Red Hat (RHT) versus Eventbrite (EB) Head-To-Head Survey

Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) and Eventbrite (NYSE:EB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Red Hat and Eventbrite, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Red Hat 0 13 10 0 2.43
Eventbrite 0 4 1 0 2.20

Red Hat presently has a consensus target price of $167.19, indicating a potential downside of 8.11%. Eventbrite has a consensus target price of $31.40, indicating a potential upside of 43.38%. Given Eventbrite’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Eventbrite is more favorable than Red Hat.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Red Hat and Eventbrite’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Red Hat $3.36 billion 9.57 $433.99 million $2.79 65.21
Eventbrite $291.61 million 5.90 -$64.08 million ($1.45) -15.10

Red Hat has higher revenue and earnings than Eventbrite. Eventbrite is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Red Hat, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.3% of Red Hat shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.9% of Eventbrite shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Red Hat shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Red Hat and Eventbrite’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Red Hat 12.91% 35.35% 9.84%
Eventbrite N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Red Hat beats Eventbrite on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Red Hat

Red Hat, Inc. provides open source software solutions to develop and offer operating system, virtualization, management, middleware, cloud, mobile, and storage technologies to various enterprises worldwide. It offers infrastructure-related solutions, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, an operating system platform that runs on hardware for use in hybrid cloud environments; Red Hat Satellite, a system management offering that helps to deploy, scale, and manage in hybrid cloud environments; and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, a software solution that allows customers to utilize and manage a common hardware infrastructure to run multiple operating systems and applications. The company offers application development-related and other technology solutions, such as Red Hat JBoss Middleware, a solution for developing, deploying, and managing applications; integrating applications, data, and devices; and automating business processes in hybrid cloud environments; The company's application development-related and other technology solutions also includes Red Hat cloud offerings, a software solution that enables customers to build and manage various cloud computing environments; Red Hat Mobile, a software development platform that enables customers to develop, integrate, deploy, and manage mobile applications for enterprises; and Red Hat Storage, a software solution that enables customers to manage large, unstructured, or semi-structured data in hybrid cloud environments. It also provides consulting, support, and training services; and realtime operating system, distributed computing, directory services, and user authentication. Red Hat, Inc. has collaboration with Juniper Networks Expand to provide a unified solution for enterprises designed to manage and run applications and services. The company was formerly known as Red Hat Software, Inc. and changed its name to Red Hat, Inc. in June 1999. Red Hat, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

About Eventbrite

Eventbrite, Inc. operates as a technology platform worldwide. 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 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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