Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) and Points International Ltd. (NASDAQ:PCOM) are two firms in the Internet Information Providers that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Points International Ltd.||12||0.40||N/A||0.51||23.43|
Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation for Weibo Corporation and Points International Ltd. Points International Ltd. is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Weibo Corporation. Business that currently has a lower price-to-earnings ratio means that it is the more affordable of the two businesses. Weibo Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Points International Ltd., indicating that it is currently more affordable of the two stocks.
Table 2 shows us the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of both companies.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Points International Ltd.||0.00%||18.6%||6.4%|
Volatility and Risk
Weibo Corporation has a 2.19 beta, while its volatility is 119.00%, thus making it more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Points International Ltd. has a 1.02 beta and it is 2.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.
The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Weibo Corporation are 3.4 and 3.4 respectively. Its competitor Points International Ltd.’s Current Ratio is 1.2 and its Quick Ratio is 1.2. Weibo Corporation can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Points International Ltd.
The table delivered features the ratings and recommendations for Weibo Corporation and Points International Ltd.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Points International Ltd.||0||0||0||0.00|
Weibo Corporation has a -12.47% downside potential and an average target price of $43.6.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
Roughly 42.9% of Weibo Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors while 0.6% of Points International Ltd. are owned by institutional investors. About 7.41% of Weibo Corporation’s share are owned by insiders. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 6.3% of Points International Ltd.’s shares.
In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Points International Ltd.||1.19%||14.9%||-7.36%||14.9%||-18.21%||19.98%|
For the past year Weibo Corporation has -32.96% weaker performance while Points International Ltd. has 19.98% stronger performance.
Weibo Corporation beats Points International Ltd. on 9 of the 11 factors.
Weibo Corporation operates as a social media platform for people to create, distribute, and discover Chinese-language content. It operates through two segments, Advertising and Marketing Services, and Other Services. The company offers self-expression products that enable its users to express themselves on its platform; social products to promote social interaction between users on its platform; discovery products to help users discover content on its platform; and notifications to notify users on Weibo account activities through SMS or push notification on their device. It also provides third-party online games, including role playing, card, strategy, and real life simulation games, as well as various services and functions to VIP members; and develops mobile apps comprising Weibo Headlines that aggregates news and information from Weibo and other online sources, as well as Weibo Weather, a weather app. In addition, the company offers advertising and marketing solutions, such as social display ads; and promoted feeds, accounts, and trends to enable its customers to promote their brands and conduct marketing activities. Further, it provides products that allow its platform partners to link their Websites and mobile apps to its platform, enabling their users to share content to Weibo; application programming interfaces, which allow third-party developers to build apps to serve individual and organization users; Weibo Credit that allows its users to purchase in-game virtual items and other fee-based services on Weibo. The company was formerly known as T.CN Corporation and changed its name to Weibo Corporation in 2012. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. Weibo Corporation is a subsidiary of SINA Corporation.
Points International Ltd. provides e-commerce and technology services to loyalty program operators in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. The company offers various white label or private branded e-commerce services, including online sale of loyalty currency direct to program members in order for the members to top-up their accounts to reach a redemption threshold or as a gift for friends and family members; and the online transfer of pre-existing loyalty currency from one member into another memberÂ’s account, primarily a family member or friend, as another means of enabling that other member to accumulate sufficient miles or points to reach a redemption threshold. It also operates Points Loyalty Wallet, a set of platform capabilities accessible through application program interfaces that enable loyalty programs, merchants, and other businesses to embed balance tracking and loyalty commerce transactions into their product offerings, and allow users to track, manage, and access multiple loyalty rewards programs. In addition, the company operates PointsHound.com that enables loyalty program members to earn loyalty points for staying in their favorite hotels and also to earn bonus rewards in the form of airline miles; and Points Travel, an e-commerce platform that helps loyalty programs enhance their revenues from hotel sales. Points International Ltd. is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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