Contrasting Cloudflare (NYSE:NET) & Mongodb (NYSE:MDB)

Cloudflare (NYSE:NET) and Mongodb (NASDAQ:MDB) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.


This table compares Cloudflare and Mongodb’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cloudflare N/A N/A N/A
Mongodb -36.58% -43.95% -14.48%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

71.7% of Mongodb shares are owned by institutional investors. 40.0% of Mongodb shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Cloudflare and Mongodb, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cloudflare 0 3 8 0 2.73
Mongodb 1 4 10 0 2.60

Cloudflare presently has a consensus price target of $20.95, suggesting a potential upside of 27.23%. Mongodb has a consensus price target of $160.92, suggesting a potential upside of 18.06%. Given Cloudflare’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cloudflare is more favorable than Mongodb.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cloudflare and Mongodb’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cloudflare N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mongodb $267.02 million 28.75 -$99.01 million ($1.72) -79.25

Cloudflare has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Mongodb.


Cloudflare beats Mongodb on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Cloudflare

CloudFlare, Inc. operates a cloud platform that delivers a range of network services to businesses worldwide. The company provides an integrated cloud-based security solution to secure a range of combination of platforms, including public cloud, private cloud, on-premise, software-as-a-service applications, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Its security products comprise Cloud Firewall, Bot Management, Distributed Denial of Service, Infrastructure Protection, Zero Trust Security, IoT, SSL/TLS, Secure Origin Connection, and Rate Limiting. The company also offers performance solutions, which include Content Delivery, Intelligent Routing, and Mobile Software Development Kit, as well as Content, Mobile, and Image Optimization. In addition, it provides Reliability solutions comprising Load Balancing, Anycast Network, Virtual Backbone, DNS, DNS Resolver, and Always Online. The company serves customers in the consumer/retail, healthcare/life sciences, software, education/non-profit, industrial/transportation, media/entertainment, finance/real estate, and hardware industries, as well as to the government. CloudFlare, Inc. has a strategic agreement with Baidu, Inc. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About Mongodb

MongoDB, Inc. operates as a general purpose database platform worldwide. The company offers MongoDB Enterprise Advanced, a subscription package for enterprise customers to run in the cloud, on-premise, or in a hybrid environment; MongoDB Atlas, a cloud-hosted database-as-a-service solution; and Community Server, a free-to-download version of its database, which includes the functionality that developers need to get started with MongoDB. It also provides professional services, such as consulting and training. The company was formerly known as 10gen, Inc. and changed its name to MongoDB, Inc. in August 2013. MongoDB, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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