Reviewing Konami (OTCMKTS:KNMCY) and Twilio (OTCMKTS:TWLO)

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Konami (OTCMKTS:KNMCY) and Twilio (NYSE:TWLO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

Konami has a beta of 0.4, meaning that its share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Twilio has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Konami and Twilio’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Konami $2.36 billion 2.48 $307.76 million $2.24 19.38
Twilio $650.07 million 27.48 -$121.95 million ($0.80) -164.35

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Konami and Twilio, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Konami 0 0 0 0 N/A
Twilio 0 2 16 0 2.89

Twilio has a consensus target price of $150.11, suggesting a potential upside of 14.17%. Given Twilio’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Twilio is more favorable than Konami.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Konami 13.02% 12.72% 9.29%
Twilio -23.07% -7.22% -5.45%


Konami pays an annual dividend of $0.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Twilio does not pay a dividend. Konami pays out 43.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Konami shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.4% of Twilio shares are held by institutional investors. 10.9% of Twilio shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Konami beats Twilio on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Konami Company Profile

Konami Holdings Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the digital entertainment business. It operates through four segments: Digital Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Gaming & Systems, and Pachislot & 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 machines 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 and pachinko machines. It operates in Japan and other Asia/Oceania countries, the United States, and Europe. The company was formerly 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.

Twilio Company Profile

Twilio Inc. provides a cloud communications platform that enables developers to build, scale, and operate communications within software applications in the United States and internationally. The company's programmable communications cloud provides a set of application programming interfaces that enable developers to embed voice, messaging, and video capabilities into their applications. Twilio Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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