Qunar Cayman Islands (NASDAQ: QUNR) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Qunar Cayman Islands to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Qunar Cayman Islands and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Qunar Cayman Islands N/A N/A -3.61
Qunar Cayman Islands Competitors $942.22 million $116.70 million 54.90

Qunar Cayman Islands’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Qunar Cayman Islands. Qunar Cayman Islands is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Qunar Cayman Islands has a beta of 2.05, indicating that its stock price is 105% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Qunar Cayman Islands’ rivals have a beta of 1.35, indicating that their average stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Qunar Cayman Islands and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Qunar Cayman Islands -67.87% -291.65% -30.15%
Qunar Cayman Islands Competitors -0.14% 26.79% 6.18%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

4.9% of Qunar Cayman Islands shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.3% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 19.5% of shares of all “Internet Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Qunar Cayman Islands and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Qunar Cayman Islands 0 0 0 0 N/A
Qunar Cayman Islands Competitors 445 1709 2664 106 2.49

As a group, “Internet Services” companies have a potential upside of 1.45%. Given Qunar Cayman Islands’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Qunar Cayman Islands has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Qunar Cayman Islands rivals beat Qunar Cayman Islands on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

About Qunar Cayman Islands

Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (Qunar) is engaged in offering mobile and online commerce platform for travel in China. The Company offers a range of travel products, including flights, hotels, vacations packages, attraction tickets and other travel related offerings. The Company offers Qunar Travel, which is a mobile application that enables its users to search for and purchase travel products. The Company’s software as a service (SaaS) system provides an online presence for over 360,000 travel service providers. Its search engine provides real-time travel products information directly sourced from travel service providers and through its SaaS platform. The Company’s main lines of business include flight tickets, hotels, vacation packages and attraction tickets. It offers display advertising, train tickets, car services, tour guides and other services. Its system provides instant confirmation of booking, rescheduling and cancellation for its flight ticket transactions.

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