Analyzing Versus Systems (NASDAQ:VS) & Global Blue Group (NYSE:GB)

Versus Systems (NASDAQ:VSGet Rating) and Global Blue Group (NYSE:GBGet Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.5% of Global Blue Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.1% of Versus Systems shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.2% of Global Blue Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Versus Systems and Global Blue Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Versus Systems -2,090.47% -103.69% -79.57%
Global Blue Group -19.15% N/A -4.09%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Versus Systems and Global Blue Group, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Versus Systems 0 0 1 0 3.00
Global Blue Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Versus Systems currently has a consensus target price of $22.50, indicating a potential upside of 3,681.51%. Given Versus Systems’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Versus Systems is more favorable than Global Blue Group.

Risk and Volatility

Versus Systems has a beta of 2.12, suggesting that its stock price is 112% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Blue Group has a beta of 0.49, suggesting that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Versus Systems and Global Blue Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Versus Systems $1.11 million 5.72 -$21.76 million ($10.09) -0.06
Global Blue Group $146.41 million 6.76 -$110.71 million ($0.26) -21.08

Versus Systems has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Global Blue Group. Global Blue Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Versus Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Global Blue Group beats Versus Systems on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Versus Systems

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Versus Systems Inc. develops and operates a business-to-business software platform in the United States and Canada. The company operates eXtreme Engagement Online, a platform that allows live event producers, professional sports franchises, video game publishers and developers, live event producers, and professional sports franchises, as well as other interactive media content creators, to offer in-game prizing and rewards based on the completion of in-content challenges alongside other user engagement tools. It primarily sells its access to platform and service offerings through its direct sales organization. Versus Systems Inc. is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

About Global Blue Group

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Global Blue Group Holding AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides technology-enabled transaction processing services for merchants, banks, acquirers, governments, and travelers in Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Tax Free Shopping Technology Solutions (TFSS), Added-Value Payment Solutions (AVPS), and Complementary Retail Tech Solutions (CRTS). It offers TFSS, a value added tax (VAT) refund service that allows eligible shoppers to reclaim VAT on goods purchased outside of their home country; and intelligence and marketing services. The company also provides AVPS, a service which enables customers to pay in their choice of preferred currency, home or destination, at the point of sale (POS) when shopping outside of their home country under the Dynamic Currency Choice and Currency Select brands. In addition, it offers currency conversion services for POS, e-commerce return solutions, dynamic currency conversion (DCC) services, and DCC services at ATMs, as well as multi-currency processing services for online retailers. Further, the company provides ZigZag, a technology platform that fully digitalizes the eCommerce returns experience and enhances the process for both retailers and consumers; and Yocuda that enables retailers to send digital receipts to their customers. Global Blue Group Holding AG was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Wangen-Brüttisellen, Switzerland.

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