Analyzing BuzzFeed (NASDAQ:BZFD) and KORE Group (NYSE:KORE)

KORE Group (NYSE:KOREGet Free Report) and BuzzFeed (NASDAQ:BZFDGet Free Report) 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 dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares KORE Group and BuzzFeed’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
KORE Group $276.61 million 0.22 -$167.04 million ($1.88) -0.40
BuzzFeed $252.68 million 0.37 -$88.58 million ($2.46) -1.03

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

57.5% of KORE Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.6% of BuzzFeed shares are held by institutional investors. 30.6% of KORE Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.3% of BuzzFeed shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for KORE Group and BuzzFeed, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KORE Group 0 2 3 0 2.60
BuzzFeed 0 0 0 0 N/A

KORE Group currently has a consensus target price of $2.94, indicating a potential upside of 293.64%. Given KORE Group’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe KORE Group is more favorable than BuzzFeed.

Volatility & Risk

KORE Group has a beta of 2.71, indicating that its share price is 171% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BuzzFeed has a beta of 3.1, indicating that its share price is 210% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares KORE Group and BuzzFeed’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KORE Group -57.97% -123.65% -14.99%
BuzzFeed -32.51% -58.08% -16.19%

Summary

KORE Group beats BuzzFeed on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About KORE Group

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KORE Group Holdings, Inc. provides Internet of Things (IoT) services and solutions worldwide. It offers connectivity and location-based services, device solutions, and managed and professional services that are used in the development and support of IoT technology for the business market. The company's products include IoT connectivity-as-a-service; connectivity enablement-as-a-service; device management services; and security location based services. It serves customers in healthcare, fleet and vehicle management, asset management, communication services, and industrial/manufacturing sectors. KORE Group Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

About BuzzFeed

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BuzzFeed, Inc., a digital media company, distributes content across owned and operated, as well as third-party platforms. The company offers BuzzFeed, a go-to authority for entertainment, pop culture, and Internet with articles, lists, quizzes, videos, and original series; BuzzFeed News, a pocket friendly newsroom; Tasty, a platform for food content; HuffPost, media platform for news, politics, opinion, entertainment, features, and lifestyle content. It also provides display, programmatic, and video advertising on its owned and operated sites and applications. BuzzFeed, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

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