58.com (NYSE:WUBA) and Eventbrite (NYSE:EB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.
This table compares 58.com and Eventbrite’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
58.8% of 58.com shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.8% of Eventbrite shares are held by institutional investors. 11.9% of 58.com shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 19.6% of Eventbrite shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current recommendations for 58.com and Eventbrite, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
58.com presently has a consensus target price of $61.66, indicating a potential upside of 8.90%. Eventbrite has a consensus target price of $25.80, indicating a potential upside of 36.44%. Given Eventbrite’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Eventbrite is more favorable than 58.com.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares 58.com and Eventbrite’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|58.com||$1.91 billion||4.33||$310.23 million||$1.94||29.19|
|Eventbrite||$291.61 million||5.37||-$64.08 million||($1.45)||-13.04|
58.com has higher revenue and earnings than Eventbrite. Eventbrite is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than 58.com, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
58.com beats Eventbrite on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
58.com Inc. operates various multi-category online classifieds platforms and vertical listing platforms that enable local businesses and consumers to connect, share information, and conduct business in the People's Republic of China. It operates multi-content category online classified platforms primarily under the 58 and Ganji names; Anjuke, an online real estate listing platform; ChinaHR, an online recruitment platform that focuses on white collar jobs; and Jia Xiao Yi Dian Tong, an online platform for driver's license examination preparation and other related services. The company also operates Zhuan Zhuan, an online used goods trading and service platform; and 58 Town, a rural version of 58.com. Its platform offers content in the categories, including real estate, jobs, automotive, yellow pages, and used goods. 58.com Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
Eventbrite, Inc. operates a ticketing and event technology platform in the United States and internationally. Its platform integrates components needed to plan, promote, and produce live events that allow creators to reduce friction and costs, increase reach, and drive ticket sales. The company was formerly known as Mollyguard Corporation and changed its name to Eventbrite, Inc. in 2009. Eventbrite, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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