360 Finance (NASDAQ:QFIN) and Weidai (NYSE:WEI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
9.9% of 360 Finance shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.8% of Weidai 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 360 Finance and Weidai’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|360 Finance||$646.79 million||1.97||$173.56 million||N/A||N/A|
|Weidai||$569.19 million||0.76||$87.50 million||N/A||N/A|
360 Finance has higher revenue and earnings than Weidai.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for 360 Finance and Weidai, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
360 Finance presently has a consensus price target of $29.00, indicating a potential upside of 226.94%. Weidai has a consensus price target of $9.20, indicating a potential upside of 50.08%. Given 360 Finance’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe 360 Finance is more favorable than Weidai.
This table compares 360 Finance and Weidai’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
360 Finance beats Weidai on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About 360 Finance
360 Finance, Inc. operates a digital consumer finance platform in China. Its platform provides online consumer finance products to prime and underserved borrowers. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.
Weidai Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides auto-backed financing solutions in the People's Republic of China. Its auto-backed financing platform connects borrowers primarily mall and micro enterprise owners with online investors and institutional funding partners. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China.
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