Blue Calypso (OTCMKTS:BCYP) and Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) (NYSE:FEDU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
58.2% of Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.3% of Blue Calypso 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 Blue Calypso and Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)||6.29%||2.95%||2.31%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Blue Calypso and Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)||$47.49 million||0.49||$7.01 million||$0.19||10.32|
Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) has higher revenue and earnings than Blue Calypso.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Blue Calypso and Four Seasons Edu (Cayman), as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)||1||1||0||0||1.50|
Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) has a consensus target price of $4.00, indicating a potential upside of 104.08%. Given Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) is more favorable than Blue Calypso.
Risk & Volatility
Blue Calypso has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) has a beta of 0.74, indicating that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) beats Blue Calypso on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Blue Calypso
Blue Calypso, Inc. engages in the development, licensing, and enforcement of technology and intellectual property focused on digital word-of-mouth marketing and advertising. Its intellectual property portfolio consists of 5 US patents and 11 pending patent applications that cover methods and systems for communicating and syndicating electronic offers and advertisements. The company enables retailers to harness the power and adoption that mobile devices bring to the consumer shopping experience; connect brands with store visitors; leverages their brand affinity across the social media channels; and tracks performance, monitors engagement, manages attribution, and delivers real-time analytics on client's promotions and location-based content. Its products and services include KIOSENTRIX, which provides manufacturers and brick-and-mortar retailers a way of engaging with store visitors when they are on the path-to-purchase; and Blue Calypso Labs that offer outsourced consulting and customized software development services to clients. Blue Calypso, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Richardson, Texas.
About Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)
Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides after-school education services in the People's Republic of China. The company's education services comprise standard programs; personalized Ivy programs; and special programs, including competition workshops and courses delivered to K-12 schools. It also offers education and management consulting services. The company offers after-school education services for kindergarten, elementary, and middle school students. As of February 28, 2018, the company operated 31 learning centers in Shanghai and 7 in other cities. Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.
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