theglobe.com (OTCMKTS:TGLO) and IZEA Worldwide (NASDAQ:IZEA) 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, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of theglobe.com shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.8% of IZEA Worldwide shares are held by institutional investors. 72.3% of theglobe.com shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.2% of IZEA Worldwide shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares theglobe.com and IZEA Worldwide’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
theglobe.com N/A N/A -23,700.93%
IZEA Worldwide -28.01% -120.82% -37.33%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares theglobe.com and IZEA Worldwide’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
theglobe.com N/A N/A -$390,000.00 N/A N/A
IZEA Worldwide $24.44 million 0.67 -$5.46 million ($0.96) -1.42

theglobe.com has higher earnings, but lower revenue than IZEA Worldwide.

Risk & Volatility

theglobe.com has a beta of 8.19, meaning that its share price is 719% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IZEA Worldwide has a beta of 0.68, meaning that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for theglobe.com and IZEA Worldwide, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
theglobe.com 0 0 0 0 N/A
IZEA Worldwide 0 0 0 0 N/A

IZEA Worldwide has a consensus price target of $8.00, indicating a potential upside of 488.24%. Given IZEA Worldwide’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe IZEA Worldwide is more favorable than theglobe.com.

Summary

theglobe.com beats IZEA Worldwide on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

theglobe.com Company Profile

theglobe.com, inc. does not have significant operations. Previously, the company operated as an online community with registered members and users in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Dallas, Texas. As of December 31, 2017, theglobe.com, inc. operates as a subsidiary of Delfin Midstream LLC.

IZEA Worldwide Company Profile

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. creates and operates online marketplaces that connect marketers and content creators. Its technology solutions enable the management of content workflow, creator search and targeting, bidding, analytics, and payment processing. The company engages creator for influencer marketing campaigns, or to create content for the marketers' use and distribution. It primarily sells social sponsorship and content campaigns through sales team and self-service platforms, as well as through distribution relationships, such as resellers, affiliates, and white label partners. The company was formerly known as IZEA, Inc. and changed its name to IZEA Worldwide, Inc. in August 2018. IZEA Worldwide, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.

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