Jerrick Media (OTCMKTS:JMDA) and Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt (NASDAQ:CSSE) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Jerrick Media and Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Jerrick Media $100,000.00 65.76 -$8.75 million N/A N/A
Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt $10.98 million 3.06 $22.78 million $0.82 10.79

Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt has higher revenue and earnings than Jerrick Media.

Volatility & Risk

Jerrick Media has a beta of -2.28, meaning that its stock price is 328% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt has a beta of 2.05, meaning that its stock price is 105% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Jerrick Media and Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Jerrick Media 0 0 0 0 N/A
Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt 0 0 2 0 3.00

Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt has a consensus price target of $15.50, indicating a potential upside of 75.14%. Given Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt is more favorable than Jerrick Media.

Profitability

This table compares Jerrick Media and Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Jerrick Media N/A N/A -4,624.00%
Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt 124.22% 15.98% 13.80%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

15.1% of Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt shares are owned by institutional investors. 72.6% of Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt beats Jerrick Media on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Jerrick Media Company Profile

Jerrick is a holding company that develops technology-based solutions designed to solve for challenges that have resulted from disruption and evolution within the broad media and content generation environment. Its flagship product Vocal is a long-form, digital publishing platform focused on supporting content creators with content management tools that are embedded within digital communities. Vocal is architected to enable targeted marketing of branded content and e-commerce opportunities, engineered by its in-house creative agency, Vocal for Brands. Jerrick is headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Chicken Soup for The Soul Entrtnmnt Company Profile

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc., a media company, produces, distributes, and licenses video content in the United States and internationally. It distributes and exhibits video on-demand (VOD) content directly to consumers through digital platforms, such as smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, and the Web through Popcornflix and A Plus networks, as well as operates a series of direct-to consumer advertising supported channels. The company also distributes movies and television series to consumers through license agreements in various media, including theatrical, home video, pay-per-view, free, cable and pay television, VOD, and new digital media platforms; and owns the copyright/long-term distribution rights to approximately 1,200 television series and feature films. In addition, it creates and distributes video content under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand name. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Cos Cob, Connecticut. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC.

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