GreenBox POS (NASDAQ: GBOXGet a rating) and Mastech Digital (NYSE: MHHGet a rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of GreenBox POS and Mastech Digital.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
GreenBox POS $26.31 million 1.22 -$26.45 million ($0.81) -0.96
digital mastech $222.01 million 0.78 $12.22 million $1.10 13.56

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

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of current ratings and recommendations for GreenBox POS and Mastech Digital, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
GreenBox POS 0 0 1 0 3.00
digital mastech 0 0 0 0 N / A

Volatility and risk

GreenBox POS has a beta of 4.76, suggesting that its stock price is 376% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Mastech Digital has a beta of 0.64, suggesting that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of GreenBox POS and Mastech Digital.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
GreenBox POS -130.21% -21.34% -9.87%
digital mastech 5.76% 19.26% 12.02%

Institutional and insider ownership

13.5% of GreenBox POS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.3% of Mastech Digital shares are held by institutional investors. 55.0% of the shares of GreenBox POS are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 62.5% of Mastech Digital’s 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.


Mastech Digital beats GreenBox POS on 9 out of 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About GreenBox POS

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GreenBox POS, a technology company, is dedicated to developing, marketing and selling blockchain-based payment solutions. Its blockchain-based systems facilitate, record and store a volume of tokenized assets, representing money or data, on a blockchain-based ledger. The Company’s products include QuickCard Payment System, a physical and virtual cash management system, including software that facilitates the management of deposits, cash and electronic wallets; point of sale solutions comprised of software and hardware; and the Loopz software solution, a mobile delivery service operations management solution with automated dispatch functionality. It serves clients in various industries, including the foreign exchange, retail and e-commerce sectors. The company was formerly known as ASAP Expo, Inc. GreenBox POS was incorporated in 2007 and is based in San Diego, California.

About Mastech Digital

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Mastech Digital, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides digital transformation IT services to large, medium and small businesses in the United States. It operates through two segments, Data and Analytics Services and IT Staffing Services. The Company offers data management and analytics services, including project-based consulting services in the areas of master data management, enterprise data integration, big data and analytics, and digital transformation using onsite and offshore resources. It also provides a range of IT staffing services in the areas of data management and analytics, cloud, mobility, social media, automation, business intelligence/technology. warehousing, web services, enterprise resource planning and customer resource management, and e-business solutions. Additionally, the company offers digital transformation services, such as digital learning services; and cloud-based enterprise application in sales, marketing, and customer service organizations. It provides its services across various verticals, including financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, technology, telecommunications and transportation. The company was formerly known as Mastech Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Mastech Digital, Inc. in September 2016. Mastech Digital, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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