We will be contrasting the differences between Dropbox Inc. (NASDAQ:DBX) and Gridsum Holding Inc. (NASDAQ:GSUM) as far as risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Application Software industry.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||N/A||0.00||N/A||-1.20||0.00|
In table 1 we can see Dropbox Inc. and Gridsum Holding Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Table 2 shows us the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of both businesses.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||0.00%||-19.7%||-11.2%|
The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Dropbox Inc. are 1.4 and 1.4 respectively. Its competitor Gridsum Holding Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2 and its Quick Ratio is 2. Gridsum Holding Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Dropbox Inc.
The next table highlights the given recommendations and ratings for Dropbox Inc. and Gridsum Holding Inc.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||0.00|
Dropbox Inc. has an average price target of $33, and a 39.89% upside potential.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
Roughly 53.2% of Dropbox Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 37.7% of Gridsum Holding Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders held roughly 10.8% of Dropbox Inc.’s shares. Competitively, Gridsum Holding Inc. has 5.3% of it’s share held by insiders.
In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||-9.6%||-27.31%||-32.75%||-38.34%||-55.84%||-57.81%|
For the past year Dropbox Inc. has stronger performance than Gridsum Holding Inc.
Dropbox Inc. provides a collaboration platform worldwide. Its platform allows individuals, teams, and organizations to create, access, and share content online. The company was formerly known as Evenflow, Inc. and changed its name to Dropbox, Inc. in October 2009. Dropbox Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Gridsum Holding Inc. provides data analysis software for multinational and domestic enterprises, and government agencies in China. Its proprietary distributed data architecture allows its customers to collect and analyze vast amounts of information; and Gridsum Big Data platform performs multi-dimensional correlation analysis and analyzes complex real-time events. The company offers Web Dissector to analyze customer Websites by monitoring and analyzing key performance indicators; Mobile Dissector to understand mobile app user activity; SEM Dissector for search engine marketing; SEO Dissector, a search engine optimization tool; Ad Dissector, an advertisement performance monitoring and optimization product; Contribution Dissector to evaluate the performance of advertising campaigns; Audience Dissector, an audience analysis product; Recommendation Engine, a data driven content recommendation solution. It also provides Government Web Dissector, a digital intelligence solution; Government Website Group Integrated Management Platform, an integrated management platform; Streaming Dissector, a real-time viewership analysis and operational efficiency monitor for digital online video; Video Dissector, an online video content analytics tool; TV Dissector, an analytics tool; Rating Plus, a television viewing data analytics tool; and Media Dissector, a mass, social, and user-generated content media monitoring and analytics tool. In addition, the company offers Law Dissector, a search and statistical analysis tool; Smart Push, a legal research tool; Information Dissector, an insightful analytical system; Social Listening, a could-based social listening solution; Gridsum Dashboard, a data visualization tool; and Gridsum Report Center, an automated report generation and distribution tool. Further, it develops new media analytics and information discovery solutions to address a range of customer needs. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.