theglobe.com (OTCMKTS:TGLO) and National CineMedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings and dividends.
Volatility and Risk
theglobe.com has a beta of 7.82, meaning that its share price is 682% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, National CineMedia has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares theglobe.com and National CineMedia’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|National CineMedia||$426.10 million||1.66||$2.50 million||$0.40||22.38|
National CineMedia has higher revenue and earnings than theglobe.com.
National CineMedia pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.6%. theglobe.com does not pay a dividend. National CineMedia pays out 170.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
This is a summary of current recommendations for theglobe.com and National CineMedia, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
National CineMedia has a consensus target price of $8.88, suggesting a potential downside of 0.84%. Given National CineMedia’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe National CineMedia is more favorable than theglobe.com.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.0% of theglobe.com shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of National CineMedia shares are held by institutional investors. 72.3% of theglobe.com shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of National CineMedia shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares theglobe.com and National CineMedia’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
National CineMedia beats theglobe.com on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
theglobe.com, inc. does not have significant operations. Previously, the company operated as an online community with registered members and users in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Dallas, Texas. As of December 31, 2017, theglobe.com, inc. operates as a subsidiary of Delfin Midstream LLC.
About National CineMedia
National CineMedia, Inc., through its subsidiary, National CineMedia, LLC, operates an in-theatre digital media network in North America. The company produces and distributes various versions of Noovie, a cinema advertising and entertainment pre-show on movie screens; sells advertising on its lobby entertainment network; and other forms of advertising and promotions in theatre lobbies. It is also involved in the sale of online and mobile advertising across its Noovie digital products, as well as through its Cinema Accelerator digital product and mobile app. The company offers its services to third-party theatre circuits under long-term network affiliate agreements. National CineMedia, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Centennial, Colorado.
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