Cars.com (NYSE: CARS – Get a rating) and Glory Star New Media Group (NASDAQ: GSMG – Get a rating) are both small cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Cars.com and Glory Star New Media Group.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Glory Star New Media Group||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Volatility and risk
Cars.com has a beta of 1.96, which means its stock price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Glory Star New Media Group has a beta of -0.69, which means that its stock price is 169% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Cars.com and Glory Star New Media Group.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Cars.com||$623.68 million||1.11||$7.72 million||$0.08||125.39|
|Glory Star New Media Group||$153.01 million||0.38||$35.29 million||N / A||N / A|
Glory Star New Media Group has lower revenue but higher profit than Cars.com.
This is a summary of recent Cars.com and Glory Star New Media Group ratings, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Glory Star New Media Group||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Cars.com currently has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 79.46%. Considering the possible higher upside of Cars.com, stock analysts clearly believe that Cars.com is more favorable than Glory Star New Media Group.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
89.2% of Cars.com shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 10.9% of Glory Star New Media Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Cars.com shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Cars.com beats Glory Star New Media Group on 10 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Cars.com Company Profile (Get a rating)
Cars.com Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a digital automotive marketplace that connects local car dealerships with consumers in the United States. The company offers a suite of digital solutions that connect people looking for cars or looking to buy a car with car dealerships and automotive original equipment manufacturers. It also sells online subscription advertising products to automobile dealerships through its direct sales force, as well as through its affiliate sales channel. Additionally, the company sells display advertising to national advertisers. Additionally, it offers an online car marketplace service that connects buyers and sellers through Cars.com, Auto.com, DealerRater.com, NewCars.com, PickupTrucks.com, DealerInspire.com, and LaunchDigitalMarketing.com websites. . Its platform hosts approximately 4.9 million new and used vehicle listings and serves approximately 20,000 franchise and independent car dealerships. Cars.com Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Glory Star New Media Group Company Profile (Get a rating)
Glory Star New Media Group Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides advertising and content production services in the People’s Republic of China. The Company is also active in mobile and online digital advertising, as well as media and entertainment. Additionally, it operates the CHEERS app, an e-commerce platform that allows users to access an online store, live streaming, TV series and online games, as well as to short online videos, variety shows and dramas. It also develops CheerCar App, an interactive entertainment application; and CheerChat App, an overseas social audio app. Glory Star New Media Group Holdings Limited was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
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