Seven Stars Cloud Group (NASDAQ: SSC) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Cloud Computing Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Seven Stars Cloud Group to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
1.8% of Seven Stars Cloud Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.5% of shares of all “Cloud Computing Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 50.4% of Seven Stars Cloud Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.3% of shares of all “Cloud Computing Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent ratings for Seven Stars Cloud Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Seven Stars Cloud Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Seven Stars Cloud Group Competitors||109||516||1637||52||2.71|
As a group, “Cloud Computing Services” companies have a potential downside of 3.39%. Given Seven Stars Cloud Group’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Seven Stars Cloud Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Seven Stars Cloud Group and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Seven Stars Cloud Group||$4.54 million||-$25.83 million||-2.92|
|Seven Stars Cloud Group Competitors||$1.22 billion||-$49.20 million||-10.68|
Seven Stars Cloud Group’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Seven Stars Cloud Group. Seven Stars Cloud Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Seven Stars Cloud Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Seven Stars Cloud Group||-22.98%||-86.92%||-37.44%|
|Seven Stars Cloud Group Competitors||-124.82%||-52.32%||-22.44%|
Risk and Volatility
Seven Stars Cloud Group has a beta of 2.12, indicating that its stock price is 112% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seven Stars Cloud Group’s rivals have a beta of 0.70, indicating that their average stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.
About Seven Stars Cloud Group
Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc., formerly Wecast Network, Inc., is engaged in providing cloud-based, business to business (B2B) solutions for business landscape. The Company focuses on BASE technology and infrastructure including Blockchain, artificial intelligence, supply chain and exchanges to the virtual platform as a service (v pass). Its business units include smart intellectual property cloud, smart sales cloud products and transactional cloud. The Company is engaged in creating closed trade ecosystem for buyers and sellers. The Company creates a vertical, transactional platform for global enterprise.
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