Critical Comparison: Seven Stars Cloud Group (SSC) and Its Competitors
Seven Stars Cloud Group (NASDAQ: SSC) is one of 23 public companies in the “Cloud Computing Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Seven Stars Cloud Group to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, profitability and earnings.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
1.7% of Seven Stars Cloud Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.2% of shares of all “Cloud Computing Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 50.4% of Seven Stars Cloud Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.0% of shares of all “Cloud Computing Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Seven Stars Cloud Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Seven Stars Cloud Group||$4.54 million||-$25.83 million||-3.46|
|Seven Stars Cloud Group Competitors||$1.19 billion||-$33.61 million||15.44|
Seven Stars Cloud Group’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Seven Stars Cloud Group. Seven Stars Cloud Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Volatility & Risk
Seven Stars Cloud Group has a beta of 2.11, suggesting that its share price is 111% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seven Stars Cloud Group’s peers have a beta of 0.70, suggesting that their average share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Seven Stars Cloud Group and its peers’ 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||-126.38%||-61.30%||-23.99%|
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Seven Stars Cloud Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|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||107||511||1620||49||2.70|
As a group, “Cloud Computing Services” companies have a potential upside of 2.95%. Given Seven Stars Cloud Group’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Seven Stars Cloud Group has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Seven Stars Cloud Group peers beat Seven Stars Cloud Group on 6 of the 10 factors compared.
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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