Gravity (NASDAQ:GRVY) and CIELO S A/S (OTCMKTS:CIOXY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Gravity and CIELO S A/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gravity 14.06% 61.46% 32.50%
CIELO S A/S 26.20% 19.91% 3.51%

Risk and Volatility

Gravity has a beta of -1.88, indicating that its stock price is 288% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CIELO S A/S has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Gravity and CIELO S A/S, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gravity 0 0 0 0 N/A
CIELO S A/S 0 2 1 0 2.33

Institutional and Insider Ownership

7.5% of Gravity shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of CIELO S A/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

CIELO S A/S pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 16.9%. Gravity does not pay a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Gravity and CIELO S A/S’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gravity $257.69 million 0.83 $28.30 million N/A N/A
CIELO S A/S $3.22 billion 1.50 $1.12 billion N/A N/A

CIELO S A/S has higher revenue and earnings than Gravity.

Summary

CIELO S A/S beats Gravity on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Gravity Company Profile

Gravity Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and distributes online games in South Korea, Japan, the United States, Canada, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau, China, and internationally. It offers online games; mobile games and applications; and other games and game-related products and services, including character-based merchandise and animation. The company also provides massively multiplayer online role playing games. In addition, it provides console games and a game for Internet protocol television; and licenses the merchandizing rights of character-related products based on its online games. Further, the company markets dolls, stationery, food, and other character-based merchandise, as well as game manuals, monthly magazines, and other publications. Additionally, it provides Website development and operation services; and sells goods related to mobile phones. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Gravity Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc.

CIELO S A/S Company Profile

Cielo S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides payment services in Brazil. The company is involved in the provision of services related to credit and debit cards, and other payment methods, including signing up of merchants and service providers; rental, installation, and maintenance of point of sale terminals; and data capture and processing of electronic and manual transactions. It also offers services related in the processing means of payments that involve cards, maintenance services, and contacts with merchants for acceptance of credit and debit cards; data transmission services to load fixed or mobile phone credits; software development and licensing of computer programs; electronic transactions processing; IT services for collection and management of accounts payable and receivable; and data processing services and support services to medical companies. The company was formerly known as Companhia Brasileira de Meios de Pagamento and changed its name to Cielo S.A. in December 2009. Cielo S.A. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Barueri, Brazil.

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