Kiwibox.com (OTCMKTS:KIWB) versus NortonLifeLock (OTCMKTS:NLOK) Critical Survey

NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ:NLOK) and Kiwibox.com (OTCMKTS:KIWB) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares NortonLifeLock and Kiwibox.com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NortonLifeLock 21.39% 12.82% 4.61%
Kiwibox.com N/A N/A N/A

Volatility and Risk

NortonLifeLock has a beta of 1.29, suggesting that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kiwibox.com has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

84.1% of NortonLifeLock shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of NortonLifeLock shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares NortonLifeLock and Kiwibox.com’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NortonLifeLock $4.73 billion 3.36 $31.00 million $1.17 21.78
Kiwibox.com $10,000.00 N/A -$4.88 million N/A N/A

NortonLifeLock has higher revenue and earnings than Kiwibox.com.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for NortonLifeLock and Kiwibox.com, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NortonLifeLock 0 3 1 0 2.25
Kiwibox.com 0 0 0 0 N/A

NortonLifeLock presently has a consensus price target of $26.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.04%. Given NortonLifeLock’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe NortonLifeLock is more favorable than Kiwibox.com.

Summary

NortonLifeLock beats Kiwibox.com on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

NortonLifeLock Company Profile

NortonLifeLock Inc. provides cyber security products, services, and solutions worldwide. The company offers Norton security solutions as a subscription service providing protection for devices against malware, viruses, adware, and ransomware on various platforms; and LifeLock identity theft protection solution that provides identity monitoring, alerts, and restoration to its customers. It also provides Norton Secure VPN and other consumer security solutions, as well as Norton Wi-Fi Privacy VPN. The company serves enterprises, including business, government, and public-sector customers; small, medium, and large businesses; and individuals, households, and small businesses. It markets and sells its products and related services through direct sales force, direct marketing and co-marketing programs, e-commerce and telesales platforms, distributors, Internet-based resellers, system builders, Internet service providers, employee benefits providers, wireless carriers, retailers, original equipment manufacturers, and retail and online stores. The company was formerly known as Symantec Corporation and changed its name to NortonLifeLock Inc. in November 2019. NortonLifeLock Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Tempe, Arizona.

Kiwibox.com Company Profile

Kiwibox.Com, Inc. owns and operates Kiwibox.com, a social networking Website. The company was formerly known as Magnitude Information Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Kiwibox.Com, Inc. in December 2009. Kiwibox.Com, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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