XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) and SinglePoint (OTCMKTS:SING) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
88.7% of XO Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of XO Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares XO Group and SinglePoint’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for XO Group and SinglePoint, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
XO Group currently has a consensus price target of $31.67, suggesting a potential downside of 8.24%. Given XO Group’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe XO Group is more favorable than SinglePoint.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares XO Group and SinglePoint’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|XO Group||$160.56 million||5.57||$5.53 million||$0.39||88.49|
XO Group has higher revenue and earnings than SinglePoint.
Risk and Volatility
XO Group has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SinglePoint has a beta of 1.87, meaning that its stock price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500.
XO Group beats SinglePoint on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
XO Group Company Profile
XO Group Inc. provides multiplatform media and marketplace services to the wedding, pregnancy and parenting, and local entertainment markets primarily in the United States. It operates a network of Websites under various brands, including The Knot, which offers wedding resources and marketplaces through wedding Website and mobile apps, national and local wedding magazines, and nationally published books; and The Bump, a pregnancy and parenting brand that provides personalized information, content, and tools for navigating the journey from fertility to pregnancy and parenting through the toddler years. The company's network of Websites also comprise GigMasters, an event marketplace for finding and booking the entertainment and vendors for birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries, corporate events, and others. It also offers local online advertising programs, such as online listings, digital advertisements, and direct email marketing; and national online advertising programs consisting of display advertisements, custom and brand-integrated content, direct emails, and placement in its online search tools. In addition, the company provides transaction offerings that include a registry service, which enables users to create, manage, and share various retail store registries from a single source; and retailer and local vendor offerings, such as invitations, stationery, reception decor, and personalized gifts. Further, it publishes The Knot national and regional magazines. The company was formerly known as The Knot, Inc. and changed its name to XO Group Inc. in June 2011. XO Group Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
SinglePoint Company Profile
SinglePoint, Inc. is a technology and acquisition company, which focuses on acquiring companies. The portfolio of companies of the firm includes payments, ancillary cannabis services and blockchain solutions. It operates through In-House Services and Referral Services segments. The company was founded by Gregory P. Lambrecht on October 15, 2007 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
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