Maquia Capital Acquisition (NASDAQ:MAQC) and SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) Head to Head Review

SolarWinds (NYSE:SWIGet Free Report) and Maquia Capital Acquisition (NASDAQ:MAQCGet Free Report) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SolarWinds and Maquia Capital Acquisition’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SolarWinds $766.08 million 2.54 -$9.11 million $0.07 165.29
Maquia Capital Acquisition N/A N/A -$960,000.00 N/A N/A

Maquia Capital Acquisition has lower revenue, but higher earnings than SolarWinds.

Risk & Volatility

SolarWinds has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maquia Capital Acquisition has a beta of -0.01, suggesting that its stock price is 101% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

94.0% of SolarWinds shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.4% of Maquia Capital Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of SolarWinds shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 78.4% of Maquia Capital Acquisition shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares SolarWinds and Maquia Capital Acquisition’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SolarWinds 1.58% 6.47% 2.78%
Maquia Capital Acquisition N/A N/A -5.09%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for SolarWinds and Maquia Capital Acquisition, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SolarWinds 0 5 0 0 2.00
Maquia Capital Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A

SolarWinds currently has a consensus target price of $13.80, indicating a potential upside of 19.27%. Given SolarWinds’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe SolarWinds is more favorable than Maquia Capital Acquisition.


SolarWinds beats Maquia Capital Acquisition on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SolarWinds

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SolarWinds Corporation provides information technology (IT) management software products in the United States and internationally. It provides a suite of network management software that offers real-time visibility into network utilization and bandwidth, as well as the ability to detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems; and a suite of infrastructure management products, which monitors and analyzes the performance of applications and their supporting infrastructure, including servers, physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure, storage, and databases. The company also provides automated network configuration, log and event management, security information and event management, access rights management, identity monitoring, server configuration monitoring and patching, and secure gateway and file transfer products; a suite of application performance management software that enables visibility into log data, cloud infrastructure metrics, applications, tracing, and digital experiences; and service management software that offers ITIL-compliant service desk solutions for various companies. In addition, it offers a suite of database performance management software that monitors, analyzes, diagnoses, and optimizes database performance and operations for the Microsoft data platform, as well as other database management system platforms; traditional, open-source, and cloud-native databases hosted on-premises, in the cloud, and hybrid models. It markets and sells its products directly to network and systems engineers, database administrators, storage administrators, DevOps, SecOps, and service desk professionals. The company was formerly known as SolarWinds Parent, Inc. and changed its name to SolarWinds Corporation in May 2018. SolarWinds Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

About Maquia Capital Acquisition

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Maquia Capital Acquisition Corporation does not have significant operations. It focuses on effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. The company intends to focus its search on technology-focused middle market and emerging growth companies in North America. Maquia Capital Acquisition Corporation was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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