabling commerce for small and medium-sized businesses, retailers, restaurants, and golf course operators in Canada, United States, Australia, in the Netherlands and abroad. Its SaaS platform allows clients to interact with consumers, manage transactions, accept payments, and more. The company’s cloud platforms are designed with interrelated elements, such as an omnichannel customer experience, a comprehensive back-office operations management suite to improve efficiency and customer insight. , and payment facilitation. Its platform features include full omnichannel capabilities, point of sale (POS), product and menu management, employee and inventory management, analytics and reporting, multi-site connectivity, pre-order and curbside pickup functionality, loyalty and customer management solutions. . The company also offers bespoke financial solutions, such as Lightspeed Analytics; Lightspeed Payments; and Lightspeed Capital, a merchant cash advance program. In addition, it sells point-of-sale peripheral equipment, including tablets, customer displays, receipt printers, network equipment, cash drawers, payment terminals, servers, stands, readers barcodes and an assortment of accessories, as well as installation and implementation. services. The company was formerly known as Lightspeed POS Inc. and changed its name to Lightspeed Commerce Inc. in August 2021. Lightspeed Commerce Inc. was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

About Amesite

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Amesit logoAmesite Inc., an AI-based platform and course designer, provides online products in the United States. The company uses machine learning to deliver a mass personalized experience for learners. Its customers include corporations, universities and colleges, K-12 schools, and non-profit organizations. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.

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