Analyzing Uxin (NASDAQ:UXIN) and Research Solutions (NASDAQ:RSSS)

Uxin (NASDAQ:UXIN) and Research Solutions (OTCMKTS:RSSS) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Uxin has a beta of -0.38, indicating that its stock price is 138% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Research Solutions has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Uxin and Research Solutions’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Uxin $227.64 million 1.83 -$190.11 million ($0.60) -2.37
Research Solutions $28.79 million 2.09 -$960,000.00 N/A N/A

Research Solutions has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Uxin.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Uxin and Research Solutions, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Uxin 0 1 0 0 2.00
Research Solutions 0 0 0 0 N/A

Uxin currently has a consensus price target of $6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 322.54%. Given Uxin’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Uxin is more favorable than Research Solutions.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

24.1% of Uxin shares are held by institutional investors. 30.3% of Research Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Uxin and Research Solutions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Uxin -78.74% -94.91% -21.37%
Research Solutions -2.88% -37.24% -10.08%

Summary

Research Solutions beats Uxin on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Uxin Company Profile

Uxin Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates an used car e-commerce platform in China. It operates Uxin Used Car, an application that provides consumers with customized car recommendation, financing, title transfer, delivery, insurance referral, warranty and other related services; and Uxin Auction, an application that helps business buyers to source vehicles through online auctions. The company facilitates used car transaction services and financing solutions offered by third-party financing partners to buyers for their used car purchases. Uxin Limited was founded in 2011 and is based in Beijing, China.

Research Solutions Company Profile

Research Solutions, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides annual licenses that allow customers to access and utilize features of cloud based software-as-a-service research intelligence platform. The company is also involved in the transactional sale of published scientific, technical, and medical content managed, sourced, and delivered through the Transactions platform. Its solutions enable life science and other research intensive organizations to speed up research and development activities with single sourced access and management of content and data used in the intellectual property development lifecycle. The company was formerly known as Derycz Scientific, Inc. and changed its name to Research Solutions, Inc. in March 2013. Research Solutions, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Encino, California.

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