Head to Head Review: Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) & ChineseInvestors.com (NYSE:CIIX)

Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) and ChineseInvestors.com (OTCMKTS:CIIX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Chegg and ChineseInvestors.com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Chegg -4.86% 4.73% 2.16%
ChineseInvestors.com -253.96% -1,178.21% -165.68%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Chegg and ChineseInvestors.com’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Chegg $321.08 million 14.40 -$14.89 million $0.09 433.22
ChineseInvestors.com $2.35 million 7.79 -$7.40 million N/A N/A

ChineseInvestors.com has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Chegg.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Chegg and ChineseInvestors.com, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Chegg 0 4 6 0 2.60
ChineseInvestors.com 0 0 0 0 N/A

Chegg currently has a consensus target price of $39.60, indicating a potential upside of 1.56%. Given Chegg’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Chegg is more favorable than ChineseInvestors.com.

Risk & Volatility

Chegg has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ChineseInvestors.com has a beta of 0.57, meaning that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Chegg beats ChineseInvestors.com on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Chegg

Chegg, Inc. operates direct-to-student learning platform that supports students on their journey from high school to college and into their career with tools designed to help them pass their test, pass their class, and save money on required materials. The company offers Chegg Services, which include digital products and services; and required materials that comprise its print textbooks and eTextbooks. Its digital products and services include Chegg Study, which helps students master challenging concepts on their own; Chegg Writing that enables automatically generate sources in the required formats, when students need to cite their sources in written work; Chegg Tutors that allow students find human help on its learning platform through a network of live tutors; and Chegg Math solver, which helps students to get math help through self-guided and individualized math solutions The company also offers Other Services, such as Test Prep, internships, college admission and scholarship services; rents and sells print textbooks and eTextbooks; and offers supplemental materials and textbook buyback services. Chegg, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

About ChineseInvestors.com

Chineseinvestors.com, Inc. provides Web-based real-time financial information in Chinese language for the Chinese population in the United States and internationally. The company offers various subscription services, including real-time market commentary and analysis in the Chinese language. The company also provides advisory services on the U.S. capital markets, the U.S. legal system, and the U.S. Securities markets; Website-based advertising services; price chart and news updated on stocks, Website research tools; and additional education services, such as courses offering basic knowledge and practical trading skills. In addition, it offers Website content comprising stock quotes, trading volumes, and pricing indicators for listed companies in the United States. Further, the company sells hemp oil, soft gels, and gummies through its Website, ChineseHempOil.com and Chinese Wellness Center. It provides in person and online courses on crypto currency investment and trading. The company offers its services through its Websites, as well as through customer support personnel at its telemarketing and customer service center. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in San Gabriel, California.

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