Remark Media (NASDAQ: MARK) and Moko Social Media (NASDAQ:MOKO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Remark Media and Moko Social Media’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Remark Media -45.02% -4,860.73% -18.16%
Moko Social Media N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Remark Media and Moko Social Media’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Remark Media $62.65 million 0.99 -$11.44 million ($1.34) -2.05
Moko Social Media N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Moko Social Media has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Remark Media.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

14.8% of Remark Media shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.5% of Remark Media shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Remark Media and Moko Social Media, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Remark Media 0 0 1 0 3.00
Moko Social Media 0 0 0 0 N/A

Remark Media presently has a consensus target price of $8.00, indicating a potential upside of 191.21%. Given Remark Media’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Remark Media is more favorable than Moko Social Media.

Summary

Remark Media beats Moko Social Media on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Remark Media Company Profile

Remark Holdings, Inc., formerly Remark Media, Inc., owns, operates and acquires digital media properties across multiple verticals. The Company operates through the travel and entertainment segment. The travel and entertainment segment includes the Vegas.com and its Roomlia mobile application. The Company is engaged in the sale of various travel and entertainment products, including air travel, show tickets and tours, which are booked through its travel and entertainment segment, consisting of Vegas.com and its related Websites, including LasVegas.com, mobile applications and retail locations. KanKan, its social media application and data intelligence platform, aggregates content and consumer-shopping data across social media platforms and then stores it after scrubbing, analyzing, and organizing the collected information. For users, the application allows them to explore the world around them, communicate with friends, make friends, and respond to each other’s social media posts.

Moko Social Media Company Profile

MOKO Social Media Limited (MOKO) is engaged in the development and branding of mobile social networks for tailored audiences to enable mobile communities of people to socialize and communicate around their common interests. The Company’s segments include Mobile Social and Mobile Advertising. Mobile Social includes MOKO’s mobile social networks and community/chat product business. Mobile Advertising includes MOKO’s performance-based, the United States mobile advertisement network, which is working directly with advertisers and targeting specific industry sectors (or verticals), including Mobile Games, Mobile Applications, Financial Services and Digital Publishing to allow it to provide advertisers with direct opportunities to place advertisements in MOKO properties, such as REC*IT, REC*IT fitness, BigTeams and others. Mobile Advertising contains the Company’s mobile community development business to be monetized via customized mobile social advertising.

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