Head-To-Head Review: Weibo (WB) & Aurora Mobile (JG)

Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) and Aurora Mobile (NASDAQ:JG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

24.1% of Weibo shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Aurora Mobile shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Weibo and Aurora Mobile’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Weibo 32.03% 37.75% 19.43%
Aurora Mobile N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Weibo and Aurora Mobile, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Weibo 0 1 7 0 2.88
Aurora Mobile 0 0 1 0 3.00

Weibo presently has a consensus target price of $108.83, indicating a potential upside of 90.40%. Aurora Mobile has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 75.18%. Given Weibo’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Weibo is more favorable than Aurora Mobile.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Weibo and Aurora Mobile’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Weibo $1.15 billion 11.00 $352.59 million $1.56 36.64
Aurora Mobile $45.39 million 17.35 -$14.39 million N/A N/A

Weibo has higher revenue and earnings than Aurora Mobile.

Summary

Weibo beats Aurora Mobile on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Weibo

Weibo Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a social media platform for people to create, distribute, and discover Chinese-language content. It operates through two segments, Advertising and Marketing Services, and Value-Added Services. The company offers self-expression products that enable its users to express themselves on its platform; social products to promote social interaction between users on its platform; and discovery products to help users discover content on its platform. It also provides third-party online games, including role-play, card, and strategy games, as well as various services and functions to VIP members. In addition, the company offers advertising and marketing solutions, such as social display advertisements; and promoted feeds, accounts, and trends enable its customers to promote their brands and conduct marketing activities. Further, it provides copyright content, such as TV channels, online video Websites, and operators with copyright content through traffic resource exchange and content traffic sharing; MCNs and other self-media to manage and provide services to content creators on Weibo, such as MCNs, unions, and e-commerce partners; other app developers an application platform which allows users to log into third-party applications; and Weibo Wallet products that enable platform partners to conduct interest generation activities on Weibo. The company was formerly known as T.CN Corporation and changed its name to Weibo Corporation in 2012. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About Aurora Mobile

Aurora Mobile Limited provides mobile big data solutions platform in the People's Republic of China. The company offers developer services that integrate with various mobile apps and provide core in-app functionalities needed by developers, including push notification, instant messaging, analytics, sharing, and short message service. It primarily serves media, entertainment, gaming, financial services, tourism, ecommerce, education and healthcare industries. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, the People's Republic of China.

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