Reviewing Trivago (TRVG) and RESAAS Services (RSASF)

Trivago (NASDAQ:TRVG) and RESAAS Services (OTCMKTS:RSASF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Trivago and RESAAS Services’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Trivago $1.17 billion 1.96 -$14.10 million ($0.06) -109.17
RESAAS Services $350,000.00 39.24 -$5.86 million N/A N/A

RESAAS Services has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Trivago.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

6.2% of Trivago shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Trivago and RESAAS Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Trivago -4.61% -5.18% -3.99%
RESAAS Services -1,542.86% -359.00% -290.58%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Trivago and RESAAS Services, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Trivago 1 7 1 0 2.00
RESAAS Services 0 0 0 0 N/A

Trivago presently has a consensus target price of $7.38, indicating a potential upside of 12.60%. Given Trivago’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Trivago is more favorable than RESAAS Services.

Risk and Volatility

Trivago has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RESAAS Services has a beta of 3.47, suggesting that its stock price is 247% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Trivago beats RESAAS Services on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Trivago

trivago N.V., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel search platform. It offers online meta-search for hotels by facilitating consumers' search for hotel accommodation through online travel agents, hotel chains, and independent hotels. The company provides access to its platform through 55 localized Websites and apps in 33 languages. As of December 31, 2017, its hotel search platform offered access to approximately 1.8 million hotels and other types of accommodation worldwide. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany. trivago N.V. is a subsidiary of Expedia, Inc.

About RESAAS Services

RESAAS Services Inc. develops cloud-based social business platform for the real estate services industry in Canada. It offers professional social networking platform and a suite of tools, which integrate with the platform, including an enterprise social network, a global referral network, lead generation engine, listing management, client engagement modules, customer relationship management tools, analytics, file sharing, and advertising engine. The company's platform comprises various components, including RESAAS Professional Social Network, which allows real estate industry professionals to set up public-facing profiles, connect with other registered professionals, add them to their network and post referrals, and post reblasts; RESAAS Profile Pages to upload and market their listings; and Dashboard for professional users to access features and manage their account. It also provides RESAAS Referral Engine to post referrals directly to other professional users or publicly to the entire global network; RESAAS Agent Search to search for licensed real estate agents; and RESAAS Mobile Application that enables users and clients to access the platform remotely. In addition, the company offers RESAAS Learn that allows professional users to seek advice from their peers by submitting questions to the entire global network; RESAAS API, which permits authorized third parties and selected partners to connect to RESAAS; AdSAAS, an advertising engine that allows to serve ads to specific groups of users; and RESAAS Marketplace, a collection of real estate products and services to professional users through its platform at discounted price. Further, it provides RESAAS Premium, Global Elite, BrokerOS, and Enterprise, which offer a suite of proprietary business-generating tools. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. RESAAS Services Inc. is a subsidiary of The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited.

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