StoneCo (NASDAQ:STNE) and JMU Ltd- (NASDAQ:JMU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.
This table compares StoneCo and JMU Ltd-‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of recent ratings for StoneCo and JMU Ltd-, as provided by MarketBeat.
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StoneCo currently has a consensus target price of $33.86, indicating a potential upside of 6.80%. Given StoneCo’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe StoneCo is more favorable than JMU Ltd-.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares StoneCo and JMU Ltd-‘s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|StoneCo||$414.74 million||21.18||$91.43 million||$0.33||96.06|
|JMU Ltd-||$36.46 million||0.24||-$123.24 million||N/A||N/A|
StoneCo has higher revenue and earnings than JMU Ltd-.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
37.5% of StoneCo shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.8% of JMU Ltd- shares are owned by institutional investors. 62.8% of JMU Ltd- shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
StoneCo beats JMU Ltd- on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
StoneCo Company Profile
StoneCo Ltd. engages in the provision of financial technology solutions. It caters to merchants and partners that conduct electronic commerce across in-store, online, and mobile channels. It offers cloud-based technology platform, electronic payments, and automation of business processes at the point-of-sale. The company was founded on March 11, 2014 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.
JMU Ltd- Company Profile
JMU Limited operates a business-to-business online e-commerce platform that provides integrated services to suppliers and customers in the catering industry in the People's Republic of China. The company's platform networking services focus on local entertainment and lifestyle services, such as restaurants, movie theaters, and beauty salons, as well as allow local merchants to create online stores and make direct sales to their target customers for consumption at their brick and mortar stores. It primarily offers food ingredients, seasonings, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, hotel appliances, tableware, kitchen appliances, office appliances, furniture, hotel and restaurant decoration, and hotel and restaurant information systems through its ccjoin.com Website, as well as mobile applications. The company was formerly known as JM WOWO and changed its name to JMU Limited in December 2016. JMU Limited was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.
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