Carbonite (NASDAQ:CARB) and JMU Ltd- (NASDAQ:JMU) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and risk.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Carbonite and JMU Ltd-, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Carbonite currently has a consensus target price of $36.70, suggesting a potential upside of 44.55%. Given Carbonite’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Carbonite is more favorable than JMU Ltd-.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Carbonite and JMU Ltd-‘s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Carbonite||$296.41 million||2.95||$7.56 million||$1.25||20.31|
|JMU Ltd-||$88.74 million||0.17||-$161.89 million||N/A||N/A|
Carbonite has higher revenue and earnings than JMU Ltd-.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
1.8% of JMU Ltd- shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.8% of Carbonite shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 62.8% of JMU Ltd- shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
Carbonite has a beta of 0.73, indicating that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, JMU Ltd- has a beta of -0.89, indicating that its stock price is 189% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Carbonite and JMU Ltd-‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Carbonite beats JMU Ltd- on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Carbonite, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides backup, disaster recovery, high availability, and workload migration technology solutions in the United States. Its solutions include Carbonite Safe, a cloud backup solution for individuals and businesses that protects customer data from accidental deletions, crashes, ransomware, viruses, and other common threats; and Carbonite Endpoint that protects the data, which resides on an organization's computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The company's solutions also comprise Carbonite Server, an all-in-one server protection solution for physical, virtual, and legacy systems that deploys in an organization's onsite environment and store copies on a local target and direct to the secure Carbonite cloud; Carbonite Availability that keeps critical business systems available on Windows and Linux servers; and Carbonite Recover, a solution that securely replicates critical systems from an organization's primary environment to the cloud. In addition, it offers Carbonite Migrate, which migrates physical, virtual, and cloud workloads over any distance with minimal risk and near-zero downtime; and Carbonite Email Archiving that provides MailStore offerings designed to meet the specific email archiving needs of customers in terms of performance, stability, functionality, and simplicity. The company provides its solutions through distributors, value-added resellers, managed service providers, and global systems integrators. Carbonite, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
About JMU Ltd-
JMU Limited operates a business-to-business online e-commerce platform that provides integrated services to suppliers and customers in the catering industry in the People's Republic of China. The company's platform networking services focus on local entertainment and lifestyle services, such as restaurants, movie theaters, and beauty salons, as well as allow local merchants to create online stores and make direct sales to their target customers for consumption at their brick and mortar stores. It primarily offers food ingredients, seasonings, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, hotel appliances, tableware, kitchen appliances, office appliances, furniture, hotel and restaurant decoration, and hotel and restaurant information systems through its ccjoin.com Website, as well as mobile applications. The company was formerly known as JM WOWO and changed its name to JMU Limited in December 2016. JMU Limited was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.
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